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PRACTITIONERS

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Director and Myotherapist

Brad is the founder of Performance Healthcare. He has over 20 years of industry experience, and was lucky enough that at a young age he knew which career path he wanted to take. Brad has an obvious passion for people and healthcare. He prides himself on his motivated and bubbly personality which can align with most people.

Brad thinks Myotherapy is a great form of manual treatment and one of the things that he loves about it is that there are many ways a myotherapist can treat a patient.

Brad's industry experience over 20 years includes working with the Victorian state cricket team, the West Indies and Sri Lankan cricket teams when visiting Melbourne, Richmond football club, and has been treating professional athletes in the Supercar series since 2008. Brad now specialises in treating pro and amateur sports people of varying levels and general family wellness.

Outside of the clinic Brad loves spending time with his wife and 4 children, travelling, engaging in many sports from running to cycling and swimming, and to satisfy his love to get outside. His ultimate sport is running, having now completed 5 marathons.

Due to high client demand currently not taking new clients
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Myotherapist

Dylan is a valuable member of Performance Healthcare. His many interests on many levels are one of the many great attributes Dylan has. Dylan has over 15 years of industry experience, working as an allied health professional in leisure centres, to Chinese medicine practices. 

From an early age Dylan has always been keen on sports. He has been active and has participated in team and individual events. He completed his Myotherapy qualifications, and has spent time upskilling as personal trainer, Crossfit coach and supplement expert.

 

He has recently started his own supplement based company and he is the man to ask in regards to anything health! 

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Myotherapist

Jess graduated from MIMT with an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy in 2020. Jess’ passion and excitement for the musculoskeletal system stems from her long sporting background & studying Physical Education in VCE.

 

Since the age of 5, she has played netball which has seen her travel for competitions and play at elite levels such as the Victorian Netball League and represent many Victorian netball associations. Growing up Jess was fortunate enough to have access to regular myotherapy and osteopathic appointments to keep her body in tune during netball season, this allowed her to perform to the best of her ability. 

 

Which leads to today…her career as a myotherapist. Jess wanted to carry on the education and treatment to individuals because she knows how beneficial myotherapy is and how life changing it can be. She also understands the importance of getting patients back to everyday lifestyle activities that they love and enjoy, pain free!

Jess has also undertaken a certificate of Pilates (clinical) and a certificate III in allied health and has a strong love for treating low back pain and recovery education. Jess loves to travel the globe with her partner, hang out with their dog Marlo, train at Bodyfit & spend time with family and friends.

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Myotherapist

Keely has completed her Advanced diploma in Myotherapy and Diploma in Remedial massage at MIMT.

 

She has always been interested in health and fitness and is passionate about improving the bodies everyday function, believing in not just treating symptoms but addressing the root causes of pain.

 

Keely is passionate about educating clients of the importance of daily movement and techniques to implement at home to keep their bodies mobile and improve there overall wellbeing.

 

Her holistic approach aims to not only to provide immediate relief but also empower individuals to take an active role in their overall wellbeing.

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Chiropractor

Dr Shannen completed her bachelor of health science and applied science (Chiropractic), and has undertaken further studies in FNOR (functional neuro orthopaedic rehabilitation), FAKTR (functional and kinetic treatment with rehabilitation). She is currently completing her post graduate degree in sports chiropractic (ICSC). Shannen’s love for sports, exercise and rehabilitation stems from many years of playing netball and her passion for gym and running. She has previously worked alongside Lower Plenty FC working first hand with acute injuries and has been providing chiropractic care to Eltham and surrounding communities for many years. Shannen focuses on breaking down movement patterns and finding where dysfunctional movements arise to successfully tailor a suitable rehabilitation program for your individual needs. 

 

 

Outside of the clinic you will find Shannen baking/cooking treats for the team at PHC, running/gym and spending time with family and friends.

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Chiropractor

Dr Andrew was influenced to become a chiropractor after seeing the amazing relief it gave to members of his own family.  He has a special interest in treating children and women in pregnancy.  Andrew also enjoys treating extremity issues in addition to the common complaints of the spine.

Andrew also is keen to help the next generation, so he is also a primary teacher!!

Outside of the clinic Andrew loves spending time with his wife and two beautiful girls, mountain biking and photography. 

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Osteopath

Dr Alyssa completed her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy in 2014 and jumped straight into work working across small local clinics, busy multidisciplinary clinics, and large sporting clubs including Melbourne Strom Rugby League. She has a keen aptitude for knowledge and is continually seeking further understanding for treatment and management of a range of conditions.

 

Along with her Myotherapy experience, Alyssa has completed her double bachelor’s degree in health science and Applied Science in Osteopathy at RMIT. By combining her skills from Myotherapy and Osteopathy Alyssa employs a holistic approach to her management by aligning and treating the individual as a whole, ideally allowing for optimal healing to be achieved. Alyssa strongly believes that everyone is unique and requires tailored therapy and goals and tries to bring this to her treatment and management strategies.

 

When she is not at work Alyssa enjoys running and weight training to stay fit and active, attempting to practice what she preaches! When she is not exercising, she enjoys getting creative by dabbling in drawing, watercolour and all sorts of artistic outlets.

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Osteopath

Dr Tristan graduated from RMIT University with a double Bachelor Degree in Health Science and Applied Science in Osteopathy. Prior to and while completing his studies, Tristan developed his manual therapy skills over 8 years as a Remedial Massage therapist. He also worked as a qualified personal trainer and hydrotherapy instructor where he enhanced his exercise prescription talents and fitness programs tailored for all kinds of people. Tristan enjoys the variety that working as an Osteopath has to offer, treating all kinds of people from all walks of life. 

 

Osteopaths combine a highly developed sense of palpatory awareness with a high level of training in functional anatomy and biomechanics as part of examination and diagnosis. While its important to treat areas of pain, osteopaths look for areas of dysfunction and how they link in biomechanically with the rest of the body. With these skills, the Osteopath identifies and seeks to normalise strain patterns in the joints and connective tissues. Osteopaths are primary health care practitioners with a five-year full-time degree

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Sports/Remedial Massage Therapist

Isaac originated from New Zealand and with rugby in his blood he is an avid lover of all things sports and outdoors. When he’s not working you’ll find him hiking on top of a mountain, or finding the next best coffee in Melbourne.

 

With an Advanced Diploma of Sports Therapy, Isaac understands that the body is a complex structure, and aims to find the underlying problem in the body that contributes to your symptoms or pain. Whether it is a new pain arising or a niggle that has been there for years, Isaac specialises in diving deep into the body to find the source, using a combination of muscular activation and deep tissue massage, to get you operating at full function, strength and efficiency again. When tissue isn’t shut down, it isn’t painful!

 

Having worked for Essendon and North Melbourne Football clubs, Isaac has had experience working with some of Australia’s top athletes in an elite environment. Isaac brings this same passion into the clinic, where he has a desire to see chronic pain that inhibits your movement and everyday life, removed from your body.

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