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Our practitioners have clinical availability across all our locations. When booking an appointment, please ensure you look at all locations to find the most appropriate appointment time for you. We continue to adhere strictly to current COVID-19 guidelines. While masks are not required for exercise being conducted in our pilates studio, we ask that you please bring a mask when visiting our clinic to wear while in our waiting room and for all in-room appointments.

If you have any queries or are struggling to find the correct appointment, feel free to call our friendly admin on 03 94861918.

Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal, Sports, 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 provide 1:1 consultations for clien... 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 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. Th... 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.


Paediatric Physiotherapy

Our Paediatric clinic at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy is lead by our expert Paediatric Physiotherapist, Brendan Egan. Brendan is an experienced paediatric Physiotherapist, having spent over sixteen years working at the Royal Children’s Hospital, and another fourteen in private practice, treating children and adolescents with a range of conditions. Brendan’s particular expertise is child and ad... Read More

Our Paediatric clinic at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy is lead by our expert Paediatric Physiotherapist, Brendan Egan. Brendan is an experienced paediatric Physiotherapist, having spent over sixteen years working at the Royal Children’s Hospital, and another fourteen in private practice, treating children and adolescents with a range of conditions.

Brendan’s particular expertise is child and adolescent musculoskeletal issues such as back, knee and heel pain and sporting injuries, including children with persistent pain. Other interests include advising families on developmental issues like developmental delay (eg late to crawl or walk, frequent falls, clumsy child) and concerns such as plagiocephaly, 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 he also has experience with complex conditions such as scoliosis.

Brendan treats out of our Thornbury clinic on Monday evenings, our Clifton Hill Physiotherapy clinic on Thursday evenings, and our Pilates studio on Saturdays. Please check his schedule across our clinics to find availability most convenient for you.

Brendan is an experienced paediatric Physiotherapist, having spent over sixteen years working at the Royal Children’s Hospital, and another fourteen in private practice, treating children and adolescents with a range of conditions.

Brendan’s particular expertise is child and adolescent musculoskeletal issues such as back, knee and heel pain and sporting injuries, including children with persistent pain. Other interests include advising families on developmental issues like developmental delay (eg late to crawl or walk, frequent falls, clumsy child) and concerns such as plagiocephaly, 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 he also has experience with complex conditions such as scoliosis.

Brendan is an experienced paediatric Physiotherapist, having spent over sixteen years working at ... 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 ... Read More

Min graduated from the Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in 2005. Since then Min has worked in various areas of physiotherapy in both hospital and private practices across Melbourne and the UK.

Her interest in Women’s Health began 10 years ago while working in pre and post-natal care and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Since then she has completed postgraduate studies pertaining to Exercise for Women, Pelvic Health and most recently the Professional Certificate in the Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse at the University of SA. Min is also currently completing her Master’s in Pelvic Health at the University of Melbourne.

Min is committed to improving the quality of life of her patients via a collaborative and holistic approach to healthcare.

While not working, Min enjoys cycling, hiking and running after her two young kids. Together they enjoy playing the piano, baking and sustainable gardening.

Min graduated from the Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in 2005. Since t... Read More

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 has also recently completed a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture at RMIT University in 2022 as well as having undertaken training in Integrated Dry-Needling techniques.

Josh is a Physiotherapist with over 15 years experience in private practice. Josh graduated from ... Read More

Sonja completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University and has since worked in private practice. She quickly developed an interest in rehab and exercise, which led her to complete the Rehabilitation Series with Polestar Australia to further her extensive Pilates training as well as ASCA Strength and Conditioning Level 1.

In order to pursue her interest in women’s health, Sonja completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Exercise and Women’s Health at the University of Melbourne where she gained the skills and knowledge to manage conditions affecting women throughout the lifespan. She understands the specific physical needs of women and the impact of exercise during pregnancy, post-partum, menopause and osteopenia/osteoporosis. She strongly believes in the beneficial impact of exercise on a person’s physical and psychological health, and so her ultimate goal is to keep women active and exercising safely (and challengingly!) throughout these different stages in life.

Sonja likes to integrate physiotherapy treatment techniques such as dry needling, manual therapy and various other techniques with exercise prescription and clinical pilates. She can help with conditions such as pelvic girdle pain, thoracic and low back pain, hip pain, coccydinia, abdominal (diastasis rectus abdominis) and pelvic floor muscle weakness and gestational diabetes mellitus.

Sonja completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe Un... Read More

Originally from Belgium, Liesbeth brings more than 15 years of private practice experience to our team at Clifton Hill. Liesbeth graduated with her Masters in Physiotherapy in 2006, following this up with her Post Graduate Certificate in Pelvic floor rehab in 2007 and has worked in this field ever since.

Liesbeth’s professional interests beyond Women’s Health, include spinal injuries, sport injury prevention and strength training for women led to further certifications in Strength and Conditioning training and diverse manual treatment techniques. With her variety of courses undertaken over the years, she holds vast clinical knowledge and experience in all aspects of physiotherapy. Liesbeth is a firm believer in combining education, effective manual therapy and functional exercise as a holistic approach for her patient’s injuries.

Her main interests include women’s health, continence and gynaecological conditions, pre/postnatal physiotherapy, pelvic girdle pain/SIJ during pregnancy, functional training for injury prevention and spinal injuries. Liesbeth strives to understand her clients’ background and presenting conditions and bringing the highest quality of care to her patients, as well as personalising each treatment to suit each patient’s needs.

Liesbeth has always been passionate in bringing equal health to the community, volunteering for 6 months to work as a physiotherapist in Benin, West Africa and plans to do more charity work in the future. Outside of work, Liesbeth is very active and loves a good strength or high intensity session.

Qualifications:

· Masters in Physiotherapy - HA (Hogeschool Antwerpen) Belgium

· Pelvic floor rehab – UA/VUB/UG (University of Antwerp/Brussels/Ghent) Belgium

· Mulligan concept - Mulligan Manual therapy concept, Belgium

· Manipulative Treatment - IAO (International academy of Osteopathy) Belgium

· Pre and Postnatal Pelvic girdle pain: Rost therapy - Cecil Rost, Belgium

· Strength and Conditioning Coach - (ASCA Level 1), Australia

· Strength System for the female athlete – Strength system, Australia

· Hypopressives – International Hypopressives Council, Canada

Originally from Belgium, Liesbeth brings more than 15 years of private practice experience to our... Read More

Amelia, who often goes by Mil, has joined our team as a Clinical Exercise Instructor. She is a fully trained APPI Matwork and Equipment Pilates Instructor, and is in her last semester of her Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at ACU. This will make her an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), which is an allied health practitioner who has university qualifications in delivering effective exercise interventions for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities.

Mil began doing Pilates at 15, when she was injured as an elite athlete. Pilates helped her to regain confidence in her body and abilities, and she is passionate about helping others do the same. Her background as an elite athlete sparked her interest in exercise and she went on to complete a Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science, train as a clinical Pilates instructor, and volunteer as a research assistant at the Baker Institute.

At the Baker Institute, Mil nurtured her passion for helping people use exercise to better manage their chronic conditions. She also hopes to one day be involved in research, to help develop lifestyle and exercise strategies for those with chronic diseases and illnesses.

Amelia, who often goes by Mil, has joined our team as a Clinical Exercise Instructor. She is a fu... Read More

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.

Jane graduated from La Trobe University in 2006 and completed her Masters of Musculoskeletal Phys... Read More

Billy is an experienced physiotherapist who completed his undergraduate degree at Charles Sturt University in 2013. Since then, he has achieved post-graduate Masters qualifications in Sports Physiotherapy, earning the title of Sports Physiotherapist. As such, he is highly qualified in the diagnosis and treatment of sporting injuries and pain.

Billy has worked extensively in elite and pre-elite Australian Rules Football as well as at grass-roots level, and therefore has a thorough understanding of football and field-sport culture. He has previously been employed as a Physiotherapist for Box Hill Hawks Football Club in the VFL, GWS Giants in the AFL and Hawthorn Football Club in the AFLW. As part of his Masters study he has also spent time with the Melbourne Rebels of the Super Rugby Competition. He is currently the Senior Physiotherapist at North Melbourne Football Club AFLW program where he leads their medical team in the management of elite athlete care.

In addition to working within team-sports, Billy is an experienced private-practice based clinician having worked for many years treating community sports and musculoskeletal patients. He is passionate about offering his patients access to elite standards in injury management and care, having a special interest in sporting knee, hip and groin pain.

With a combination of private and sporting club experience, Billy has expert skill in diagnosing and rehabilitating sports injuries. As a patient you’ll be provided with a detailed diagnosis and a clear plan of attack going forward. This includes specific strength prescriptions, training rehabilitation sessions and further referral if required, all to best address your specific presentation.

Billy works across both our Clifton Hill clinics and provides both in-rooms private physiotherapy and clinical exercise rehabilitation and classes.

Billy is an experienced physiotherapist who completed his undergraduate degree at Charles Sturt U... Read More

Amy completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University in 2014, and her Masters of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy at La Trobe University in 2023.

Amy has extensive experience working in Private Practice and has previously taught Pilates and other exercise classes. Amy enjoys helping patients understand their injury/condition, as well as educating them regarding how to prevent future flare ups. Amy has also worked with a number of sporting teams. Amy is currently the Head Physiotherapist for Casey Demons VFLW, and a junior Physiotherapist for Melbourne AFLW. Amy is combining her clinical work with research at La Trobe University in her role as a research assistant, working within knee research.

Outside of the clinic, Amy enjoys watching sport in general (and AFL specifically), reading, crocheting, and cooking.

Amy completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University in 2014, and her Masters of Spo... Read More

Juancho is a Canadian physiotherapist who completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from the University of Melbourne. He is passionate about helping clients feel heard and empowered to return to the meaningful things in their life.

Juancho has previous physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning experience working with numerous VAFA footy clubs, South Melbourne FC in the NPL, and local basketball clubs. He currently works with the Fitzroy Football Club and AFL Umpires. Juancho enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, but has a particular interest in running and sporting injuries like hip, knee, and back pain. 

Combining his private and sporting club experience, Juancho utilises various education, exercise, manual therapy, and self-management strategies to tailor and individualise his treatments to his client’s specific needs and goals. He is trained in clinical pilates, resistance exercise, and hydrotherapy. Juancho ensures that each person has a clear plan for their rehab journey.

Outside the clinic, you can find Juancho playing basketball, learning golf, and exploring the Australian outdoors to make up for all the food he eats on his search for Melbourne’s best restaurants.

Juancho works across both our Clifton Hill clinics and provides both in-rooms private physiotherapy and clinical exercise rehabilitation and classes.

Juancho is a Canadian physiotherapist who completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from the U... Read More

Lilly graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne and has since been working in private practice and sport, including AFL, soccer, and winter sports. She enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions but has a particular interest in snow sport based injuries and low back pain, and has developed a pre-snow season screening program that helps identify specific injury risk and prevention.

Lilly also has a special interest in treating pelvic health. In addition to pelvic health treatment at the Mercy Hospital for Women, she has completed qualifications to treat patients with incontinence, pelvic girdle pain, and those in need of perinatal care.

Lilly utilises manual therapy, dry needling, education, exercise, and load management to empower people in their rehabilitation journey. She recognises it’s important that individuals not only understand how to rehab their injury, but also learn how to prevent future flare-ups or consequential injuries.

On the weekends, Lilly loves snowboarding in the winter, hiking in the summer, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Currently, Lilly is available to see patients for pregnancy-related and continence pelvic health concerns. Please feel free to get in touch with our friendly admin team if you are unsure whether Lilly can accommodate you on 03 9486 1918.

Qualifications:

Doctor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Science

Professional memberships:

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Lilly graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne and has since bee... Read More

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

Tiana has 6 years of experience teaching Pilates classes across Melbourne. Her experience extends to clinical, fitness, sports, and pre/postnatal classes. She completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at ACU and through her degree assisted rehabilitation and injury management for soccer and football teams.

Outside of work Tiana enjoys going on beach walks with her dog Charlie, trying new restaurants/ cafes to feed her foodie soul and watching history documentaries.

Tiana has 6 years of experience teaching Pilates classes across Melbourne. Her experience extends... Read More

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, then transitioned to the public health sector where she worked The Royal Melbourne Hospital in both an inpatient and outpatient musculoskeletal role. Laura has also worked as a physiotherapist in the sporting setting, working across both football and soccer codes. Laura believes in a holistic approach to care and is passionate about fostering a healthy relationship with exercise and rehabilitation.

At Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, Laura manages the studio and is the Clinical Exercise Lead.

In her spare time, you will find Laura within the four corners of her yoga mat.

Laura completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe Universi... Read More

Harry has over 6 years of experience in strength and conditioning and rehabilitation within high-performance sports. He completed his Bachelor of Exercise Science/Human movement at Victoria University before completing his Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. Harry enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions but has a particular interest in running-based injuries and low back pain. He utilises manual therapy, education, load management, and exercise to empower people in their rehabilitation journey. He understands that we are individuals and as such, treatment should be tailored to fit our lives. In addition to working at CHP, Harry is the Physical Performance Manager at Port Melbourne FC VFLW, where he oversees the rehabilitation and high-performance program. He believes that effective load management is key to physical preparation. On the weekends Harry enjoys going for a surf, playing golf, and eating as much food as possible.

Harry has over 6 years of experience in strength and conditioning and rehabilitation within high-... Read More

Chantelle graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne. She worked in a private practice in Sydney, before moving back home to Melbourne to further her skills as a women’s health physiotherapist. She has undertaken further training in Dry Needling and Pelvic Health, and is a Certified APPI Equipment Pilates Instructor.

Chantelle spent several years as a dancer, as well as competing at a National level in Sport Aerobics, and currently performs in Aerial Silks. She hopes to use her passion for, and personal experience in sports and performance to ensure holistic and empathetic management of her clients’ injuries, to help them get back to doing what they love.

Chantelle has special interests in Women’s health including pre/postnatal physiotherapy and pregnancy related conditions, continence issues and gynaecological conditions, as well as hip and pelvic conditions. She strives to get to know her clients, and bring an element of empathy and compassion to her care. She believes that exercise rehabilitation is pivotal to help improve both physical and mental health, and promote long-term recovery. She has an integrated, evidence-based approach to treatment, which combines manual therapy techniques and exercise therapy including clinical pilates, to ensure her clients achieve optimal outcomes.

Outside of work, Chantelle enjoys walking her cavoodle Charlie, watching movies, and spending time up in the air training for Aerial/Circus performances.

Currently, Chantelle is able to see Pelvic Health patients for pregnancy-related and continence concerns. Please feel free to get in touch with our friendly admin team if you are unsure whether Chantelle can accommodate you on 03 9486 1918.

Chantelle graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne. She worked i... Read More

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