ABOUT US

SportsFit Physio & Health will keep you fit and healthy in all aspects of life.

Our philosophy is everyone deserves access to the same level of care, whether you’re an elite athlete or an office worker. Our highly experienced team are available to everyone in Glen Iris, East Malvern, Ashburton and surrounds, and will help you be WorkFit, LifeFit or SportsFit.

Physiotherapists

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Seb Evans

Seb graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Science. Since graduating he has gained significant experience managing sports injuries and guiding return to play including as the Head Physiotherapist for the Oakleigh Chargers Youth Girls program. Seb has also worked extensively with patients experiencing persistent back, neck, hip and knee pain, and is a certified GLA:D practitioner for hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Seb is passionate about injury prevention and utilizing strength and conditioning principles to guide appropriate exercise-based rehabilitation.  His particular interest lies in rehabilitating adolescent sports injuries and low back & hip/pelvic injuries. Seb also works at LaTrobe University in a research capacity which enables him to stay on top of the latest developments in assessment and treatment techniques.

 

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Doctor of Physiotherapy

Special interest in adolescent sport injuries

Bachelor of Science

Certified GLA:D Practitioner

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Jodie Porter

Jodie graduated with Honours from The University of Melbourne in 2004. She has since completed a double Masters of Sports Physiotherapy and Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Latrobe University. Jodie has a keen interest in rowing, using experience from coaching and treatment of national squads to deliver first class outcomes. She has established a thorough understanding of rowing injury prevention and correct technique. Additionally, she has particular interest in running and riding technique and neck and upper back pain and injury. She has worked with VAFA Premier Division teams Collegians Football Club and Old Scotch Football Club and was awarded the VAFA Trainer of the Year in 2014. Jodie loves working with children and adolescents to help achieve their sporting dreams.

 

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APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Titled Physiotherapist

Masters in Sports Physiotherapy

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)-Vic Board/Council Vice President

Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Clinical Pilates Practitioner

Sports Physiotherapy Australia (SPA) Vic Committee member

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Brad Harrigan

Since graduating from Melbourne University in 2004, Brad has worked at a range of private practices, hospitals and sporting clubs in both Australia and London. He has extensive experience with sporting teams at the local and elite level, including work with the Hawthorn Football Club during their 2013 premiership season and the Australian Institute of Sport looking after the Men’s volleyball team at the 2013 national championships.  He is currently the head physiotherapist for the St Kevin’s Old Boys Football Club. Brad’s special interests reflect his background working in elite sport, specifically treating and rehabilitating sports related knee, spinal and shoulder injuries. He’s also keenly interested in lower limb tendinopathies and running biomechanics.

Outside work Brad is on the Victorian council of SMA, loves going running and surfing and is a dedicated husband and father. If he’s lucky, he might squeeze tennis in somewhere too.

 

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APA Sports Titled Physiotherapist

Clinical Pilates Practitioner

Masters in Sports Physiotherapy

Certified GLA:D Practitioner

Podiatrists

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Stephen McMurray

Stephen brings over 26 years of clinical experience to our practice.  He has a diverse background with degrees in both Podiatry and Physical Education.  His Fellowship to the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine was awarded in 1994.

Stephen’s practice oversees a wide range of Foot Health needs including General Podiatry and a particular interest in the management of sports injuries, and children’s growth and development issues.

In addition to Podiatry, Stephen has a lifetime interest in Strength and Conditioning assisting athletes in Track and Field, Cricket and Cycling. Stephen embraces the opportunity to assist injured sports people at all levels.

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Bachelor of Podiatry

Bachelor of Applied Science - Physical Education

Fellow of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Remedial Massage Therapists

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Dean Baldwin

Dean completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the well renowned Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy in Heidelberg. His vast experience includes working with elite athletes at Melbourne City Football Club as well as within multi-disciplined health clinics and spa settings. This has honed Dean’s skills and he is able to achieve great results managing various musculoskeletal conditions and clients goals.

Dean is an extremely passionate Remedial Massage Practitioner, who has a keen interest in your health and wellbeing. To help you fix your aches and pains, Dean can utilise various types of massage including Remedial, Deep Tissue, Sports and Relaxation. His treatments offer a high level therapeutic touch and he applies pressure tailored to suit your individual needs.

His specialties include the reduction of your myofascial pain and increasing range of motion throughout the musculoskeletal system. Dean achieves this through application of techniques such as Trigger Point Therapy, Transverse Friction, Myofascial Tensioning and Stretching. Dean enjoys treating your neck, shoulder and hip related issues in your body.

Dean is an avid sports enthusiast, he enjoys running and performs yoga practice daily. He also loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

 

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Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy

Remedial Massage Therapist at Melbourne City Football Club (A- League)

Member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Dietitian & Nutritionists

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Alex Stone

Alex graduated from Monash University with a Master of Dietetics and a Bachelor of Nutrition Science to become an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD). She also completed a Bachelor of Applied Science at Deakin University, majoring in Psychology.

Alex enjoys combining her background in Psychology and Dietetics to create a holistic approach when helping her clients achieve their goals. She works to create a compassionate and non-judgemental environment, working alongside her clients to develop achievable and sustainable lifestyle changes in order to leave her clients feeling their best selves.

Alex is particularly interested in Sports Nutrition; she is a part of the Nutrition Team for both St. Kilda Football Club and Sandringham Football Club, as well as a Rowing Coach at Caulfield Grammar School. She believes that good nutrition is an important part of achieving sporting goals for athletes participating in all levels of sport.

In her free time, Alex can often be found searching Melbourne cafes for the best avocado on toast.

 

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Master of Dietetics

Bachelor Nutrition Science

Bachelor Applied Science (Psychology)

Hand Therapists

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Hamish Anderson

Hamish graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1995. After graduating, he worked in New York, and it was here over the next 5 years that he developed his focus on the management of hand injuries. In 2001 he qualified as a Certified Hand Therapist, which is the highest international recognition of hand therapy skills available.

Since his return to Australia, Hamish has worked in both private and public practices including time as the senior hand therapy clinician at both St. Vincent’s Hospital and the Austin Hospital. Hamish’s interests in hand therapy has a strong focus on the management of sports injuries, and wrist pain. He has been the resident hand therapist for the Hawthorn Football Club since 2013, and Carlton AFL Women’s Football team since 2019.  As well as football he regularly treats elite athletes from all sports including tennis, golf and rock climbing.  He has presented his research at a national and international level on the management of hand injury in sport.

When not at work, Hamish volunteers as the President Elect for the Australian Hand Therapy Association.  He plays veterans football and surfs whenever his family give him some time off!

 

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Certified Hand Therapist

Hand Therapist for Hawthorn Football Club (AFL)

Hand Therapist for Carlton Football Club (AFLW)

Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)

President Elect for the Australian Hand Therapy Association

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