About our Team & Experience

We are a motivated, dedicated and experienced myotherapy and physiotherapy team with friendly service staff.

Brad Avery

Brad Avery

Senior Physiotherapist - New Gisborne & Woodend

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.

Linda Ho

Linda Ho

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.

Ryan Sweeney

Ryan Sweeney

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.

Robyn Jones

Robyn Jones

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.

Jason Quigley

Jason Quigley

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.

Rebecca Wong

Rebecca Wong

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.

Neil Lorimer

Neil Lorimer

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.

Abhi D’Costa

Abhi D’Costa

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.

Leki Sisifa

Leki Sisifa

Physiotherapist - Woodend & Kyneton

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.

Debby Purnama

Debby Purnama

Physiotherapist - Collins Street & Epping

After initially completing undergraduate degree in biomedicine, Debby went on to complete Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from University of Melbourne.
She uses trigger point therapy, dry needling, spinal mobilisation/manipulation and taping techniques for rehabilitation after musculoskeletal and sporting injuries.
Her main interests include neck, shoulder, back and knee injuries. She is trained under APPI (Equipment level 1-4) to incorporate clinical pilates for rehabilitation and fitness.
She has had clinical experience with Swimming Australia, Triathlon Australia, Swimming Victoria, Cycling Australia, Athletics Victoria and Australian Football Federation Victoria.
Outside the clinic, she volunteers as the club physiotherapist at Hawthorn Badminton Club (part of Badminton Victoria) and is committed in improving athletes’ health and performance.

Tanja Trbojevic

Tanja Trbojevic

Physiotherapist - 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.

Brandon Hardwicke

Brandon Hardwicke

Physiotherapist - New Gisborne & Sunbury

While studying his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University in Orange NSW, Brandon developed a keen interest in working with sportspeople to help them with prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. He has worked with rugby union, rugby league, Aussie rules football and softball teams as a sports trainer and physiotherapist. In the clinic Brandon enjoys working with people from all walks of life, using a mixture of manual therapy and personalised exercise prescription to help restore optimal biomechanics and function, in order to get the best outcome for his clients. Outside the clinic, Brandon still enjoys his involvement with softball teams, and attending as many of his footy team’s games that he can. He is currently studying. Graduate Diploma of Health Research through Charles Darwin University, and between assignments you will find him exploring his new city, trying to find the best coffee Melbourne has to offer.

Chris Bentley

Chris Bentley

Physiotherapist - Collins Street

Chris completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe Bundoora in 2013. With a background in tennis coaching and exercise science, Chris is interested in relating movement performance and injury management, whatever the activity. He uses a combination of hands on and exercise based treatment to help bring about immediate effects and long term results. His main focus is to give you the skills to prevent re-injury and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

Annette Sim

Annette Sim

Physiotherapist - Spotswood

Annette believes each patient requires an individualised holistic treatment approach to ensure long term success in recovery.
She has worked internationally over the last 6 years and has recently settled back in Melbourne.
Equipped with a Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from University of Queensland, her keen interest lies in all musculoskeletal injuries with a particular speciality in spinal conditions.
Focused on delivering high quality care that stems from the latest evidence and extensive clinical experience, she uses manual techniques and exercises for rehabilitation.

Jen Purcell

Jen Purcell

Practice Manager

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.

Our Clinics

 

Collins Street CBD Physiotherapy Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Melbourne CBD
Level 7, 520 Collins St
03 9614 0803

Diamond Creek Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Diamond Creek
82 Main Hurstbridge Road
03 9438 1911

Epping Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Epping
771 High Street
03 9401 1999

Hurstbridge Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Hurstbridge
1022 Heidelberg-Kinglake Road
03 9718 2611

 

Kyneton Physiotherapy Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Kyneton
37 Ebden Street
03 5427 4415

New Gisborne Physiotherapy Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

New Gisborne
182 Station Road
03 8373 5420

Spotswood Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Spotswood
Level 1/196 Hall Street, Spotswood
03 9344 6815

Sunbury Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Sunbury
46 Gap Road, Sunbury
03 9740 4429

 

Woodend Physio Melbourne Clinic Map - Backfocus Physiotherapy

Woodend
75 High Street, Woodend
03 5427 4415

About Backfocus Physiotherapy

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.

Find out more

Call 1300 366 284.