LEONGATHA

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Leongatha
49 Bair Street
Leongatha VIC 3953

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

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History

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Leongatha has provided high quality physiotherapy, massage therapy and clinical Pilates services for the past 14 years.

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at 49 Bair Street in the commercial hub of Leongatha.

Facility

The practice features two consultation rooms and a Pilates studio room.

Team/Service Provided

We have four physiotherapists and two massage therapists 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
  • Massage Therapy – treatment and management of all physical conditions or alleviation of tension/stress
  • Clinical Pilates – as part of a physical injury management or for fitness/strength/injury prevention

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

Rob Brownlow (Director)

Rob obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Sturt University in Orange, NSW. Rob relocated from Newcastle after being offered a position with Gippsland Physiotherapy Group, working in our Leongatha practice and managing our Wonthaggi practice.

Rob has extensive experience in Sports and Musculoskeletal conditions, as well as injuries resulting from severe trauma. Rob has been involved as a Physiotherapist at many National and International sports events including the 2017-2019 Gymnastics World Cup, 2019 Gymnastics National Championships, 2019 Gymnastics Victoria Championships, 2018 Commonwealth Games, IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championships and the Australian Country Junior Basketball Championships. He has also worked for multiple sporting organisations including the Women’s VFL, International Basketball Federation – Oceania Region, NSW Basketball, VIC Netball and VIC Softball.

Rob’s further qualifications include Sports Level 1 & 2, Dry Needling, Clinical Pilates, Drug and Alcohol Testing and Workplace Assessments. Rob enjoys mentoring new graduate physiotherapists as part of his role and regularly educates physiotherapy students seeking further experience.

Rob enjoys playing tennis and walking his border collies down by the beach. He is an avid supporter of the Melbourne Football Club, Melbourne Storm and the Wallabies.

Tanya Thorson

Tanya completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree at the Lincoln School of Health Sciences of Latrobe University.

She currently offers Physiotherapy Services part time at the Leongatha practice; she has a post-graduate certificate in continence and pelvic floor rehabilitation, and has experience in assessing and treating women and men with continence and pelvic floor issues. 

Tanya enjoys a country lifestyle, raising her family in the South Gippsland Region.

Rebecca Griffin

Rebecca is a 2019 graduate from Curtin University, Perth, with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy; she also has further qualifications as a level 1 sports trainer and a certified clinical Pilates instructor.

Rebecca’s main area of interest is musculoskeletal physiotherapy, along with treating sports related injuries/rehabilitation, and women’s health.

Outside of work Rebecca loves to get outdoors, with cross-country running being a passion of hers.

Meg Crawford

Meg is a 2019 graduate from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Masters of Physiotherapy. Meg is a former Gold Coast resident and is making the change to rural Victoria in pursuit of a quieter, community based lifestyle.

As a runner and netball player Meg’s main area of interest lies in treating lower back pain along with lower limb sporting injuries. Balance and mobility issues in the elderly is a related interest of Meg’s.

Meg is a veteran traveller with Machu Picchu being one of her favourite destinations, and is happy to throw in some holiday tips free of charge during a consultation.

Admin Staff

Ashleigh Eddy