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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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.


B Pod M Physio

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.


Professional memberships
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association


Adriane Khablyuk

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 Womens 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.


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For pelvic conditions, appointments are best made by phone 9089 6666

B Sc (Physio)  Post Grad Cert (Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation) Clinical Pilates instructor (Polestar accredited), endorsed in dry needling

Daniel Zeunert

Daniel is a musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist with a particular interest in back pain, running and return to sport following injury. All the way from Warrnambool in Victoria’s South-West, Daniel’s keen sporting background led him all the way to La Trobe University where he completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy in 2014. Since then, as well as working in private practice, he also has over 5 years’ experience working in rehabilitation and chronic pain. Daniel also enjoys instructing pilates down the road at Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab.

In addition to a general interest in all sports, Daniel is addicted to running – even if he has to do it with a double pram and 2 kids these days. He hates not being able to move well and knows all too well the annoyance of being restricted by pain and is passionate about getting people back to exercise and sport. Daniel uses a variety of treatment approaches including exercise prescription, manual therapy, dry needling and pain education.

In his spare time Daniel may be spotted taking the kids out for an ice cream, watching Formula 1, and lamenting over the mighty Blues losing by not that much.


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