Opening hours

Mon:7:00am - 8:00pm

Tues:7:00am - 8:00pm

Wed:7:00am - 8:00pm

Thurs:7:00am - 8:00pm

Fri:7:00am - 8:00pm

Sat:8:00am - 1:00pm

Class Timetable

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Chelsea Heights Medical Centre

8785 9900

205 Thames Promenade
Chelsea Heights VIC 3196

Aspendale Medical Clinic

9580 1200

147 Station Street
Aspendale VIC 3195

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If you wish to get in touch directly, we can be reached at aspendalegardens@backinmotion.com.au.

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Our Practice

Who we are

We provide physiotherapy, massage, clinical Pilates, and exercise and rehab to Aspendale Gardens and surrounding suburbs. We have one-on-one and semi-private classes and because our services are delivered by physiotherapists you can claim them on private health insurance with extras cover.

Why we're different

A "quick-fix" for your pain or injury might sound good, but over time is proven to be inconvenient, costly and ineffective in comparison to taking preventative measures. Our unique clinical approach, Results4Life, keeps you on track towards optimal lifelong physical health.

Our guarantee

We are committed to your satisfaction and delivering the very best in physiotherapy care, customer service and outcomes. If you are not 100% satisfied with your experience at Back In Motion, we will refund your money and deliver your next session free.

Our Service Offering

done Physiotherapy

Quick-fixes or shortcuts are not something we strive for during your consultation. The swift management of your pain and symptoms is only the first step our team will take to help you achieve lasting results.

We believe in getting the right result the first time so you can get back to what you love without the threat of re-injury.

Our focus is not only on offering talented physiotherapists, but also delivering a great physiotherapy experience.

You will be surprised at all the physical health benefits that come with sticking to your personal treatment plan including improved flexibility, mobility and strength.

done Clinical Pilates

We offer individual and small group clinical Pilates classes taught by qualified professionals and physiotherapists. Unlike group classes at a gym, our approach to Pilates is clinically proven and specifically tailored to your needs. These tailored exercises target problem areas ensuring greater results and minimising the risk of injury re-aggravation.

You will use a combination of specialised Pilates equipment including reformers and trapeze table complimented by floor-based exercises depending on your needs. This brings about better targeting and resistance as you progress in your Pilates program.

done Massage

When you get a massage from a physiotherapist you are benefiting from four plus years of dedicated university study on the human body. 

Sporting clubs, athletes, and massage devotees see our expert physios and therapists for a reason: because we know your body and can identify the causes of aches, pains, and soreness, ensuring a better result every time.

A massage conducted by our physios will see a reduction in your aches and pains, whether caused by sport, injury or the stresses and strains of everyday life.

done Exercise and Rehab

Whether you’re looking to increase your fitness or get back into exercise after time off or injury, an exercise and rehabilitation session will get you off to a good start. 

Our physiotherapists can design programs to cater to your every need including weight loss, injury rehabilitation, fitness and endurance training as well as strengthening and toning.

Your physio knows your body and has the scientific and clinical knowledge to ensure your workout is both safe and caters to your abilities and previous injury history.

done Vibration Therapy

We offer side-alternating, high-frequency vibration therapy technology. You can experience results not only as treatment for an existing concern but as a preventative measure for a diverse range of health issues including back pain, falls prevention, core strength, and elite performance.

done Mums In Motion

Prepare your body for the rigours of labour, improve your aerobic fitness, and reduce your recovery time in a fun, social atmosphere with other mums-to-be! Guided by your physio, this exercise class also includes education on back care, posture, and relaxation specific to pregnancy.

done Mums & Bubs

Our Mums and Bubs classes are designed to meet the needs of you and your new baby. You will enjoy a safe, rewarding and fun environment while regaining lost fitness and strength and interacting with other mothers and their babies. As these classes incorporate your bub, they provide a fantastic opportunity for them to play, interact and enhance their social skills.

done Custom Orthotics

When a small problem develops in your feet, a subtle change in the way you walk can cause a chain reaction that alters your posture and movement mechanics. The symptom of poor foot mechanics can include localised foot pain, bunions, arch or heel pain, leg or knee pain, hip or back pain – and even neck pain! Custom orthotics have been shown to correct these issues, giving you improved balance, posture, and general wellbeing.

done Aged Care Physiotherapy

We provide a range of physiotherapy services for seniors and residencies in the community. We support aged care facilities, supported residential services, and retirement villages. We can also visit clients in the privacy of their own home.

done GaitScan® Assessment

Back In Motion’s scientific GaitScan® assessment technology allows your physio to closely analyse your foot mechanics. This is done by measuring timing sequences, mapping foot pressure and providing an in-depth visual report that you can take home.

Using GaitScan®, your Back In Motion physiotherapist can then determine whether faulty foot function is the cause of your discomfort and whether custom orthotics will benefit you. If so, the results of your assessment are used to create custom orthotics moulded and manufactured specifically for your needs.

done Dry needling

Treating musculoskeletal injuries with acupuncture needles can be an effective form of treatment helping to reduce muscle tension, decrease pain levels, and trigger a healing response in injured tissues when the body has ceased healing. As oppose to acupuncture, dry needling works directly on the injured body part, not meridian or energy flows.

Meet the team

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Brendan Mason

Physiotherapist

Brendan Mason

Physiotherapist

Brendan was born and bred in Aspendale Gardens, and graduated from the University of Melbourne after topping every year of his degree. Brendan has been involved competitively in representative football, cricket and martial arts, as well as netball, swimming and a range of other sports. He has enjoyed incorporating his knowledge of physiotherapy and sport into treating a range of musculosketelal and sporting injuries. He thrives on the challenge of the assessment and management process to attain the greatest outcomes and performance for each and every patient.

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Ash Moran

Physiotherapist

Ash Moran

Physiotherapist

Ash is a passionate physio and believes in providing elite level treatment to all of his clients. His aim is to ensure each client is well informed and has a plan going forward to treat the underlying cause of the symptoms and return them to their optimal physical condition.

Upon graduation from the University of Melbourne (with Honours), Ash started work at Back in Motion. He has recently returned after a year away from the clinic where he was the physiotherapist for a Melbourne Victory FC development squad.

He also continued his development in Clinical Pilates, utilising it in the rehab of everyone from elite sports (soccer, cricket) to the elderly (falls prevention). Ash also had the chance to assist in providing recovery and Pilates sessions for a Triathlon Training camp in Noosa and uses video analysis to assess running technique for performance and injury treatment. 

Ash is now back at Back in Motion Full Time and will continue his work as a covering Physio for Melbourne Victory and the Haileybury Sports program.

He is looking forward to his role as a physiotherapist on the athletics track at the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

During an assessment you can expect to have:

1. Accurate diagnosis of your condition

2. Contributing factors assessed

3. Prognosis

4. Rehab plan or further referral if necessary

Ash utilises a variety of treatment modalities, depending on the condition, including soft tissue work, joint mobilisation and manipulation, clinical Pilates, dry needling, and home exercises.

When he has a weekend away from physio, it’s likely he will be heading towards the coast for a surf or getting in some of his own exercise.

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Jack Beech

Physiotherapist

Jack Beech

Physiotherapist

Jack graduated from the Doctor of Physiotherapy course at the University of Melbourne after also completing his Bachelor of Science degree there. 
Jack has a strong passion for helping people of all ages to reach their full health potential and achieve their personal goals. This is coupled with his interest in Pilates and the management of back and neck pain.  He also has a keen interest in injury management, rehabilitation and sports performance through his own sporting endeavours and his work at other sports clubs. He has dreams of one day working in elite sport and being a physiotherapist at an Olympic games.
Outside of work, Jack loves playing sport and being active. He particularly likes AFL, where he has played high level footy in the past and is currently playing for Knox in the Eastern Football League. 
 

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Anmei Vuong

Physiotherapist

Anmei Vuong

Physiotherapist

Anmei studied physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne after completing an undergraduate in biomedical science at Monash University.

She is passionate about achieving optimal physical health and wellness for people of all ages using an evidence-based approach. Her special interests include hips/knees, running/endurance injuries, and Women's and Men's Health. Clinical Pilates is also another area of interest, which she is continuing to develop her knowledge in.

When not working, she enjoys being active whether that is running, hiking, gardening or practising yoga. She also loves a good book and cup of tea!

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Danielle Chaseling

Physiotherapist

Danielle Chaseling

Physiotherapist

Originally from Melbourne, Danielle completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University in Townsville. This course gave her experience in Private Practice and Hospital environments in both Rural and Metropolitan areas in Queensland and New South Wales. After graduating she began working in Aged Care in Cheltenham and Carrum Downs.

Danielle is passionate about Women's Health Issues, and also has a keen interest in treating Back and Neck pain. She is always looking to improve her clinical knowlege and optimise her client outcomes.  Danielle plans to do postgraduate training in Women's Health & Continence and further short courses in Clinical Pilates and Dry Needling.  Danielle will be running our Mums in Motion and Mums & Bubs classes.  

Outside of work Danielle maintains her fitness with Yoga, Pilates, Swimming and Hiking.

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Lisa Pemberton

Practice Manager

Lisa Pemberton

Practice Manager

Lisa was born in New Zealand but calls Australia home, she lives here with her family and loves living in Melbourne. When she isn't at work Lisa is renovating her home, looking after her grandaughter and catching up with friends and family.

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Alison Sweatman

Receptionist

Alison Sweatman

Receptionist

Alison is an Aspendale Gardens resident who is returning to the workforce after taking time off to bring up her children. She has worked in various office administration roles in the past and is passionate about health and fitness. She has recently completed a half marathon and enjoys playing netball, keeping fit and cooking. She loves spending her spare time catching up with family and friends.


 

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Lisa Bristow

Receptionist

Lisa Bristow

Receptionist

Lisa is another New Zealander who is fortunate to call Melbourne home.  She enjoys an active lifestyle that includes Personal training, walking and family bike rides.  Lisa has a background in education and volunteers at the local Aspendale Gardens Primary School.  

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Effie Sardellis

Receptionist

Effie Sardellis

Receptionist

I have lived in Aspendale Gardens for over 20 years.

I am married with 2 children who attend the local primary school.

I love spending time with my family, going on relaxing sunny holidays and baking yummy cakes. (healthy of course!)