About EBR Physio
What can you expect from EBR Physio?
Make your whole body smile
“Our team of physios are highly-qualified musculoskeletal experts. We will not only look at your symptoms and treat the local problem, we will look at EVERYTHING affecting you and your pain to get back to being you ASAP.
In my experience as a Physio the most valuable thing that I have learnt is to listen to my patients and help them achieve what is most important to them.”
EBR Physio Practice Profile
In 2013 we celebrated 50 years practising Physiotherapy in East Bentleigh.
Our health care services have been expanding with the growth of the practice over 50 years and we look forward to continuing to grow in response to our patients’ needs. We are pleased to offer private physiotherapy services to the community and we welcome any suggestions or comments about our practice.
Come & Meet Our Friendly Team!.
ALEX joined EBR Physio in 2019. Alex completed a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the Curtin University in Perth and then relocated to Victoria. His special interests include neck and back pain, tendinopathy, hip and knee OA prevention and management. Alex has completed further training as a GLA:D certified practitioner, delivering comprehensive education and evidence-based treatment to individuals with hip and knee OA. He also practises Dry-needling, Rock-taping and Clinical Pilates. Outside of work Alex enjoys travelling and playing badminton. . Alex speaks Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.
AV has a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne with extensive experience in Sports Medicine and private practice. He also works with Cycling Victoria, Cricket Victoria, Footscray Cricket Club and Old Haileybury Amateur Football Club in the VAFA. Av works closely with current and former Olympians, former NBA athletes and current Australian boomers with his involvement as Team Physiotherapist with South East Melbourne Phoenix. Av was a Research Officer at La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre contributing to a large study on the accelerated development of knee OA after an ACL reconstruction.
His has a special interest treating sporting injuries including basketball, cricket and football. He also loves treating general back and neck pain! Av volunteers as a coffee barista at his church so is interested in the best local coffee. He enjoys all sports especially snowboarding. Av barracks for West Coast Eagles.
Rosemary has over 30 years’ experience as a Cardiorespiratory physiotherapist. She trained in Melbourne and completed postgraduate training at LaTrobe University and The University of Melbourne.
She sees respiratory patients who require individualised home programs including:
• airway clearance techniques, to clear phlegm from the lungs
• structured exercise programs, for people who are unable to attend a centre-based rehabilitation program
• breathing control techniques, for patients who have breathlessness or breathing discomfort.
Rosemary consults at our Bentleigh East rooms on Tuesday mornings.
Please call us for an appointment with Rosemary.
MIRIAM has been part of the team at EBR Physio since 2009. Although she works mostly behind the scenes Miriam loves engaging with patients and especially enjoys seeing generations of families return for treatment. Also Michael’s partner, Miriam applies her complementary skills to keep everything running smoothly.
Outside of work Miriam enjoys walking, reading and eating all kinds of Asian food.
NATALIE joined EBR Physio in 2019 as our full-time receptionist. Natalie heads a team of bright young people who assist with reception after hours. Natalie is passionate about customer service and her friendly voice and smile are more than likely to be your first point of contact on the phone or in person.
Originally from Adelaide, Natalie now calls Melbourne her home. She is a passionate supporter of the North Melbourne Football Club. Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband, their two grown-up daughters and two fluffy dogs.
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 12:00pm
Appointments for physiotherapy treatment may be made by calling our receptionist on 9570 1254 or through our website using the BOOK NOW link.
All appointments are 30 minutes, one-on-one with a physiotherapist. We will usually be able to see you the same or following day.
Please take note that we have a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you are unable to keep an appointment, please notify us ASAP so that we may reschedule another time. Non-attendance and late cancellation will incur a fee.
Referral from a doctor is not necessary to attend this practice. If you have a gold or white DVA card, or are under the Medicare CDM (previously known as EPC) program then a referral is required.
We are an approved provider for Private Health Insurance Funds. We are a part of the HCF ‘More for Muscles’ programme which gives HCF members with Extras cover one fully covered initial assessment per calendar year, meaning no out of pocket costs.
We also accept Medicare (under the CDM scheme), Workcover, Comcare, DVA, and TAC patients. For your convenience we have HICAPS which means that we can claim from your private health fund directly. For more payments and billing information please visit our FAQs.
We accept cash, cheque, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and EFTPOS.