Meet the Team



David Francis FACP

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

  • Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy
  • Director of Physioworks Health Group
  • Co-Director of medical services for the Collingwood Football Club
  • Senior physiotherapist and member of medical team – Collingwood Football Club
  • Occupational Physiotherapist- TAC/Worksafe Preferred Provider

David is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Director at Physioworks Health Group. David specialises in sports injury management, particularly injuries and rehabilitation associated with Australian Rules Football.

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Scott Williams

Sports Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Masters of Sports Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Physiotherapist – TAC/WorkSafe Preferred Provider

Scott commenced practise as a physiotherapist in 1999 and joined Physioworks Health Group in 2004 with experience in the private and public sectors within Australia and overseas.

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Matthew Lynagh

Sports Physiotherapist

  • Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sport Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011 at University of South Australia.

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Chelsea Low

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Science

Chelsea completed a two year Bachelor of Science at Macquarie University in 2004 and went on to complete a bachelor of Exercise Science at Australian Catholic University in 2006 prior to completing a four year Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle in 2010.

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Samual Mayes

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Sam completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University in 2010.

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Benjamin Shipperd

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Ben Shipperd completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours in 2009 at Monash University graduating with a high distinction average.

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Paul Kemel

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Paul Kemel graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2012, having completed a range of placements in acute hospitals, rehabilitation centres and private practice.

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Jack Manson

Physiotherapist

Jack Manson Physiotherapist
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Physiotherapist Jack Manson graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2015, having completed a range of placements in acute hospitals, rehabilitation centres and private practices.

Jack has also completed the Pilates Level 1 Matwork Certificate through the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute in 2015.

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Irwin Kim

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Prior to commencing full-time practise at Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne and Pakenham in April 2016, Irwin gained invaluable clinical experience across private practices in both Perth and Melbourne.

Irwin Kim has a keen interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, including optimising sports performance. With prior experience in the field of sports supplements, he has collaborated with players from Perth Glory (A-League) and Perth Heat (ABL) to develop nutrition plans to assist them in reaching their performance goals.

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Millie Berkhout

Physiotherapist

  • Doctor of Physiotherapy (University of Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science (Deakin University)

With a strong background in Exercise & Sports Science, Physiotherapist Millie Berkhout has a keen interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, with particular interest in running performance and rehabilitation from running injuries.

Having completed a Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science at Deakin University (2012), Millie completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne (2016).

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Alex Natsioulas

Physiotherapist

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Physiotherapist Alex Natsioulas graduated from Monash University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), having completed placements in various settings including hospital inpatient rehabilitation, community health centres, specialist education settings and private clinic practice.

Alex is committed to providing optimal levels of care and service to his patients whilst continuing to develop his skills and knowledge in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.

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Phillip Boland

Massage Therapist

  • Remedial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Relaxation Massage

Phillip Boland is the Massage Therapist at Physioworks Health Group Pakenham and has been providing his professional massage expertise at our clinics since 2001.

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Jude Hewavasam

Exercise Physiologist

  • Bachelor in Exercise Science (ACU – 2010)
  • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology (ACU – 2011)

Jude Hewavasam joined the health care team at Physioworks Health Group in 2012; and provides Exercise Physiology services at the Physioworks Cranbourne and Pakenham clinics.

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Mary Punzalan

Massage Therapist

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage (2012)
  • Member of Massage Association of Australia (MAA)

Mary Punzalan is a highly qualified, experienced Soft Tissue Massage Therapist providing her massage therapy expertise at Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne and Pakenham  clinics.

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Megan Jepson

Exercise Physiologist

  • Diploma of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist and a full member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Megan Jepson is a highly credentialed exercise physiologist at Physioworks Health Group, who specialises in exercise assessment and the prescription of:

  • Geriatric populations for general de-conditioning, high falls risk and chronic conditions
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, including chronic back pain
  • Sport specific conditioning particularly netball and swimming

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Daniel Jeavons

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologist Daniel Jeavons has a special interest in chronic disease management: Osteoporosis (OP), Osteoarthritis (OA) and musculoskeletal injuries.

As a long-term and active participant in team sports, including AFL, Basketball and Cricket, Daniel Jeavons has a passion for fitness, and specifically assisting his clients with strength & conditioning required for basketball and football.

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Deb Vawdrey

Yoga Instructor

Yoga Teacher Deb Vewdrey began her journey into Yoga about 10 years ago when she was looking for something to relieve the stresses of business-life and support her physical well-being.

What began as an enjoyable and healthy outlet became a change in direction for Deb and an eye opening realisation that Yoga is so many things for so many people.

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Reception

Nicole Hopkins, Rebecca Cooksey and Haylee Orlic.

Practice Manager

Kerry Miller