TRARALGON

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Traralgon
4/24 Breed St. Traralgon VIC 3844

Opening Hours

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

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History

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group Traralgon has provided high quality physiotherapy, massage therapy and clinical Pilates services for the past 15 years.

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at Suite 4, 24 Breed Street in the office block between Woolworths and Subway.

Facility

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

Team/Service Provided

We have six physiotherapists and three 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/Myotherapy – 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

Neil Synnott (Director)

Neil has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement), Bachelor of Exercise Science, a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons), and is able to provide physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology Services to his clients.

Neil’s areas of special interest include lower back, hip and pelvis injuries, chronic cervical, shoulder and upper limb injuries, and exercise for health / injury prevention. Neil also conducts Pilates sessions.

Jacob Johannessen (Director)

Jacob graduated from Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He has special interests in neurological, paediatric, trauma and sports based rehabilitation. Jacob enjoys working with patients to improve their quality of life and helping patients return to being able to do the things they love. Jacob also has a keen interest in running and weightlifting related injuries. Dry needling is one of his areas of expertise.

Jacob is originally from Queensland and spends his spare time fishing, hiking, running and playing football. He is an avid rugby union fan.

Brittany Romas

Brittany holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy from Latrobe University.

She is an avid powerlifter and has a strong interest in strength conditioning, acute sport injuries, and occupational related conditions.

Brittany has recently spent time in South East Asia working with paediatric patients with a large range of neurological disorders; she has developed a keen interest in providing disability support in conjunction with the NDIS.

Brittany believes in a holistic approach to her client’s rehabilitation and treatments including Hydrotherapy, Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates.

Sarah Noonan

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice from Latrobe University in Bendigo.

Sarah enjoys working with patients to achieve their health goals e.g. returning to hobbies, work or commencing new lifestyle changes. This is achieved by providing a holistic approach to treatment, rehabilitation (neurological & orthopaedic) and injury prevention by using a combination of manual therapy (including dry needling and exercise therapy including Clinical Pilates), hydrotherapy and exercise prescription. General musculoskeletal conditions Sarah enjoys working with include chronic and acute neck and lower back pain. Dry needling is one of her areas of expertise.

In her spare time Sarah plays in the City of Traralgon Brass Band as part of the solo cornets, playing during events such as the ANZAC ceremonies, Christmas Parade and Carols. She is also enjoying the outdoor lifestyle opportunities that the Gippsland region has on offer after moving from the Bendigo region.

Jake Gilliland

Jake graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2019.  Jake will be assisting WorkSafe patients with their return to work, along with treating sports injuries. He also has special interests in neurology and treatment of lymphoedema.

Outside of work Jake has diverse interests: he plays tennis & curling (a result of a trip to Canada in 2017), enjoys Asian cuisine, is currently learning French and is a self-described Hunger Games fanatic.

Kadir Sungkar

Kadir completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Monash University in 2019.

Kadir’s interests lie in treating musculoskeletal injuries, overlapping with sports injuries and rehabilitation. Kadir also has experience as a football trainer and looks forward to offering his services to the local football community.

Kadir’s sporting interests continue outside of work as a keen basketball player of fifteen years’ experience; he has also recently taken up boxing.

Massage Therapists

Matt Burney

Matt has an Advance Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy) that he obtained from the Australian College of Sports Therapy, along with Certificates III & IV in fitness. Matt has worked extensively with athletes at both a professional and amateur level for the last four years; including the Qantas Wallabies Australian Rugby Union team 2011-2013.
Matt’s areas of interest include Dry Needling and neck pain.
Matt is an avid footballer, and is currently the full back for the Churchill Football Club.

Caleb Fisher

Caleb completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage both at Federation Training Morwell/Traralgon. He has special interests in and loves to work on muscular injuries of the neck as well as the upper thoracic region and the arms. Caleb grew up on a farm in Devon North until 2012, where he moved to Drouin and commenced high school at Chairo Christian School.

Admin Staff

Judi

Rachel Francis