LOCATION

95 Queen Street
Warragul VIC 3820

OPENING HOURS

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

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Gippsland Physiotherapy Group (GPG) Warragul provides high-quality care and treatment plans tailored to each client’s specific needs. We employ various therapy methods and are always up to date on the newest research and technology.

Our Warragul practice is located at 95 Queen Street. Our team at Warragul will work with you to help achieve your goals and provide a personalised treatment plan.

The services offered at Warragul include:

• Physiotherapy
• Clinical Pilates
• Sports Medicine
• Dry Needling

• Massage Therapy
• Hydrotherapy
• NDIS Therapy
• Corporate Health

You do not need a referral to visit one of our physiotherapists in Bairnsdale (except for DVA and Medicare EPC)and our services can be claimable on Private Health Insurance (if covered as an extra), with rates kept as minimal as possible. We also provide no charge WorkSafe and TAC injuries.

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for our patients, ensuring their complete maintenance, recovery and reducing the risk of recurrence. Our staff are always happy to help with any questions or concerns you might have before or after an appointment.

Our easy-to-use online booking system allows you to book appointments seven days a week, 24 hours a day; alternately, you can contact our friendly team on (03) 5623 6989 to book your appointment.

Injuries we Treat

  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Muscular Injuries
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Headaches
  • Joint Pain
  • Arthritic Conditions

Meet the Team

Mark Alcock

Mark Alcock

Director/Physiotherapist

Mark joined the company in 2014 following his graduation from Otago University in New Zealand. In 2016 he stepped up to become one of the directors of the company and is now clinic manager in Warragul. He has a keen interest in sports injuries and is in his final year of his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy.

His interest in sports has led him to work for Tennis Australia at the AGL Loy Yang ITF Junior Tennis tournament in Traralgon with more tournaments on the agenda for the year to come. Despite normally treating injuries after they have occurred, Mark is also passionate about preventing them too by identifying concerns and managing them before they progress to injuries. Dry needling is one of his areas of expertise.

Mark prides himself on keeping up to date with the latest physiotherapy evidence ensuring he provides a high level of care for all of clients from all walks of life.

Tarnia Palmer

Tarnia Palmer

Physiotherapist

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.

Rachel Bickerdike

Rachel Bickerdike

Physiotherapist

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from Monash University. Rachel is a West Gippsland Native and is currently the physiotherapist for her local football and netball club. She has a love for all sports.

She plays competitive tennis, and is a former gymnast and gymnastics coach; as a result of her strong sports focus, Rachel has a keen interest in sports physiotherapy, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and Clinical Pilates.

Wali Aman

Wali Aman

Physiotherapist

Wali obtained a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

His professional interest lie in management of sporting injuries, along with musculoskeletal treatment. This ties in with Wali’s love of sport, having played basketball, football (respresenting Otago), futsal (representing New Zealand) and competed in athletics. In addition, Wali frequents the gym for strength and conditioning training.

Wali is new to Gippsland, having spent six months here before commencing with Gippsland Physiotherapy Group, and compares the community feeling favorably to that of his hometown of Dunedin, finding it very welcoming and friendly.

Kyle Salerno

Kyle Salerno

Physiotherapist

Kyle graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

Kyle’s area of interest is sports injuries, along with spinal injuries. Kyle pulls double duty as both a cricket and football player, the former as part of the West Gippsland Cricket Association, and has recently begun acting as a junior cricket coach.

Outside of work Kyle spends time with his family and barracks for the Brisbane Lions in the AFL.

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Roland Bayles

Physiotherapist

Roland obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Ballarat.

In his study, Roland has spent a large amount of time working with Geriatric participants from his time in aged care and community physiotherapy. He’s also spent time working in local sports clubs treating sports related injuries. Roland has a special interest in neurological diseases and has completed research into Huntington's disease in his final year.

Roland has grown up on a hobby farm and he loves animals. He also enjoys getting outdoors for nature walks, playing soccer and swimming.

Nikki Velez

Nicole Velez

Physiotherapist

Nicole is a graduate of the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay (located in Manila, the Philippines). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy.

Her professional interests lie in treating sports injuries, which stems from having interned with a football team, which taught her multiple techniques and methods of dealing with musculoskeletal conditions. Neurological and paediatric conditions are additional interests Nicole intends to pursue due to their complexity.

Nicole is looking forward to working for a practice that is client centred and prioritizes the client’s well being by providing excellent service. Outside of work Nicole enjoys volleyball, outdoor running and going to the gym. She grew up with soccer and is currently learning the finer points of AFL. Nicole also enjoys reading novels and listening to music.

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Chris McKay

Physiotherapist

Chris graduated with his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from Monash University.

Chris is a big sports fan,especially cricket and football, so he enjoys managing both chronic and acute injuries in both sports, but he also really enjoys working with people for extended periods of time and watching them grow and achieve their goals no matter what their injury is.

Chris is a born and bred Western Australian so he enjoys the beach and warm weather, and also loves his cricket, both playing and watching.

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Jed Hill

Physiotherapist

Jed obtained his Sports Training Level 1 certificate,as well as his Doctorate of Physiotherapy, from The University of Melbourne.

With an athletic and outdoorsy lifestyle, Jed has a keen interest encouraging physical activity, reducing pain, and restoring mobility in effective joints,especially complex joints like shoulders and hips.

With maple syrup running through his veins, Jed moved here from Canada in 2018, where he’s fallen in love with Victoria's camping, hiking, sporting, and food culture.

Caleb Fisher

Caleb Fisher

Massage Therapist

Caleb completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage at Federation Training Morwell/Traralgon. He has a dedicated interest in 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.

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