MORWELL

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell
150 Commercial Road
Morwell VIC 3840

Opening Hours

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

(03) 5133 7388Book Online

History

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell has provided high quality physiotherapy, massage therapy and clinical Pilates services for the past 35 years.

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at 150 Commercial Road across from the Latrobe City Council corporate offices.

Facility

The practice features five 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 physical injury management or for fitness/strength/injury prevention
  • Custom Made Orthotics – as part of physical injury management or prevention of foot/lower leg injuries
  • Hydrotherapy – as part of rehabilitation including post-operative care

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

Alan Yates (Director)

Alan started private practice in Morwell circa 1986 and has been with Gippsland Physiotherapy Group since. He has completed many professional development courses over the years, including Level 1 and 2 Sports, Level 1 and 2 Spinal, Level 1 and 2 Dry Needling, Pilates, Lymphedema, Hydrotherapy and many more, lending to his wealth of experience.

Alan uses his wide range of skills to assess and treat to his utmost capacity with the aim to return clients to as close as possible to their pre-injury function level. He is interested in all musculoskeletal conditions and enjoys working in the sports injury area.

Alan is available for consultation on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Danielle Spies (Director)

Danielle completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from James Cook University (2014) and become a director of the company in 2017.
Danielle enjoys furthering her education and has completed an extensive range of courses in treating upper and lower limb sporting injuries, chronic pain and complex shoulder injuries, just to name a few. Danielle has a special interest in post-operative physiotherapy, sporting injuries and chronic pain, using dry needling as one of her treatment modalities. Danielle strives to provide the best possible care to ensure successful patient outcomes.
Danielle is based at Maryvale Private Hospital on weekday mornings and in the Morwell practice on Monday to Thursday afternoons.
Danielle continues to honour her South African heritage, supporting the Springboks in Rugby Union. However she does support the Melbourne Football Club in AFL and the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL. Danielle can be found on the ski slopes in winter, and spends her weekends enjoying time with family and friends, exploring new places, drawing and craft activities.

Ryan Irani

Ryan completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice from La Trobe University in 2018. He has since completed a range of further study, including his Level 1 Lyn Watson Shoulder, his Level 1 Dry Needling and his Level 1 Pilates courses among many others.

Ryan has a particular interest in assessing and managing injuries of the upper limb, as well as low back pain; dry needling is a modiality used by Ryan in this instance. He thrives on seeing his clients return to their pre-injury hobbies.

Ryan is primarily based at our Morwell Practice from Tuesday to Friday. He does, however, work out at our Churchill Practice on Wednesday and Friday mornings.

Ryan enjoys spending his time training at the gym in Traralgon, taking his Labradoodle on different adventures, or hanging out with mates outdoors.

Daimon Bobby

Daimon graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2019.

Daimon’s main area of interest is musculoskeletal physiotherapy, especially in relation to prescribed exercise assisting in patient self-management. He is looking forward to learning from fellow GPG staff in being the best physiotherapist he can be.

Outside of work Daimon is seeking local Gippsland sports teams to join, having played soccer and volleyball while growing up in Mackay, Queensland.

Massage Therapist

Polly Riddell

Polly obtained her Diploma of Remedial Massage from TAFE Gippsland. She also holds qualification in Neuro Training Kinesiology. Polly continually attends workshops to improve her knowledge and understanding of the human body, with dry needling being a recent addition to her repertoire.

Admin Staff

Sue Bailey

Sandra Onken

Annalise Taylor