Mark Fotheringham

Mark graduated from LaTrobe University in 2005 and has worked in private practice since this time. He has completed post-graduate certificates in many specialty areas including Clinical Pilates, dry-needling, shoulder diagnosis and treatment, and hamstring assessment and rehabilitation. His passion for physiotherapy and the biomechanical workings of the human body, mean that he is continually developing his knowledge. Before starting the Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, Mark worked at a sports physiotherapy clin.

Alisa McLachlan

Alisa has 25 years experience as a physiotherapist in a wide variety of hospital and private practice settings. She holds a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and in 2019 successfully completed the rigorous specialisation exams of the Australian College of Physiotherapists to be awarded the title of Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Her particular areas of expertise are back pain, neck pain, headache and dizziness disorders. She is also very proficient managing pain and soreness around the h.

Peter Growse

Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in 2004 and later went on to complete his Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2013. Peter initially worked in the public hospital system moving into private practice in 2007. During this time he has also enjoyed working with school football, state league volleyball and VNL netball teams. Peter has completed many post graduate courses giving him a particular expertise in the physiotherapy management of lower back an.

Hayley Runting

Prior to joining Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, Hayley worked as a womens and mens health focused physiotherapist. Throughout this time, she was also treating other musculoskeletal injuries as well using her Clinical Pilates training to enhance strength and function. Since graduating from Melbourne University in 2011, she has completed a post-graduate qualification in Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, as well as undertaking further study in Pilates, sports injuries and back pain. She enjoys working with cli.

Jacinta Moore

Jacinta graduated from the University of South Australia with a Master of Physiotherapy following completion of her Bachelor of Exercise Science degree at the University of Tasmania. Since graduating, Jacinta has worked in private practices with a large emphasis on Clinical Pilates, which has complemented her APPI Pilates training. She has found a particular interest incorporating this Pilates training into the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. Prior to joining Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, .

Cara McNeill

Since graduating from Monash University in 2008, Cara began her career working in the public health system gaining experience in both acute and rehabilitative medicine. As she further developed in her career she moved into private practice where she could combine her 10 years experience in teaching Pilates with her extensive musculoskeletal knowledge. Cara has a strong background in dance having trained seriously as a classical ballet dancer for many years, and she has a keen interest in assessing and treating dan.

Keith De Souza

Keith has been practising physiotherapy since graduating from Monash University in 2011. To complement his passion and skill, Keith continued his academic learning and completed his Post-Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy. He has also completed his Master’s in Sports Physiotherapy from LaTrobe University which has awarded him the title, APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist. Keith has a special interest and expertise in the treatment and rehabilitation of hamstring and lower limb tendon .

Yannick Chani

Yannick graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Bond University in Queensland. During his course he conducted research on the influence of motor imagery on mobility and balance in the elderly population, and is in the processes of having this published within the upcoming year. Prior to becoming a physio, Yannick completed a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Victoria University, which enabled him to work with the strength an.