Meet our Williamstown team
Get to know the Symmetry Physiotherapy team. Our specialists from Williamstown have physiotherapy and clinical rehab / pilates expertise honed by their extensive training and experience.
Abby graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Stuart University in 2009. Since this time she has worked extensively in private practice in Melbourne and recently spent 2 years working in London.
She is a former Victorian and Australian Lacrosse player and is a keen runner. She has worked with state and national lacrosse teams in the past and has also been the physiotherapist for local football teams.
Abby is highly trained in treating a wide variety of injuries from neck pain to ankle sprains. She has a passion for treating sports injuries and strives to get her clients back to exercising as soon as possible.
She received extensive training on running analysis and coaching whilst working in the UK and loves working with runners to help them achieve their goals.
Abby has completed training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and can teach both mat work and reformer Pilates.
Cherleen De Jesus
Cherleen graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy in 2016. Cherleen gained a wealth of experience at Stanford University Sports Medicine working with elite athletes and in Australia working at local, state and national levels across most sports. Cherleen is currently a physio with the Melbourne Aces in the Australian Baseball league.
Cherleen’s special interests are in treating sports injuries, orthopaedic rehabilitation, spinal conditions, shoulder, foot and ankle problems as well as running retraining. Her greatest enjoyment comes from helping her clients to achieve their goals and empower them to move and feel better. Cherleen also teaches clinical pilates at our Symmetry Port Melbourne Pilates studio and applies a holistic approach to progressive core training and rehabilitation.
Cherleen enjoys a good Melbourne coffee and spending time with her mates and big Australian-Filipino family. She loves to practice pilates, strength training and enjoys endurance running. She supports the mighty Cats and is a passionate NBA basketball fan.
Carleigh graduated from La Trobe University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. Carleigh has also undertaken further training in Clinical Pilates.
Carleigh enjoys working with clients to achieve their goals in a collaborative manner. She believes in utilizing a combination of hands on treatment and a targeted active rehabilitation approach to achieve lasting effects.
Carleigh has experience working with local Aussie Rules Football clubs in both men’s and women’s teams which has enhanced her understanding of management of acute injuries and long-term rehabilitation. Furthermore, Carleigh has gained an appreciation for sports specific body awareness and movement control throughout her many years of dance training.
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Our Williamstown team will assess your problem or injury and provide a comprehensive treatment plan catered to your individual requirements. Reach out to us via a call, email or book an appointment below.