Craig is a highly experienced and sought after exercise physiologist, known for his attention to detail and positive approach.
One of Melbourne’s leading practitioners in treating lower back pain, Craig’s specialties are helping individuals return to an active life after surgery or sporting injury and managing persistent pain conditions such as tendinopathies and bursitis. He has helped thousands of people return to an active life after an injury.
With experience in occupational rehabilitation, manual handling retraining and work hardening programs, Craig is well positioned to help individuals recovering from a workplace injury, helping them to achieve their return to work goals.
Follow Craig's blog series on complex and persistent pain here.
Samantha comes from a strong sporting background as an experienced tennis coach and sports trainer. She has worked with a number of elite tennis and VFL players in both injury prevention and management and has a strong desire to help people achieve their health goals.
Her area of special interest is Neurological rehabilitation and works closely with Peter Vitale in the Vestibular Rehabilitation stream within the practice.
Samantha is currently unable to accept new referrals, however will be able to commencing March 2019
Mitch works in the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and sports injury streams of the practice to assess and diagnose acute injuries and then works collaboratively with our health care team assisting individuals to get them back to 'better' than pre injury status.
Mitch has a growing interest in the sports rehabilitation area having played football himself for many years.
Mitch's experience in working with persistent low back pain, well positions he and Craig to work closely to best manage persistent and complex pain conditions.
Mitch is currently unable to accept new referrals, however will be able to commencing March 2019
Sara's clinical background as well as experience in health management ideally places her as a support for both our patients and our team.
Originally trained as a radiation therapist in the UK, Sara has furthered her level of expertise in various areas completing post graduate studies in Palliative Care, Project Management and Health Services Management.
Sara is well positioned to assist clients and organisations seeking to understand which discipline would be most suitable at various stages of the rehabilitation journey, Workcover and TAC claims as well as corporate health and NDIS inquiries.
Kirsty Comley - Client Experience Team
Kirsty's experience as an administration team leader and visual merchandiser coupled with her remedial massage background positions her perfectly to understand the needs of our clients and create a positive and beautiful practice environment.
She has particular interest in helping clients with acute injuries, being able to identify the exact clinician and discipline that will be of most benefit in the early stage of diagnosis and rehabilitation.
Kirsty's caring and calm nature ensures that from your first point of contact with us you feel reassured and in the absolute best hands.
Julia Castricum - Client Experience Team
Julia's background in exercise science in addition to her current allied health assistant studies, best positions her to understand and the manage the needs of our clients with acute as well as longer term injuries and conditions.
Her attention to detail and in depth understanding of injuries and exercise programming best places her to be your guide from day 1 of your rehabilitation journey.
Julia's welcoming and cheerful nature will ensure that your day is brightened with every visit.
Kira Michell - Client Experience Team
Kira's is one of the beautiful voices that you hear when you first make contact with our practice or when we call you after receiving a referral from your medical or allied health professional.
She has a genuine passion for helping people and over a decade's experience in customer service both in management and coordination roles.
Kira is committed to ensure that you have a happy and memorable experience with us on your road to better health.