Fit-fy is aligned with physiotherapist David Naylor, podiatrist Helen Claybourn and nutritionist Anita Pugh.

David Naylor (physiotherapist):

David Naylor heads the Sports Clinic at Ethos Health Charlestown. He has 18 years private practice experience, treating a wide variety of clients and injuries. David has worked with a range of leading sporting clubs and individuals, including Olympic and Australian representative athletes, National Soccer League teams, Newcastle Knights rugby league Team, and Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union representative squads.

Sports is the focus at Ethos Health Charlestown. They understand active sports people have specialised needs for injury treatment, recovery, and nutrition. Ethos have Physiotherapists, Dietitians and Exercise Physiologists, and can help you achieve optimal performance and accelerated recovery from injury. They are committed to providing high-quality treatment, and the most appropriate therapist for your specific needs.

Ph: (02) 4920 6411

Suite 2, 12 Smith Street

Charlestown NSW 2290

Helen Claybourn (podiatrist)

After graduating from QUT in Queensland in 2004, Helen worked on the Sunshine Coast before relocating to Newcastle to work for retired podiatrist Allan Boys, who had over 40 years of podiatry experience. It was there that Helen found her love and passion for paediatric and sports podiatry. Helen has worked in the local area for eight years and is a social triathlete and active competitor, playing for Merewether United Football Club.

Having been active with the Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Australia, Helen has a qualified clinical understanding of how to look after the injured athlete. She can offer a thorough biomechanical assessment, analysing gait and running and measuring the different angles to treat problems relating to the hips, knees, ankles and joints of the feet.  Different treatments offered include prescription orthoses therapy, sports taping, mobilization, accupuncture, rehabilitation exercises and stretching programs.
New Lambton Podiatry.
2 Cromwell St, New Lambton 2305
Ph: 49528178
Anita Pugh (Nutritionist):

Anita is a qualified Nutritionist and mother of two.  After studying at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London, Anita practiced in several locations in the UK including Harley Street, London.  As an onsite Nutritionist at Goldman Sachs in Central London, her specialty evolved towards stress management via nutrition. Since moving back to Australia, Anita set up her own private practice offering home and office visits and now specialises in advising busy mums and their children.

Anita can show you how small changes can make a big difference and believes in providing clients with easy, practical and attainable nutrition solutions that anybody can follow once they know how. Anita provides a detailed wellness program using diet, lifestyle advice and professional quality supplements. She also uses advanced body composition testing to give a comprehensive analysis of the body showing precise fat, muscle, hydration and cellular health.

Some of the things Anita may be able to help you with include; increasing energy, weight loss, muscle gain and maintenance, stress, headaches, insomnia, skin problems – especially eczema, digestive issues – bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and provide assistance with many aspects of children’s health.

Anita Pugh

Ph: 0450 906624


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