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We believe that our staff are our greatest asset.  We realise that every staff member must aspire to excellence for us to offer a uniformly quality service.  All staff members are supported to continue their development in all facets of their work.

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Katie Davies
Principal Physiotherapist & Senior Clinician

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Special Interests:

  • Vestibular assessment and rehabilitation
  • Post-concussion management
  • Complex posture and seating prescription
  • Odstock functional electrical stimulation for foot drop
  • Neurological splinting

Katie graduated in 2003 from Melbourne University and after completing two years in a rotating position at the Royal Melbourne Hospital left Australia with the travel bug. Like most travelling Aussies she settled in London where she began work at the Wellington Hospital. Here she was exposed to a wide range of neurological presentations and a variety of treatment adjuncts. After 6 years in London she returned to Melbourne and commenced working at the Neurological Rehabilitation Group. Her exposure to varied neurological presentations and exceptional mentorship from her time in the UK allowed Katie to join the the Neurological Rehabilitation Group as an experienced and passionate practitioner. In February 2014 her commitment to the area of Neurological Rehabilitation was cemented when she took over ownership of the practice. Aware of the benefits that great leadership can have in a clinical environment Katie has taken on ownership of the practice with excitement and enthusiasm for the development of others. Her team, like her are encouraged to bring their own unique style, passion and expertise to the group, resulting in environment of continuous improvement and exceptional patient care

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Jenny Crittall
Senior Physiotherapist

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Jenny studied physiotherapy in Brisbane at the University of Queensland prior to working in both hospital and community-based rehabilitation. In the early stages of her career Jenny worked in a range of areas including orthopaedic, aged care, women’s health, and neurological. With a particular interest in neurological rehabilitation Jenny made the move to Melbourne three years ago to work for a private practice in this field. Her clinical areas of interest now include Multiple Sclerosis management, health promotion, and rehabilitation following stroke, spinal cord injury & traumatic brain injury. Jenny has a passion for client-centred care and believes patient education is an integral part of any rehabilitation program. She is currently furthering her clinical skills by studying Graduate Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation through Flinders University.

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Liz Cordina
Senior Physiotherapist

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Special Interests:

  • Post-concussion management
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Running re-training & return to sport post ABI
  • Functional electrical stimulation for the upper limb & foot drop

Liz graduated from The University of Notre Dame in Western Australia in 2010 and worked in the public and private systems developing her skills in rehabilitation prior to moving to London for four years. While living in London Liz worked at The Wellington Hospital, a specialist neurological inpatient and outpatient facility. She treated a wide variety of neurological conditions and was also involved in the vestibular outpatient service both assessing and treating a range of vestibular conditions. Since returning to Australia last year Liz has continued to work within neurological rehabilitation in a community setting prior to joining The Neurological Rehabilitation Group.

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Amy Thomson
Senior Physiotherapist

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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
APAM

Special Interests:

  • Rehabilitation following stroke and traumatic brain injury
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • General fitness and group exercise in Neurological Conditions

Amy graduated from the University of Melbourne and developed her skills in neurological physiotherapy at a large metropolitan hospital, where she treated patients with a variety of neurological conditions across acute and rehabilitation wards. Amy completed a three-week course in the Bobath Concept in 2014 and is involved with the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s Neurological Special Interest Group. Amy is passionate about working collaboratively with her patients and their families, so that they get the most out of life.

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Rachel Carr
Physiotherapist

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Tessa Neave
Physiotherapist

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Tessa has a real interest in Neurological Physiotherapy and has focused her career in this direction since graduating from Melbourne University in 2012. Tessa has worked across multiple health networks and hospitals and completed a three-week course on the Bobath concept in 2014. Her clinical areas of interest include movement disorders and rehabilitation after stroke. She has a passion for assisting clients to achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.

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Miranda Morris
Exercise Physiologist

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Miranda completed her Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at Deakin University followed by her Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology, graduating in 2017. Following this, Miranda practiced for a year as a Physiotherapy Assistant with Neurological Rehabilitation Group where she further developed her skill set and passion for working with Neurological clientele. Miranda is passionate about creating a fun and supportive environment that challenges her clients to work towards their goals and reach their full potential.

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Tegan Drury
Exercise Physiologist

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Tegan completed her Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at Deakin University and then went on to study Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology. During her study, work as a Personal Trainer and throughout her multiple placements, she developed a passion for neurological rehabilitation, and the role exercise has in improving one’s quality of life. Tegan’s main aim is to assist clients to achieve their goals in a caring and positive environment and believes that Neurological Rehabilitation Group provides her with this opportunity.

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Mitch Thompson
Allied Health Assistant

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Mitch completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences at Deakin University, Burwood majoring in Nutrition, Sports Coaching and Exercise Science. Throughout his studies he completed many placements, most notably an Interdisciplinary Health Study Tour of Sri Lanka. During this tour he was able to visit and assist in schools, hospitals, disability communities and other health institutes. Mitch is passionate about helping people achieve their goals whilst enjoying the journey towards reaching their full potential..

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Lisa Kellam
Admin Assistant

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Annie Davies
Aspiring Therapy Dog

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Border Collie x Kelpie

Special Interests:

  • Patient centered treatments
  • Friendship & companionship
  • Fitness and nutrition
  • Fetch

Annie dreams of becoming a fully qualified therapy dog one day. Until then our four legged friend will continue with Neuro Rehab Group as a casual volunteer. Annie brings an element of fun, friendship and lots of cuddles to the practice!

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Michaela Byrne
Admin Assistant

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Julie Bennett
Financial Adminitrator / Bookkeeper

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Special Interests:

  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Spending time with family & friends

Julie has a wealth of experience with book work. After running a successful family business for 22 years, being involved in all aspects of a retail store she decided that Bookkeeping was her passion. Julie then went on to complete her Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping), and became a registered BAS Agent. Julie enjoys keeping up to date with the ever changing and challenging world of administration obligations. There is a lot of satisfaction to be had when everything balances. To balance life out Julie loves to run and enjoys healthy cooking

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Amy Westmoreland
Reception & Administration

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While you may not immediately recognise the face, you would most definitely be familiar with the voice belonging to Amy Westmoreland. As one of Neurological Rehabilitation Group’s longest serving staff members Amy has been the first point of contact for our clients since early 2008. With a strong attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills Amy has proven herself to be a vital member of the NRG team. She has completed a Certificate IV course in Health Administration, is involved in multiple facets of the practice and somehow also manages to study part-time! Amy has experienced it all during her eight years of service but believes the highlight is being able to witness many of our clients reach personal physiotherapy milestones.

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Ken Hiew
Admin Assistant

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Careers
We are always on the look out for passionate employees from admin through to clinical staff to join our inspired team. If you are passionate about your career, a people person and driven towards being your best please contact us on physio@neurorehab.com.au.