We are a motivated, dedicated and experienced myotherapy and physiotherapy team with friendly service staff.
Highly credentialed principle physiotherapist with special interest in lower limb injury management, gait and running biomechanics, Occupational / Workplace health and spinal rehabilitation.
Also loves fast cars, long holidays, single malt whiskeys and kids that sleep through the night.
Physiotherapist - Epping, Hurstbridge & Diamond Creek
Linda has over 8 yrs experience in private practice; primarily musculoskeletal but she also has experience with neurological, cardiothoracic, occupational and women’s health.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street Melbourne CBD
Principal physiotherapist at Backfocus Collins Street. Over 10 years experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with special interests in acute & chronic lower back pain, headaches, ergonomics and sports injuries. Physiotherapist for Sweden’s national AFL team, the Swedish Elks, since 2008.
Physiotherapist - Diamond Creek
She has excellent manual therapy skills with experience in all areas of musculoskeletal physiotherapy but with a passion for treatment and rehabilitation of chronic back pain.
Living and working in Diamond Creek for over a decade she enjoys discussing local issues with her patients and catching up with them when out and about.
Myotherapist : Collins Street CBD & Woodend clinics
Many years of private practice experience dealing with conditions varying from acute in onset to management of chronic conditions. With a clinical mindset Jason has the skill set to work through an immediate treatment plan along with the necessary education and advice to ensure a successful long-term outcome. All this with Jason’s focus on a hands on approach to treatment.
From a strong sporting background, having spent many years running at a high level, he now prefers to spent his time competing in mountain bike disciplines, have competed at national and international levels with success. With over 20 years of high level competition this enables Jason to aid others achieve their goals whether they be in competition or personal accomplishment.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street CBD & Sunbury
She is a manual therapist who also provides aquatic physiotherapy and clinical pilates. With a background in dance and having trained in many forms she has an interest in acute and chronic neck pain, dance-related injuries along with the role of dance in exercise and rehabilitation.
Physiotherapist - Epping & Sunbury
Hailing from the UK he uses massage therapy, spinal mobilisation/manipulation techniques, acupuncture, Kinesology taping techniques and exercise prescription to treat his areas of interest that include neck, shoulder and lower back pain, sports injuries, spinal rehabilitation and post op care.
A keen sportsman himself he has had the opportunity to work at Norwich City Football Club and Wymomdham Rugby Club as a sport physiotherapist, providing pitch side therapy and post performance care. Apart from playing soccer and rugby in his spare time he enjoys a good comedy night.
Physiotherapist - Hurstbridge & Diamond Creek
Utilising the Mckenzie approach to back care his interests include working and participating with netball, football, MMA and body building athletes. This experience compliments his clinical skills that encompass nutrition advice, exercise prescription and management during pre and post season. He also has a keen interest in sports medicine acupuncture and dry needling to assist in the management and recuperation of sport and lifestyle injuries.
Physiotherapist - Woodend
Leki has developed a keen interest in sports physiotherapy particularly in the biomechanics of the lower limb, exercise prescription, sports rehabilitation and strength and conditioning principles. Growing up very active in the sporting world Leki is still quite involved with the sporting community, having held positions within Rugby Union, Rugby League, AFL, Touch Football, Athletics Australia and has also kept a close association with Footscray Rugby Union Football Club (RUFC) as club physiotherapist for 7 years.
In 2010 Leki was the head physiotherapist for the Tongan National team during the Commonwealth Games as well as working with the Tonga A National Rugby Union team and looks to continue close ties within the Rugby fraternity in Victoria and Australia. Away from physiotherapy Leki enjoys time with his wife Belinda and his cheeky daughter and also relaxing with family and friends.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street & Sunbury
With an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy, Erin has a keen interest in strengthening and conditioning in conjunction with sports physiotherapy and injury management. Taking a hands on approach and incorporating manual therapy techniques she strives to return patients to their optimum level of function. She also enjoys the area of women’s health and has experience with pre and post-natal pain.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street & Spotswood
Prior to pursuing his masters degree in physiotherapy, Sean completed an undergraduate degree in Athletic Therapy and Training. This has given him great experience in dealing with musculoskeletal and sporting injuries.
With interests in strength and conditioning, Sean tries to incorporate a good mixture of exercise prescription as well as manual therapy into his rehabilitation approach. Some techniques he uses include trigger point dry needling, soft tissue techniques and mobilisations. Sean enjoys treating all manner of sporting injuries, as well as neck and back pain.
A general sports fan with particular interest in Gaelic football, rugby, soccer and golf, he has recently added AFL to the list, after moving to Australia from Ireland.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street & Epping
After initially completing undergraduate degree in biomedicine, Debby went on to complete Doctor of Physiotherapy degree. She uses soft tissue massage, dry needling, spinal mobilisation/manipulation and taping techniques for rehabilitation after musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. Her main areas of interest include the neck, shoulder, lower back, knee injuries and racket sports. She is passionate about the incorporation of clinical Pilates for rehabilitation and enhancement of sporting performance. Outside the clinic, she enjoys gym work, swimming and plays badminton socially.
Physiotherapist - Collins Street & Epping
Completing her undergraduate degree in science at The University of Melbourne, Tanja went on to complete a year of honours investigating the correlation between falls in older Australian adults and their vitamin D levels. Following this, she completed her post graduate Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney.
Tanja treatment methodology is through the combination of manual therapy and personalised exercise programs. She creates a patient balanced program, that can easily be adhered to, and follow through their rehabilitation.
Beyond the clinic, Tanja is passionate about sports, fitness and mindfulness training.
Reception & Remittance
Bringing together the workings of several locations is a task that few could do as well. After working from the Collins Street office for several years now, Jen has acquired an intimate knowledge of day to day administration. If you are visiting the Collins Street clinic Jen will most likely be your first point of contact. Ever friendly and helpful if you are new to the area she can also offer advice for those looking to explore the many facets this city has to offer.
A qualified chartered accountant he works from the Collins Street office and is a one eyed pie supporter. When in the country he enjoys time with his family but is otherwise following his passion for photography which he pursues whilst traveling the globe.
Backfocus Physiotherapy offers the highest quality physiotherapy and allied services in Melbourne and wider Victoria. Our motivated, highly skilled and friendly therapists work closely with you to help achieve your lifestyle goals.
Backfocus Physiotherapy has physiotherapy clinics in Melbourne CBD, Diamond Creek, Epping, Hurstbridge, Kyneton, New Gisborne, Spotswood, Sunbury and Woodend in Victoria.