Hailing from Count Tipperary Ireland and armed with an honours degree in Physiotherapy, Conor brings to the Collins Place Physio team a great interest in sports medicine. Having worked previously with elite PGA golfers, Rugby, Soccer and Basketball athletes, Conor specialises in treating acute traumatic sporting injuries.
Also qualified in developing Return to Work and Stay at Work rehabilitation programs, Conor’s methods focus on using multi-disciplinary treatment plans to correct muscle imbalances and restore joint movement and strength.» View details
A University of Melbourne graduate, Jane earned her physiotherapy stripes working in highly respected private practices in both Australia and abroad. Jane brings to Collins Place Physio a passion for treating musculoskeletal and sports related injuries with a focus on healing neck, back and shoulder pain as well as postural analysis and ergonomic worksattion assessmnet.
Prior to joining the team, Jane worked with elite college athletes at California State University (Long Beach) and the Melbourne Aces baseball team.» View details
Mariana brings a wealth of experience to Collins Place Physio having worked in a wide range of settings including city based clinics and spas, professional sports teams and the John Cade unit for eating disorders at Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Mariana holds a Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy as well completing further study in both Relaxation Massage and Reflexology.
Mariana’s holistic approach to treatment sees her utilising numerous treatment techniques including Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Muscle energy techniques (MET), Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD), Dry Needling and exercise prescription.
Mariana has special interests in Women’s Health and Naturopathy and is passionate about her clients achieving their desired results by ensuring her treatment is tailored to their the individual needs.
Mariana’s commitment to her profession is evidenced by her role as an ambassador for the Australian Association of Massage Therapy (AAMT) in which she mentors Diploma Level Remedial Massage students and attends numerous college events at the Southern School of Natural Therapies.
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With over 30 years experience as a physiotherapist, Peter’s hands-on therapy techniques have been proven to effectively resolve patient pain. A long-serving member of the Collins Place Physio team, Peter specialises in treating a diverse range of musculoskeletal injuries with a special interest in the area of Jaw (TMJ) pain and dysfunction. Previously consulting at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and teaching at the University of Melbourne, Peter has extensive experience in assessing, diagnosing and devising treatment plans for TMJ.
Peter is well known for his ethos of going above and beyond in the provision of care for his patients and in 2013 was awarded The Lord mayor’s Silver Commendation for his significant contribution to the health and vitality of the Melbourne community.» View details
Pete brings to Collins Place Physio a wealth of experience, having spent over 20 years working in both private and sports physiotherapy practices. Specialising in orthopaedic rehabilitation and sports injuries, Pete provides his clients with expert treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, alongside a detailed understanding of the orthopaedic surgical field.
A past director of two large physiotherapy clinics at The University of NSW and The Mater Hospital, Pete has extensive experience in treating national and local level AFL, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Baseball and Water Polo athletes and provided physiotherapy treatment at the UNSW School of Dance. Pete toured internationally with the Australian Judo team as team physiotherapist.» View details
Richard returns to Collins Place Physio in January & February after previously filling locum positions over the past three years. Richard brings with him over 13 years of experience working in private practice having worked at a number of prominent clinics in Australia and New Zealand. Richard also has valuable experience consulting in the Occupational Health and Ergonomic fields.
Richard combines manual therapy, dry needling and exercise prescription to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients, with a focus on accurate diagnosis, evidence-based management, and client education.
Special areas of clinical interest include:
- Sports & Musculoskeletal Injury Management & Prevention
- Workplace Health
- Functional Strength & Conditioning
- Adolescent Sporting Development
- Running & Cycling Assessment
- Pre/post-operative Rehabilitation
- Dry Needling» View details
A valuable member of the Collins Place Physio team for over nine years, Sana works closely with our resident physiotherapists in treating a variety of conditions including, but not limited to; postural syndromes, sports injuries, arthritis and headache. Sana is also experienced in pregnancy massage.
Sana’s methods utilise deep tissue massage, myofascial release, dry needling and trigger point therapy and her success in treating pain and discomfort have found her a loyal client following.» View details