Ellen O’Callaghan

Tier 3 Associate Physiotherapist
Mount Barker

Ellen Ocallaghan Physio

About Ellen

Ellen completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in Adelaide which included both rural (Port Augusta) and international (USA) placements. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, shoulder injuries, chronic pain and movement retraining. Ellen has completed her Polestar Certificate in Mat/Floor Pilates and aspires to undertake her Diploma in Pilates. Ellen has written and teaches both the foundation and progressive Pilates courses at myphysiosa.

She has a strong commitment to continuing education to provide the best service to her patients. She is passionate about creating long-term solutions by working collaboratively with patients and using a combination of manual therapy, individualised rehabilitation exercises and daily strategies.

Ellen also has a strong commitment to personal health, well-being and fitness. She is a keen traveler and has been to over 22 countries to date including her most recent adventures to NZ, USA and India.

Areas of Interest

  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Workplace Ergonomics
  • Pilates
  • Special interest in shoulder injuries
  • Chronic pain
  • Pilates and Movement retraining
  • Manual Handing Training
  • Hydrotherapy/Aqua therapy


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Polestar Certificate of Pilates
  • Lyn Watson Level 1 Shoulder Physiotherapy Course
  • Attended 2013 AAOMPT Conference, Cincinnati, USA.
  • Involvement in local, rural and state football teams
  • Survived a 15,000 ft skydive, New Zealand.