Alison completed her Bachelor of physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne in 2009 and more recently her Grad Cert in Pelvic Floor and Womens Health. She has traveled and worked extensively through the UK and Australia in both private and public hospitals and private practice.
Alison has experience working with football/netball teams and dancers in injury prevention and management and has a keen interest in helping people of all levels to achieve their maximum function.
She uses a combined musculoskeletal, exercise prescription and clinical pilates approach in her treatment. She has a special interest in chronic pelvic pain, neurological and vestibular rehabilitation.
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Sallie is a highly experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Associate Professor at The University of Melbourne. She is a founding director of Clifton Hill Physiotherapy and Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab. 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 four book chapters on anterior knee pain and one on core stability including in 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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B App Sci (Physio)
Grad Cert Physio (Continence & Women’s Health)
Grad Cert (Pain Management)
APA Pain Physiotherapist
Jen is a very experienced physiotherapist with post graduate qualifications in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation from the University of Melbourne and Post Graduate qualifications in Pain Management from the University of Sydney, School of Medicine. Jen is a founding Director of Clifton Hill Physiotherapy and Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab. She is a regular clinical supervisor and Lecturer at Melbourne University to postgraduate students studying pelvic physiotherapy. Her special interests are in women’s and men’s pelvic health, particularly persistent pelvic pain, vulvodynia and continence and she is a founding committee member of Pelvic Pain Victoria.
Jen has extensive experience 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, she understands the impact of bladder and bowel dysfunction on men, women and children. Jen worked in a multi-disciplinary pain clinic and loves teaching practical Neuroscience Education in Chronic pain. Her passion is in the management of persistent pelvic pain.
Jen is a titled APA Pain Physiotherapist.
Outside of work it is family, friends, Woody the dog, cooking, travel, running and that elusive Demons flag.
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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 incorporates a distinct focus on manual and exercise therapy and holistic care, placing 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 Cranio Sacral 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.
In his spare time Josh is an avid music collector, movie watcher and Adelaide Crows supporter.
Brendan is a renowned and 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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Melissa completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Albury, graduating in 2008. Melissa worked for five years across all areas of busy hospitals in both Australia and Canada, which gave her a huge depth of experience. Having a particular interest in human movement and rehabilitation, during this time, Melissa completed her Bobath Training in Canada.
On return to Australia, Melissa took up roles in busy sports/musculoskeletal private practice based in Albury and Melbourne, allowing her to merge her two loves of sport and human movement. This has exposed her to working with high level athletes and teams, including SEABL men’s and woman’s teams, medal winning Victorian State Basketball teams, and Victorian Gymnastics teams. Melissa has travelled as Australian team physio to World Championships for Australian Rhythmic and Acrobatic gymnastics teams. Melissa will also be a team physiotherapist for North Melbourne AFLW team in the 2019 season.
Melissa has worked at Charles Sturt University as a clinical educator, and is currently working at LaTrobe University as a research assistant as part of the Latrobe Sport & Exercise Medicine Research Centre.
Melissa also enjoys treating many non-elite patients including chronic pain patients, pre- and postoperative patients, and acute-injury patients. She strongly believes in empowering every patient and helping them to be participant in their own health outcomes therefore improving their overall wellbeing.
Her major passions are in human movement and sports, particularly lower limb injury. Her treatment mantras include using a combination of appropriate manual therapy, movement-based therapy, pilates, strength work and education/patient empowerment to treat acute through to chronic patients. Changing or improving the way a person moves and takes control of their health outcomes can be powerful and rewarding.
B Sc (Physio) Post Grad Cert (Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation)
Clinical Pilates instructor (Polestar accredited), endorsed in dry needling
Adriane graduated from Curtin University (Perth WA) in 2013. She has worked in the private practice setting since and developed experience in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders.
Adriane has a special interest in Women’s Health and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation in 2018. She is passionate about helping women return safely to an active lifestyle post-natally. She loves treating pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions, including pelvic girdle and SIJ pain, and pelvic floor dysfunction. She also has special interest in treating all continence issues and pelvic floor dysfunction in women of all ages.
Adriane also has experience in treating complex cases, including chronic pain and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. She stays up to date with the latest research and literature to provide the best care for all her patients. She is endorsed in Dry Needling treatment and has experience in Pilates, which she particularly likes to use in the rehabilitation of her patients. She has also completed the Level 1 course in Life and Wellness Coaching (WCA) and believes in adopting a holistic approach to managing an injury.
For pelvic conditions, appointments are best made by phone 9089 6666