Port Melbourne



Annabelle Whitworth


Annabelle graduated with distinction from the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at the University of Melbourne 2016. Through this, she gained valuable placement experience in a diverse range of physiotherapy settings including oncology, neurology, women's health and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Prior to completing her physiotherapy degree, Annabelle undertook a Bachelor Health Science in Musculoskeletal therapy and has 5 years of experience practising as a Myotherapist across the Melbourne and Geelong regions. This experience has cemented her passion for adopting a holistic approach in managing musculoskeletal injuries, with a particular interest in spinal, head and neck physiotherapy and shoulder rehabilitation. Annabelle also practices dry needling therapy and runs Clinical Pilates classes in Symmetry Physiotherapy Port Melbourne studio.

Away from work, Annabelle is a keen world traveller, social netball player and self-confessed 'foodie', often found cooking for family and friends.


Chris Calabrese

Chris graduated from La Trobe University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy Practice after completing his Myotherapy studies in 2013. As a result of this, Chris has experience in managing a variety of acute and chronic presentations including those in the general population, sporting teams, post-operative orthopaedics, cardiopulmonary and neurological populations.

As well as his clinical work, he is also a part of the TREK group through La Trobe University which was developed to bridge the gap between research and clinical work, with the aim of improving exercise prescription knowledge.

He also has experience in working with elite and sub-elite soccer populations where he was able to learn off of some of the best physiotherapists and strength and conditioning coaches in Melbourne.

Chris enjoys all expects of musculoskeletal pain; however he has a special interest in knee, ankle and shoulder pain, as well as the adolescent sporting populations.

Originally from Gippsland, Chris enjoys spending his time outside of the clinic exploring different parts of Melbourne with family and friends and keeping physically active.

Tom Yeung

Tom graduated from La Trobe University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. During his degree, Tom gained valuable experience completing hospital-based placements in post-operative rehabilitation, along with private practice experience with an emphasis on spinal injuries and Pilates. 

His fondest achievements involved assisting patients to walk for the first time after major surgery; and presenting his award-winning workshop at the La Trobe Physiotherapy Conference on the topic of 'Jump, Land and Agility Training for ACL Rehabilitation'.

Outside his degree, Tom has 3 years' experience working as a performance coach & rehabilitation coordinator at Woodford Sports Science Consulting. Through programs such as the 'ACL Rehab Program', Tom has coached athletes from over 10 different sports to return to running onto the field, kicking goals and excelling at the game that they love. This experience has helped Tom develop skills not only in managing acute injuries but also in strength & conditioning principles to help patients prevent injury an improve performance.

Whilst enjoying working with a variety of injuries, Tom has developed a special interest in running-based injuries based on being a professional track-sprinter himself. In the clinic, Tom aims to provide a professional & friendly environment, empowering his patients to achieve their goals. Away from work, he enjoys spending time amongst friends and exploring Bay Street's local cafes and restaurants.

Zwin Pham

Zwin graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters in Physiotherapy in 2018, producing an award-winning children's picture storybook during her degree. Throughout her studies, Zwin has gained a wide variety of hands-on experiences through working with clients both in public hospitals and private practice where she was exposed to both acute and chronic conditions. From her degree, Zwin has developed strong interests in Women's Health as well as lower back injuries, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. 

With over three years of Pilates experience, she has a strong passion for Pilates as she believes that it is a diverse and holistic way to rehabilitate clients regardless of their fitness levels, age or injury. Zwin is currently running Clinical Rehab Pilates sessions in the Port Melbourne Studio where she individualises her treatment to each patient and their needs. 

She always has a positive frame of mind and a big smile on her face. In her free time, you'll find Zwin going for walks, exploring different areas of Victoria, spending quality time with family and friends, as well as practising Pilates and yoga. She also has a strong love for food and travel.


Vanessa Alford

Vanessa a Physiotherapist, nutritionist and clinical Pilates instructor whose passion is in health and fitness. After graduating as a Physiotherapist in 2002, she spent the next eight years working in various locations around Australia. During this time she also completed a post-graduate certificate in Nutrition, taught English in Thailand and worked in academia in Singapore.

Vanessa has a love for sport and fitness and enjoys helping others reach their full potential in this area. She has over ten years of experience as a clinical Pilates instructor and has consulted to corporate companies on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In addition to teaching, Vanessa is currently doing her PhD in Indigenous health through the University of Melbourne and presents nationally accredited sports and fitness courses to adults and school students.

Vanessa is also an elite long-distance runner, finishing second in the 2005 Bangkok marathon and third in the 2005 Melbourne marathon. Vanessa's passion for running lead to her writing, "Fit Not Healthy", about her experiences of overtraining, the dangers of pushing the body to its limit, which is available in bookstores and online.



Brady Stevens

Brady graduated from Victoria University in 2017 with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, Brady furthered his studies at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in 2018 and graduated as a Myotherapist. Brady has worked alongside the Western Bulldogs AFL Club for the 2017 season for his work placement as well as being selected as a practitioner for the 2018 AFL NAB rising stars draft pick.

Through his sporting pursuits, Brady cultivated a passion for how the body works and moves. It was this passion, coupled with a serious hamstring injury, that led Brady to a career as a massage therapist and soon to a career in myotherapy.

Brady is passionate about health and wellbeing and prides himself on a friendly and nurturing approach to his clients. He is thorough with a well-developed eye for detail, and he tailors each treatment to suit his client's needs. Brady uses a range of treatment methods to achieve optimal outcomes for his clients.

While seeking to educate people about injury prevention and self-awareness. Brady believes in listening to your body to achieve optimal health.



Matthew Bull


Matthew Bull obtained a Bachelor of Podiatry with honours at La Trobe University. His thesis titled 'Effects of Foot Orthoses on Foot Plantar Pressures' enabled him to gain extensive knowledge on the mechanisms by which foot orthoses influence foot posture and weight distribution beneath our feet.

Matt has a strong sporting background having captained cricket teams at representative level and continues to play as a member of the Strathmore Cricket Club.

Matt has a passion for lower limb musculoskeletal injuries and biomechanics, incorporating his research and clinical skills into pediatric practice. During the assessment of running gait and technique, he also considers head and neck position, spinal rotation and arm swing, to better understand the role of proximal stability in lower limb injury.

Matt understands the importance of footwear in the treatment of lower limb conditions and has the skills to assess your current footwear and guide you through the vast array of footwear options, based on different supportive features.  

Alec Hill

Alec traveled across the ditch to complete his Bachelor of Health Science in Podiatry at the Auckland University of Technology. He became interested in Podiatry through a long-term running injury of a family member and the range of podiatric treatments that were used to treat the complication.

His professional interests include sports podiatry, minor surgery and paediatrics. He is a strong believer in orthotic therapy and is always keen to explore cutting-edge methods of preventing and managing injuries of the lower limb.

Alec has a strong history in sport, having been a personal trainer for over a decade and playing rugby at a national level in the United Kingdom. A lifetime relationship with sport has helped him gain an understanding of the importance of stretching, strengthening, exercise technique and correct footwear.

In his spare time, Alec likes to keep fit through a dedication to gym and distance running. He has completed several half marathons and City to Surf competitions. He is also a qualified chef and enjoys cooking all types of cuisine.


Lachlan Muir

Lachlan graduated from La Trobe University with a Masters of Podiatric Practice and a Bachelor of Health Science.

Having been an avid sportsman all his life and growing up playing sports such as football and basketball, Lachlan has had many injuries throughout his career. The impact of these injuries has led to his interest in focusing on sporting injuries and various musculoskeletal conditions of the lower limb and feet through correcting biomechanics.

Whilst Lachlan enjoys working with athletes with sporting injuries, he also has an interest in other aspects of podiatry such as orthotic therapy, paediatrics, nail surgery, diabetes management and general care issues such as corns and callous'.

Lachlan still enjoys playing competitive sport and plays for his local football team. He also closely follows the NBA and the Melbourne Football Club in the AFL. He has a passion for learning about current trends and new information in the health and fitness industry and enjoys travelling and has been on various trips overseas.







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