Meet our team

City Edge Physio is absolutely committed to providing the highest possible standard physiotherapy service in a clinic that has private treatment suites, a large rehabilitation area, minimum 30 minute one on one appointments and a genuine concern for the welfare of our valued patients.
City Edge Physio offers expertise in the management of back and neck pain, headache, shoulder pain, tendon injury, sports injuries and workplace injuries. Our aim at City Edge Physio will always be to find the cause of your pain and to help you to eliminate your problem permanently. We will never just treat your symptoms.

Merryn Aldridge

Merryn Aldridge graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2004. She then spent time in Norway where she completed  research Masters degree for injury prevention in European handball players. Recently she has also completed her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy allowing her to become a Titled Sports Physiotherapist.
Merryn has a particular interest in the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip related injuries. She has also created specialised rehabilitation programs that focus on safe return to sport and daily activities. Other areas of experience and practice include muscle energy techniques, post natal, function retraining of core stability, pilates and yoga.
Merryn has an array of experience at the highest level, as an Australian team Physiotheripst. She has been involved in:
  • 2014 Commonwealth games (Glascow)
  • 2014 World Relay Championships (Bahamas)
  • 2013 World Championships (Moscow)
  • 2012 World Junior Championships (Sopot)
  • 2012 World Junior Championships (Barcelona)
  • 2011 World Youth Championships (Lille)
  • 2010 World Junior Championships (Moncton)

Basketball Australia’s Team Physiotherapist:

  • 2011 World Junior Championships
  • 2008, 09, 10 Oceania Championships (Guam, Spain)

Merryn has been a State and National 200/400m track and field athlete which initiated her desire to work in sport. Currently she keeps fit and active by running in local fun runs.

Chris Evens

Chris is an APA Physiotherapist, having complete a Bachelor of Health Science and postgraduate Masters in Physiotherapy at Sydney University. Currently, Chris is involved in research in conjunction with Cricket NSW into injury prevalence in the Sydney 1st grade competition.

Chris is currently the Physiotherapist for:
  • 2017 Sydney Thunder 2nd XI
  • 2017 Sydney Sixers 2nd XI
  • 2016-17 NSW Imparja Cup 
  • 2015-16 Cricket NSW U17' & U19 Men's & Women's
  • 2015-16 Northern Territory U17 & 19's National Championships
  • 2014-17 Sydney Cricket Club

Previously Chris has worked with:

  • 2016 Newington Rugby
  • 2015 Tasmanian Women's state hockey team - AHL
  • 2015 NSW Country Eagles
  • 2015 Balmain Tigers Juniors
  • 2014-15 NSW U16 & U18 Junior Blues Rugby League
Chris continues to gain extensive experience in private practice. He specialises in the lumbar spine, with a particular interest in lumbar stress fractures & disc pathology. He works closely within Cricket Australia guidelines to adapt, rehabilitate and strengthen bowling techniques to ensure optimal recovery. Having spent many years as a coach as well as a player Chris is quite well suited to dealing with this particular interest group.
He utilises a hands-on approach to treatment and constantly strives to improve his skills and knowledge in order to deliver the optimal results for his patients.
Chris frequently attends lectures & courses to further his knowledge and will commence his Sports & Musculoskeletal Masters in the next few years.