Scott Wagstaff

B.App.Sc.(Physio), Grad. Dip. Manip. Physio., APAM, MMPAA |

Scott graduated from the Lincoln Institute (Latrobe University) with a Bachelor of Applied Science Physiotherapy in 1981 and completed his Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy at Lincoln in 1984.

Since graduating, Scott has had extensive clinical experience in both the public and private systems. He joined Berwick Physiotherapy as a partner in 1988 and has seen the clinic and community grow since then. Scott consults at both the Berwick and Pakenham clinics. Scott brings a wealth of sporting experience, having held physiotherapy positions at the St Kilda Football Club in the AFL and the Victorian Cricket Association. The experience gained has enabled him to provide excellent diagnosis and hands on clinical skills to get you back on the field sooner.

Scott has consulted at the St John of God Hospital in Berwick with Specialist Foot and Ankle and Shoulder Surgeons. He has developed considerable expertise in the rehabilitation treatment and diagnosis in the above areas, especially in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery.

Scott enjoys working in a big group practice with varying expertise and with over 25 years treating the local community, Scott is one of the most recognisable faces at Berwick Physiotherapy. He believes that working with a large, dynamic group keeps him up to date with the latest information and skills which facilitate an excellent outcome to his patients.

Provider #0704573B (Berwick Physiotherapy) / ABN#23054406316

Frank Andrews

B App Sci (Physio), M Musc Physio, APAM, MMPAA |

Frank completed his physiotherapy degree in 1985 and worked at the Warrnambool Base Hospital for one year. He commenced work in private practice in 1987, working in Dandenong from 1987-91. During this time, Frank undertook further study, completing the Musculoskeletal Diploma in 1990. He joined the Berwick practice in 1990, and became a partner at Berwick Physiotherapy in 1992.

Frank takes particular interest in the management of headaches and neck pain. His skill in managing complex cervical pain was reinforced by completion of his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2000, specifically headaches of cervical spine origin. Frank also works extensively in the management of knee pain, particularly knee rehabilitation post knee surgery.

Frank works at both the Berwick and Clyde North practices. He is a keen golfer, and as a result of this has developed an interest in the management of golfing injuries. He is an Essendon supporter and looks forward to the team performing well this season.

Provider #0723104X (Berwick Physiotherapy) / 0723105H (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy)

Ross de Valle

B.App.Sc.(Physio), Grad. Dip. Manip. Physio., APAM, MMPAA |

Ross joined Berwick Physiotherapy in 1999 and has over 25 years’ experience as a physiotherapist. He has seen Berwick Physiotherapy, Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy and Clyde North Physiotherapy grow and evolve over the last 20 years and is proud to be one of the directors of this innovative practice.  He has completed a post graduate diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and is an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association having served on the Victorian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Committee in the portfolio of Continuing Education.

Ross aspires to provide high quality evidence-based physiotherapy services.  He has strong relationships with local doctors and surgeons and sees communication between health practitioners as a priority.  He has a special interest in lower back pain and has completed additional training in Pilates, dry needling and the management of vertigo and vestibular dysfunction. Manual therapy is one of his strengths and he uses a very ‘hands on’ approach during treatment sessions.

Away from work, Ross enjoys spending time with his wife and children.  He has coached junior football at the Ashburton Redbacks Football Club, junior soccer at the Ashburton United Soccer Club and has been a committee member of the Camberwell Malvern Little Athletics Club.  He enjoys reading, exploring different cuisines and both road and mountain bike riding.  He continues the endless struggle of lowering his golf handicap and hopes to live long enough to see the North Melbourne Football Club win another premiership!

Provider #2088077F (Berwick Physiotherapy) / 2088078T (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy)

Adam Joyce

B.Physio, M.Musc. Physio, APAM, MMPAA |

Adam has been a part of Berwick Physiotherapy since 2007 and consults across our Berwick, Pakenham and Clyde North sites. Adam became a partner in the clinics in 2011. With almost two decades of clinical experience, Adam brings a broad knowledge of diagnosis and injury management to the practice.

Holding a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Adam is able to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and some caring guidance on how to go about managing your aches and pains. Adam has a strong bias towards manual therapy, including mobilisation and manipulative techniques, which is complemented by his tailored exercise programs.

Adam has a particular interest in treatment of the wrist and hand. He has worked closely with a number of hand surgeons and continues to provide specialised care for a number of arthritic, traumatic and post-operative conditions. Adam is qualified to fabricate customised splints for acute fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist.

In addition to his Masters degree, Adam has also done further study in the areas of dry needling, manipulation of the spine, shoulder injuries and complex spinal pain. He is also experienced in teaching graduate physiotherapists through the APA Spinal courses. Adam also has a close working relationship with many of the local orthopaedic surgeons.

Provider #2910781A (Berwick Physiotherapy) / 2910786H (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy)

Doris Zikas

B. Physio, Post Grad Dip Musc. Physio , Post Grad Dip Manip. Physio, APAM, MMPAA |

Doris commenced at Berwick Physiotherapy in 1998. Having graduated from La Trobe University in 1989, completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree, Doris commenced her career in the hospital setting spending seven years at The Austin Hospital and gaining experience in acute injury management and rehabilitation. In 1995, Doris further enhanced her physiotherapy credentials with the completion of a Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and in 1998, a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Doris’ experience is extensive; she effectively diagnoses and manages complex musculoskeletal injuries. She has an interest in managing both spinal and sporting injuries. Doris has undertaken Pilates training to assist with rehabilitating patients with spinal injuries.

Like so many of us, Doris balances her dedication to her work with the demands of an active young family, which includes involvement in team sports. Through sporting club associations and exposure to ever-present injuries, Doris has a keen interest in managing and preventing sporting injuries in children.

Provider #2264381X (Berwick Physiotherapy)

Chris Latimer

BSc, MSc (Distinction), BPhty (Distinction), APAM |

Chris completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (with Distinction) from the University of Otago in 2008. Prior to joining the Berwick/Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy team in 2011, Chris worked in private practice in New Zealand specialising in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.

Prior to completing his Physiotherapy degree, he had spent 4 years teaching academic English and studying Martial Arts in South Korea and a further year travelling. He also holds both a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Anatomy and has taught Anatomy to a wide range of undergraduate health science students. He was also actively involved in research resulting in the publication of papers in both Anatomy and Physiotherapy which have been presented at conferences internationally.

Chris has a particular interest in acute musculoskeletal/sports injuries, especially those involving the spine or lower limbs and puts a large emphasis on manual therapy, muscle balance and biomechanical assessment. His anatomy and academic background gives him a unique ability to accurately assess, diagnose and treat your symptoms. He has a particular passion for providing patients with strategies focusing on injury prevention and self management.

Chris consults at both our Berwick and Pakenham Lakeside practices.  He has attended multiple post-graduate courses in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (including manipulation/manual therapy, dry needling and pilates) and is a keen sportsman, having represented his province in soccer and he also holds black belts and has instructed in both Taekwondo and Hapkido. Recently Chris has become an avid golfer and we hope to see him on the PGA tour soon.

Provider #4414101B (Berwick Physiotherapy) / 4414102L (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy) / ABN#31184960403

Laura Canning

B.Health Sciences, D.Physio, APAM |

Laura completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2008, majoring in Exercise Science and Nutrition. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne (graduating in 2013).  These studies have provided Laura with a strong evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions. During her studies, Laura has gained valuable experience in a wide variety of healthcare settings, including orthopaedics, neurology, paediatrics and chronic disease.

Laura also works with the Beaconsfield Senior Football Club, and has a keen interest in musculoskeletal/sports-related injuries and rehabilitation. Having also previously worked as a gym instructor, Laura has a strong focus on exercise prescription and combines this with her love of Pilates to achieve optimal patient outcomes and return to function.

Provider #475761BH (Berwick Physiotherapy) /475761CW (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy) / ABN #46718773026

Sejin An

B.Physio, Pg Dip Msk Physio, APAM, MMPA |

Sejin graduated from University of Otago (NZ) in 2006 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He started his career working in private practice in Auckland with strong focus on manual therapy and exercise rehabilitation. He moved to Melbourne in 2010 and continued working in private practices before joining the team at Berwick Physio in 2016. Sejin is committed to continuing further training and professional development and has over the years completed the Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Series (2008), Post-graduate certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (2009) and Post-graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (2016).  His next plan is to get into research at Latrobe University in the near future.

Sejin has a particular interest in treatment of spinal injuries but is also confident and competent in treating variety of sports and musculoskeletal injuries. He uses ranges of hands on manual therapy techniques but also believes in importance of exercise based rehabilitation programs for treatment of various conditions.

Sejin enjoys spending his spare time playing badminton or going to the gym but often he will be busy around the home or out in the garden.

Provider #4278534L (Berwick Physiotherapy) /4278533B (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy) / ABN #92164710897

 

Terry Boyd

B.App.Sci.(Physio), F.A.S.M.F

Terry graduated from Lincoln Institute (La Trobe University) in 1986 and promptly departed for Europe where he began working with the Performing Arts, looking after dancers, musicians and singers. Returning to Australia, in more than thirty years as a Sports Physiotherapist, Terry has continued to work with a vast array of athletes, dancers and musicians. He has been a consultant at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra and been appointed to the medical teams of many national and international sporting events including Olympic and Commonwealth Games and Netball World Championships.

In recognition of his service, Terry was made a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation in 2005. He has served numerous terms on both the Victorian and National Boards of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), Australia’s national umbrella body for sports medicine and sports science.

Outside physiotherapy, Terry is a CFA Volunteer Firefighter and Aircraft Officer, and enjoys a large number of outdoor activities, including landscape photography, cycling, rock climbing, skiing and bushwalking. He and his wife Jo live in the Dandenong Ranges and have three adult children.

Provider #071677QX (Berwick Physiotherapy) /071677TW (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy) / ABN #81180012963

 

Katrina Huynh

D.P.T (Hons), APAM, BBiomedS |

Katrina graduated at the top of her class (dux) from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy in 2015. Prior to this, Katrina has also completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Science in 2012 and again graduated at the top of her class (dux) from Monash University.

Katrina utilises a holistic approach to helping patients overcome their pain. She employs a scientific approach and also listens to all patient concerns to provide her patients the best care. She is able to treat a multitude of commonly presenting and more complex musculoskeletal conditions involving spinal and peripheral regions. She employs a ‘hands on’ approach involving manual therapy (massage, mobilisation, manipulation, trigger point therapy) and dry needling as well as education, exercise prescription and clinical Pilates to achieve positive long term outcomes.

Outside of work, Katrina enjoys going for regular runs and completing the 1000 steps Kokoda walk at the Dandenong Ranges. She also loves doing Pilates and going to the gym to keep fit. She also loves travelling the world and has been to many countries such as the United States, South America and Asia.

Katrina is multilingual and is able to speak fluent Cantonese and Vietnamese.

Provider #5066164B (Berwick Physiotherapy) /5066165L (Pakenham Lakeside Physiotherapy)