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At Pure Physio, we're passionate about helping you reach your personal best

Directors

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Andrew Sargent

Director/Physiotherapist
Collins St

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
Queen St

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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Physiotherapists

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Roy Dookia

Manual Physiotherapist
Collins St

Roy is a New Zealand trained Physiotherapist, completing his degree at the University of Otago in 2007. Roy is very holistic in his treatment approach and considers contributions from all parts of the body when resolving injuries.

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Emma Martel (Lee)

Manual Physiotherapist
Queen St

Emma developed a passion for health early on in life, growing up in a family of Physiotherapists. She was inspired by the idea of helping people overcome pain and injury, and assisting them to return to the things they love to do in life.

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Hugh Varley

Manual Physiotherapist
Queen St

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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Sarah Anderson

Manual Physiotherapist
Collins St

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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Andrew Benton

Manual Physiotherapist
Queen Street

Andrew graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon's University in Scotland. Andrew has a keen interest in musculoskeletal medicine and has a strong focus with injuries of the knee, ankle and shoulder.

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Ciaran Lambe

Manual Physiotherapist
Collins St/Queen St

Ciaran grew up in Ireland where sport played a large part in his life. His Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences led him into a career in fitness where he worked as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach for Gaelic football teams.

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Laura Hanson

Manual Physiotherapist
Collins St

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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Cara Peake

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Collins St/Queen St

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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David Palmer

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Queen St

David has played sport all his life! As an Englishman soccer was his first passion, working his way up to academy level at Nottingham Forest until injury introduced him to Physiotherapy. Running and Cycling then became David’s main focus, training up to Half Ironman distance at Challenge Melbourne in 2017.

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Steve Stringer

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Collins St

Steve has a strong interest in running, cycling and triathlons and has recently furthered his studies with completion of a Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy

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Zoe Tompkins

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Queen Street

Zoe graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science/Human Movement, and from Melbourne University with a Doctor of Physiotherapy. 

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Liz Edlin

Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Collins St/Queen St

Liz is currently on Maternity Leave.

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Podiatrists

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Ben Westaway

Podiatrist
Collins St

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
Collins St

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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Remedial Massage Therapists

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Martina Krakic

Remedial Massage Therapist
Collins St

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

Remedial Massage Therapist
Queen St

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 as a Personal Trainer and Holistic Nutritionist, she utilizes her knowledge and skills to compliment her treatments as a Remedial Massage Therapist.

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Administration

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Helen Roe

Practice Manager

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

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Jane Watts

Senior Administrator

Jane is originally from country NSW and has a background in strength and conditioning but is now behind the desk! Jane loves all sports, particularly tennis and hiking. She has a passion for travel and loves to see the world and experience different cultures.

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Lyndal Chalmers

Administrator

Lyndal has developed a strong interest in exercise and health after completing a Bachelors Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, and working as a personal trainer. She is currently studying a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology, and spends her spare time keeping active outdoors.

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Lotti Spence-Fletcher

Administrator

Raised in Geelong, Lotti is one of the friendly faces to greet you at the Queen Street clinic. Her years spent as a competitive lightweight rower sparked her interest in fitness and nutrition.

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Jane Nguyen

Administrator

Born and raised near Melbourne, Jane is one of the friendly faces you’ll see at Collins St.Jane has developed a strong interest in preventative health after completing a Bachelor’s in Health Science and is currently completing her Master’s in Public Health. She has a deep passion for health in all forms and hopes to be part of making a difference in the health community.

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Steph Holland

Administrator

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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