Bri graduated from Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2018. She grew up in the country and moved to Melbourne at the beginning of 2019 to begin her career. She began working in aged care, sports training and Pilates. She firstly was introduced to Pilates from the fitness industry and since then transitioned to Clinical Pilates and completed her APPI certification.
Bri’s training in Clinical Pilates has given her a strong belief that Pilates exercises can be adjusted to suit everyones individual needs. Through this Pilates work, Bri has developed a special interest in spinal pain, scoliosis and shoulder pathologies.
You’ll find her on the weekends enjoying a book, exercising, visiting her family farm in North East Victoria and enjoying a glass of wine with friends.
Bri graduated from Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2018. She grew up in the country and mov...
Emily started her work in allied health after graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology. She followed this by completing a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Melbourne University in 2015. Eager to extend her knowledge and skills further after practicing in Melbourne for 5 years, Emily is currently completing her Masters of Sports Medicine (Physiotherapy).
Having grown up in the world of dance and competitive sport, Emily has always had a special interest in sports physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation. She enjoys working with individuals, particularly youth and female athletes to manage their injuries and optimise their performance. Along with her private practice role, Emily has extensive experience as a sports team physiotherapist, previously working for North Melbourne and Carlton in the VFLW competition. Currently she is the Head Physiotherapist at Port Melbourne Sharks (NPL). Emily also works at St Vincent’s Private East Melbourne as an acute orthopaedic Physiotherapist.
Emily has additional skills in rehabilitation and chronic disease management. Being an Exercise Physiologist, she has provided exercise therapy to patients with a wide variety of conditions including osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and cancer. Her combined training in physiotherapy and exercise physiology places her in a great position to help people of all ages maintain their independence and optimise their health as a physiotherapist.
Outside of work Emily enjoys playing touch football and tennis. She can also be spotted sipping a skinny mocha in one of Melbourne’s parks with her new puppy!
Emily started her work in allied health after graduating from the University of New South Wales w...
With over 17 years of clinical experience, Mark’s passion for physiotherapy has only grown since graduating from LaTrobe University in 2005. Holding post-graduate certificates in specialty areas including Clinical Pilates, dry-needling, shoulder diagnosis and treatment, and hamstring assessment and rehabilitation, Mark is continually developing his knowledge as our Principal Physiotherapist.
Before starting Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, Mark worked at a sports physio clinic where he developed extensive experience with the rehabilitation of joints after surgery - particularly knee, hip, shoulder and ankle surgery with a mixture of both minor and major surgery, including joint replacements. Having undergone multiple joint surgeries himself, Mark has developed a first-hand knowledge of the rehabilitation process. Through a focus on post-operative care, Mark holds excellent relationships with many of Melbourne’s leading surgeons.
Mark has worked closely with many sports clubs and associations, where he was the Head Physiotherapist for Old Scotch Football Club for 10 years. He has also worked with VFL representative teams, Victorian Premier League soccer clubs, triathlon clubs and performed injury screening for elite school swimming squads.
When he’s not working at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, Mark is kept very busy by his three kids and enjoys running and cycling when he can find time.
With over 17 years of clinical experience, Mark’s passion for physiotherapy has only grown since ...
Sarah graduated physiotherapy in 2012 from the University of Melbourne and has been working in a mixture of settings since graduating. Her more recent jobs are in private practice and aged care. Alongside this work, Sarah has also been involved with several local football teams as a physio using her skills on injured recreational athletes.
As a physiotherapist, Sarah has followed her enjoyment of Pilates to undertake Clinical Pilates training with both DMA (Dance Medicine Australia) and APPI and has found she has learnt a great deal from both Pilates schools.
Sarah graduated physiotherapy in 2012 from the University of Melbourne and has been working in a ...
A highly qualified practitioner with over 15 years of experience, Peter holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from LaTrobe University (2004) and a Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (2013). He has also completed multiple postgraduate certifications in areas including the treatment and management of lower back conditions & radiating symptoms, neck pain, headaches and referred pain. Additionally, he completed study in sporting and tendon injuries including the Achilles tendon, patella tendon and gluteal tendons.
With more than 10 years experience being the head physio for Scotch College’s first 18 football team along with his experience as head physio at Old Scotch Football Club means Pete has helped fix a significant number of local athletes. His knowledge in how local School and Club sport works allows Pete to be accurate in guiding each individual in their early recovery as well as how to progress back into their sport. It has also given Pete great knowledge in how a growing body can differ to a more mature body, and some great strategies in managing conditions such as Severs and Osgood Schlatters.
Pete is calming and supportive in how he guides each person to achieve exactly what they wish to. It is through this capacity to listen and relate that Pete is able to help so many people of all ages fix their condition and prevent these injuries from reoccurring.
When Peter isn’t helping others in the clinic, he is usually chasing after his two children or tending to his own aches and pains brought on through running, riding and basketball.
A highly qualified practitioner with over 15 years of experience, Peter holds a Bachelor of Physi...
Vlad has followed an interesting journey to now being a qualified Myotherapist and Remedial Massage Therapist. He grew up in Russia and worked as a remedial massage therapist during his time studying medicine. An opportunity took him to Israel where he continued in the medical field by studying optometry. It was in this role he worked for 14 years. He and his family have since moved to Melbourne where Vlad furthered his initial massage training by completing a Diploma of Remedial Massage with RMIT University and then completed his Diploma of Myotherapy, fine tuning his skills in sports, remedial and relaxation massage along with dry-needling.
It is this passion for helping others, and his interest in how the body moves and works, that has brought Vladimir back to massage. Through his 20+ years of experience in health and wellbeing, Vlad has always been passionate about tapping into his patients and clients’ needs, and finding the ultimate solution for them. His unique methods of treatment revolve around tracking the cause behind any discomfort or medical issue a client may be experiencing. Vlad is always looking to further his education and has enjoyed helping and ever-growing base of grateful patients.
Prior to Vlad’s studies in medicine and health, he was trained as a classical ballet dancer at Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. This training in movement and form, has strengthened his understanding of the needs of athletic bodies along with how to alleviate aches, pains and general fatigue. Along with his time at Malvern Physio Clinic, Vlad is currently working with Melbourne United Basketball team for the 2019/2020 season.
Vlad offers a wide range of therapeutic solutions, including:
Remedial massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage, relaxation massage, taping and cupping
Vlad is married and has 2 children. Outside his work, he continues to take ballet classes, and enjoying family time.
Vlad has followed an interesting journey to now being a qualified Myotherapist and Remedial Massa...
Alisa has 28 years experience as a physiotherapist in a wide variety of hospital and private practice settings. She holds a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and in 2019 successfully completed the rigorous specialisation exams of the Australian College of Physiotherapists to be awarded the title of Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
Her particular areas of expertise are back pain, neck pain, headache and dizziness disorders.
Alisa is passionate about integrating current evidence with clinical experience to optimise outcomes for all clients, and gets great satisfaction in helping make long lasting changes to physical health.
Outside of physio, Alisa likes to spend her time wrangling 3 energetic children, coaching junior basketball and trying to keep up some running.
Alisa has 28 years experience as a physiotherapist in a wide variety of hospital and private prac...
Mia started her career in health care as a registered Nurse in Japan. After moving to Australia in 2009 to study Medical English to further her nursing career, she was exposed to more remedial therapy ideas and saw their great potential to heal and improve health. This shifted her focus to study as a remedial massage therapist which led her to work at Crown Casino as well as a remedial massage business in Windsor. During this time she completed a certificate in pregnancy massage as well as Diploma of Clinical aromatherapy.
Mia’s interest in learning more about the body and how it works has then led her to undertake the advanced Diploma in Myotherapy at RMIT which she completed at the end of 2020.
Mia has fantastic skills in performing remedial massage, relaxation massage, dry-needling, trigger-point release, myofascial release, pregnancy massage, and cupping.
She has a calm and really warm nature and works in a holistic way to address the wishes of each individual and works with them to discover and treat the cause of the issues, not just fix the symptoms.
Mia is an advanced scuba diver and loves her time under the water.
Mia started her career in health care as a registered Nurse in Japan. After moving to Australia i...
Hayley graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2011 and has worked as a women’s health focused physiotherapist, as well as treating musculoskeletal injuries and using her Clinical Pilates knowledge to enhance strength and function. Hayley has gone on to complete post-graduate qualifications in Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, as well as undertaking further study in Pilates, sports injuries, neck and back pain. She enjoys working with clients of all ages to achieve their life and sporting goals.
Hayley is qualified to assist with those who are experiencing issues with their bladder or bowel, incontinence, pelvic pain or pelvic floor muscle issues. Additionally, she has many years’ experience working in maternity wards and in private practice with pre- and post-natal women to manage the physical challenges of these special times.
Her interests in treating joint and muscle injuries stem from her passion in participating in sports over many years, primarily triathlon, flat water kayaking and netball. She understands the rehabilitation process – from both physiotherapy and personal perspectives – and is always looking to help clients get back to their best.
Hayley is a keen advocate of Clinical Pilates to address specific injuries and weaknesses, as well as promoting overall well-being. Hayley also runs the Pre/Post-Natal Clinical Pilates classes.
Outside of work, Hayley enjoys running, good coffee, and catching up with friends. - See more at: http://www.malvernphysio.com.au/physiotherapists#sthash.WVNZcYa2.dpuf
Hayley graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2011 and has worked as a women’s health focu...
Bec completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University. Prior to this she completed a Bachelor of Science at Melbourne University.
Bec is an energetic and passionate physio who is always interested in finding out each patient’s individual health and fitness goals. She will truly listen to your story to understand all the factors in why you have your condition. This helps her to decide which mix of hands-on techniques, education and exercise is the best way to fix your concerns. In Bec’s years as a physio, she has completed further studies in Womens Health and specifically conditions affecting mums pre- and post-natally. This has given her expert skills in treating conditions such as pelvic girdle pain, low back pain, wrist pain and the ability to advise anyone returning to exercise after a baby.
Along with this, Bec has also completed further studies in advanced neuro rehabilitation and she has developed a passion for treating dizziness, vertigo, headaches and neck pain.
Alongside this, Bec has completed Clinical Pilates training through APPI and is a qualified GLA:D (Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark) instructor. These courses have also provided Bec with great experience in helping manage those with knee arthritis.
Bec strongly believes in the importance of taking an active approach in your rehabilitation and will provide guidance and motivation to empower you to not only recover from injury, but to prevent recurrence allowing you to stay active and healthy.
In her spare time, Bec loves to play netball and hang out with her dachshund puppy Snickers.
Bec completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University...