DROUIN

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Drouin
23-25 Princes Way
Drouin VIC 3818

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm

(03) 5625 9222Book Online

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at 23-25 Princes Way in the centre of the Drouin CBD, the heart of Baw Baw Shire.

Facility

The practice features rooms for private consultation and a dedicated clinical Pilates area.

Team/Service Provided

We have two physiotherapists meeting your expectations through:

Service Philosophy

  • Assessment that is thorough and comprehensive
  • Diagnosis that is accurate and easy to understand
  • Treatment that actively targets the problem and minimises the recovery time
  • Follow up that assists in the understanding and management of the condition targeting complete recovery and minimising the chance of recurrence

Services – Service Type

  • Physiotherapy – comprehensive treatment and management of all physical conditions

Services – Category

  • All WorkSafe, TAC injuries treated at no cost
  • All Medicare (EPC) referrals treated at no cost
  • Private fees kept as low as possible and claimable on Private Health Insurance (extras)

Services – Injury Type

  • Neck and back pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Muscular Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Joint Pain
  • Dry Needling
  • Arthritic conditions
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Meet the team

Physiotherapists

Henry-George Emery, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Drouin

Henry-George Emery (Director)

Henry obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago. His areas of professional interest include lower back and neck pain including headache treatment and management. He also has a keen interest in biomechanical abnormalities in the lower limb and how they affect the hip, knee and foot. Dry needling is one of his areas of expertise.

Since moving to Australia Henry has jumped right into AFL and has always had a keen interest in cricket, especially when the Black Caps are beating Australia.

Tarnia Palmer, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Drouin

Tarnia Palmer

Tarnia obtained her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Monash University, Victoria.
Tarnia’s main interest is in treating lower back and neck pain, as well as shoulder injuries which have been a primary focus through her attendance of ongoing professional development courses.

Tarnia enjoys adapting exercises for a goal-based recovery for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries/conditions. Tarnia uses a variety of treatments including; dry needling, clinical Pilates and manual therapy to help achieve client recovery goals.

Tarnia is currently on maternity leave.

Elke Smith, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Warragul

Elke Smith

Elke completed her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe University Bendigo.

She has undertaken further training in Pilates, dry needling and sports injury rehabilitation. Elke has also completed GLA:D program training for hip and knee osteoarthritis management.

Elke is passionate about helping people to feel their best and achieve their goals. Some of her interest areas include lower limb biomechanics, such as preventing and rehabilitating running injuries. She has a strong interest in women’s health, particularly antenatal and postnatal care and she is an enthusiastic Pilates instructor.

Elke is an animal lover and horse rider. She enjoys spending time outdoors; gardening, camping and being active.

Madeline Putland

Madeline is an alumnus of the University of Melbourne, having attained a Bachelor of Biomedicine (with a major in Anatomy), and a Doctor of Physiotherapy. Madeline’s professional interests are in women’s health, clinical Pilates and treating musculoskeletal injuries.

Having grown up in Mildura, Madeline is looking forward to involving herself in the local community after having studied in Melbourne for several years. She is an avid netball player, and enjoys baking and gardening.

Elysia Bishop

Elysia graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Masters of Physiotherapy.

Elysia’s professional interests lie in treating musculoskeletal injuries and sporting injuries, particularly those stemming from running and related exercise. This stems from Elysia’s own sports-related hobbies, which likewise include running, riding and swimming.

Elysia considers herself an outdoorsy type, and loves exploring nature while on hikes; she spent her honeymoon in 2018 on a hiking trip of New Zealand.