Erina SPorts & Spinal Physiotherapy


Stan Priestley

(B.App.Sc. Physiotherapy) MAPA

Stan is the Principal Physiotherapist who graduated from Cumberland College of Health Sciences, Sydney University, in 1994. He has worked in private practice for the past 25 years where he has developed an extensive knowledge of:

  • sports injury prevention and management
  • orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • treatment of spinal pain and headaches
  • occupational rehabilitation

Stan is currently working as a Consultant Physiotherapist for the Avoca Beach Rugby Club, and he travelled for 3 years with the NSW Men’s (U/21’s) Hockey Team to National Championships. In 2008 he travelled to Korea with the Australian Taekwondo Team for their pre-Olympic camp and in 2009 he went to the World Taekwondo Championships in Copenhagen.

In 2012 Stan gained recognition as a Tilted Sports Physiotherapist after gaining an invitation to study at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra.

Ed Alarca

Ed Alarca

Ba. Nursing M. Physiotherapy

Ed commenced work with Erina Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy in 2015 and combines his love of fitness with musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports physiotherapy.

Ed’s diverse skill set gained from his roles in Emergency Nursing, Sport rehabilitation and involvement are greatly valued in our team approach.

In his spare time you may also find him in his challenging role in the Emergency department as senior RN at Gosford hospital.

He works at Erina Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy on Monday, Wednesday & Friday