Sports Trainers Information Evening – March 29th

Are you involved with a sporting team? Do you want to learn more about looking after injuries, injured athletes and sporting people?

Narre Warren Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic is hosting their annual Sports Trainers Information evening. This community event is aimed at educating local sports groups about how to avoid and manage injuries.

We invite you to come along to this free event.

Our Physiotherapists will run you through a range of topics, and provide an information pack for all attendees to take home.

You will learn :

  • Acute injury assessment and management
  • How to manage a suspected head injury
  • Assessment, bandaging and strapping of knee, ankle and hand injuries

Date: Wednesday 29th March
Time: 7:30 – 9:30
Venue: 3C/420 Princes Highway, Narre Warren (Corner of Webb St)
Cost: Free event
Bookings essential.
RSVP: (03) 9704 8520
RSVP by: Wed 22nd March

Steve Kaltsis

Steve Kaltsis, Narre Warren Physio

  • Graduated with a Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Specialises in Sports, Relaxation and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Worked with TAC Cup, massage therapist to Oakleigh Challengers (TAC Cup premiers)
  • Worked on Melbourne marathon
  • Has worked with aged and disability
  • Loves watching the Mighty Blues play during football season

 

 

Shakthi Sri

Shakthi

  • Shakthi graduated from the University of Melbourne and is certified in pilates and dry needling
  • She has worked alongside local football clubs ranging from EFL to VAFA and junior teams
  • Her interests in physiotherapy include sport, spinal and women’s health
  • She treats with hands on techniques and exercises to treat and prevent injuries
  • She speaks English, Tamil, Malay, Indonesian and is competent in Auslan
  • Shakthi runs the Monday, Wednesday and Friday hydrotherapy classes.

 
 

Bryce Willoughby

BryceBPhysio (Melb.)

  • Graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne in 2005
  • Has worked at both private practices and the Dandenong Valley Hospital
  • Bryce has provided his physiotherapy services for the Berwick City Soccer Club for 4 seasons
  • He has a strong interest in all injuries related to team sports, especially soccer
  • He also has a keen interest in shoulder injuries, as he himself has undergone surgery for a sporting injury
  • Bryce primarily works the afternoon and evening shifts, making him accessible to those who work long, or late hours

Steve Martin

SteveB Physio (Melb.)

  • Completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011 at Melbourne University
  • Is fanatical about sports, competing in soccer and cricket from a young age, Steve now competes in multi-disciplinary sports ranging from triathlons to Tough Mudder events
  • Has spent time working with AFL and Soccer Clubs as well as being involved in Triathlons including the 2012 Melbourne Ironman

 

 

Chris Becker

Christian Becker

ChrisMPhysio (sports) Melb. Post Grad Dip Physio (Melb.)

  • Graduated from a private Physiotherapy College in Germany in 1996
  • Gained valuable experience after travelling through Europe in Orthopaedics, manipulative and sports physiotherapy
  • Spent 4 years in the Navy, gaining personal skills managing special unit companies
  • Has a special interest in manipulative, sports physiotherapy and pilates.
  • Chris is involved with local football, cycling and triathlon clubs
  • His hobbies include cycling, skiing and triathlon

 

Jonathan Bell

JonathanM Physio (Melb.)

  • Studied at Curtain University School of Physiotherapy in Perth, Western Australia
  • Graduated with Honours in 1998
  • Completed his Masters in Musculoskeletal and Manipulative Physiotherapy at Melbourne University, and finished as dux of his year
  • Has a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports related musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunction
  • Has been involved with the Hopman Cup and the West Australian Open
  • Has worked with club level tennis players and triathletes competing in events ranging from sprint distance to Ironman
  • Is also an Occupational Physiotherapist who specialises in the management of the injured workers and their timely return to normal function, life and work

Andrew Ritter

AndrewB Physio (Melb.)

  • Completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Melbourne University with Honours
  • Has spent time at the Australian Institute of Sport
  • Worked at the 2000 Sydney Olympics (Beach Volleyball) and the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games (Swimming)
  • Is the Head physiotherapist at the Casey Tigersharks Junior Swim Club with their State and National level swimmers
  • Has worked with the Victorian Institute of Sport, Junior Triathlon Squad and local Casey Cardinia Triathlon Squad
  • Regularly competes in triathlons
  • Is passionate about the assessment and treatment of swimming, cycling and running related injuries, and also Dance Medicine