Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell
150 Commercial Road
Morwell VIC 3840

Opening Hours

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

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


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


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


Alan Yates, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell

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.

Danielle Spies, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell

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 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.

Danielle is currently on maternity leave.

Daniel Crowder

Daniel has attained a Bachelor of Exercise Science from the University of Wollongong, as well as a Master of Physiotherapy from Sydney’s University of Technology.

Daniel’s particular interests lie in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, as well as chronic pain management. He is looking forward to the opportunity to treat patients from a variety of backgrounds.

Formerly of New South Wales, Daniel is a dedicated sportsman who enjoys cricket and martial arts, as well as exploring the outdoors.

Chamira Rathnasara

Chamira holds both a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Sturt University and a Bachelor of Science (Human Structure and Function) from the University of Melbourne.

His professional interests are in sports injury rehabilitation, hydrotherapy and chronic pain management. Chamira’s love of sport resulted in his pursuing the above in physiotherapy and treatment of acute injuries; during his studies he was the head trainer for the Wodonga Bulldogs Football & Netball Club.

Cricket, squash, tennis and cycling are Chamira’s current sports of choice. He follows Essendon in the AFL, the LA Lakers in the NBA and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL.

Massage Therapist

Polly Riddell, Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Morwell

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