Physica Spinal and Physiotherapy- Ringwood

Physiotherapists

Andrew Seymour

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Managing Partner
Bach Physio, M . Physiotherapy (Manipulative)

Special interests

  • Neck pain and headache associated disorders
  • Knees injuries and rehabilitation
  • Jaw (TMJ) problems

Andrew joined Ringwood Physiotherapy and Spinal Clinic in 2000. His hobbies enjoy fishing, running, triathlons and playing with his four children.

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Darren Ross

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Bach Physio, M . Physiotherapy (Manipulative)

 

Special interests

  • Complex and chronic neck and back pain
  • Shoulder injuries and post surgery rehabilitation.
  • Headache associated disorders

Darren commenced work at Ringwood Physiotherapy and Spinal Clinic in 1999. Since then he has completed his Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has also completed a dry needling course. Darren was chairman of the Victorian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association between 2001-2004. He has been actively involved in lecturing at undergraduate and post graduate levels since completing his Masters. His main interests are in shoulder management and headache/migraine management, chronic neck and lumbar pain and sporting injuries. He is also an accredited level 1 triathlon coach.

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Greg Collis-Brown

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Bach Physio, M . Physiotherapy (Manipulative)

Special interests

  • Complex and chronic neck and back pain
  • Balance associated disorders including vestibular physiotherapy
  • Hip and knee joint

 Greg has a special interest in cervical region disorders, which was the subject of his Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. This particularly involves assessment and treatment of cervicogenic headache and balance disorders. He has been actively involved in postgraduate education for over 20 years. Greg has been a practice partner since 1985. He is an Honorary Associate of Melbourne University. He also serves on the national professional standards panel overseeing professional issues in Physiotherapy. Hobbies: Tennis, literature

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Chris Tubb

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Bach Physio, M . Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal)

Special interests

  • Low back pain, pelvic girdle pain and headaches
  • Clinical pilates

Chris  has been instrumental in developing the Physica pilates program which enables his patients access to active rehabilitation. Chris was awarded a masters degree in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in 2010 at Latrobe University. Chris’s skills have been recognised in the field with appointment to teaching roles with the Australian Physiotherapy Association on spinal 1 courses and LaTrobe University’s masters of musculoskeletal physiotherapy program..

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Warwick James

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Grad Dip Manip Therapy Dip. Phys Ed Dip Physio

Special interests

  • Headache associated disorders
  • Lumbar disc injuries
  • Sporting injuries and patellofemoral knee pains

Warwick is the founding physiotherapist of Ringwood Physiotherapy. He established the clinic 1978 and with over 36 years of experience is an invaluable member of the team. His areas of physiotherapy interest include . Hobbies: Grandchildren, swimming, golf and cycling

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Daniel Zwolak

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
M. Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) B. Physiotherapy

Special interests

  • Hip injuries.
  • Daniel is involved with teaching on Post-Graduate short courses with the Australian Physiotherapy Association as well as treating practitioner in many published studies on the knee and hip

Daniel  graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2007 and commenced working at Physica in 2009. In 2010, he was awarded a Masters of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) degree. He has also completed further courses in dry needling, management of neck, back and pelvic pain, sporting injuries and shoulder conditions. Hobbies: film, music, reading and food.

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Carlos Bello

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
M. Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) B. Physiotherapy

Special interests

  • Clinical Pilates
  • Chronic pain rehabilitation

Carlos  joined the clinic in 2007 and completed his Masters degree in 2012. Carlos has a special interest and post graduate training in Clinical Pilates and chronic pain rehabilitation. Carlos also is a reviewer for Elsevier where he critiques content of physiotherapy books before publication. Hobbies: Running, cycling, Feldenkrais and Yoga.

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Grant Freckleton

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
M. Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) B. Physiotherapy (Honours)

Special interests

  • Back and neck pain
  • Sporting injuries, hamstring injuries
  • High level core control/biomechanics in athletes

Grant graduated from La Trobe University with honours and commenced work at Physica in 2012. Grant completed his Masters in 2015.  He has been involved with research in hamstring injury for his honours thesis and has published two articles. Grant will be starting his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Melbourne University in 2014. Hobbies: Crossfit, Motocross

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Joshua Farragher

Physiotherapist

B. Physiotherapy

Special interests

  • Cervicogenic headache
  • Low back pain
  • Post operative rehabilitation and sporting injuries.

Joshua graduated from Monash University in 2012. He has worked in the Orthopaedic ward at Epworth Hospital, before joining Physica in 2013.  Josh is involved in clinical Pilates and Hydrotherapy programs at Physica. Hobbies: Basketball, football, swimming.

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Marcus Rawlings

Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

B. Applied Sci (Physio), Grad Dip Manip Therapy.

Special interests

  • Management of headache
  • Neck, shoulder and low back pain injuries
  • Sporting injury management

Marcus has had extensive involvement with a variety of sporting clubs with the injury treatment and prevention. He has been involved with a large variety of lecturing and tutoring including Corporate Health, Latrobe University Physiotherapy Students and Medical students with injury prevention, management and treatment. Marcus owned and operated his own Practice in Mildura for 23 years.  Hobbies: Golf, swimming, being with the kids, gardening and reading

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Matthew Anderson

Physiotherapist.

Doctor Physiotherapy (DPT) Bachelor Biomedicine

Special interests

  • Sporting and Spinal Injuries
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Hydrotherapy
 
 Matthew graduated from Melbourne University and joined Physica in 2015. He has a keen interest in the management of sporting and spinal injuries. Matthew oversees the hydrotherapy and home visit services. He also takes clinical Pilates classes. Matthew’s main hobby is basketball and currently plays for Melbourne University.

 


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Pilar Cereceda

Physiotherapist

M. Physiotherapy B. Health Sci

Special interests

  • Pilates and hydrotherapy
  • Neck, shoulder and low back pain injuries
  • Sporting injury management

Pilar graduated from La Trobe University and worked in rehabilitation before joining the team at Physica in July 2016. Pilar is involved in taking Clinical Pilates and Hydrotherapy offered at Physica. Her main hobbies include snowboarding, going to the gym & relaxing by the beach

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Physiotherapist

Kate Dasey

Physiotherapist

Special interests

  • Hip and Knee injuries
  • Sports injuries management and prevention
  • Cervical and thoracic conditions

Kate graduated from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy program at the University of South Australia Kate has developed extensive experience with acute sporting injuries, long term injury rehabilitation and injury prevention methods through personal experience playing state level basketball and working with Junior Hockey National Championship teams, Broadmeadows Broncos Basketball and EDFL Premier League football teams.

Kate has a strong commitment to clinical research and education to provide the best service to her patients. She has completed DMA clinical Pilates training, Dry Needling, Spinal courses and uses these skills to provide a thorough examination and individualised rehabilitation for all musculoskeletal presentations.

Kate’s hobbies include Basketball and Netball.


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Administration Leader

Rachael Bell

Rachael commenced work at Physica in 2010. Rachael has been the office Team Leader at Physica Ringwood since 2013. Hobbies: horse riding, football,

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