Debbie invests in every one of her clients to make sure they get the best evidence-based management and improve under her care. She believes building a therapeutic long-term relationship with clients is the key to improve their quality of life. After a couple of years of treating musculoskeletal and sport injuries in private practice, Debbie discovered a keen interest in treating pre-natal and post-natal women with pelvic dysfunction, which she has found very rewarding. Debbie is skilled in pelvic floor muscle training, antenatal & postnatal management and treating incontinence, prolapse and pelvic pain.
Debbie is also experienced in teaching Clinical Pilates and Functional/Strength training and runs group classes every day. She enjoys helping clients to achieve their goals so that they can actively enjoy life.
Outside of work & studying, Debbie enjoys doing Pilates, strength training and playing tennis. She also loves a cuddle from babies (including fur babies!) and looks forward to forming her own family soon.
Dean has a strong interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation, which has developed from personal experience with his own injuries through competing primarily in football over the years. He is also interested in management of general musculoskeletal conditions, particularly ankle and neck conditions. Dean’s practice philosophy involves the use of manual techniques and exercise therapy in the rehabilitation journey. Additionally, the importance of client education and involvement in their own rehabilitation pathway.
Away from physiotherapy, Dean keeps active by running, attending the gym and playing golf as regularly as possible. He also enjoys travelling, catching up with family and friends and supporting the Western Bulldogs!
Michael believes in a holistic approach to his treatment and likes to incorporate a unique blend of his educational background into his sessions. Moreover, Michael has also completed training in Clinical Pilates and Strength & Conditioning as additional tools that he implements into treatment.
Michael enjoys treating all kinds of musculoskeletal presentations and has a particular interest in sporting injuries. Michael’s practice philosophy involves a combination of manual therapy techniques, exercise prescription and empowering the client with education on their rehabilitation journey.
Outside of work, Michael has a huge passion for food and cooking. You’ll often find him searching for the next best restaurants. He also enjoys playing basketball, golf and weight lifting and is an avid fan of all North American sports (although the AFL is slowing growing on him).
Michael is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Kate grew up near Melbourne and likes to keep busy training in the gym, running, anything outdoors and catching up with family and friends.
In 2020, Stuart and the Range team launched a second practice, Range Physio Preston. As a Preston local, Stuart is thrilled to provide quality physiotherapy, clinical Pilates, and strength and rehabilitation services to his local community.
In addition to his work, Stuart is a keen sportsman. He has been a playing coach with a local senior Australian rules football team and has coached a senior women’s football team in the VWFL. Stuart has experience working with local football, soccer and cricket teams to keep players preforming at their best throughout the season.
Outside of Range, Stuart finds supreme joy walking the isles of his local hardware store with his 3-year-old son, Harry, in tow. He is a keen fisherman, diver and sandcastle builder.
Rohan enjoys treating a broad range of both sport and general musculoskeletal injuries. He is a firm believer in combining effective manual therapy with education, advice and structured rehabilitation. His rehabilitation philosophy combines the key elements of pilates with the principles of strength and conditioning.
Away from Physio Rohan loves spending time with his young family (Wife Mel and baby Sloane!), playing cricket for the Cheeseheads, getting out on the golf course and pretending not to support the Kangas!
Throughout her training, Amy gained experience with a variety of populations, which helped develop her holistic approach to client care. Amy believes management should involve a combination of education, manual therapy and exercise to help empower clients to achieve their goals. With a heavy involvement in competitive sports growing up, Amy loves helping clients return to their activities and strongly believes in an evidence-based focus for both rehabilitation and injury prevention.
Amy treats a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions with a particular interest in the pelvis and spine, as well as pre- and post-natal populations.
Outside of work you can find Amy out on the footy field or in the gym, or hanging at home with her 2 cats.
Emily has a keen interest in acute musculoskeletal injury assessment and rehabilitation, with particular experience working in sport, she has developed a tactical and results-driven mindset to help support her clients meet their optimal physical health.
Emily enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, along with paediatric rehabilitation, Clinical Pilates, return to running and exercise programming. Emily’s philosophy for practice intends to utilise key physiotherapy techniques, manual therapy and education, in conjunction with her clients’ values and desires.
Currently working as the physiotherapist for Banyule Football Club and Carey Baptist Grammar School (APS Girls Football), Emily's weekends are spent on the sidelines of a footy match or enjoying a run with friends, refuelling with a drop of Melbourne’s finest!
Amy enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries across all ages. She prides herself in providing a combination of hands-on treatment with tailored education, advice and a focus on addressing the root cause of the problem so her patients can maintain lifelong wellness.
Amy has a special interest in women’s health and functional strength, having completed additional training in Strength & Conditioning, managing inflammatory conditions of the breast, pelvic girdle dysfunctions, and abdominal separation.
Outside of work, Amy is an enthusiastic foodie, always up for an outdoor adventure, particularly if it involves rock climbing or kayaking, and is an avid CrossFitter.
Anna enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions including neck, back, ankle and shoulder conditions. She believes in using a combination of manual therapy techniques, tailored exercise prescription and education to help clients return to activities important to them and preventing injury from re-occurring.
Outside the clinic, Anna enjoys taking her dog to the park, travelling and having a laugh with friends.
James has a special interest in treating headaches and temporomanibular joint dysfunction.
In March 2018 James and his wife Emma welcomed their first child Max. Outside of the clinic he can be found chasing after Max while still trying to enjoy a good coffee or catch a game of AFL.
He has spent the past few years based in London where he spent his time working in private practice along with regularly travelling throughout Europe. He returned to Melbourne with experience across a variety of fields including public health, private practice, occupational health, aged care and working with an amateur football team.
He has experience with all musculoskeletal conditions and is passionate about not only resolving pain, but optimising health and movement to produce lifelong changes. He especially enjoys treating back pain, shoulder issues and tendon problems with a combination of manual techniques, movement optimisation, strengthening and education.
Outside of the clinic, Wendell keeps active by playing football in the winter and cricket in the summer. Through these interests Wendell has had his fair share of and treated many sporting injuries. Away from physio, he loves spending time on his family farm and fishing/camping on the mighty Murray River
Kirsty has extensive experience in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. Treatment techniques include Deep Tissue Muscle Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Dry Needling, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and application of Kinesiology Tape.
She gained her experience during her two and a half years at RMIT University. During this time, she treated a wide range of clients at the RMIT clinic. She provided a thorough holistic assessment to identify the cause of her client’s pain or injury which resulted in using manual therapies to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement.
Kirsty is passionate about her profession in Myotherapy. She provides treatment programs specifically tailored to her client’s individual needs with results in them becoming pain-free.
Kirsty enjoys the outdoors, playing tennis and going for walks with her dog and spending time with family and friends.
Range Administration Team
Verity joined the Range team in 2012 when Range Northcote was born. Verity has a passion for administration and customer service and now leads the admin team across both the Northcote and Preston locations.
When Verity is not hard at work you can find her enjoying a flat white at a cafe, cycling, or out walking her dog Freddy.