We have a number of additional healthcare providers on-site. Call (03) 9344 6815 to arrange an appointment.
Pelvic Floor and Continence Physiotherapist
Pelvic Floor and Continence Physiotherapist
Peony is a pelvic floor and continence physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience in treating Women’s and Men’s pelvic health conditions. She has worked extensively in the public hospital system including the Royal Women’s Hospital, Western Health and currently Alfred Health alongside her work in private practice.
As a local resident of Hobson’s Bay Peony is delighted to open her practice in Spotswood and is particularly keen to promote women’s health through the life stages of pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and beyond. Conditions treated include the musculoskeletal disorders of pregnancy and the post-partum period, and breastfeeding conditions like mastitis.
Peony also has an interest in treating male bladder and bowel dysfunction, for example pre-and post prostatectomy, and assisting the stages of recovery and return to work.
Peony obtained her undergraduate physiotherapy qualification form La Trobe University (Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences) and her Postgraduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation from The University of Melbourne.
She looks forward to making your physiotherapy experience a pleasant and personalised one.
Kimberley Peden is certified in exercise rehabilitation (Ma.Ex.Phys), Yoga, Pilates and Meditation. She has over 10 years of experience in using exercise, movement & relaxation for the prevention, management and rehabilitation of the following health conditions:
Type 2 diabetes. pre-diabetic, insulin resistance
Heart issues – high blood pressure, high cholesterol, post heart attack
Musculoskeletal: Injuries (sporting, overuse, acute and chronic) and osteo/rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis
Kimberley can create an individualised program based on your current condition. This is tailored to your needs and goals using the following:
Health and fitness assessments / Lifestyle consultations
Group exercise options / Community based exercise groups
1:1 sessions / Home based exercise programs
Annette is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and has worked in both public and private clinic settings to attain a wide experience from the acute to chronic stages of recovery. Her keen interest lies in all musculoskeletal injuries with a particular speciality in spinal conditions.
Annette believes each patient requires an individualised holistic treatment approach to ensure long term success in recovery. Focused on delivering high quality care that stems from the latest evidence and extensive clinical experience, she uses manual techniques, dry needling and exercises for rehabilitation.
She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association.
Post injury rehabilitation
Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) from Queensland University of Technology 2007
Lisa is particularly passionate about chronic disease and at-risk feet including diabetic and peripheral arterial disease patients, and management of deformity. She also finds enormous satisfaction in management of ingrown toe nail deformity, and is experienced avulsion nail surgery. Lisa has always enjoyed the study of biomechanics and dysfunctional gait, particularly in management of chronic or recurrent injury. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys road cycling and camping.
2007-2016 Worked in private practice in a busy clinic in Brisbane. Clients were varied with a focus on sports podiatry and paediatrics, including general podiatry.
2013- 2015 NHS London Guys’ and St. Thomas Trust – serviced hospital and community podiatry clinics, with the focus on high risk diabetic feet and amputation prevention.
2015-2017 Returned to Australia to work at Melbourne Walking Clinic
Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian.
Vicki has been working as a Dietitian for over six years and has a range of experiences in the nutritional management of chronic health conditions. Her experience includes:
Weight loss and healthy eating
Diabetes – Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes
Heart Health - Elevated Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure
Gut Health - Probiotics + Prebiotics
Metabolic Syndrome - Insulin Resistance
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Vegetarian or Vegan Diets
Vicki provides patients with individualised meal plans that meet their nutritional requirements. The requirements are tailored to fit into their lifestyle and family needs.
SMC Speech Pathology has been providing family centred care to clients for over 10 years within Melbourne’s inner west. SMC provides a range of services for children who have: developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, social skills difficulties, language disorders, articulation and phonological difficulties, stuttering and literacy issues.
SMC have a strong focus on working with children and their families within the context of their everyday life and understand that each child is unique. We use evidence-based interventions to improve the lives of those with communication disorders.
Sarah Timms works from Modern Medical on Fridays. Her career has been dedicated to communication for two decades through a variety of roles, including working as a speech pathologist in private practice and as a journalist for various news and media organisations.
Luke has a Diploma in Hearing Device Prescription and Evaluation. As an Audiometrist, Luke has 20 years’ experience in helping patients with their hearing needs. He can provide full comprehensive hearing assessments. Pre & post-employment hearing assessments, Prescribe and dispense the most suitable device(s) for your needs, Offer a range of assistive listening devices(ALD), Provide hearing rehabilitation advice, Batteries and Maintenance to all jearing aid makes and models.
Luke is accredited with the Office of Hearing Services (OHS) to provide free hearing services to pensioners and he is a worksafe accredited.
Maya is a counsellor who completed her Masters of Psychology Clinical Degree. She works with adults and adolescents. Her therapeutic approach is client centred, empathetic and tailored to the client’s treatment goals and individual needs.
She appreciates that each person has a unique set of circumstances and works collaboratively with clients to achieve positive outcomes. Through her supportive and empathetic approach, clients are able to share their experiences in a safe and comfortable environment.
Maya draws on a range of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Psychodynamic Therapy. A key strength of Maya’s practice is her friendly, caring and passionate attitude and the ease with which she can establish strong therapeutic relationships.