152 Graham Street
Wonthaggi VIC 3995


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
Saturday: 8:00am - 12:30pm


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Gippsland Physiotherapy Group (GPG) Wonthaggi’s physiotherapy services is tailored to your specific needs. This means that we will work to provide you with immediate relief and help you get back on your lifestyle in the shortest time possible.

Our practice is conveniently located at 152 Graham Street. Our personalised approach can help you manage your injury on an individual basis, rather than depending on generic treatment regimens or one-size-fits-all programs. The services offered at Wonthaggi include:

• Physiotherapy
• Clinical Pilates
• Sports Medicine
• Dry Needling

• 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) 5672 5866 to book your appointment.

Injuries we treat

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

Meet the Team


Mitchell Wheeler


Mitch brings a wealth of experience to Wonthaggi, having completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from James Cook University, and a Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland. These qualifications make Mitch a Tier 2 physiotherapist as recognised by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).

Mitch has also completed in excess of 200 hours of formal professional development, including his Level 2 Sports and Level 2 Spinal physiotherapy courses among many others. Dry needling is one of his areas of expertise.

Mitch has extensive experience in the musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy sector across Queensland, including two recent years as the physiotherapist for the Sunshine Coast Falcons QRL Club (Melbourne Storm’s feeder club).

Mitch takes a pragmatic and individually-tailored approach to the assessment and management of people with musculoskeletal conditions, and thrives on helping people achieve their goals.

Mitch will be based at our Wonthaggi practice from Wednesday to Friday in 2020. The other half of his time, Mitch will be working as a lecturer of Anatomy & Physiology at Federation University (Churchill).

Mitch is an avid sports fan, loving all things sport (AFL – Essendon, NRL – North QLD Cowboys, cricket). When he’s not working, you’ll be sure to find Mitch exercising at Voyage gym, playing guitar, or hanging down the beach.


Jye Rodgers

Jye Rogers


Jye is a graduate of Griffith University, holding both a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy. Jye’s special interests are in sports therapy, aged care and treating musculoskeletal injuries, and is looking to pursue interests in dry needling and clinical Pilates.
Jye previously resided in Kyogle in northern New South Wales; he is looking forward to moving to Gippsland in pursuit of a quieter life, having undertaken his university education on the Gold Coast. Jye lives for surfing, cycling and running; he has previously worked as a sports trainer for several QAFL teams, and has subsequently jumped on the Brisbane Lions bandwagon.

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Anna Lorch


Anna graduated from the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand with her Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy).

Anna has a passion for helping people of all ages who have an injury/condition or clients who are looking to live a healthier lifestyle. Anna’s interests lay in women’s health physiotherapy, Pilates, and paediatrics.

She is a kiwi girl at heart,but has always wanted to live in Australia since volunteering in the gold coast at 17 years old. Anna will find any excuse to go to the beach,rain or shine,and loves to spend her spare time on various creative hobbies.

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Tim received his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Otago University.

Tim enjoys meeting individuals from all walks of life and helping his clients back on track. He is passionate about sports injuries and assisting athletes in returning to play. Tim is eager to advance his knowledge of dry needling and clinical Pilates.

Tim and his wife and dog just relocated from New Zealand to Phillip Island. When he's not working, you can probably find him in the water. He enjoys being active and being outside, whether he's jogging, hiking, surfing, or mountain biking.




Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science from Deakin University and a Masters of Physiotherapy from Griffith University.

Jason is passionate about helping people overcome injuries, achieve their goals and live a healthier and more productive lifestyle. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a focus on knees, ankles, hips and keeping active.

If you can’t find Jason at the beach or gym, he’ll usually be at home cooking a BBQ and watching the footy with his friends and family. He also likes to surf and play guitar, and has two of the best dogs you’ll ever meet.


Napoleon Vargas


Napoleon is our newest member at the Wonthaggi practice.

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