Each onsite specialist is an experienced in their respective field, having received accreditation as an Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Chiropractor or Podiatrist. Not only do they work spectacularly as individuals, but they also shine as a team, having joined forces on numerous occasions to plan and manage treatment for specific conditions.
B.App.Sci (Comp Med), M.Osteo
Dr Nathan Katsanevakis is a fully qualified experienced osteopath who prior to his profession completed a Bachelor of Science at The University of Melbourne with a study major in anatomy.
Nathan’s interests primarily revolve around sport, having participated in a variety of different sports from an early age. Through these interests and his work in surgical theatre, Nathan has developed a keen interest in sports injury rehabilitation, post-surgical care and postural correction.
Nathan will often give patients specific rehabilitation exercises, stretches or advice to help facilitate healing and prevent re-injury. Where suitable, Nathan will incorporate the therapeutic use of Dry Needling and Shockwave Therapy as part of your Osteopathic treatment.
B.Sci (Clinical Sci), M.Hs (Osteo), M.A.O.A
Dr Jarrod Alivizatos, founder of Northern Spinal & Sports Injury Clinic and Muscle Joint Bone, strongly believes that through his work he can assist with the body’s inherent capacity to heal itself. His sheer dedication to wellbeing and unparalleled industry knowledge, make him one of our greatest assets. Jarrod has previously worked in rehabilitation programs for two major AFL clubs.
B.App.Sci (Comp Med), M.Osteo
Certified Pilates Teacher
Dr Natalie Burris is a fully qualified, registered osteopath and certified Pilates teacher. Natalie practices what she preaches; with a love for exercise and healthy living she shares the love and pain of fellow marathon runners and skiers. Through her dedication to sports training she knows ‘where it hurts’, will identify muscular imbalances and weaknesses, and corrects joint alignment and dysfunctions.
Natalie utilizes a combination of osteopathic techniques, Dry Needling, and Pilates based rehabilitation and self-management strategies depending on the needs of the individual patient.
She has an interest in all patient types; including those with sports injuries, general postural/work strains, chronic conditions of the elderly and osteopathic treatment for pre and post-pregnancy care.
B. H Sci B. App. Sci (Osteo)
Chelsea is an Osteopath who completed her Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) at RMIT University. Chelsea embraces a holistic approach with her patients and believes treating the body as a whole is substantial to achieve optimal results. Chelsea employs a range of techniques including soft/ deep tissue massage, MET, HVLA, dry needling, and cupping.
Coming from a competitive netball background, Chelsea is passionate about treating and rehabbing sporting injuries and getting her patients back to what they love. Having worked as a sports trainer for Macedon FNC, Chelsea has seen a wide variety of injuries and has worked alongside athletes during their rehabilitation. Chelsea also enjoys treating complaints of the neck and low back and helping her patients implement strategies for injury management to achieve long-lasting results.
B. H Sci B. App. Sci (Osteo)
Charlie has a passion for Gymnastics and has been involved in the sport for most of his life; as a gymnast, coach and program coordinator. He is an Advanced Accredited WAG (Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) and MAG (Men’s Artistic Gymnastics) Gymnastics coach. His in depth knowledge of the biomechanics of gymnastics, training principles and discipline, means he approaches treatment with a positive, practical attitude.
He uses a wide range of techniques to treat with a strong focus on structural treatment and comprehensive rehabilitation programs. Charlie believes in being a lifelong learner and is passionate about reading and being up to date with current research.
B.App.Sci (Comp Med), M.Osteo
Dr Matthew Darmody possesses a strong enthusiasm and passion for Osteopathic care. He has a solid background in remedial/sports massage with a Diploma of Remedial Massage to compliment his Osteopathic skills.
Matthew has worked extensively in the treatment of new born babies and children of all ages, alleviating symptoms of colic, reflux and muscle and joint strain.
An avid sportsman, Matthew continues to be an active member of the Healesville Football Club and an enthusiastic Essendon supporter. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his partner, Whitney, and son, Louie.
B. App. Sci/B. H. Sci (Osteo)
Dr Monique Goss career path stems from her love of competitive dancing at a young age, Monique has developed a natural affinity for human movement, injury prevention, rehabilitation and functional diagnosis.
After undergoing her own knee reconstruction, Dr Goss continues to apply these principles through involvement as a trainer at various sporting clubs, as well as prescribing tailored management programs for many of her patients.
In her spare time she loves listening to Australian music, going on outdoor adventures and visiting her family in South Gippsland.
Gared is a fully qualified Physiotherapist with an additional Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He provides a combination of manual hands on therapy and exercise rehabilitation to help patients achieve their goals.
Gared has a passion for sport, in particular soccer, where he has worked for the Melbourne Victory Senior Women’s team and Football Federation Victoria’s State youth teams from U12-U21s. This has sparked a keen interest in injury rehabilitation, management and prevention. In addition to his sporting background, Gared also has a strong interest in helping people of all ages get back to doing the activities that they love and enjoy.
In his spare time, Gared enjoys playing soccer, catching up with friends and getting outdoors with his Golden Retriever, Jessie.
Dr Laura Delianov is an enthusiastic and motivated osteopath who prior to her career in osteopathy completed a Bachelor of Health Science at La Trobe University majoring in Physiology and Anatomy.
Participating in a variety of sports from a young age fuelled her desire to assist patients with sporting related injuries; however, her interests are not limited to sport injury presentations. Laura enjoys treating a wide range of conditions and also has a keen interest in women’s health, pre and post pregnancy care, headaches and postural/work related strains.
Laura has a passion for assisting patients to move and feel their best. In order to achieve this, she tailors her management plans to suit the patient’s individual needs and goals. Laura utilises a combination of osteopathic techniques including hands on manual therapy, dry needling and exercise rehabilitation in order to provide optimal patient-centred care.
Matthew has always been interested in anatomy, medicine and healthcare and together with his own experiences playing football and dealing with sporting injuries, helped direct him towards assisting others with Osteopathy.
He is driven and motivated to achieve the best results for his patients, with his treatment and management tailored to each individual patient to offer a high level of personalised care. He enjoys building relationships with his patients and provides the advice and guidance needed to achieve positive outcomes.
Matthew enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints and welcomes patients of all ages, but has particular interest in injury rehabilitation, headache management and postural correction.
Tara completed her Osteopathic studies at RMIT University. Having worked in the health and fitness industry for many years and undertaking previous studies in nutrition, she has a keen interest in the holistic approach to patient’s health and wellbeing and loves that Osteopathy allows her to approach each patient with this in mind. Tara is an experienced pilates instructor having studied with Polestar Pilates Australia, completing the Rehabilitative Clinical Pilates series and utilizes this as a means to assist patients with self-management techniques and injury prevention.
Tara uses a range of techniques but has a particular interest in fascia and its role in long-term postural strains and chronic conditions. She is passionate about expanding her knowledge about treatment and management techniques to improve patient outcomes and loves the dynamic challenges that osteopathy offers.
Elizabeth is a qualified osteopath and Pilates instructor. Since graduating in 2010, she has enjoyed treating all types of patients. Elizabeth focuses on finding the primary cause of dysfunction, rather than just the pain, in her quest to help patients towards long-term health and wellness. She finds of particular interest long-term neck/shoulder injuries, as well as lower back and hip pain.
With two small children herself, Elizabeth has a keen interest in treating babies and children, as well as pregnant women. An ex-triathlete and marathon runner, Elizabeth also loves treating sports injuries, as well as general work/postural strains. She has completed further study in babies and children, pregnant women, tendon injuries, dry needling, Pilates, Cranial Osteopathy, functional movement for athletes, as well as sports taping.
Dr James Fleming is a fully qualified osteopath after graduating from Victoria University who prior to his profession completed a Bachelor of Business at Monash University.
James started his osteopathic journey after witnessing its benefits through his family and his own sporting injuries. He has always been interested by the human body, and its response to pain and injury. His passion for sport (particularly AFL and tennis) has additionally fuelled his interest in sports performance, recovery and injury prevention strategies.
While at Victoria University in his final year of study, he undertook an osteopathic exchange to Italy, where he worked as a student osteopath at the Istituto Superiore di Osteopatia Milano.
James utilises varied treatment approaches, tailored to the individual and enjoys treating a multitude of conditions both acute and chronic.
In his spare time, James enjoys playing football for the ‘Yarra Valley Old Grammarians’, going to the gym, travelling, drinking coffee and spending time with friends and family.
Mark is an experienced all round physiotherapist practicing since 2015.
He has worked extensively with all musculoskeletal issues throughout the years from all ages. The combined aged care and private physiotherapy experience enables Mark to approach issues from muscular to neurological.
Mark prides himself on his problem solving capacity to aid patients to best achieve their outcomes.
He excels at rehabilitation of all injuries, dry needling, postural and ergonomic education as well as can provide out of the box solutions to aid stubborn conditions.
With a high investigative capacity and extensive years in the field Mark enjoys helping people helping themselves.
B HSc/B AppSc (Chiropractic)
Emily grew up being fascinated with helping others by a hands-on approach. Moving from country NSW, she graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science/Chiropractic degree and Bachelor of Health Science degree at RMIT University. Emily has a background in netball and has 4 years experience as a sports trainer/first aider for Greensborough Football Club.
Emily believes in a multi-modal approach to treatment including but limited to: manipulation, mobilisation, soft tissue massage, stretching, dry needling and using therapeutic machines when appropriate. She has a strong perspective in treatment and prevention of pain, along with improving function and empowering those with tools for self management.
Sarah graduated from RMIT University with a double Bachelor of Health Science/Applied Science (Osteopathy). She discovered Osteopathy after suffering several sporting injuries herself, and saw the benefits osteopathic treatment brought for her family and friends.
Sarah is a passionate practitioner who welcomes clients of all ages. She treats a range of both acute and chronic injuries, with a particular interest in low back pain, neck pain and headaches. She is also qualified in Dry Needling. She believes in having a hands-on approach to helping people recover from their injuries and ailments, so that they can enjoy the activities that they love.
When Sarah is not at work, she likes to stay active by playing sports, hitting the gym or patting with her King Charles Cavalier, Rex.
Dr. William Fleming is a fully qualified osteopath with a previous Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, where he majored in human structure and function.
William’s passion for sport (particularly AFL, cricket and tennis) began at an early age and fuelled his interest in sports performance, recovery and injury prevention strategies.
His experience as a football club sports trainer and overseas work in an Indian hospital has allowed him to treat a wide range of conditions. In addition to his osteopathic training, he uses a variety of techniques such as dry needling and shockwave therapy to treat acute and chronic pain.
In his spare time, William enjoys playing football, going to the gym and spending time with family.
Daniel graduated from Latrobe University with a Masters in Physiotherapy practice and Bachelor of Health Science degree. Daniel is passionate about helping others reach their potential, with a keen interest in sports performance, injury rehabilitation and prevention.
Daniel treats a wide array of conditions, with a particular interest in shoulder injuries and low back pain. He is qualified in DMA Reformer Pilates and incorporates various forms of exercise into his rehabilitation programs.
Daniel believes in the combination of multiple treatments including: soft tissue massage, mobilisation, stretching, taping, trigger point therapy and multiple therapeutic machines. Daniel enjoys empowering each patient to understand their condition and how to treat it.
When not at work, Daniel enjoys rock climbing, going to the gym and spending time with friends and family.
Suzanne is a highly skilled and experienced Podiatrist who is known for her compassionate and personalised approach to patient care for all ages.
She has dedicated her career to diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions while providing personalised healthcare services to her patients. She takes the time to listen to her patients’ concerns and works closely with them to develop a treatment plan that meets their individual needs.
Suzanne is dedicated to advancing healthcare services and regularly participates in medical conferences and workshops to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in medical research and technology.
Megan graduated as a Chiropractor from RMIT university and is passionate about utilising her skills and knowledge to help you on your health journey by improving function through holistic care and tailored management.
As a graduate from the RMIT Sport Academy she has experience in managing sports related injury rehabilitation focusing on promoting long-term recovery with a particular focus on concussion management.
She also has experience in treating conditions that cause low back pain, neck pain as well as conditions that affect the upper and lower extremities and uses an evidence-based approach to chiropractic care to improve all aspects of overall heath and wellbeing. Her approach to care is multimodal and is focused on the patient’s needs.
Megan uses treatment techniques such as drop piece, activator, blocks, mobilisation, and rehab management including Clinical Pilates to provide holistic care tailored to suit the patient’s presentation.