All physiotherapy treatments and classes are running normally. We continue to follow all recommended guidelines for infection control and social distancing. Our face to face consults adhere to strict infection control protocols. You must wear a mask at all times and complete our Covid survey before attending your session please. 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**

Clifton Hill Physiotherapy is an innovative physiotherapy practice offering comprehensive services by 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, knee pain, incontinence, persistent pelvic pain and women’s health and ... Read More

Clifton Hill Physiotherapy is an innovative physiotherapy practice offering comprehensive services by 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, knee pain, incontinence, persistent pelvic pain and women’s health and men’s health issues.
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 Dr Sallie Cowan, Ms Jennifer Langford, Mr Brendon Haslam, Mr Brendan Egan, Mr Henry Wajswelner, Ms Jess Kostas or Ms Kiera Hannigan.


Clinical Exercise**

Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab is dedicated to clinical excellence and innovation, offering comprehensive exercise and rehabilitation programs from its beautifully inspiring Melbourne fringe studio in Clifton Hill. Known for their friendly and personable approach, our Physiotherapists and Instructors conduct classes in small groups to promote a greater learning and interaction. Experienced phy... Read More

Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab is dedicated to clinical excellence and innovation, offering comprehensive exercise and rehabilitation programs from its beautifully inspiring Melbourne fringe studio in Clifton Hill.

Known for their friendly and personable approach, our Physiotherapists and Instructors conduct classes in small groups to promote a greater learning and interaction. Experienced physiotherapists are available to 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.
**Please note if you would like an appointment with Dr Henry Wajswelner please contact our friendly reception staff.


Women's Health Physiotherapy**

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

Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University, Brisbane in... 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

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 is also 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.

Tom has worked in some of Melbourne’s largest public hospitals across musculoskeletal outpatient ... Read More

Tom is a Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist and has been working in private practice since 2012. Previously Tom worked in London in Women’s Professional Rugby and in Melbourne for the AFL Vic Women’s Academy. Tom Currently splits his time between Inner North Physiotherapy, Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab and in research at the La Trobe University Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre.

With further Professional Development and training in Dry Needling, Pilates, The Sporting Hip, Shoulder and Running Assessment, Tom is adept at diagnosis and treatment of all your sporting injuries. Tom has earned a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy and through this gained experience with FC Copenhagen and Carlton Football Club. This has enabled him to work in elite level sporting environments and bring this level of care back to the clinic.

Outside of work he is a keen runner, currently training for the Great Ocean Road Half Marathon in May with the Melbourne Marathon planned for October. Expect a focus on strength and performance with Tom keen to bring his passion for movement and exercise to your physiotherapy experience.

Tom is available at Inner North Physiotherapy Wednesdays (PM) and Saturdays and at Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab on Wednesdays (AM).

Qualifications and Memberships -Bachelor of Physiotherapy -Australian Physiotherapy Association Member -Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy -Masters of Sports Physiotherapy

Tom is a Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist and has been working in private practice since 2012.... Read More

Josh is a Physiotherapist with over 12 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 a Physiotherapist with over 12 years experience in private practice. Josh graduated from ... 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.

Sallie is a founding director of Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab and Inn... 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

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