All of our practitioners are highly trained and experienced in the assessment and management of all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

We welcome all clients from our communities, including but not limited to Private (including with Private health insurance), Sporting, Workcover, TAC, Medicare (EPC) and NDIS.

Tyron Saunders

Tyron has developed an interest in treating shoulder and knee injuries where he has regular contact with specialists to gain excellent rehabilitation outcomes. Tyron has completed further training in areas of interest including; spine injury assessment and management, sporting injuries and rehabilitation, hip and knee osteoarthritis management, shoulder injuries assessment and management, hip and groin injuries and dry needling.

Since graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011 Tyron’s strong interest in sporting injuries has led to him being the team Physio for Williamstown Football Club in the VFL and also consulting Physio for Baseball Victoria Development Academy. Ty has also enjoyed being involved with local footy and athletics clubs and really understands the return to sport requirements.

Tyron conducts musculoskeletal assessments for various injuries and then tailors specific programs to the individuals goals and needs which is beneficial for strengthening, conditioning and injury rehabilitation.

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Tom Colliver

Thomas graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from The University of Melbourne in 2013 where he gained valuable clinical experience in various hospitals and private practice settings. This included specialist units at Portland Spinal Sports and Physiotherapy Clinic and a musculoskeletal post-operative placement at Western Health. He has also completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at Victoria University in 2010.

Thomas has a particular interest in treating lower back injuries as well as various musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. Furthermore, with his exercise science background, he has a keen interest in exercise prescription and tailoring programs to suit individual needs. Thomas is the head physiotherapist at the Hoppers Crossing Football Club for the 2014 season and he is currently practising at both Hoppers Crossing and Tarneit Clinics.

Outside of the clinic, Thomas is passionate about sports, especially football, tennis and basketball all of which he played at competitive levels

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Mark Staniec

Mark enjoys treating a range of conditions ranging from chronic pain and arthritis management to acute sporting injuries or post-surgical rehabilitation. He has particular interests in treating neck/back, shoulders and knee pain but has experience in treating all musculoskeletal conditions.

Clinically he has a keen focus on facilitating rehabilitation and injury prevention by prescribing therapeutic exercise in conjunction with manual therapy (massage, manipulation, dry needling, etc.). 

Mark is the head Physiotherapist with Werribee Districts Football club and has completed further training in tendon injuries assessment and management.

Mark, a western suburbs local, completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Charles Sturt University, graduating with an Executive Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.

Mark’s history of playing competitive basketball sparked his passion for Physiotherapy, and he has a deep understanding of a client’s perspective on needs and expectations during the rehabilitation process.

Outside of the treatment room, you will find Mark shooting hoops, hiking or riding a motorbike – depending on the weather.

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Emma Draffin

Emma has developed an interest in Women’s Health and the rehabilitation of sporting injuries. She has a particular interest in knee and shoulder injuries. Emma enjoys working with both the general population and athletes to achieve their goals and get them back to their sport and/or everyday life.

Emma has undertaken further training and completed her Strength and Conditioning Coach accreditation, Dry Needling course, and Pelvic Girdle Pain for Pregnancy and Beyond course.

Emma has worked with both local and elite sporting clubs, including Carlton’s reserves side in the VFL (previously known as Northern Blues Football Club) and Sandringham Dragon’s Under 18 Girl’s side in the then known TAC Cup.

Outside of work, Emma fills in her spare time by playing netball and football competitively and walking her puppy Douglas whilst sipping on some famous Melbourne coffee.

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Maria Frederikos

Maria has a genuine passion for helping all clients to move better. Maria has completed further training in assessing and treating back pain (McGill Method), dry needling and dead lifting. Through her experience, she has developed an interest in treating spinal, hip and knee injuries, as well as women’s health-related conditions.

Before Maria graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne, and a Bachelor of Sport Science, she spent time sharpening her tools as a personal trainer. Maria has gained valuable experience utilising movement to empower women to reach theor goals.

To support her patients, Maria draws on her experience playing soccer in the National Premier League Victoria and working alongside professional sporting reams including; Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club, Northern Blues Football Club and Football Federation Victoria.

Outside of the clinic, you will find Maria power lifting in the gym or exploring Melbourne’s best bakeries.

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