Brendan Egan

B App Sc (Physio) Grad Cert (Health Services Management) MBA

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-Jayne Smith

B App Sc (Human Movement) Physiotherapy

Post Grad Cert Pelvic Floor Physio (completing 2021)

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

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Professional memberships

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

Ramsey Ezzat

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 Inner North Physiotherapy and Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehabilitation. Ramsey brings an active treatment approach that combines hands-on care with innovative exercises. He is passionate about empowering patients to maximise 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 recognised designation that requires extensive hands-on training and recognises advanced skill in using manual therapy and exercise to treat orthopaedic 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 works Tuesdays and Fridays at Inner North Physiotherapy and Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy / Pilates & Rehab.

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Ellen Barnett

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.

Tom Cooper

B Health Sci/M Physio Prac. Grad Cert Musc Physio  (completing in 2021)

Since qualifying as a physiotherapist, 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.

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Australian Physiotherapy Assocation

Tom West

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

Stephanie Vernon

Stephanie Vernon

B Ex Sci M Physio P Grad Pelvic Floor Rehab

Steph completed a Master of Physiotherapy through The University of Sydney in 2015 and has since been working in private practice helping people to optimise their physical health and function. She enjoys motivating and inspiring clients to achieve their health goals through the provision of education, manual therapy, individualised home exercises, running assessments and strength training. Steph has recently pursued further study through The University of Melbourne in the management of pelvic floor and continence complaints and has a special interest in pre and postnatal pelvic floor conditions.

Steph has worked with many football teams including the Richmond Tigers VFL and Fitzroy lions VAFA teams, as well as a clinical educator at the Australian Catholic University in health sciences for many years.

Outside of her working hours Steph enjoys going camping, to the beach and spending time with her Aussie Shepherd, Oscar. Steph loves AFL and is a passionate Brisbane Lions fan.

Make an appointment with Steph online  or give our friendly admin team a call on 03 9089 6666.