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.
Natasha has a passion for coaching group based Physiotherapy exercise programs. She currently runs specialised AFL specific exercise programs for multiple football clubs, both online and face to face. She is also qualified in presenting the world leading GLA:D Training program for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis. She is one of five Physiotherapists at our practice that is currently delivering online classes, with a special interest in Kids/Teens programs and S&C. Outside of work, Natasha is a passionate runner and is currently sponsored by Nike as part of a training collaboration with Tempo Journal. She one day hopes to complete her first full marathon.
Matt is a researcher at the La Trobe University Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre and is currently involved in projects looking into knee health in runners.
Matt is inspired by his patients and colleagues and loves building long-term professional relationships. He enjoys riding and rock climbing.
Matt is also involved in research at The Australian Ballet where he is completing his Masters of Applied Science.
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.
Steve has worked extensively with elite athletes both in Australia and the United Kingdom predominately in soccer, tennis and athletics. He currently oversees the sports medicine programs for Old Brighton Grammarians and Caulfield Grammarians Football Club (VAFA).
Steve is passionate about advancing physiotherapy practice and is committed to providing the profession with access to the world’s leading clinicians and researchers. He has lectured widely to post-graduate physiotherapists and health professionals and has co-developed the Physiosports Mastering Load series and Science of Cycling courses, as well as, regularly facilitating symposia including Tendinopathy and management of the Adolescent athlete.
A keen golfer and cyclist, Steve has a special interest in the biomechanics of these sports and provides specialised bike set-up and golf assessments at Physiosports.
Michael was employed by and travelled with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in the elite English Premier League, as well as being a Physiotherapist for the Australian Masters Games Hockey. He has been a player and Physiotherapist with the Old Mentonians Football Club and is currently a team physiotherapist for Old Brighton Grammarians in the VAFA.
Michael has a special interest in the prevention of sporting injury, as well as the management of lower back and pelvic dysfunction.
Over the past 5 years Hesh developed his clinical skills in the management of the musculoskeletal overuse injuries, general podiatry, paediatric patients, diabetic patients, work related injuries and nail surgeries. Hesh has a particular interest in lower limb biomechanics and musculoskeletal overuse injuries of the foot and ankle.
Hesh holds current memberships of the Podiatry Association and the Australasian Academy of Podiatry Sports Medicine. Hesh has completed additional courses to offer a wider range of treatments for his patients. Hesh actively pursues professional development by attending conferences and workshops to keep up to date with the latest advances in technology and evidence-based treatment.
Additional Training: Shockwave therapy, Dry Needling, Injection therapy (Prolotherapy) and Fiberglass casting.
Outside of podiatry, Hesh’s interests revolve around sport, Hesh is a one-eyed Collingwood supporter, who also loves an occasional hit of the sticks and playing Futsal (social sports) with his mates.
Riley has practiced in Melbourne for the last 5 years as the head Podiatrist at two clinics, exposing him to a large variety of patients and treatments. Riley is a big sports fan, playing volleyball and futsal and enjoying his hawks win on the MCG.
“I love finding the best treatment plan for each patient and building rapport with each patient.”
Sally was a professional ironman competitor and her passions include mountain biking, paddle boarding, yoga and her family.
She loves the opportunity to work with elite athletes and within in a team. Her interests are running, strength and mobility, both professionally and personally. Caroline has a long history in triathlon and is a 4 time ironman competitor. Her main love is spending time with her family. Caroline is committed to helping you with your body maintenance and specific sporting injury concerns.