COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 crisis we are remaining open as per state and federal government requests. We aim to be open for limited hours during the crisis as part of the strategy to keep people out of hospital. We will continue to provide some services in-person, however, we also offer Telehealth as an option. For more information about Telehealth and the precautions we are taking please follow the links below or contact us.

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About Beachbox

At the Beachbox our philosophy is simple “Quality therapy services provided by experienced practitioners in a non- clinical environment”.

Beachbox Physiotherapy has been developed alongside it’s sister company, Physio For Health.  Physio for Health has been providing onsite physiotherapy services in GP practices across South East Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula since 2009.

We pride ourselves in providing an environment that is friendly, relaxed and inclusive. We want you to enjoy your time at the Beachbox and enjoy your time away from the hustle and bustle of day to day life. Our patients love the relaxed feel of the centre, our spacious treatment rooms and the friendly approach of our therapists.

Situated across from the beach in Seaford, we like to think that you’ll enjoy the surroundings and the convenient location.

We don’t like to brag, but our therapists are highly qualified and experienced, having worked in a variety of settings, they have the experience required to diagnose, treat and manage your condition. Experience counts!

At Beachbox Physiotherapy we work with a network of professionals in different specialties, including orthopaedic specialists, sports physicians, pain specialists and our local GP’s. We play an integral part of your recovery and we will coordinate with those around us to ensure you get the best possible care.

Relax, you are at the Beachbox!

Meet Our Team

Let us introduce you to our team of highly trained and experienced health professionals

Adam Abbas

Physiotherapist

Adam started his career as an exercise scientist working in London’s west end. After 5 years of running a performance and rehabilitation exercise company he completed his masters degree in Physiotherapy.

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As a physiotherapist Adam has worked across Great Britain and Australia with sporting organizations, eecreational athletes and with the chronically ill. Adam prides himself on his bio-mechanical knowledge and experience in movement analysis. Adam has the ability to assess your injury from not only a medical pathology perspective, but from also a whole body structural perspective.

Having held senior positions in both private practice and public healthcare, Adam has the experience and breath of knowledge to help you with your injury.

Adam has exceptional manual therapy skills and technical knowledge in orthopaedics, chronic pain, dry needling, manual therapy, ergonomnics and musculoskeletal medicine.

As an Authorized Occupational Physiotherapist, Adam has the skills to not only treat your workplace / transport accident injury but to facilitate a safe and sustainable return to work and life.

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Dale Brown

Podiatrist

Dale has had extensive experience in management of acute and chronic foot problems.
Having worked with variety of patients he has the experience to help you with your podiatry needs such as:

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  • Diabetic feet;
  • The young athlete;
  • Biomechanical dysfunction of the foot/knee/hip/lower back;
  • Sporting feet.

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Tony Nicolaou

Physiotherapist

Tony completed a Science degree at Monash University in the late 90’s.  Tony then went on to his undergraduate physiotherapy studies in 2004 and following this his masters in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy..

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Since graduating Tony has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, sports physiotherapy and occupational physiotherapy.

Tony is an accomplished sports physiotherapist, having worked with many teams and sporting events over the years.  Some of his most memorable experiences include the following:

 

  • Team Physiotherapist at Bentleigh Greens Soccer Club
  • Team Physiotherapist at Clayton Football Club
  • Assistant Physiotherapist at Melbourne Heart Youth Soccer Club
  • Team Physiotherapist at the Victorian Weightlifting Association
  • Games Physiotherapist at the Australian Corporate Games
  • Games Physiotherapist at the Australian Weightlifting Federation National Championships/Olympic Trials
  • Games Physiotherapist at the Arafura Games/Oceania Para-Olympic Championships in Darwin

 

Tony has also developed skill and expertise in management of Jaw Joint disorders and performing pilates-based exercise rehabilitation for the treatment of chronic muscle and joint injuries.   He has also had the opportunity to work with many large organisations to improve the health of workers as well as experience with treating workplace and traffic accident injuries as well as chronic injuries under medicare.

 

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Ebony McCorkell

Dietician

Ebony is a Nutritionist, Dietitian, and chef, who recently moved to the Peninsula. She comes with a wealth of knowledge regarding food preparation and nutrition which she integrates into her practice, providing clients with the skills necessary to maximise their health potential.

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Since graduating, she has worked in various locations across Melbourne assisting clients to control their chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and complex mental health disorders. She has also assisted clients in pursuit of specific fitness goals, like completing the Kokoda trail, and to generally improve their health.

Ebony has worked extensively with Veterans and is very keen to continue servicing this honourable population. In addition to the aforementioned common chronic diseases, she also has extensive knowledge on Vegan and Vegetarian diets, and dietary management of chronic pain, including fibromyalgia.

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Ria Gillespie

Massage Therapist

Ria has 10 years remedial massage experience and 5 years Pilates teaching.

Ria specialises in injury rehabilitation, pain management, pregnancy massage, general relaxation, Pilates Instruction, and myofacial Cupping.

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I completed my Diploma of Health Science at Victoria University 10 years ago and have been working as a Remedial Massage Therapist ever since.

Working in many different clinical settings as a massage therapist has given me a wide and varied range of skills and treatment techniques. I have extensive experience in:

  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Pain management
  • Pregnancy massage
  • General relaxation
  • Therapeutic massage for stress relief
  • Group Exercise Instructing
  • Myofacial Cupping

I believe in the benefits of Remedial Massage and take a holistic approach to my treatments. I love nothing more than getting great results from tailoring treatments to suit my clients needs so that they get the best possible results.

I have 5 years experience instructing Group Exercise classes, both Reformer and Mat and I enjoy incorporating my knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and human movement into my teaching to achieve my client’s fitness and mobility goals.

I am a current member of AAMT and hold additional certificates in Pregnancy Massage, Group Exercise Instruction and Myofacial Cupping.

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Emma Bailey

Remedial Masseur

Emma is passionate about helping her clients reduce pain and increase mobility. By using varied massage skills Emma can offer tailored treatment plans including Pregnancy and Stress Relief Management. Emma is a member of AAMT and is currently studying Myotherapy.

 

Dr Kim Trezise

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Kim is a Clinical Neuropsychologist with over ten years experience working with people and families with brain injury, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, neuropsychological assessment, behaviour management, capacity assessment and neuropsychological counselling

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Now consulting in rooms at Beachbox Physiotherapy in Seaford or making home visits through the South East, Bayside, Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland areas. Kim is able to see private, Workcover, TAC and NDIS patients and happy to talk through options for individuals and families. She can be reached at neupsychconsulting@gmail.com or 0421288643.

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