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Allied Health on Centre is proud to offer a comprehensive list of Allied Health services. Below you will find the service list accompanied with a brief description of our practitioners details and special interests.

 

Jenny Davidson

Dietician


Jenny is an Accredited Practising Dietician with over 25 years experience. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition major), Post Graduate Diploma of Dietetics and a Post Graduate Certfiicate in Exercise Medicine. She is a Member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and has provider numbers with Medicare, Department of Veterans Affair and TAC.

Jenny’s background includes clinical dietetics at five hospitals as well as management experience in hospital Food Service and Community Health Services conducting group programs and health promotion, now working exclusively in Private Practice.

Jenny consults on a wide variety of nutrition disorders including weight management (both overweight and underweight), diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and bowel disorders to name a few.

For further information – www.refreshdietetics.com.au 


    Emma Sansalone

    Exercise Physiologist


    As an Accredited Exercise Physiologist I specialise in clinical exercise prescription for both the treatment and prevention of chronic health conditions and injuries. Exercise Physiology services include musculoskeletal rehabilitation, balance and fall prevention programs, neurological rehabilitation, cardiac-respiratory rehabilitation, exercise for older adults & exercise programs for general health and wellbeing. I prescribe individualised exercise programs to assist clients in improving their overall physical function. 


      Rachel Betts - BPhty, BSc, APAM

      Physiotherapist


      I am a physiotherapist with over fifteen years experience in a wide range of health settings including hospitals, community health and private practice. I trained in New Zealand and am currently studying my masters in musculoskeletal physiotherapy through La Trobe University.

      I enjoy all aspects of physiotherapy but have a particular interest in back pain and exercise prescription.  I  am trained in both pilates and the McKenzie technique.  I have worked in South Australia, London and now Melbourne.  I am a registered provider with the department of Veterans Affairs, Medicare and TAC.   I live locally and have three young children. In my spare time I enjoy bush walking, camping, travelling and the beach.


        Penny Littlewood - B.Physio, M.A.P.A.

        Physiotherapist


         Penny is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with over 16 years experience working both in Melbourne and the UK. She specializes in managing spinal and sports injuries, and has a strong interest in rehabilitation.  She is qualified in pilates and dry needling.  Penny is currently studying to complete her Masters of Musculosketetal Physiotherapy.  She is a registered provider with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans Afairs, WorkCover and the TAC.  She also offers home visits as required.


          Sean Sullivan - B.Pod. M.A.Pod.A.

          Podiatrist


          Sean graduated from La Trobe University in 1995, and has been established in the area for almost 15 years.

          Sean deals in all aspects of podiatry incldung: heel/arch pain, diabetic care and assessment, postural/buimechanical analysis, orthotics, flat feet, corns/calluses, nail care, and foot related knee and hip pain.

          Pensioner/seniors discounts are available for standard consultations, and HICAPS are available on site for clients covered through the priate health scheme. Clients eligible under the medicare ((EPC) scheme are bulk-billed.

          Sean is interesetd in health and fitness, and when not at work, he enjoys home renovating, playing violin, and spending time with his wife, Nicole and this young three children.


            Sylvia Ledinic - B.Sc.,Grad.Dip.Ed.Psych., M.Psych., M.A.P.S.

            Psychologist


            Sylvia is a registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society.  Sylvia has worked with many clients over the years addressing a broad range of issues using a variety of techniques.  Frequency and overall length of treatment varies according to each individual’s needs.  Confidentiality is assured and clients may seek Medicare or private health insurance rebates if appropriate.  Sylvia can be  contacted directly on 0423 677 306 and is available during business and after hours for consultations.

            Website:  www.renewpsychology.com.au


              Neringa Luscombe Smith - BSc., Grad. Dip. Ed. Psych., M.Ed.Psych.

              Psychologist


              Psychologist Neringa Luscombe Smith, BSc., Grad. Dip. Ed. Psych., M.Ed.Psych. is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. Neringa has over 15 years experience in counselling and consulting for children, adolescents and adults. She uses evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Her special interest is in positive psychology which focuses on complete mental health and well-being. 


                Alexandra Horvath

                Remedial Massage


                An holistic therapy that uses a variety of specialised techniques to locate and repair musculoskeletal injuries as well as alleviating the symptoms of common complaints of pain and tension.

                Alexandra has been in the industry since 2004, working hard to re-educate and revitalize all clients from sports professionals to corporate executives.  More information about Alexandra and the services offered are available to view on her website. 


                  Heather Dalgleish

                  Traditional Chinese Medicine


                  Heather has been practising Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for 7 years. Heather’s passion for TCM occurred after experiencing its profound benefits on her personal health, sparking the desire to study and qualify as a practitioner, thus enabling her to offer relief and effective assistance to others with health concerns.

                  In clinic Heather uses a combination of acupuncture (including Moxabustion), Chinese herbal medicine, cupping, tui na (massage), diet and exercise therapy for her treatment of a wide range of conditions including pain, stress, musculoskeletal, gynaecological, digestive and general chronic problems.

                  Heather is a registered practitioner with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Australia (CMRBA).


                     

                     

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