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Dale Turner

Principal Physiotherapist

 

After studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences at LaTrobe University and then later completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at University of Melbourne, Dale followed his interest in private practice physiotherapy. After learning from previous mentors he opened Physiofirst in 2006, employing the principles the company continues to stand by today - your first choice in physiotherapy. The dedication to this promise comes from friendly attentive therapists who use a complete hands on approach to thoroughly solve your musculoskeletal issues. Once a keen triathlete, Dale continues to thrive on treating athletes of all levels and also has a special interest in treating neck related headache. He also continues to develop the company's corporate strategy, to develop the best health and wellness strategies to improve the health and safety of any company's employees.

 

“We are attentive professional  therapists who continually  participate in professional  development, offer complete  hands on therapy, and are guided  by the latest research. We only do  what works. ”

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Melissa Radcliffe

Senior Associate Physiotherapist

 

Melissa graduated from the university of melbourne with honors in 2004. Post graduating Melissa has had vast experience across many patient groups at both acute hospitals and within private practice.

Keeping in line with the physiofirst principles she utilises a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription & education to help provide the best possible outcomes. She has also consulted with many large companies to assist with the reduction of work place injuries and the provision of exercise programs. Melissa is a current member of the APA and also holds a degree in Human Biology, further adding to her expertise in the workplace.

 

 
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Nash Egan

Associate Physiotherapist

 
Nash has completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and and Masters in Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe University in Bundoora. After having clinical experience at the Northern, Royal Childrens and Royal Melbourne hospitals Nash followed his interest in private practice physiotherapy. Nash is a keen sportsman regularly participating in his local football, cricket and basketball competitions and has garnered a keen interest in treating athletes of all abilities. Nash continues to thrive on the challenges that private practice presents and takes pleasure with assisting all clients on reaching their desired outcomes.

 

 
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Laurie McCormack

 

Laurie graduated in physiotherapy in 1988, and completed his Master’s degree at Melbourne University in 2000.
Laurie has had over 20 years’ experience as a clinical physiotherapist in assessing, diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries, and since 1991 has also worked extensively with the treatment and management of workplace injuries. Laurie has been involved as a project physiotherapist with recent research studies at Melbourne University.

 

He is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, and of special interest groups Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia, Sports Physiotherapy Australia, and Occupational Health Physiotherapy Australia.
Away from the clinic, Laurie enjoys spending time with family and friends, cycling, bushwalking, and reading.