Opening hours

Mon:8:00am - 8:00pm

Tues:8:00am - 8:00pm

Wed:8:00am - 8:00pm

Thurs:8:00am - 8:00pm

Fri:8:00am - 6:00pm

Sat:9:00am - 2:00pm

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Maribyrnong Sports Academy

River Street
Maribyrnong VIC 3032

Get in touch

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

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To request a booking in one of our group classes please contact Back In Motion Braybrook directly via braybrook@backinmotion.com.au or (03) 9687 2700 to ensure you have completed the required pre-class assessments.
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Our Practice

Who we are

We provide physio, remedial massage, myotherapy, clinical Pilates and exercise rehab to Braybrook, Footscray, Seddon, Yarraville and the inner west of Melbourne. We offer one-on-one consults and semi-private classes to help you achieve your health and wellbeing goals sooner.

Why we're different

A "quick-fix" for your pain or injury might sound good, but we prefer to work with you holistically and help you heal so you don't get injured again. Our holistic clinical approach, Results4Life, will get you on track towards optimal lifelong physical health.

Our team

Our team is highly experienced, love what they do and strive for the best with our clients. We are committed to your satisfaction and delivering the very best in physio care, customer service and outcomes.

Our Service Offering

done Physiotherapy

Whether you have back pain, neck pain, flexibility or mobility issues, our physios at Back In Motion can help resolve your pain and improve the quality of your life. 

Find out why physiotherapy is a GP's most recommended health professional today.

What can Back In Motion physio do for me?

We'll use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to develop a personal treatment plan to help you recover for your specific condition.

You don’t need a GP's referral to see a physio, and often we'll work as part of a team to plan and manage treatment for your specific condition or injury.

How will a Back In Motion physio assess my injury?

We'll assess your condition to diagnose the problem and focus on how to help you heal with tangible tools like Results4Life®

What sort of treatments do Back In Motion physios use?

Treatments include:

- Exercise prescription
- Postural analysis and correction
- Soft tissue massage/mobilization
- Dry needling
- Management of lifestyle issues such as desk set up, pillow and gym programs
- Prescription of aids such as crutches, orthotics and braces

What else does Back In Motion offer? 

We’re a one-stop shop for allied health, and also offer related health services such as clinical/reformer Pilates, remedial massage, exercise rehab and more.

We work in partnership with you to identify how we can resolve your pain and condition, and then how to heal you and get you stronger to ensure it does not happen again. 

done Clinical Pilates

Whether you’re wanting to improve your flexibility, core strength or your posture, Back In Motion offers clinical Pilates and reformer Pilates taught by qualified physios.

Many gyms and exercise studios offer pilates these days, but few places offer personalised and tailored programs to help you recover, achieve your goals sooner and help stay injury-free.

Why should I do Clinical Pilates/Pilates Reformer at Back In Motion?

Our qualified physios supervise you during class to offer you a safe and effective program.

When you do Pilates with us, you’re in a smaller class with an individual program designed just for you – so you’ll progress faster and are less likely to get injured.

What equipment is available at Back In Motion?

We offer a range of specialised Pilates equipment, including reformers, trapeze tables and floor-based exercises to help you progress and achieve your health and fitness goals.

Who will benefit the most out of Clinical Pilates/Pilates Reformer?

Pilates can benefit everyone – from the elite athlete wanting to improve their core strength, to a beginner seeking to improve their flexibility and muscle strength.

We recommend all of our Back In Motion clients try Pilates at least once. Once you see the results and feel the benefits, you'll be hooked!

What are the health benefits of Clinical Pilates/Pilates Reformer?

The health benefits of Pilates include improved flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, core stability, improved balance, spine stabilisation and improved posture.

done Semi-Private Exercise and Rehab

If you're looking for an alternative to Pilates, you might like to explore semi-private exercise classes. These classes take no more than four participants which means you'll get lots of attention from the physio instructing the class. In a semi-private exercise class you'll undertake a supervised, full training program which will address any concerns you may have in regards to exercise technique, motivation, accountability and exercise progression.

done Remedial massage

Whether you’re wanting to loosen tight muscles, soothe your body or simply relax, Back In Motion offers a range of massage services.

There are many places that offer massage these days, but few offer highly-qualified and trained physios with extensive knowledge of the human body to help your body heal.

Why should I have a remedial massage at Back In Motion?

We take a tailored approach, targeting key areas of your body chosen by you and your physio and it’ll be completed in a safe and professional environment.

Our highly-experienced physios have spent more than four years at university learning about human anatomy and biomechanics. We know your body and can identify the causes of aches, pains and soreness, ensuring a better result every time.

What remedial massage services are offered at Back In Motion?

We offer a range of massage services including remedial massage, sports therapy massage and deep tissue massage, so you can benefit from qualified physios and their extensive knowledge of the human body.

What are the benefits of regular remedial massage?

Massage is beneficial to the body in many ways, both physically (tissue manipulation) and emotionally (relaxation). A regular massage can provide check ups with your physio, treat niggles, prevent new injuries/pain and help with maintenance.

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.

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 & Bubs classes are the ideal way to get back to exercise safely and to recover after giving birth, whether it be your first bub or your third. The class runs for 40 minutes and is a circuit class using our Pilates reformer beds, cardio equipment, weights, the Pilates trapeze table and much more.

When can I attend?
Once your bub is 6 weeks old and your doctor has cleared you to start exercise again you are welcome to come along.

How do I get started?
Give our friendly reception team a call. We will first book you in for a 20 minute free assessment with our physiotherapist to determine your goals and exactly what you’d like to get out of the class. This allows us to slightly tailor your class experience to your needs. It also gives you time to meet the physio taking the class, check out our gym and find out a bit more about the class.

Do I bring my baby?
Bubs are welcome to come along but we’re also happy if you would prefer to leave them with a loved one or carer. We understand that babies may need to be fed, hugged or sleep before, during or after the class. We have plenty of rooms and a large reception area where you can feed or change nappies if you need. If your little one is upset during the class, don’t worry! Lots of our clients bring their children along to their appointments so we are very much used to the crying if it does happen. But hopefully with lots of different things to look at they’ll be quite happy playing on the floor whilst you exercise.

Unfortunately if your bub is old enough to move/crawl, they will need to either stay at home or stay in the pram for safety in the gym.

done Running Assessments

Conducted by our Physiotherapists trained in running Biomechanics, this is a functional technique and performance assessment which will analyse your running (technique and training loads) and be used to guide the implementation of strategies to improve your running performance and reduce your risk of injury.

done Exercise and Rehab

Whether you have lower back pain, neck pain or a shoulder injury, exercise rehabilitation can help. Our exercise programs can help with increasing fitness, weight loss, injury rehabilitation, endurance training or strengthening, in a safe way that minimises risk of injury.

Our qualified staff use the latest clinical research and physio equipment to develop a personal exercise plan to help you improve flexibility, mobility, and strength.

done Aquatic Physiotherapy

Our hydrotherapy classes are ideal if you are going through injury rehabilitation or if you have long-term injuries. Our physios will guide you through gentle group and individually-tailored water-based exercises in the water with buoyancy devices as needed.

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 Dry needling

Whether you have back pain, neck pain or other musculoskeletal injuries, dry needling with acupuncture needles can be an effective part of your treatment plan.

Dry needling can help reduce muscle tension and pain levels and trigger a healing response in injured tissues within the body. As opposed to acupuncture, dry needling works directly on the injured body part, not meridian or energy flows.

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.

Meet the team

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Ian Tran

Senior Physiotherapist (Director)

Ian Tran

Senior Physiotherapist (Director)

Bringing over 20 years of physiotherapy experience to the team at Braybrook, Ian takes his role as CEO (Chief Enjoyment Officer) within the clinic very seriously. Having worked both internationally and domestically in both public and private settings, he has experienced a wide breadth of the physiotherapy industry.

Ian is currently the head physiotherapist at Maribyrnong Sports Academy and works closely with the rehabilitation team and the athletes at the school to help them achieve their peak athletic performance. His main passions include paediatric sports medicine, clinical management of acute sporting injuries, rehabilitation for post-operative clients and treating cervico-genic headaches. He has worked as a physiotherapist at the Australian National Hockey Championships, Homeless World Cup soccer event, Nike Chance Football Academy as well as other professional sporting events. He has previously served on the board of Physiotherapy Business Australia and is currently the state representation for the SOS Foundation, which is a charity foundation set up to improve the health outcomes for marginalised individuals across Australia.

 He is also excited about teaching his two children how to surf, playing the guitar with his wife, the culinary delights of Footscray and the Western Bulldogs (AFL).

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Bianca Duspara

Practice Manager

Bianca Duspara

Practice Manager

Bianca joined the lovely and vibrant Back In Motion Braybrook family in 2012. With such a young energetic team and endless amazing stories that come along with every client she meets, her days are constantly filled with smiles and laughter. Her favourite topics for discussion in the waiting room are travel, renovations, gardening and food. When she has a free moment, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, playing most sports (except golf) and last but not least...the old karaoke!!

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Megan Smith

Senior Physiotherapist

Megan Smith

Senior Physiotherapist

Megan completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University in 2010. During this time she worked in a wide variety of settings, where she found her passion for treating musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. An avid sports fan and competitor, she has worked with sporting clubs to treat injuries and promote injury prevention. She has worked closely with WestSide Derby Dollz and Oak Park Football Club. Not one to sit on the sidelines, she is an experienced roller derby skater and enjoys playing tennis and golf. When off the field, you’ll probably find her with her head in a good book.

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Jane Boland

Physiotherapist

Jane Boland

Physiotherapist

Jane initially studied and worked in accounting, but her love of exercise and keenness for helping people face to face soon had her switch to physiotherapy and fitness instructing instead. Jane has a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice from La Trobe University.  She has a keen interest in clinical Pilates and in treating sports injuries and headaches, having treated a few of her own over the years. Outside the clinic Jane enjoys weight training, running, exploring Melbourne’s latest and greatest cafes and training her very boisterous rescue dog. 

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Kelly Lai Cheong

Physiotherapist

Kelly Lai Cheong

Physiotherapist

Growing up on the beautiful tropical island of Mauritius, Kelly moved to Australia to complete her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland which she completed in 2015.

Kelly has since moved to Melbourne and gained physiotherapy experience across diverse disciplines such as Pilates, orthopedics and geriatrics. Kelly is passionate about clinical Pilates and helping her clients achieve their health goals.

Outside of work, Kelly enjoys jogging around Docklands Harbour or taking some scenic shots of Melbourne with her camera..

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Elli Chapman

Myotherapist

Elli Chapman

Myotherapist

Elli completed her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy from RMIT in 2014. Being an avid sports fan, she has volunteered at events such as Ironman, AFL draft camp, AFL international cup and many more.  Elli has a keen interest in sports related Myotherapy, as well as pre and post-natal treatment. In her spare time you can find her on the netball court, or exploring  Melbourne’s many cafes for the best custard doughnut.

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Emily Colbert

Receptionist

Emily Colbert

Receptionist

Emily has been part of the Back In Motion Braybrook family since 2014. She is always up for a good chat in the waiting room and will rarely turn down a song request. When she's not behind the desk, Em spends her time studying, reading, cross-stitching, doing Pilates and exploring Melbourne's best nature walks with her dog Marlo.