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 & 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.
Marcus joined the team at Healthy Mates in January. Marcus relocated from Swan Hill with 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 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 has a keen interest in a wide variety of sports and enjoys playing football, fishing and socialising with friends and family.
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.
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.