Our Team

Sarah Cutland

Sarah Cutland

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Group Exercise Classes

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.

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.

 

Chris Matthews

Christopher Matthews

Sports Physiotherapist

Chris completed his Masters of Sports Physiotherapy in 2010 following an early career gaining vast experience working at over thirteen locations across Victoria and the Melbourne. Highlights included event coverage at the Blue Rock Classic Triathlon as well as intensive teaching at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Now as a mature physiotherapist, he is now expanding his interest into occupational health and return to work in addition to sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Chris really likes to make his clients independent, educated and empowered. “One of the most important things is doing a thorough, skilled assessment. Then turning that into a positive rehabilitation plan to get you back to where you want to be”.

 

 

Tamsen Osbourne

Tamsen Osbourne

McKenzie Physiotherapist, Group Exercise Classes

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.

Tamsen runs 12 Group Exercise classes a week from Monday to Friday.

Gillian

Gillian Gandolfo

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Group Exercise Classes

Gillian graduated as a physiotherapist from Lincoln Institute in 1979. She has concentrated on private practice since completing her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University Of Melbourne in 2004. With a postgraduate qualification in Integrative Medicine from Swinburne University she has a holistic approach in working with her patients.

As an adjunct to hands on work she likes using a clinical pilates approach with her patients to introduce exercise and self management. She has a special interest in osteoporosis and pilates research into autonomic disorders.

Giulia Mascitti

Giulia Mascitti

Physiotherapist (Group Exercise Classes Only)

Giulia graduated from La Trobe University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy. She has concentrated on her work as a physiotherapist in Public Health managing patients with a variety of musculoskeletal, neurological, orthopaedic and cardiothoracic presentations. As an adjunct to this role, she enjoys clinical pilates to engage people in physical activity to achieve their individualised goals, reintroduce people to movement and self management of their symptoms. She has a special interest in strength and conditioning, pilates and swimming.

Giulia runs 7 Group Exercise classes each week from Tuesday - Saturday.

Reception Area

Carol

CAROL

(Practice Manager)

Julie

JULIE

Will

WILL

Rover

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