Opening hours

Mon:7:40am - 8:00pm

Tues:7:40am - 8:00pm

Wed:7:40am - 8:20pm

Thurs:7:20am - 8:00pm

Fri:7:40am - 8:00pm

Sat:8:00am - 1:00pm

Class Timetable

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Access Medical Group Knox

(03) 9887 0211

1 Rezes Street (Knox Towerpoint)
Wantirna South VIC 3152

Boronia Mall

(03) 9762 8533

28 Dorset Square
Boronia VIC 3155

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

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Our Practice

Who we are

We provide physiotherapy, massage, clinical Pilates, and exercise and rehab to Wantirna South 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 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 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 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 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.

Meet the team

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Ben Croxford

Director/Principal Physiotherapist

Ben Croxford

Director/Principal Physiotherapist

Ben is our ever enthusiastic Practice Principal Physiotherapist and team leader. Having worked at Wantirna South Back In Motion since the beginning of 2010, Ben loves nothing more than making our practice a fun and inviting place for our clients and staff alike.

Ben is a University of Melbourne physiotherapist and completed his course with honours. He has experience treating in a variety of areas including Sports Physiotherapy, Dry Needling, Pilates and Hydrotherapy.

Physiotherapy has also taken Ben far away from the practice to places like Palm Island in Queensland where he's made several trips with the SOS Foundation to work with the Indigenous Community and even to a Private Practice in Jakarta, Indonesia! 

Ben loves the great outdoors - whether it’s hiking, cycling, kayaking or snowboarding - and lets his competitive nature thrive with his footy and cricket. He also loves nothing more than going to the MCG on game day to watch his beloved Essendon Bombers win! Away from his work as a Physio and many sporting commitments, Ben plays a variety of musical instruments including piano and bass guitar in a progressive rock band ‘aronora’ (check them out @ http://www.aronora.com!).

***Please be aware that appointments with Ben may involve a small additional 'Senior Clinician' fee***

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Robert Edwards

Director/Senior Physiotherapist

Robert Edwards

Director/Senior Physiotherapist

We are so thrilled to welcome Rob back to the Wantirna South team after being at our Rowville practice for the past 2 years!!!

Rob is a Melbourne University graduate who immediately after his graduation began employment with a prominent private practice in Camberwell. In addition to this he also was employed at a major rehabilitation hospital.

Rob strives to attain the highest results when it comes to his clients, he achieves this by emphasising a holistic approach and promoting exercise based strengthening and rehabilitation. Rob relishes any challenge to improve a person’s health, fitness and injury concerns. He has further extended his expertise via courses in sports injuries, specialising in Pilates & advanced dry needling.

Rob’s proactive and enthusiastic approach to all facets of the Back in Motion business has seen him promoted to various positions including Clinical Supervisor (Senior Physio) whilst he was at Wantirna, where he was also involved in mentoring and coordinating staff.

In Rob’s spare time, he enjoys to be quite active as he participates in events such as bike rides and fun runs to raise money for charity each year. Rob loves watching AFL especially the team he barracks for, CARLTON – but don’t hold that against him!

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Carly Martial

Practice Manager

Carly Martial

Practice Manager

Returning from Maternity Leave, Carly has been with Back In Motion for nearly 4 years and has recently stepped up to Practice Manager. Carly is very enthusiastic and has a love for business administration.

Her passion away from work is her new daughter, her family, friends and dancing...and she is always up for a laugh. There are unconfirmed reports you can hear Carly's distinctive laugh across at Knox City...!

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Luke Skillington

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Luke Skillington

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Luke brings a friendly and chatty personality into providing the best care he can for his clients. After graduating from the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane in 2015, he has made the big move to Melbourne to start his career as a Physiotherapist.

As a native of Northern New South Wales and Queensland he is a very keen supporter of Rugby League and will be very keen to convert either co-workers, clients or anyone that will listen to him ramble on. Luke’s love of sport also extends to cricket, golf and NFL.

Outside of work and sport, you’ll find him at the cinema watching the latest film, out walking his new puppy (Rocky, the miniature dachshund) or attempting to find the best breakfast cafe in Melbourne.

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Lis Coffey

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Lis Coffey

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Lis graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Latrobe University in 2004.  She rotated through a variety of Physio specialities within the hospital sector until obtaining a Grade 2 position within Eastern Health in a variety of roles with interest and special training in Neurological rehabilitation and Geriatrics. 

In 2007 she was the sole physiotherapist in a Medical Mission team to Kyrgyzstan and worked with an interpreter to treat villagers with musculoskeletal problems. 

A short career change saw her in the role of Youth Director at an International Church in Geneva on the border of France and Switzerland. This is where she met her English husband to be and married in 2009 in England. They migrated to Australia in 2010 and have had 3 beautiful children. 

Outside of work she loves to snowboard, run, travel and attempt a variety of adrenaline sports. Prior to graduating she was a professional Oboe player. As a junior, she was the State Champion for the 800m track and field event. She went on to compete at several National competitions in the 400m, 400m hurdles and medaled each time in her main event -the 800m event. The amazing physiotherapists that helped her along her athletic journey are the reason she chose to become a physiotherapist herself.

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Michael Morcos

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Michael Morcos

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Michael, born and raised in Melbourne, made the move to study and live alone interstate in South Australia and after finishing a year of Bachelor of Pharmacy, transferred internally into The Bachelor of Physiotherapy, and hasn’t looked back since.

Graduating in 2015 with his Bachelor of Physiotherapy, he moved back home to be with family and newly born niece, Alexandria. He loves playing basketball and is very committed to his family and Coptic Orthodox Community. Michael comes from an Egyptian background and speaks fluent Arabic, he is always keen to meet new people, have a laugh and loves exploring good steak or burger restaurants...and has a huge sweet tooth!!

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Suki Fok

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Suki Fok

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Suki completed her Master of Chiropractic degree from RMIT University in 2008 and began working in Canberra and Hong Kong. Looking to extend her knowledge in holistic care and rehabilitation, she entered the Master of Physiotherapy Practice course held by the La Trobe University as a postgraduate student. Now she is proud of her rather unique identity – the chiro-sio or physio-ro, whichever way you like to call it.  

On her days off Suki enjoys being a foodie and bean hunter, her aim is to try every cuisine that she hasn’t tried before. 

Suki speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Joshua Walker

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Joshua Walker

Physiotherapist (Clinical Associate)

Josh is the newest member to our ever growing team of Physiotherapists here at Wantirna South.

Josh completed his Physiotherapy degree at La Trobe University, and joined the Back in Motion team at Wantirna South soon after.

Josh’s love of sports, science and working with people are what brought him into the physiotherapy profession, and as such he loves the opportunity he has every day to help people get back to doing what they love to do!

Musculoskeletal conditions and the diagnosis and management of these are of particular interest to Josh. Whether they are sporting injuries, niggles or pains, he employs a number of techniques including massage, manual therapy, exercise and Pilates to help his clients become pain-free and less susceptible to re-injury.

When he’s not at the clinic, Josh loves keeping physically active, regularly going to the gym or for a run, which has given him a definite appreciation of the beneficial effects of exercise. He follows the footy closely as a battle-hardened Richmond supporter, and enjoys spending his time relaxing with family (including his dogs) and friends, having a kick of the footy, or playing the guitar.

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Erin Nicholas

Receptionist

Erin Nicholas

Receptionist

Erin first presented to Back In Motion as a patient, and basically never left! Over seven years later Erin can more often than not be found having a chat and sharing a laugh in the reception area with our clients.  

In her spare time Erin loves spending time with family and friends, listening to live music and researching for her next big overseas trip!!

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Sophie

Receptionist

Sophie

Receptionist

Sophie is the most recent addition to the Back In Motion Wantirna South team! Prior to joining us, Sophie spent the plast few years working as a receptionist at a local doctor's clinic. 

Outside of Back In Motion, Sophie keeps herself busy studying part-time. She also works as a remedial massage therapist and as a disability support worker. Sophie has a strong passion for health and wellbeing and loves spending her time exercising, hiking, running, dancing and generally being outdoors!