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Andrew Sargent

Director/Physiotherapist

As one of the owners of Pure Physio, Andrew remains focused on upholding the high standards that patients have come to expect from Pure.

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Kate Senini

Director/Physiotherapist

A keen participant in a range of sports, and with a few injuries as proof, Kate realised her passion for helping others get back to their previous level of activity, and feel good about it! Hence Kate's passion for physiotherapy was born.

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Laura Hanson

Manual Physiotherapist

Laura is currently on Maternity Leave. Laura qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2001 from University of Southampton, UK; and completed her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2015 at University of Melbourne.

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Roy Dookia

Manual Physiotherapist

Roy is a New Zealand trained Physiotherapist, completing his degree at the University of Otago in 2007. He has attended a number of courses and lectures since qualifying to develop a wide skill base to deal with a wide array of injuries to all parts of the body.

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Emma Lee

Manual Physiotherapist

Emma developed a passion for health and helping people early on in life, growing up in a family of Physiotherapists and health professionals.

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Hugh Varley

Manual Physiotherapist

Hugh is a keen sports enthusiast with a passion for musculoskeletal, spinal and sports injuries. Hugh has a special interest in treating neck pain, headaches and sporting related injuries.

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Julia Allan

Manual Physiotherapist

Julia graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Physiotherapy and has a passion for treating sports related injuries.

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Sarah Anderson

Manual Physiotherapist

Sarah graduated from Bond University, Gold Coast with a Bachelor of Health Science and Australian Catholic University, Brisbane with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Since graduating, Sarah has worked in a range of sports and private practice settings gaining valuable hands on experience.

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Liz Edlin

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Liz grew up in New Zealand playing a lot of sport and experiencing a few injuries along the way. These experiences motivated her to complete a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago in 2002 and help other people overcome their injuries.

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Anita McCrystal

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Anita, known as Annie, developed a keen interest in sport and travel after her experiences competing nationally and internationally in artistic gymnastics and cheerleading.

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Cara Peake

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Cara graduated from Physiotherapy in 2010 and has since built her passion around injury prevention and sports performance. Cara has focused her interests on strength re-training, running biomechanics, kinetic link training and injury prevention.

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Lisa Friend

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Lisa graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Physiotherapy. With a background in competitive cycling and athletics Lisa has developed an interest in assessing and treating cyclists and runners.

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David Palmer

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

David has played sport all his life! As an Englishman, soccer was his first passion, however since moving to Melbourne running, cycling and most recently triathlons have become a focus.

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Ben Westaway

Podiatrist

Ben has dedicated his career to the treatment of foot and lower limb pain and is extremely passionate about the treatment of running-related overuse injuries.

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Jasmine Pepperell

Podiatrist

Jasmine is an enthusiastic graduate with a passion for holistic care. She enjoys all aspects of podiatry with a particular interest in lower limb biomechanics and sports related injuries.

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Martina Krakic

Remedial Massage Therapist

Martina has been curious about massage therapy since childhood, over time this developed into a strong interest in sports injury therapy and general body conditioning.

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Andrea Carloni

Massage Therapist

Andrea grew up in Toronto, Canada and knew at an early age that she had a passion for aiding those with concerns. With a background of over 10 years in the industry as a Personal Trainer and Holistic Nutritionist, she utilises her knowledge and skills to compliment her treatments as a Massage Therapist.

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Renae Markow

Practice Manager Queen Street

Renae is our Practice Manager at the Queen Street clinic.Renae has joined the team from SA where she has worked for Tennis SA, Gymnastics SA, The Australian Open, and The World Tennis Challenge.

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Steph Holland

Practice Manager Collins Street

Steph is one of the friendly faces to greet you at Pure Physio. She completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at ACU in 2012 and hopes to complete further studies in 2019 to one day become a Physiotherapist.

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Helen Roe

Administrator

Helen is originally from the UK and came over backpacking seven years ago. She realised the sun and beaches were a lot more appealing than cold, grey, wet England so here she is calling Melbourne home.

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Kate Power

Administrator

Kate is one of the smiling faces to greet you at our Collins Street clinic. Kate grew up in Melbourne and began working with Pure Physio in 2015 alongside currently completing a Bachelor of Professional Communication at RMIT. Kate has come from a strong background in dance which has led her to admire and recognise the importance of great physiotherapy.

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