Mary-Anne founded Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre in 1990 and Moore Intensive Therapy Studio in 2021. She has over 30 years of experience as a neurological and paediatric physio so she is also very familiar with the services and supports families may need in the Greater Melbourne Area. Mary-Anne has a special interest in supporting accessible healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Mary-Anne combines a variety of research-backed assessments and physio techniques to achieve results. Mary-Anne's approach is shaped by her extensive experience of over 30 years with children. The following are a few highlights:
Mary-Anne earned her post-graduate degree in Health Research Methods for Physiotherapy. Mary-Anne's approach is constantly developing as an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Paediatric Physiotherapy National Group and the Neurological Physiotherapy National Group. She continues to develop her innovative and evidence-based physiotherapy techniques through professional development courses. The following are a few highlights:
On the weekends, you'll find Mary-Anne creating things in her craft room or tending to her flowers in her garden. Feel free to contact her at email@example.com
Stephanie is a physio for kids, team leader and student clinical educator primarily at our Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre location. Steph is one of the leads for our Bike Club and Baby Moves & Massage Program. Stephanie has a special interest in babies i.e. plagiocephaly, torticollis, talipes and more.
Stephanie takes a holistic, family-centred approach; she works closely with each child’s multidisciplinary team and uses fun, goal-oriented activities to support each child. Stephanie’s evidence-based approach has been underpinned by engaging in ongoing professional development. The following are a few highlights:
Stephanie's practice was first shaped at LaTrobe University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice degree. Stephanie's approach is constantly developing as an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Physiotherapy National Group.
Stephanie enjoys travelling the world and was fortunate enough to complete part of her physio studies in Denmark. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and fur babies. Feel free to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonia is a physio for kids primarily at our Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre location. She is one of the leads for our Bike Club Program. Sonia has a special interest in disability inclusion, infants as well as neurological and genetic conditions.
Sonia takes a family-centered approach to make a meaningful impact on a kid's everyday life. She utilises a variety of physiotherapy techniques, assistive technology, motivational strategies, and is even learning Auslan (Australian Sign Language). Sonia's evidence-based approach has blossomed from the ongoing professional development she has completed. The following are a few highlights:
Sonia graduated from LaTrobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. Sonia's practice is constantly developing as an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Physiotherapy National Group.
Sonia has volunteered teaching English in Fiji and providing physio to children in Vietnam! She enjoys being active and plays cricket, volleyball, and dances. Feel free to contact her at email@example.com
Yvonne leads the Intensive Physiotherapy Programs in the morning at Moore Intensive Therapy Studio and sees on-going clients in the afternoon at Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre. Yvonne has a special interest in vestibular conditions, persistent pain and musculoskeletal injuries.
Yvonne's practice is goal-oriented, using fun to motivate children and the latest research to help children achieve results. Yvonne's approach stems from the ongoing professional development she has completed. The following are a few highlights:
Yvonne's approach was primarily shaped at Bond University where she graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree. Since then her research on Virtual Reality in Neurological Rehabilitation has been published in the Physical Therapy Reviews journal. Yvonne's approach is constantly developing as an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Physiotherapy National Group.
Yvonne grew up in Canada; she doesn't know French but can speak Mandarin. Yvonne currently competes on the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour - she would love to teach your child volleyball! Feel free to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Isabella leads the Intensive Physiotherapy Programs in the afternoon at Moore Intensive Therapy Studio and sees on-going clients in the morning at Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre. Isabella has a special interest in youth athletic development, early intervention for developmental delays and Cerebral Palsy.
Isabella combines a variety of manual techniques, modalities, games and evidence-based clinical reasoning to individualise physiotherapy sessions. Isabella's approach comes from the ongoing professional development she has completed. The following are a few highlights:
Isabella built the foundation of her clinical skills at LaTrobe University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice degree. Isabella's practice is constantly developing as an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Paediatric Physiotherapy National Group.
Isabella was a competitive artistic gymnast and coach; she has lots of experience making strength and balance training fun! Feel free to contact her at email@example.com
Nurlan manages all aspects of the operations, finance, and human resources at Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre and Moore Intensive Therapy Studio. She also is our social group organiser. Her dream is to continue our social group for our teen clients and help them to form close friendships and bonds between each other.
Nurlan is very experienced in caring for a kid and young adult with extra medical needs as a parent and a service provider. Nurlan's daughter has required extra supports, including physiotherapy since she was six years old. As a result, Nurlan understands the complexities of our healthcare system as well as the NDIS and TAC funding systems. She also understands the bliss of seeing your kid achieve small wins. Nurlan has made it her mission to provide the highest quality of care at our clinic. The key components this involves are:
Nurlan loves to do puzzles, go for walks with her dog and bake. She also enjoys a chat over cake, coffee and/or tea! Naturally, Nurlan also organises our Biggest Morning Tea event. Feel free to reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Madeline helps out our practice manager with operations at Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre and Moore Intensive Therapy Studio.
Madeline has been an executive assistant at Paediatric Physiotherapy Centre for over two years. Before that she grew up around the clinic watching her mother, Mary-Anne, run the clinic - Madeline is literally part of the family! Madeline knows the little ins and outs of a lot the families here and the importance of smooth administration.
Madeline is studying fashion at university to be a designer in the future. She loves pasta and Japanese food; ask her for recommendations!