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Introducing the Bodywise Health Team

MICHAEL J. HALL
Practice Principal, Physiotherapist
Ba.App.Sci. (Physio) Mem.A.P.A.

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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 some of the finest spinal and sports rehabilitation centres in the world. Michael, has also completed many sports, spinal and musculo-skeletal 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.

FELICIA WONG

Physiotherapist BHSc (Physiotherapy)

 Felicia Portrait

George graduated from LaTrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Physiotherapy Practice. Throughout his training, he has gained a broad range of experience across Melbourne’s major metropolitan hospitals in areas including ICU, multi-trauma, orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation and cardiothoracics. 

  • Felicia Wong graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Since then, she expanded her skills in the areas of Private Practice, Aged Care, and Occupational Health and Safety.

  • Throughout her career, Felicia has acquired further qualifications in advance Dry Needling, Occupational Health Physiotherapy (Level 1), APPI Pilates Matwork (Level 1) and Therapeutic Yoga (Level 1). She is currently undergoing further training with Polestar® Pilates, a world-renowned rehabilitation-based Pilates curriculum. 

    Felicia is particularly passionate about injury prevention, hence her involvement in corporate ergonomic assessments, where she has the opportunity to influence both pre- and post-injury work postures. Her other passion lies in the art of movement, which she integrates within her Pilates and Yoga teachings. Outside work, Felicia enjoys challenging her strength and flexibility at Pole Fitness and Aerial Silks classes! 

ASHLEY BENNETT

Senior Physiotherapist BHSc (Physiotherapy) MBA

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Ash graduated in 2007 from Keele University’s School of Health and Rehabilitation in the UK with a Physiotherapy honours degree.

Ash brings a high level of experience to Bodywise Health. He has previously worked within the UK’s National Health Service and private sector, in addition to the New Zealand health system. He has gained vital experience in a wide range of specialties, including developing his neuro-musculoskeletal knowledge and skills, and has progressed himself into becoming a Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Educator.Ash is a keen acupuncturist and also has great interest in the sporting environment, having been a Physiotherapist at Aston Villa Football Club.

Currently, Ash has worked within the private sector in Melbourne for the past three years and recently completed his Masters of Business and Administration (MBA) which will be used to further combine his managerial and healthcare knowledge with experience.

STEPHANIE VARNEY

Remedial/Therapeutic Massage Therapist, Member AAMT

 

Stephanie has practiced as a remedial massage therapist for more than 5 years and, as a qualified myotherapist, Stephanie is very passionate about using manual therapy as a tool for healing. 

She takes a holistic approach to treatment, and, with a keen eye on the medical history of the patient, uses this to gain an understanding of the patient problem versus symptom. 

By utilising her awareness of the myofascial/fascia (connect tissue), lymphatic and nervous systems, Stephanie can apply her treatment according to the unique and individual requirements of each client. 

Stephanie is skilled in a range of massage techniques and can offer relaxation, remedial, pregnancy, sports and myotherapy.


Also, providing Remedial Massage services at Bodywise Health is:

SUSAN LY - remedial massage therapist

NAOMI CONWELL -  relaxation, remedial, sports, deep tissue massage therapist

Our friendly receptionists and practice managers are:

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

 

Bodywise Health

364 Hampton St,

Hampton

Victoria. Australia 3188

03 9533 4257

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