Physiotherapy Services

  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Sports Strapping
  • Pre Operative Conditioning
  • Post Operative Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Long Term Rehabilitation (stroke/MS/TBI)
  • Pilates
  • Personal Training
  • Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome
  • Dry Needling

Physiotherapists

Our Physiotherapy team specialise in treating physical problems and injuries caused by accidents, illness and ageing, in particular those affecting the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Working independently or with doctors, nurses and other allied health professionals, we can play a key role in your rehabilitation.

As part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team. You can be referred to our physiotherapists by your doctor,
nurse  or by self-referral.  Physiotherapists can identify and maximise your movement potential through health promotion, preventive healthcare, treatment and rehabilitation the treatment may involve exercise, movement, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy and techniques such as massage and manipulation. Health
education is also an important part of our physiotherapist's work.

Our team of physiotherapists have a great appreciation and understanding of psychological, cultural and social factors which influence our patients needs.

Patrick Guest B.Phty

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Bachelor of Physiotherapy, LaTrobe University, Melbourne 2000. 

Pat has been practising for over 10 years specialising in sports physiotherapy.  His experience includes assisting at two Olympic Games (Sydney & Beijing) with Athletics, swimming & judo, assisting at  Commonwealth Games Melbourne with the Athletics, swimming, boxing & basketball.  He has also been on the physiotherapy team at the World Swimming Titles, ASP World Surfing Tour events, Geelong Supercats Basketball, Melbourne Knights (National Soccer League) and the State League Netball.  Pat spent 2 years working in Europe for the British Military and is currently working for Australian Defence Force at Victoria Barracks, Melbourne. Special interests include low back pain, running injuries, chronic pain, adolescent injuries and treating insomnia.

 

Emma Wallace B.Phty

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Emma graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2010.  With a strong interest and passion in sports physiotherapy.  Emma has gained experience in treating conditions including acute and chronic sports and spinal injuries, tendinopathies and treating post surgical patients.  Through continuing education she has gained a sound knowledge in assessing and treating sacroiliac injuries, complex regional pain syndrome and visceral related issues.    She is qualified in dry needling, pilates and has also completed courses specialising in the shoulder and spine.  She has worked with South Croydon Football Club for the past 5 years both as head trainer and physiotherapist. She currently plays soccer for Croydon City Arrows Soccer Club and has a background in gymnastics competing at a high level as well as coaching. 

Stuart McDonald B.Phty

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Latrobe University

Stuart McDonald is a senior physiotherapist with extensive experience in rehabilitation, musculoskeletal and sports injuries.  Stuart has completed a graduate certificate in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy at Latrobe University and he is currently completing his masters in musculoskeletal physiotherapy at Latrobe University. He has worked closely with Croydon and Norwood Football Clubs.

Kaitlyn Black B.Phty

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Kaitlyn  has a passion for both sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation, having been employed at Epworth Hospital since 2013.

She has a keen interest in sports injury management and prevention, having worked as a trainer at the South Croydon Football Club for the past three years, while also working for Kilsyth Basketball Association. Kaitlyn is an aspiring elite athlete herself, having represented Victoria in 2014 in the Australian Netball League, and she plays for Maroondah-based Yarra Valley Grammar Ariels in the Victorian Netball League.

Neda Bohlooli B.Phty

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Neda has completed her Bachelor and Master of Physiotherapy. She published an article about the effects of trigger points on the body movements in the Bodywork and Movement Journal of Physiotherapy. She has gained experience in both private practice and hospital settings, with a special interest in musculoskeletal conditions. Her love of musculoskeletal and sports injuries have made her pursue further studies developing her skills and training in various areas including Clinical Pilates.

While Neda believes 'hands on' treatment is a great starting point, she also believes active rehabilitation achieves the greatest long term outcomes. Exercise-based approach to rehabilitation, focussing on postural awareness and strengthening is the best way to ease aches and pains and return to what you love doing. Outside of work, Neda likes to keep herself active through a variety of exercise, but most of all she loves her swimming.