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Albert Street Medical Centre Level 4, 372 - 376 Albert Street
East Melbourne 3002
VIC AU
Tel (03) 9486 0512
Fax (03) 9486 0513

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The Fitwise Team

Physiotherapists @ Fitwise

The team at Fitwise Physiotherapy are passionate about helping you achieve your goals to maximise your lifestyle choices and improve your health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing a high quality service to assist you in a number of different areas and across the entire lifespan.

This may include:

  • Maintaining a fit and healthy body during pregnancy
  • Treatment and management of pelvic girdle pain (Pelvic Instability)
  • Rehabilitating your body after pregnancy
  • Rehabilitating your pelvic floor muscles
  • Returning to running and other high level exercise
  • Improving bone strength and Osteoporosis
  • Treatment and management of general musculoskeletal conditions
  • Clinical Pilates and supervised exercise classes
  • Pre and post operation physiotherapy
  • Exercise for 50+ year olds

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Libby Oldfield

Libby Oldfield is a Specialist Continence and Women’s Health physiotherapist and Co-Director of Fitwise Physiotherapy.

Libby has been successfully helping women of all ages achieve their physical health goals for many years. She has a special interest in the health and wellbeing of older women, developing programs, conducting classes, giving talks to the general public and lecturing at the University of Melbourne. Pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic girdle pain and clinical Pilates are also major interests of Libby’s.

Libby has 2 adult sons and and 2 small Grandsons (what an exciting world has opened up). She is also passionately occupied in her spare time with playing tennis, patchwork and quilting.

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Gen McGlashan

Gen McGlashan is a Specialist Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist and Co-Director of Fitwise Physiotherapy.

Gen has extensive experience successfully helping many women achieve their goals, with expertise and a special interest in Pelvic Girdle Pain, Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, and exercise programs for women of all ages. She also enjoys lecturing and clinical supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students, where she lectures on topics such as: Exercise in Pregnancy, and Pelvic Girdle Pain.

Gen is a very keen exerciser, particularly Pump, Spin and Combat classes, and Clinical Pilates. She also loves spending time with her husband and three teenage children, and supporting them in their many sports and activities!

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Julienne Moore

Julienne Moore is an APA Titled Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist and associate at Fitwise Physiotherapy. Julienne has been part of the Fitwise team since 2008.

Julienne enjoys the challenge of treating low back and pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction and through her love of exercise, helps her patients keep active, return to exercise, or begin exercise for the first time.

Julienne is a very active mother of 2 children and is also a keen cyclist.

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Claire Ryan

Claire graduated from La Trobe University in 2006. She has career interests that include exercise for women during the childbearing years and beyond, Clinical Pilates, low back and pelvic girdle pain, and promoting health and wellbeing at all ages and stages of life.

On a personal note, Claire enjoys Pilates, running, and going to the gym in her spare time. She also values time spent with friends and family.

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Kath Callinan-Moore

Kath has been involved in women’s health for over 25 years. As an ante-natal educator, her particular passion is preparing women for the physical and emotional challenges of childbirth.Relaxation, breathing awareness, massage, movement and positioning are some of the resources she explores with pregnant women in the “Birthwise” sessions.

For those clients - both women and men - recovering from cancer surgery and having to deal with lymphoedema, Kath can assist with lymphatic massage, teaching home programs for lymphatic drainage and the fitting of compression garments.

As a mother of four teenage children, she believes in being flexible and having a broad outlook.

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Anita Bir

Anita graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009 as a Physiotherapist and also completed a Masters of Physiotherapy with Majors in Women's Health & Musculoskeletal Health at the University of Melbourne. She has completed all four levels of DMA Clinical Pilates training as well as qualifications in Sports Physiotherapy and endeavours to provide holistic management for her patients combining manual and exercise therapies. Anita also has a keen interest in treating dance related injuries and conducts pre-screening dance assessments & pre-pointe ballet assessments. Outside the clinic, she enjoys presenting on Women’s Health related topics at professional development courses.

On a personal note, Anita loves to dance and is an accomplished classical Indian dancer. She is also fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.

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Morgan Kent

Morgan graduated from La Trobe University in 2010 and quickly developed a keen interest in continence, pelvic floor and pregnancy related musculoskeletal issues. In 2015 she completed her postgraduate studies in pelvic floor rehabilitation and musculoskeletal disorders in women at the University of Melbourne to further develop her skills. Morgan enjoys combining individualised pelvic floor rehabilitation with Clinical Pilates as a holistic treatment approach. Originally from country Victoria, Morgan loves adventuring outdoors and is a keen cycle-tourer in her spare time.

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Rachel Bell

Rachel joined the Fitwise team at the start of 2013. After graduating from La Trobe University in 2007, Rachel’s interest in women’s health motivated her to undertake post graduate study in the areas of continence and exercise for women. Rachel enjoys teaching Clinical Pilates and both instructing and participating in exercise classes.

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Nicole Lynch

Nicole graduated from Monash University in 2012. Her passion for Women’s Health has inspired her to recently complete the Musculoskeletal Disorders for Women subject at the University of Melbourne and to commence study in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy later this year. Nicole has a keen interest in treating pelvic girdle pain and low back pain during pregnancy, as well as helping women return to exercise in the post-natal period.

Outside of work Nicole enjoys keeping fit with pilates, running and spin classes, as well as taking her dog Nugget for plenty of walks.

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Abigail Heuver

Abbi graduated from La trobe university in 2011. She has a diverse clinical background, having worked across both private and public sectors, she gained skills in trauma, musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation. She has a passion for normal movement, Pilates and lumbo-pelvic rehabilitation. You will also find her running the pregnancy spin and recreate classes at our East Melbourne clinic.

Abbi will shortly be completing her post graduate training in pelvic floor rehabilitation.

When not at work Abbi enjoys all things outdoors including mountain bike riding, snowboarding, water skiing and diving.

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Katherine Baquie

Katherine graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2004. She has been involved in the area of Women's health for over 10 years, and her interest has led her to undertake further post graduate studies in the area of Continence and Pelvic floor rehab.

Katherine has many years experience in taking Clinical Pilates and exercise programs. Katherine enjoys spending time with her 2 young children and found Pilates helped her stay fit and strong throughout her pregnancies.

Katherine also has a strong interest in neurological rehabilitation including treating clients with conditions such as Multiple sclerosis, post stroke, vertigo etc.

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Amanda Polkinghorne

Amanda graduated in 2010 from the University of Otago in New Zealand and has worked in a variety of settings including rehabilitation and aged care. A strong passion for women's health has inspired her to work towards Post Graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. Amanda enjoys teaching exercise classes, pilates, treating pregnancy related pain and assisting new mums getting back into exercise.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys Swing Dancing, running and yoga.

Administrative Staff @ Fitwise

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Leeann Cairnduff – Practice Manager

Lee has been very happily working at Fitwise since early in 2011. Her working life has always revolved aroundthe health/medical industry and she has managed specialist practices for many years. She loves the culture at Fitwise, the wonderful staff and stopping for a chat with patients as she wanders through the waiting room.

Lee is married with 2 beautiful 'young adult' children and outside of work enjoys dabbling in non-professional theatre, reading and ‘cooking up a storm’ to entertain friends.

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Sharna Graham – Administration Coordinator

Sharna joined the Fitwise front desk team early in 2012 and keeps reception organised 3 days of the week.

Sharna and her husband have 3 beautiful children; a daughter, and two sons. Her main passions are family camping trips and basketball.

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Georgina Smith - Receptionist

Georgina has been working across both practices keeping clients happy since June 2016 and more recently has been looking after administration at Armadale.

Georgina hopes to return to study a health-related postgraduate course next year and, outside of work, she enjoys baking for friends and family, watching movies and swimming

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Kim Roberts - Receptionist

Kim Roberts joined Fitwise Armadale in March 2016, returning to work after many years at home looking after her four children, two dogs and two chooks

Kim enjoys gardening in her vegetable garden which was in the Australian Open Garden scheme and running on the beach.

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Rebecca McAdie – Receptionist

Rebecca joined the Fitwise Team in May 2014. Rebecca is an avid photographer, she enjoys photographing nature, people and of course, her cat.

Rebecca has a deep interest in many forms of art, such as reading and heavy metal music and she also enjoys learning Muay Thai.

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Brittany Pullen - Receptionist

Brittany joined the Fitwise team in March 2017 and is completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at RMIT.

Brittany has a passion for all things wellness and her spare time is often spent with her rescue greyhound.

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Jackie Micallef - Receptionist

Jackie joined the team in July 2016. Just having graduated from Biomedical Science, she is now studying Physiotherapy at Monash University.

When she isn't studying or planning her next holiday, Jackie loves playing netball, going to the footy, cooking and spoiling her dog Barney.

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Lily Pascoe - Receptionist

Lily joined the Fitwise team in September 2006 and is currently studying at RMIT in persuit of becoming a Myotherapist.

Lily is passionate about travelling, cooking and yoga.

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Grace Cairnduff - Receptionist

Grace joined the reception team in November 2016. She is studying at Melbourne Uni - a Bachelor of Design as well as marketing. Grace is an avid reader, a lover of musicals and particularly enjoys the contact with Fitwise clients when they check in at reception.

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Samantha Gross - Receptionist

Samantha is a student of the University of Melbourne and has completed her Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Music and is now doing an honours year. Sam hopes to major in either ancient studies or history whilst minoring in French.

Sam enjoys swimming and reading and her favourite food is Spaghetti Bolognese.