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Introducing the Bodywise Health Team


Practice Principal, Physiotherapist

BA.App.Sci. (Physio) Mem.A.P.A.

Michael graduated in 1988 from Lincoln Institute/Latrobe University, completing his Physiotherapy degree in Canada. Michael’s extensive experience in the treatment of spinal and sports injuries includes being in charge of physiotherapy for the Cedar Court Back Rehabilitation Program and Ormond Football Club.

He has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada visiting and working in some of the finest spinal and sports rehabilitation centres in the world. Michael has also completed many sports, spinal and musculoskeletal post-graduate courses including Geoff Maitland, Muscle Energy, Vladimir Yanda, Robin McKenzie, Mulligan, Shirley Sahmann, Clinical Pilates, Paul Chek just to name a few. Michael was project manager, author and trainer for the Focus On You Health Management Software Program- a program designed to empower people through education and training to improve their own health.

Michael above all is a people’s person who enjoys the outdoors and is passionate about empowering people to live fulfilled and healthy lives.


Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates Instructor

Bsc.Hons Physiotherapy. Mem.A.P.A

Peter qualified with an honours degree in physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University and has since been working in a private clinical setting.
Peter has qualifications in Pilates having completed Matwork levels 1 and 2 with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and Equipment levels 1 and 2 with DMA Clinical Pilates as well as dry needling techniques for sports and spinal injuries.
Peter has post graduate training in a variety of myofascial treatment methods to treat conditions such as low back, thoracic, head and neck pain. Peter has specialised in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety musculoskeletal disorders using an evidence based hands on approach.
Peter enjoys a variety of sports and has participated in soccer, rugby, golf, and tennis and also has experience working with elite athletes across soccer, rugby and hockey having worked with both amateur and professional teams in the U.K and Australia.


Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates Instructor

B.App.Sci.M.Physio. Mem.A.P.A 

Victoria completed her physiotherapy degree with a Masters qualification. She is also qualified in APPI Matwork Pilates, DMA Unit A Clinical Pilates as well as dry needling and Certificate III in Fitness at the Australian Fitness Academy.
This has given Victoria a detailed knowledge of injury, pain, treatment and training, that enables her to deliver you superior healthcare results.
Victoria very much lives her passion for the great outdoors, whether it be reading a book on the beach or participating at a local F45 class.
In addition Victoria maintains a large interest in Sports Physiotherapy, having worked with local clubs such as East Brighton Football Club and Torquay Football Club; Victoria will be completing the Sports Lower Limb qualification in a month’s time.


Remedial Massage Therapist, Dip. Remedial Massage, Member AAMT.

Susan graduated with a Diploma of Remedial Massage at Melbourne College of Professional Therapists (MCPT), and is highly adept in e.g. relaxation, deep tissue, sports, reflexology and remedial massage.
She is passionate about the benefits of remedial massage; particularly its role in addressing muscular-skeletal dysfunction, injury prevention and general wellbeing.
Susan grew up in Melbourne and practices yoga and meditation daily.


Remedial Massage Therapist, Dip. Remedial Massage, Member AAMT.

Irene achieved her Remedial Massage qualifications in 2012 and is highly adept in relaxation, deep tissue, sports, pregnancy, Reiki, cupping and remedial massage.
She has a wide range of experience with babies, pregnant mums, elite athletes, corporate executives and the elderly.
Irene can aid you in reducing stress hormones and increase circulation though out the body by working with the soft tissue of the skeletal muscular and by connecting with the central nervous systems. This will help you heal and recover from illness or surgery and help manage or correct postural dysfunctions, increase your mobility and reduce your pain symptoms.
Irene is here to help find an individual pain management plan that works best for you.


Remedial Massage Therapist, Dip. Remedial Massage, Member AAMT.

Elicia is a professional member with the Myotherapy and Massage Association and Sport Medicine Australia and is well qualified in multiple disciplines including remedial, sports, deep tissue, lymphatic drainage massage, pregnancy massage, aromatherapy and reflexology.
Elicia has vast experience working in chiropractic, osteopathy, physiotherapy, day spas, nursing homes and sports medicine clinics as well as with sporting teams/professionals such as AFL (Essendon Football Club), Rugby Union (Melbourne Rebels), Triathlon Australia and Victoria, Gymnastic Australia and Victoria and Lacrosse Australia. In her sporting capacity, she includes experience as a sports trainer and team manager locally, Nationally and internationally with Football and Lacrosse.

Our friendly receptionists and practice managers are:

Denise O’Toole, Margaret Norden, Kerri McGeorge and Naomi Dall

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