Sarah is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and the owner of the practice. She qualified as a physiotherapist from Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy, London in 1986. After several years working in London and Essex she immigrated to Melbourne for work and completed the La Trobe postgraduate musculoskeletal course in 1994.
Sarah loves a challenge and enjoys piecing together problems as described by the patient, the clinical assessment, anatomy, physiology, test results and research to identify the underlying causes and the most suitable treatment. With over 25 years’ experience, Sarah uses many forms of treatment, knowing that individual, specific treatment for each problem gives the best result. Sarah has two sporty boys so has particular interest in tennis, hockey, football and cricket injuries.
Sport Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates
Chris graduated from La Trobe University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He furthered his studies in 2009 and became a titled Sports Physiotherapist after completing his Masters, which he absolutely loved. He has 17 years experience in treating a broad range of conditions, not just limited to sports injuries. His additional qualifications means he is able to treat any sports injuries ranging from a local sport level up to professional athletes.
“I like to focus on establishing an accurate diagnosis, what’s limiting your natural healing, then work on strategically removing these limitations.”
McKenzie Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates
Tamsen graduated from La Trobe University in 1991 and has had a varied career working in private practice, acute and rehabilitation hospitals and aged care. She has completed an acupuncture course and uses dry needling alongside all her manual techniques. In 2012/13 she became a qualified McKenzie therapist dealing with spinal disc pain. She also has a post-graduate certificate in exercise for women. Tamsen treats all conditions and is particularly interested in painful hips and knees.
She runs 9 Pilates classes a week from Monday to Friday.
Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates
Allyson initially completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science & Human Movement at Victoria University, before going on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy Practice in the ACT at the University of Canberra. Allyson has worked in private practice since graduating, treating a range of musculoskeletal problems. She has a keen interest in treating acute & sporting-type injuries & has trained in DMA Pilates.Allyson not only runs Pilates sessions throughout the week but also enjoys using her DMA Pilates experience to provide an appropriate exercise program to assist in injury healing & rehabilitation.
Outside of work Allyson is a mad AFL supporter, surprisingly barracking for the Fremantle Dockers! She also enjoys heading back to Shepparton, where she grew up, whenever possible to visit her family & friends.
Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates
Eva Bogatek is a physiotherapist with a passion for full, free and healthy movement. She believes strongly that our bodies need to take us where we want to go and express our true intentions. She has 10 years experience as a physiotherapist graduating from the University of Melbourne, has 7 years experience in Pilates instruction and has recently completed a post-graduate diploma in Body Awareness in Norway.
On a personal level she engages in dance, singing, hiking, swimming, yoga, tai chi chuan and cycling.
Ro has completed her Masters of Physiotherapy (Research) and also has a post graduate diploma in neurology. She has 25 years’ experience working in neurological rehabilitation which includes vestibular rehabilitation.