Complete Balance Physiotherapy
Rachel brings a breadth of experience to Complete Balance Physiotherapy having worked with several different sports teams in both Australia & the UK, including football, lacrosse, soccer, hockey and athletics.
Rachel completed her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in the UK and is currently studying for her Master’s in Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. She also has additional qualifications in Strength and Conditioning, Dry Needling & Pilates.
Rachel has a passion for following each client through their entire journey, from initial injury to full return. Whether you are a competitive athlete, a weekend warrior or just keen to return to doing the things you love, Rachel has the knowledge & skill set to help you.
Rachel prides herself on combining hands-on treatment with an active exercise-based approach to best suit her patients whilst her special interests include:
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Andrew is an experienced Physiotherapist and is highly skilled at guiding you through your rehabilitation whether that be with specific reformer Pilates work or in the gym.
Andrew graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Macquarie University in Sydney after completing his Bachelor of Science with Honours at The University of Melbourne .
He has a vested interest in working with athletes of all levels as well as with gym enthusiasts. He has worked with many elite sporting teams and organisations including
– GWS Giants AFL
– GWS Giants AFLW
– Calder Cannons Nab League Boys/Girls
– North Sydney Bears Rugby
He is currently a physiotherapist for the Essendon Football Club VFL program.
Andrew has experience internationally working across Europe within military groups spending time with human performance company EXOS. Andrew has also represented Australia internationally in weightlifting competing in the world championships, Commonwealths and Oceanias. He continues to coach athletes around the world in barbell sports.
Andrew takes on a strong manual therapy and exercise rehabilitation approach to facilitate optimal recovery for all his patients. He listens, enjoys getting to know what makes you tick and will find ways to best your rehab. He is particularly interested in hip and knee injuries. Andrew believes strongly in promoting good movement and building strength as the foundation of your treatment.
Beyond that, Andrew enjoys spending time with his young family, playing footy and talking food or travels.
Andrew consults at both our Maribyrnong & Tullamarine clinics.
Adam Sicari is a very skilled physiotherapist who excels in the management of:
Adam graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy after completing a Bachelor of Science.
Adam has been the head physiotherapist for a Senior EDFL football side over the last two years ensuring the athletes rehabilitation is a seamless process.
Adam uses a number of hands on treatment approaches to get his patients moving freely and feeling pain free whilst integrating his exercise based approach for more long term outcomes.
Adam is a qualified GLA:D practitioner meaning he has undertaken additional training in management of osteoarthritis related conditions. He is also a skilled Pilates instructor and has a strong background in gym based rehabilitation prescription.
Liam is Sports Physiotherapist who currently shares his time with us and the St Kilda Football Club (AFL). He has previously been the the Head Physiotherapist for the GWS Giants (AFL) Academy teams for the past four years. Prior to this he was the head physiotherapist for the Werribee Tigers in the VFL.
Liam completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne and has completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy & Exercise with La Trobe University.
Liam excels in the management of shoulder and hip related pain using a range of manual therapy and exercise techniques to get his clients pain free and at full capacity.
Liam has a passion for educating patients and providing knowledge regarding exercise and conditioning to manage their own health. Outside of work you might find Liam running laps at prince park or on the squash court.
Liam is a Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist who consults at our Maribyrnong clinic.
Emma graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy at Melbourne University following completion of a Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree at Bond University.
Emma is very experienced in treating an array of musculoskeletal injuries including back pain, groin pain, knees injuries and shoulder issues.
She has a particular interest in the rehabilitation of rowing, skiing & football related injuries. Emma’s sporting experience includes working with:
She is currently a physiotherapist for the Essendon Football Club VFL program.
Emma enjoys rehabilitating injuries across a wide range of pain conditions and strongly advocates for treating every client on their individual needs. She takes pride in delivering high quality evidence-based rehabilitation that integrates both hands-on and exercise-based interventions.
Outside of work, Emma enjoys escaping the city and exploring nature, ocean swimming and traveling. She is currently working on improving her running skills, in an effort to compete in an Olympic distance triathlon.
Emma consults at our Maribyrnong clinic.
Joss is currently the Head Physio for Western Bulldogs AFLW and traveling Physiotherapist for the Philippines National Rugby team. Prior to this, he has worked for A-league team Melbourne City FC, Sydney Swans TAC team and Head of Medical at Melbourne University Blacks Football Club.
Joss is an experienced physiotherapist with a keen interest in sports rehabilitation. He completed an undergraduate and Masters Physiotherapy degree at the University of Canberra before relocating to Melbourne. More recently, he has completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University.
Joss has a particular interest in strength and conditioning, having completed his Australian Level 2 S&C qualification. Joss brings his wealth of expertise in the particular areas of post-surgical rehabilitation, back pain, running injuries and shoulder pain. He is experienced in all treatment streams including dry needling, joint mobilisation and soft tissue therapy.
Ebru graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy after completing a Bachelor of Science.
Ebru played soccer at a high level in the NPL and has a strong history of working with elite sporting teams including:
Ebru holds a special interest in the management of conditions affecting the:
Ebru utilities a background in Pilates and exercise-based rehabilitation to help people overcome their own challenges and restore them back to optimal health & performance.
Ebru also conducts gym based rehabilitation session and Reformer Pilates classes at our Maribyrnong clinic.
Josephine is a passionate, knowledgeable & skilled physio who ensures each and every patient she treats achieves optimal results.
Josie is a keen long distance runner with a special interest & skill set in addressing lower limb conditions for running based athletes. Josie has been the head physio for senior football teams and has undertaken additional training (GLA:D registered) meaning she has undertaken additional training in the management of Osteoarthritis along with dry needling and strength & conditioning.
Josie excels in the management of:
Josie is also a skilled Clinical Pilates instructor using her Physiotherapy & exercise prescription knowledge to create individualized and targeted rehabilitation or conditioning programs.
Alex is a Sports & Exercise physiotherapist who excels in the management:
Alex has until recently worked a the team physiotherapist for Adelaide Crows in AFL and is now the Head Physio for the Hawthorn Hawks AFLW program.
Alex is highly skilled with his hands on treatment and muscle re-training to quickly settle pain and achieve long-term solutions for his clients.
Alex also coordinates our field based rehabilitation session from our Tullarmarine clinic whilst consulting from both our Maribyrnong & Tullarmarine practices.
Nick is a Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist having completed a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from La Trobe University. He completed is undergraduate Physiotherapy degree at Notre Dame University in Fremantle. Nick excels in working with sporting injuries and rehabilitation with a particular interest in troublesome hip & groin pain, recurrent hamstring injuries, tendon pain & post surgical rehab.
Nick is the Head Physiotherapist at the Essendon Football Club therefore only consults a few hours a week at CB Physio.
Nick consults across both our Maribyrnong & Tullamarine clinics.
Angus (Gus) is experienced Podiatrist with a keen interest in managing all manner of foot & ankle conditions including (yet not limited to):
Jess is an experienced Myotherapist who currently shares her time at Complete Balance with her role as the Lead Myotherapist at the Essendon Football Club. Jess completed her studies in Myotherapy at RMIT University.
Jess has a keen interest in helping her patients overcome pain and to reach optimal health. Jess adopts a holistic approach to cater her treatment to the clients wishes incorporating a range of methods such as cupping, muscle energy, dry needling, trigger point therapy, deep tissue, remedial & relaxation massage.
Jess treats across both our Maribyrnong & Tullamarine clinics.
Ben excels in the management of a range of conditions from sports injuries to back, neck and shoulder pain. Ben is a very experienced Physiotherapist who, before working at CB Physio, managed a busy private practice and consulted on difficult cases for BHP Billiton.
Ben was previously the Essendon Football Club VFL Rehabilitation Physiotherapist and holds a graduate certificate in Sports Physiotherapy.
Ben has an interest in treating and preventing a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries and getting his clients back to full function quickly. He is trained in the use of Real-Time Ultrasound and dry needling which both act as an excellent adjunct to his range of treatment approaches.
Outside of work Ben has a keen interest in numerous sports, predominantly Australian Rules Football. Other interests include camping, fishing and cooking. Ben is also a proud new father of Archie with his wife Kate.
Ben is the Senior Physiotherapist and consults at our Maribyrnong clinic.
Tanya is a Senior Physiotherapist with a special interest in:
Tanya shares her time at CB Physio with her role as team Physio for the Nth Melbourne AFL Football Club. Tanya was previously been the Head Physiotherapist for the Carlton & Geelong Football Clubs AFLW programs and consulted with the Sydney Swans AFL. She has also worked at the Essendon Football Club as a Rehabilitation Physio in VFLW program.
Tanya graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. She has since completed her Masters in Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy.
Through a combination of manual therapy and rehabilitative exercise, Tanya is able to address the underlying cause of a patient’s condition and ultimately lay a platform to prevent recurrent issues in the future.
Tanya is a Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist and consults at our Maribyrnong clinic.