Meet Our Team

Meet our team

GREG
DIRECTOR, SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Greg graduated from La Trobe University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Following university, Greg worked as a sports physiotherapist at the Melbourne Golf Injury Clinic, gaining high level experience working with Victorian Institute of Sport and Australian Institute of Sport athletes. Greg then moved home to the Mallee, in which he became the Chief Physiotherapist at the Swan Hill District Hospital. Greg then founded Mallee Physio in 2002 in Swan Hill, Mallee Physio Kerang in 2010, and later Healthy Mates in 2014. Greg’s post-graduate education and special interests include Lower Limb Biomechanics, Advanced Orthopaedics, Dry Needling and Acupuncture, Sporting injuries, and  Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Clinical Pilates. Greg’s experience with elite athletes including Olympic and Commonwealth athletes, international professional Bull rider’s, and national motocross riders to mention just a few. Greg likes to spend his time with his family, and has a keen involvement in motocross clubs and river activities.

MarcusMARCUS
PRACTICE MANAGER

Marcus joined the team at Healthy Mates in 2019 after a career change from the real estate world. Marcus has three active boys who are heavily involved in sport and enjoys supporting them all. A recently retired football umpire  he enjoys playing most sports to name a few badminton, tennis, golf and basketball. Marcus is looking forward to making Bendigo their new home.

 

Jake

JAKE
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Jake completed a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University Bendigo. As a Physiotherapist Jake has a strong interest in sports injury management as well as chronic disease management and will be committed in continuing to develop these skills. Jake teaches at La Trobe University and has a keen interest in a wide variety of sports and enjoys playing football, fishing and socialising with friends and family.

 

DanielDANIEL
PHYSIOTHERAPIST & EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

Daniel is a graduate of La Trobe University in Bendigo, completing both a Masters in Physiotherapy Practice and a Masters in Exercise Physiology.
 
Daniel is available for appointments at both Healthy Mates Central and our new Physiotherapy and High Performance Centre, located at Bendigo Stadium.
Daniel teaches at La Trobe University and also works with the Bendigo Pioneers football teams in the NAB League. In 2020 Daniel worked with Bendigo Spirit, Bendigo’s national basketball team, as the Head of Rehabilitation in the North Queensland COVIDSafe Hub. He has a keen interest in sporting injuries and returning people to their chosen sport or occupation.
 

CASEY
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Casey completed a Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University in Bendigo. Casey’s post graduate training includes: DMA Clinical Pilates Unit A for Physiotherapists, Level 1 Neuromuscular Dry Needling, ICB Orthotics Workshop. Casey worked as an Allied Health Assistant at Healthy Mates and has completed her Certificates III and IV in Fitness.
 
Casey’s primary interests include injury prevention and rehabilitation from sporting injuries, and working with neurological conditions. Casey is a very passionate sports person, playing netball locally in the Bendigo region. Casey is interested in undertaking further study into Women’s Health and Injury Prevention.
 

PATRICK
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

Patrick completed his Bachelors of Exercise Science and Masters of Exercise Physiology at La Trobe University here in Bendigo. As an Exercise Physiologist, Patrick has a keen interest in the management of chronic conditions, sports rehabilitation, and athlete strength and conditioning. In his spare time he enjoys playing Football locally and mountain bike riding

 

DAN
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Dan completed a Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University in Bendigo, graduating in 2018. Having worked in the hospital system for three years, Dan has developed a passion in the treatment and rehabilitation of various musculoskeletal and orthopaedic presentations. He is interested in all things regarding exercise and being active, particularly basketball, tennis and running. Now based between Bendigo and Swan Hill, Dan will be available for appointments across Mallee Physio, Healthy Mates Physiotherapy, Health and Conditioning Complex Central and High Performance Centre. Fun fact: Dan is a sock enthusiast, with a collection of 90 pairs (and growing).

 

 

Our Mission and Vision at Healthy Mates

Firstly our mission is to help you improve and maintain your health and well-being. Make positive changes and in addition we are passionate about keeping you involved.

Secondly our vision is to change the face of the rural health, by providing access to experienced health professionals and facilities in regional communities.

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Physical Conditioning Programs designed to elevate your performance

 

Delivering prescribed Strength and Conditioning programs, developed by our experienced Physical Performance team.

 

 

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