Drew joined the Complete Health & Wellbeing team in 2015 with a passion for managing a variety of sporting and recreational injuries. After completing a Bachelor of Biomedicine (Melbourne University) and Doctor of Physiotherapy (Melbourne University) he has developed a particular interest in treating tendon injuries and helping his clients successfully return to pain free daily life.
Drew has gained valuable experience through his work at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and his position as Senior Physiotherapist at the Melbourne University Blacks Football Club (VAFA Premier B), where he enjoys mentoring and teaching the physiotherapy student sports trainers.
Drew loves to continually learn, and as such he is currently completing his Master of Sports Physiotherapy (La Trobe University), and is a member of the Australian Sports Physiotherapy Association and Sports Medicine Australia.
Outside of work, Drew enjoys playing squash and sitting down with a cup of coffee and a good book.
Having graduated in 1995 John has a wealth of experience in private practice physiotherapy. John’s particular area of strength is the treatment of acute back pain. Being a keen golfer, John has established a Golf Conditioning Program and is confident he can improve your game, no matter what your current handicap.
Ruby completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from Monash University in 2018.
She has invaluable experience in sports injury management and prevention though her current physiotherapy role with the St. Kilda AFLW team and previously completing an internship with the Southern Saints Football Club.
She has a strong passion for helping clients of all ages and abilities to achieve their health goals and return to doing the things they love.
In addition to her sporting background, Ruby enjoys taking reformer classes and has developed a particular interest in treating adolescent injuries.
Outside of work, Ruby thoroughly enjoys playing local footy with her team, the Caulfield Grammarians, is a keen traveller and loves anything outdoors.
Chelsea joined the CHW team in 2014 after completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (Deakin University) and Doctor of Physiotherapy (University of Melbourne). Chelsea is passionate about prenatal, antenatal and post natal care for women, has a strong interest in shoulder rehabilitation and management, and enjoys taking reformer classes in our pilates studio.
Outside of work, Chelsea is a mama to Freddie and loves spending time with her little family on the Mornington Peninsula. Chelsea was a competitive swimmer (in a past life) and enjoys keeping active, dining with friends, watching AFL footy and drinking strong lattes with her hubby.
John completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from Monash University.
As a physiotherapist, John strongly believes in incorporating the most up-to-date evidence to help clients of all ages reach their goals. This is achieved through a combination of exercise, education, strategies for self-management and manual therapy techniques.
During his time working as a sports trainer for the Pines Football club, John has gained valuable experience on managing acute sporting injuries.
Outside of work, he enjoys being outdoors, hanging out with friends, going to the gym, drumming, and playing sports, like badminton and cricket.
Hesh has completed his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Deakin University) and then Doctor of Physiotherapy (Melbourne University). He has a keen interest in Sports and avid enthusiast of AFL and Basketball. Having developed injuries in the past with sport, Hesh has developed a keen interest in helping manage injuries and conditions to improve and reach whatever their goals are. In his spare time, he enjoys going to the gym, watching sports, Netflix and playing video games.
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Danielle gained experience in general musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sporting injuries, aged care and disability care before moving in to treating pelvic health conditions. She completed all coursework for her Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Pelvic Health Major) from Curtin University in 2020 and is awaiting COVID-19 restrictions to ease to complete her final exams. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Pelvic Health), also at Curtin University, where her research project looked at Persistent Pelvic Pain in Men.
Danielle’s passion is in helping people of all genders manage chronic pelvic pain. She also has a keen interest in managing incontinence in all genders, and helping people recover from childbirth. She has completed further training in how to treat mastitis and blocked ducts, and other breastfeeding conditions.
Outside of work Danielle enjoys Yoga, Ballroom Dancing and attending Dog Obedience with her two dogs.
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Chantelle has worked in a wide variety of settings since graduating from physiotherapy. Her experience covers sport, general musculoskeletal conditions, Aged Care, Neurological Rehabilitation, Paediatric Physiotherapy, Chronic Pain, Women’s health, Lactation management and post-operative rehabilitation. Chantelle holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor and Continence Rehabilitation from the University of Melbourne, and is now undertaking her Master’s in Pelvic Floor and Continence Physiotherapy.
Chantelle is passionate about helping women prepare for, and recover after childbirth. She has also completed further training in lactation treating mastitis and blocked ducts, basic breastfeeding issues with a passion for helping mothers overcome tongue and lip ties and helping mothers breastfeeding multiples.
She enjoys running and swimming, although much of her running involves chasing after one of her four small children at home!
Bianca finished her undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science, before going on to complete Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University in 2019. Her treatment philosophy is based around finding what’s important for each patient and determining a plan as a team. Bianca is passionate that “exercise is medicine”, where it is a tool in the toolbox of health management and conservative treatment.
Bianca enjoys going to the beach and being outdoors, as well as going to the gym and spending time with her dog Ringo.
After graduating in 2015 from Charles Sturt University with her Bachelors degree in Podiatry, Leah has relocated from the country to Melbourne to join the team at Complete Health and Wellbeing. Leah firmly believes that Podiatry can assist the young or old and the healthy or frail to achieve optimum function.
Having completed work experience in a range of different regional and metropolitan hospitals and clinics, Leah has experience working with a wide range of patients and has a particular interest in biomechanical and musculoskeletal related lower limb complications and diabetes management. In her spare time, Leah is a bit of a foodie and enjoys all the goods Melbourne has to offer.
Remedial Massage and Sports Therapy
Gabby has graduated from the Australian College of Sports Therapy in 2016, with a Advanced Diploma of Sports Therapy and a Diploma of Remedial Massage. She has been a competitive swimmer for over 10 years competing at State Open level and has successfully completed a double crossing of the English Channel in 2008.
She has previously been involved in many other sports including athletics, netball and basketball. Gabby’s work experiences include roles at Sandringham Football Club since 2014, St Kilda Football Club since 2016 and Warrnambool Swimming Club. You will find that with her broad range of skills including; sports massage, cupping, pregnancy massage as well as functional movement and corrective exercise. She is very passionate about helping people achieve a functional, pain free lifestyle.
Natalie is a qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian having completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours at Monash University. She is a member of both the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and Nutrition Australia. Throughout uni, she worked across a variety of settings including hospitals, research, rehabilitation and projects with city councils. She also volunteered with Diabetes Victoria on their camps.
As a dietitian, Natalie is able to able to assist a wide array of individuals with a number of medical conditions and has a keen interest in all areas of dietetics. In particular, assisting to manage and improve health outcomes in those patients with diabetes, gastro-intestinal health conditions, cancers, allergies and intolerances, nutritional deficiencies and preventing chronic diseases through weight loss and dietary changes.
Outside of work, Natalie loves playing sport having played tennis since she was young and has been a Swimming Coach. She also loves discovering new foods and restaurants to try.
Jayde is currently completing a Bachelor of Nutrition Science with the goal of becoming a Dietitian. She’s a foodie, enjoys staying active and going to the gym, loves camping and being outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family.
Megan is a mum of two ratbags, Lily and Jack. She loves to keep fit and healthy and enjoys getting outdoors and camping with family and friends.
Chelsea is a qualified beauty therapist who’s passion is health and fitness. She has worked in the fitness industry for 8 years.
When she’s not looking after her two young boys, Hudson and Cooper she’s playing soccer at her local club. Chelsea also loves going to the gym, being outdoors and spending time with the family.
Melissa is a mum of 2 boys, Cooper and Lachie. She enjoys watching community sport, footy and basketball.
Melissa likes to keep fit by walking and swimming and enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Jay is a mum to an energetic little boy, Huxley. She enjoys new adventures with her family and spending weekends at the beach with coffee in hand.