We continue to follow all recommended guidelines for infection control and social distancing. Our face to face consults adhere to strict infection control protocols and all physiotherapy and administration staff are vaccinated. You must wear a mask at all times and complete our Covid survey before attending your session please. If you have a medical mask exemption we ask that you bring this letter with you for all appointments, and wait outside until your appointment time, rather than in the waiting room. Payments are currently cashless so please speak with our friendly admin staff if you require assistance. Telehealth appointments remain available. Please monitor our website for any up to date changes with Covid restrictions. Thank you.

Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal, Sports, Paediatric, Neurological)

We are an innovative physiotherapy practice offering comprehensive services by expert, experienced and highly-qualified physiotherapists. We achieve outstanding clinical results for a broad range of common conditions including: back pain, neck pain, headache, migraine, shoulder pain, sports injuries, vertigo and knee pain (see below for Pelvic Health). Our team of physiotherapists have extens... Read More

We are an innovative physiotherapy practice offering comprehensive services by expert, experienced and highly-qualified physiotherapists. We achieve outstanding clinical results for a broad range of common conditions including: back pain, neck pain, headache, migraine, shoulder pain, sports injuries, vertigo and knee pain (see below for Pelvic Health).
Our team of physiotherapists have extensive experience from working in private practice, private and public hospitals, and research and teaching over a range of physiotherapy disciplines including sports, manipulative, musculoskeletal, neurological, pain management, continence, women’s / men’s health and paediatric services. We are confident our practice will offer a service that stands apart, as we value excellence in quality care delivered by highly-educated and experienced physiotherapists.
**Please note not all our practitioners are available for online booking please call our friendly team on 94861918 if you wish to make a booking with Ms Jennifer Langford, Ms Alison Harding, Mr Brendon Haslam & Mr Brendan Egan.


Clinical Exercise (Pilates, GLA:D, Better Bones, Strength)

We are dedicated to clinical excellence and innovation, offering comprehensive exercise and rehabilitation programs in our Clifton Hill and Thornbury Studios. We are known for our friendly and personable approach, our Physiotherapists and Instructors conduct classes in small groups to promote a greater learning and interaction. Experienced physiotherapists are provide 1:1 consultations for c... Read More

We are dedicated to clinical excellence and innovation, offering comprehensive exercise and rehabilitation programs in our Clifton Hill and Thornbury Studios.

We are known for our friendly and personable approach, our Physiotherapists and Instructors conduct classes in small groups to promote a greater learning and interaction. Experienced physiotherapists are provide 1:1 consultations for clients. Instructors are selected based upon exceptional knowledge and skill utilising the full repertoire of Physiotherapy, Pilates and exercise apparatus.

We are confident our practice will offer a service that stands apart, as we value excellence in quality care delivered by highly-educated and experienced physiotherapists and instructors.


Pelvic Health Physiotherapy**

We have an expert Pelvic Health clinic dedicated to addressing the often-distressing symptoms of incontinence, pelvic pain, and bladder and bowel dysfunction. Highly educated and experienced clinicians, who understand the impact of these symptoms, offer compassionate services. The team has Post Graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Incontinence from Melbourne University.... Read More

We have an expert Pelvic Health clinic dedicated to addressing the often-distressing symptoms of incontinence, pelvic pain, and bladder and bowel dysfunction. Highly educated and experienced clinicians, who understand the impact of these symptoms, offer compassionate services. The team has Post Graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Incontinence from Melbourne University. They now frequently lecture and are Clinical Supervisors at Melbourne University.

We value a sensitive and comprehensive 
approach to managing pelvic, bladder and bowel conditions for patients of all ages. We will educate you about your condition and provide care to get you back to your best. We are skilled in the use of Real Time Ultrasound and run a Pessary Clinic in Clifton Hill and Thornbury.
At Inner North Physiotherapy (Thornbury) we have an expert Pelvic Health clinic dedicated to addressing the often-distressing symptoms of incontinence, pelvic pain, and bladder and bowel dysfunction. Highly educated and experienced clinicians, who understand the impact of these symptoms, offer compassionate services in the Inner North.

With extensive ante and post natal experience and musculoskeletal skills, we can help you with your pelvic health through your pregnancy and postnatal rehab. Please note that our musculoskeletal physiotherapy team are also skilled in the management of pregnancy related pain and that not all clinicians are available to be booked online.

Matt is an experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist who has worked in private clinics, community health and hospital outpatient departments since graduating from Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2011. Since moving to Melbourne he has worked as the head physiotherapist with netball and football clubs in the South Eastern Football League and VAFA.

Always enthusiastic to learn more, Matt is completing his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy to complement a keen interest in the management of tendon pain, ACL and ankle rehab and the management of neck and back pathology. He is passionate about getting clients stronger and educating them to understand their injury.

In his diminishing spare time, Matt loves cooking, hiking and working to reverse the stereotype of the ‘dad bod’ by getting to the gym and cycling on the weekends.

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Tom has worked in some of Melbourne’s largest public hospitals across musculoskeletal outpatient clinics, the emergency department and orthopaedic rehabilitation services. He enjoys treating a wide range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, including fractures, orthopaedic and spinal surgery and persistent pain. Tom is also experienced at managing various vertigo complaints and helps run the Vestibular Clinic at The Northern Hospital as well as treating vertigo in the ED.

Tom is currently completing his post graduate studies in musculoskeletal physiotherapy through La Trobe University. He volunteered his physiotherapy skills to the Rose Cambodia Rehabilitation Centre in 2014, treating people in the local community around Phnom Pehn, and providing training to local physiotherapists. He also regularly teaches undergraduate physiotherapy students on their clinical placements. Tom has previously been a committee member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Emergency Department National Group.

Outside of work, Tom loves hiking, having recently completed the Overland Track in Tasmania, outdoor cooking and good music. Tom likes to keep fit through cycling, weight training and CrossFit.

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Josh is a Physiotherapist with over 15 years experience in private practice. Josh graduated from the University of South Australia with a Master Of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry) in 2005 after previously completing a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2001. Josh’s practice has a focus on manual and exercise therapy incorporating holistic care. He places great emphasis on having his clients be an active participant in their therapy to optimise their treatment outcomes.

Josh has undertaken further training in the fields of CranioSacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation which looks to address correction of connective tissue restrictions throughout the body and the implications they have on dysfunction of the musculo-skeletal, nervous, vascular, cardio-respiratory, digestive and endocrine systems. Josh’s special interest areas include pelvic and spinal disorders, lower-limb problems due to his background in Podiatry, headaches and migraines, jaw problems and chronic pain syndromes.

Josh is also currently undertaking a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture at RMIT University.

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Brendon is a physiotherapist with extensive experience in chronic pain and neurological conditions. He is internationally recognised as a leading clinician and educator in these areas, in particular complex pain conditions with neuropathic contributions.

Brendon is a faculty member of the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute (www.noigroup.com), teaching courses to health professionals including: Explain Pain; Explain Pain: Stroke and Neuro Rehab; Graded Motor Imagery. See his profile and current course schedule here www.noigroup.com/instructor/brendon-haslam/

Brendon is a Research Fellow at La Trobe University and in the final stages of his PhD at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne. His research looks to further understand the contributions towards complex pain conditions, enabling the development of effective treatment strategies.

He has been awarded titling by the Australian Physiotherapy Association in both Pain and Neurological Physiotherapy, and is a Member of the Australian College of Physiotherapists.

Professional Memberships: Australian Physiotherapy Association Australian Pain Society International Association for the Study of Pain Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group (IASP) Stroke Society Australasia World Stroke Organization

Faculty Positions: Faculty - Neuro Orthopaedic Institute Overseas Specialist Faculty - Singapore Post Graduate Allied Health Institute

Publications: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4289-9328?lang=en

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Ramsey Ezzat is a Canadian physiotherapist with 14 years of clinical expertise treating a diverse range of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. He recently moved from Vancouver to Melbourne with his family and is excited to be part of the team at both Clifton Hill Physiotherapy and Inner North Physiotherapy. Ramsey brings an active treatment approach that combines hands-on care with innovative exercises. He is passionate about empowering patients to maximize their health. Ramsey graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (Canada) in 2007. He is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists, an internationally recognized designation that requires extensive hands-on training and recognizes advanced skill in using manual therapy and exercise to treat orthopedic problems. He has also done further training in the management of chronic pain and treatment for vertigo and dizziness. . Ramsey has competed as a triathlete and distance runner for the last 20 years. He has run races from 10km to 50km as well as 6-8 day stage races in the European Alps and Colorado Rockies. Although he still enjoys running, his current athletic passion is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Ramsey Ezzat is a Canadian physiotherapist with 14 years of clinical expertise treating a diverse... Read More

Ellen is a passionate physiotherapist with an interest in Women’s Health. She graduated from La Trobe University in 2011 and went on to complete post graduate training in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy (Melbourne University) in 2016. Ellen is experienced in management of complex pelvic floor conditions including pelvic pain, incontinence, fitting of pessaries and pre and post-natal care. Ellen has a holistic approach to management of dysfunction, and has undertaken further training in ConnectTherapy with Canadian physiotherapist Dr LJ Lee. Ellen draws on this training in patient assessment, treatment and exercise prescription to provide optimum patient care.

Outside of work, Ellen enjoys chasing around her energetic son, running and cooking. She understands the frustration of injury to function and the impact on quality of life and will work with you towards your rehabilitation goals.

Ellen is a passionate physiotherapist with an interest in Women’s Health. She graduated from La T... Read More

Sallie is a founding director of Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab and Inner North Physiotherapy. She is a highly experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Associate Professor at the Latrobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre at Latrobe University. She is internationally recognised as a leading clinician, researcher and educator in the diagnosis and management of anterior knee pain. Sallie also has a particular interest in spinal pain and has post graduate qualifications in Manipulative Physiotherapy. In addition she has many years experience working with sporting teams and athletes.

Sallie is a regular lecturer and supervisor to post-graduate physiotherapy students at the University of Melbourne. She has over 50 publications in international peer reviewed journals and has co-authored seven book chapters on anterior knee pain and one on core stability including every edition of the most popular sports medicine text of all time (Brukner and Khan Sports Medicine). Sallie has been invited to speak both Nationally and Internationally on the topic of knee pain, and has received numerous awards for her research.

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Brendan is an experienced paediatric Physiotherapist having spent over sixteen years working at the Royal Children’s Hospital treating children and adolescents with a range of conditions. He has presented at national and international conferences and is co-author and editor of a book on sporting choices for boys with Haemophilia.

Brendan’s particular expertise is paediatric musculoskeletal issues such as anterior knee pain and sporting injuries, however he also has many years experience treating children with persistent pain, haemophilia and juvenile arthritis. Other interests include advising families on developmental issues regarding concerns such as flat feet, knock knees and torticollis/wry neck. Children and adolescents requiring rehabilitation following trauma, fractures and surgery would also benefit from Brendan’s expertise and also has experience with complex conditions such as scoliosis and burns management.

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Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University, Brisbane in 2015 and has since worked in a variety of clinical settings across Australia and the UK in both private and public health sectors. Sarah has since found her passion for women’s health and is currently completing the Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Physio at the University of Melbourne. She has experience in managing a range of pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions including pelvic girdle pain, back pain, and rectus diastasis. Sarah is also an experienced Clinical Pilates instructor and is passionate about helping women stay active throughout all stages of life, particularly guiding women on exercise during and after pregnancy in a safe and supportive manner. Outside of work Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, baking, travel and keeping fit with running, Pilates and attempting to surf. Sarah is available for bookings at INP on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Professional memberships • Australian Physiotherapy Association • APA Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Interest Group • The Continence Foundation of Australia

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Jane graduated from La Trobe University in 2006 and completed her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2013. She has a broad range of experience working with musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sporting populations having worked across various roles in hospital and private clinic settings. Jane plays netball at an elite level with a first hand understanding of common netball-related injuries. She also enjoys treating a wide range of conditions particularly neck pain and sporting injuries.

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Laura is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in 2012 and has worked at several private Physiotherapy clinics across both Melbourne & London (UK). She has undertaken additional comprehensive training in women’s health and has developed a special interest for treating pelvic pain, gynaecological, continence and pregnancy related conditions. Laura also enjoys treating all musculoskeletal conditions, including spinal and lower limb injuries.

Laura’s treatment approach includes taking the time to understand her client’s symptoms holistically and then guide them through the rehabilitation journey with a strong focus on empowerment, education and exercise rehabilitation. Dry Needling and manual therapy techniques are also used to manage pain & allow progression towards a full recovery. Laura has over 10 years experience in teaching Clinical Pilates & a full APPI accreditation.

When not in the clinic, you will find Laura spending time with her friends and family, doing yoga, or hiking and camping somewhere in the great outdoors. She consults at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy on Wednesdays, Fridays and one Saturday per month.

Laura is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. She graduated from the University of ... Read More

Jennifer, a founding Director of Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab and Inner North Physiotherapy graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1992. Jen has post graduate qualifications in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation (University of Melbourne) and Pain Management (University of Sydney, School of Medicine).. A regular clinical supervisor and lecturer to postgraduate students, Jennifer has a special interest in women’s and men’s pelvic health, particularly persistent pelvic pain, vulvodynia, endometriosis and continence.

Jennifer has extensive experience working in hospitals and private practice in Melbourne and the UK. She has worked for many years managing sporting, spinal and musculoskeletal conditions. Having worked 15 years as senior clinician in a continence clinic, Jennifer understands the impact of bladder and bowel dysfunction on men, women and children. Jen has also worked in a multi-disciplinary pain clinic and has a specific interest in Neuroscience Education in Chronic pain and a passion for the management of persistent pelvic pain. Jen is a Titled APA Pain Physiotherapist.

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Dónal is an experienced sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist.

Initially trained in Dublin, Ireland, he then moved to New Zealand – working in club rugby and at ATP Tour tennis events in Auckland.

Since arriving in Melbourne, Dónal has continued to develop his understanding of the profound impact pain and injury has on peoples’ lives, and the best ways to help everyone – athletes and office-workers – overcome the challenges they face.

Dónal completed the Master of Sports Physiotherapy program at the University of Queensland, his thesis exploring the underlying causes of persistent kneecap pain. His interest in hamstring injury prevention lead to him presenting on the topic at the 2019 Sports Medicine Australia conference.

In addition to Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, Dónal is employed by Richmond Football Club as the VFL Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, where he focuses on integrating strength and conditioning principles into injury management – resulting in optimal recovery times and improved athletic performance.

Outside of work, Dónal spends his time exploring the many wonderful cafés in Melbourne and getting nutmegged by more talented players in 5-a-side soccer.

Dónal is an experienced sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Initially trained in Dublin,... Read More

B Physio (Honours) Post Grad Cert Physio (Continence & Pelvic Floor)

Certified APPI Pilates Instructor

APA Dry Needling and AACP Acupuncture for Women’s Health qualifications

Professional Memberships

Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) APA Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Interest Group The Continence Foundation of Australia – Physiotherapy Group The Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC) member, UK Pelvic, Obstetric & Gynaecological Physiotherapy Group (POGP) affiliate member. UK The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (UK)

Jess is a Physiotherapist and Pilates instructor. She graduated with Honours at The University of Melbourne in 2012, and has since completed post graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy.

Jess has gained extensive experience working in both the public and private sectors throughout Australia and the U.K. She has recently returned from the U.K. where she was working for the Australia Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) as a Consultant Physiotherapist, mentoring a team of Women’s Health physiotherapist’s. She also worked for the APPI Education team as a course educator, sharing her knowledge of Pilates to healthcare professionals throughout England and Scotland.

In Australia she has worked in private practice, Pilate’s studios, and in a large community hospital as part of a multi-disciplinary maternity team, both on the ward and in the outpatient department. During this time she won an award for her quality improvement project to reduce wait-times for the Physiotherapy Ante-natal Clinic.

Jess has a special interest in treating women’s health, pelvic and spinal conditions. Her clinical approach combines evidence-based physiotherapy with clinical Pilates, dry needling, education and specific exercise rehabilitation to treat, manage and promote well-being. She is passionate about helping people of all ages achieve their optimal physical health and well-being.

Outside of work you will find Jess running along the Yarra River, on a netball court, sourcing out the best coffee shops, or in the Pilates studio inventing new moves for her clients.

B Physio (Honours) Post Grad Cert Physio (Continence & Pelvic Floor) Certified APPI Pilates Inst... Read More

May completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney in 2015. Since graduation, she has worked in hospitals and private settings to gain different experience across many areas of physiotherapy including spinal, sports, women’s health and Pilates.May has completed professional many development courses to enhance her physiotherapy practice, adding many qualifications including Dry Needling, the McKenzie method (Lumbar), DMA Pilates and GLA:D. May has a keen interest in Women’s health and she is soon to complete the Melbourne University Postgraduate training in pelvic floor physiotherapy. May is multilingual speaking fluent Cantonese and Mandarin as well as her English. In her spare time May likes running so you may find her running around the Yarra River.

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Rosie has a special interest in women’s health and paediatrics.

Rosie particularly likes working with antenatal and postnatal clients and believes in active rehab. She has completed two post-graduate certificates at Melbourne Uni; Pelvic Floor & Continence Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine. She is a clinical Pilates instructor and incorporates clinical exercises into her clients’ home programs.

Rosie’s areas of interest when working with babies include torticollis, plagiocephaly and developmental delay. Her approach with all pediatric clients is gentle. She utilities games, positioning and parent’s involvement to encourage movement and development. Please bring some of your babies/kids’ toys to the appointment.

Rosie enjoys educating clients about their injuries/concerns so that they can make long-term, positive changes for their health. She believes in the importance of developing collaborative goals in order to optimize physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation.

Rosie has a special interest in women’s health and paediatrics. Rosie particularly likes working... Read More

Billy is an experienced private practice physiotherapist with 5+ years experience in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates rehabilitation.

Prior to moving to Melbourne in 2016, Billy worked in Northeast Victoria including provision of physiotherapy to the Mt. Hotham Ski Village.

He has held a number of head physiotherapist positions at sporting clubs, including at the Myrtleford Alpine Saints Football/Netball Club, Fitzroy Football Club and Rowville Football Club

With a particular interest in shoulder instability and sporting hip and groin injuries, he is passionate about combining exercise prescription and physiotherapeutic treatment to return an individual to their professional and recreational activities in a safe and timely manner.

Billy has completed the Graduate Certificate of Sports Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University and is transitioning towards Masters level Sports Physiotherapy qualification. He is the VFL Physiotherapist for the Box Hill Hawks Football Club.

Billy is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and alternate Saturdays.

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Laura completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University and has a wide variety of skills across numerous clinical settings. Laura started her career working at Epworth HealthCare where she refined her skills in managing orthopaedic and persistent pain patient populations, and transitioned to the public health sector where she worked The Royal Melbourne Hospital in both an inpatient and outpatient musculoskeletal role. Laura has worked closely with multiple football and soccer teams and is the physiotherapist for both womens’ Wesley’s Old Collegians football teams.

Laura has a holistic approach to care and is passionate about fostering a balanced lifestyle. In her spare time, Laura enjoys yoga, running and boxing.

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Phoebe is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. Phoebe has loved the great outdoors from a young age, getting involved in a variety of sports including hockey, running, netball and the list goes on. This interest in sport led Phoebe to pursue her career in health and fitness, graduating from Bond university in 2017 with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and a Doctor of Physiotherapy. Phoebe has worked in various roles across Queensland and Melbourne, both within hospital and private practice settings. Phoebe has a solid foundation and deep understanding of exercise rehabilitation and is passionate about educating the individual on body awareness, correct technique and how to properly retrain the muscles to recovery and prevention. Phoebe employs a variety of treatment and rehabilitation approaches, including mobilisations, massage, Pilates based exercises, strength training, load management as well as sport specific techniques relating to particular needs and goals of the individual. Phoebe aims to support her patients in their physical and mental wellbeing by continuing education on rehabilitation and prevention strategies, empowering them to recovery and ongoing good health. Away from the clinic you will find Phoebe completing her Pilates Certificate, picking up a new sport or hobby, surrounding herself with the great outdoors (especially the beach) or with her family planning their next adventurous holiday. Phoebe Consults at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and alternate Saturdays. Qualifications & Training: Bachelor of Exercise Sport Science (Bond University) Doctor Of Physiotherapy (Bond University) Clinical Pilates Instructor (Polestar) Women’s Health, Level 1 (WHTA)

Professional Memberships: Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Continence Foundation of Australia

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