At Pursue Health our team of practitioners provide you with world’s best treatment combining their extensive knowledge and skill with the latest medical research. We take pride and pleasure in helping you to get back on the path to wherever it is you want to go.
We strive to empower you to be active and engaged in your treatment process, enabling you to pursue your goals in both health and life.
Catya has been involved in numerous sporting settings including Soccer (Football Victoria), Basketball (NBL1) and particularly with the Senior Women’s team of St. Kevin’s Old Boys Football Club in the VAFA.
Catya has a passion for rehabilitation in particular for the management of overuse injuries and tendinopathy. She has expertise in clinical pilates, muscle motor retraining, and strength based athletic development.
Catya has competed at a high level in cross country and athletics, and has been heavily involved in her own high performance strength training.
Away from work life Catya enjoys travel, cooking and trying all the best restaurants in Melbourne.
Ray takes part in middle distance running and is a member of Box Hill Athletics Club and also is a keen road cyclist. Through his experience in sports as well as sports coverage he has developed a special interest in sporting injury in the endurance athlete, as well as their prevention through evidence based strength & rehabilitation. Away from physiotherapy Ray enjoys videography and languages.
Since graduating in 2002 Anthony has worked in a variety of sports and clinical settings, working with multiple stage performances including 'Wicked' the musical. Anthony has been head physiotherapist locally for Parkdale Football Club in the VAFA and Southern United Hockey Club.
Anthony has a special interest in sporting injuries and injury prevention, in particular the pelvis, hip & groin, joint hypermobility and dance related injuries, including pre-pointe assessments.
Anthony uses his extensive experience to tailor individually specific approach to rehabilitation, self-management strategies and education, providing a pathway from acute injury to return to sport or function.
Paul has provided services to the Melbourne Tigers NBL basketball team (1998-2005), Collegians Football Club (2001-), EPS, AFS, Mercury Multisport and Tr-Response triathlon squads, Southern Saints Netball Club (2009-), and the Brighton Grammar Boat Club (2002-).
He has been a clinical tutor in the Melbourne & Latrobe University Masters in Sports Physiotherapy courses, and a member of the Victorian Institute of Sport Patellar Tendon study group.
Paul has a special interest in the lower back/pelvis, overuse injuries of the lower limb, as well as the assessment of bike set-up and its relationship to injury.
He is particularly interested in injuries such as heel pain, shin splints, sesamoiditis, patellofemoral pain, and tendinopathies of the foot and ankle. John also has experience managing patients with rheumatological conditions (e.g., arthritis), blisters, ingrown toenails, general foot care, and chronic disease management such as diabetes.
With a background in strength and conditioning, John always considers a holistic view of the foot and ankle, focusing not only on foot orthoses but individualized rehabilitation and strengthening programs for each of his patients. John has also managed both amateur and elite sportsmen and sportswomen from AFL (Australian Rules), gymnastics, basketball, soccer, triathlon, and cricket.
Scott’s academic achievements include a Bachelor of Science with Majors in Physiology and Immunology at Monash and a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters of Podiatric Practice at La Trobe University. He is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association (APodA), Sports Exercise Podiatry Australia (SEPA) and Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), regularly attending events to advance his knowledge.
Scott enjoys an active lifestyle of running, swimming, cycling, weightlifting and basketball on a regular basis. This passion for exercise and sport drives Scott in the clinic, having experience in managing complex injuries at an amateur and professional sporting level (SSN, NCAA, NBL1, VGL etc.).
Matt has experience working with athletes both recreational and elite, overcoming injuries and improving performance. Formerly, an Australian representative in distance running and NCAA collegiate runner, Matt aims to empower athletes with confidence in their body and provide insight into how to become a better athlete regarding recovery and maintenance strategies.
Matt has a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy, is a current member of AMT and is a recognised health care provider with all the health insurance providers.
He is passionate about all things sport, especially running, cycling and squash. In his spare time, Matt runs a successful dog minding/grooming business with his partner, who they share a love of working with animals.
Andrea has a background as a Certified Personal Trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Registered Massage Therapist in Toronto, Canada before moving to Australia in 2018. She has worked in various fitness and health care sectors since 2008 and has a special interest in sports and adolescent injuries. She also works as a Sports Trainer for the Old Brighton Grammarians Football Club, Parkdale Vultures Superules, and previously the Old Mentonians Football Club.
In Melbourne, Andrea studied the Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy, the Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy), and recently completed her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, with the goal of sharing her knowledge and skills through teaching. A keen student at heart, she is continually educating and upskilling her knowledge to provide the most recent evidence-based methods to support and enhance her clients’ treatments and goals.