Meet The Team

Kathy Armstrong

The director and principal of Wellers Hill and Woolloongabba Physiotherapy brings a wealth of experience and technical expertise gained over 35 years physiotherapy to every treatment she performs.

Her employment career has spanned from public hospital as a new graduate at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane to tutoring physiotherapy students at the University of Queensland. She has worked in England and Hong Kong in various clinical and sporting coverage roles.

In 1993, she commenced in private practice opening Wellers Hill Physiotherapy and later acquired Woolloongabba Physiotherapy in 2003.

Kathy is committed to further training and regularly attends courses and lectures to broaden her hands on skill set.

Over recent years she has undertaken advanced study in the areas of acupuncture and Jaw / TMJ pain and dysfunction. To further improve her understanding and treatment techniques for headaches she has trained at the Watson Headache Institute.

She is a longstanding member of the Australian Physiotherapy association, has served as the Vice president of the Queensland branch and been awarded the President’s annual award for service to the Physiotherapy association.

Over the years she has been involved with many sporting teams, school boarding cohorts, community groups and businesses providing hands-on physiotherapy, lecturing and offering treatment advice.

Her passion is assisting all clients to reduce pain, improve function and ensure a better lifestyle.

Dean Hargest

Graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy in 2002 after coming from a background in the Mining sector. He joined the clinical staff of Wellers Hill Physiotherapy in 2013.

He has extensive experience in private practice in the musculo-skeletal, occupational health and sports physiotherapy areas. His approach focuses on thorough assessment and individualised treatments.

His outside interest is football where he has played for over 30yrs and been involved in referring for the past 8yrs. He currently holds the position of Physiotherapist to the match officials of the Hyundai A-League and is the Physiotherapy advisor for the Tarragindi Tigers.

Dean lives locally with his wife and 2 children and is often seen kicking the football at the local park with his young family.


Since 2010, Narelle has headed the reception staff at Wellers Hill Physiotherapy and brings a wealth of experience to her role.

She has worked extensively in the Health sector particularly in physiotherapy practice management.

She is well known by our patients for her welcoming, professional and attentive nature. Her ability to manage our busy Wellers Hill practice is an important asset to our continued success.