1046 Howitt Street Wendouree
03 5335 3200

Team

Allied Health Care for the Ballarat Region

Physiotherapy Team

Michael Pierce

Sports Physiotherapist / Director
About Michael
B.App.Sci (Physio), GDip (Sports Physio)
Michael is a Sports Physiotherapist and Director of Lake Health Group. Having completed his physiotherapy degree at Lincoln School of Health Sciences in 1993, he quickly moved into private practice where he has over 20 years of experience. He completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy in 1998, which included work with the Geelong football club and time at the Australian Institute of sport. He has travelled extensively overseas with some of Australia’s best distance and Olympic marathon runners and was a physiotherapist at the Sydney Olympics. Michael specialises in the treatment of runners, cyclists and triathletes and has a special interest in tendon rehabilitation and shoulder injuries. Michael performs bike fits and running assessments.
...and a little more!
A former elite triathlete, Michael cycles competitively with the Ballarat – Sebastopol cycling club as well as in the Lake Health Group triathlon team.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday to Wednesday & Thursday and Friday afternoons
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Thursday and Friday mornings

“I like to inspire others by practising what I preach. You can’t expect your clients to do their exercises or keep fit if you’re not prepared to do it yourself.” – Michael

Dr Joanne Kemp

Sports Physiotherapist
About Joanne
B App Sc(Physio), Master Sports Physio, PhD
Dr Joanne Kemp is a titled APA Sports Physiotherapist of 24 years’ experience, and has consulted to many National Sporting organisations on athletes with hip pain. Jo is also a NHMRC funded Research Fellow physiotherapist at the Latrobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, Latrobe University, Melbourne. She has published multiple papers examining hip pain, hip arthroscopy and hip rehabilitation and has lectured at many state, national and international conferences on hip pathology in athletes. Jo is very pleased to be offering high quality, evidence based clinical services to all patients with hip and pelvic problems at Lake Health Group in Ballarat.
...and a little more!
In Jo’s spare time she balances her commitments between Latrobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre and spending quality time with her husband and 3 teenage children.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Thursday
“I am inspired by those who are willing to work hard to help themselves” – Jo

Peter Steggall

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
About Peter
B.App Sci(Physio), Grad Dip Manipulative Therapy, Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness, Masters of Manipulative Therapy, Masters of Sports Physiotherapy, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
Peter is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists 2018) and a Sports physiotherapist, having worked as an advanced practice physiotherapist for 10 years in emergency, spinal clinics, joint replacement review clinics and shoulder clinics. He has worked extensively in the sporting field for over 25 years including most recently travelling with the Australian Para cycling and Para athletic teams internationally. Peter has been the physiotherapist for the CFA Urban Fire Brigade Championships for 20 years. He continues to work in the field of para sport as an International Classifier for Para triathlon and a National Classifier in Para Cycling and Para Rowing. Peter’s particular clinical interests are the management of complex spinal pain, shoulder pain and persistent pain problems. Peter’s passion is the provision of high quality evidence based practice.
...and a little more!
Peter has been a runner for 40 years and in recent years has been involved in cycling, gym classes and triathlon. He is busy outside work with his partner, 5 children and 2 grandchildren.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday: 9am – 7pm
    • Wednesday: 6am – 12pm
    • Friday: 2pm – 6pm
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Friday: 8am – 1pm
“ My practice is driven by the desire to assist clients with complex and persistent musculoskeletal issues with the reward of seeing them achieving greater enjoyment and engagement with life” – Peter

Heather Deane

Senior Physiotherapist
About Heather
B.App.Sci (Physio), Grad Cert (Continence & Pelvic Floor Rehab)
Heather Physiotherapist with over 20 years’ experience in women and men’s health both public and private practice. Having successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation at Melbourne University, Heather has a special interest in women`s health , pregnancy related lower back pain and everything continence and pelvic floor related in both men and women. Heather uses real time ultrasound to assess the pelvic floor and bladder function to achieve improvement in both of these areas. She consults at Lake Health Group where the modern and spacious assessment room has privacy curtains to make clients feel at ease. Heather can help assist sports specific sports related pelvic floor, bladder and continence issues.
...and a little more!
Heather enjoys cooking, travelling, reading and spending time with her family.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday and Friday
Heather Offers:

“I educate clients to enable their individual journey to recovery” – Heather

Ryan Hobbs

Senior Physiotherapist
About Ryan
D.PHYSIO, B.BIOMED SCI
Ryan has a strong interest in treating musculoskeletal injuries and has experience treating all age groups. He has experience working with elite athletes including having worked as a physiotherapist for the North Ballarat Roosters Football Club.  Ryan provides services for the  Ballarat Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Acute Injury clinic where he works closely with sports physicians and orthopaedic surgeons. Ryan takes an active approach to rehabilitation – so whether it is post-operative care, management of an acute injury or ongoing problem, Ryan will provide tailored exercises and tools specific to you that will help increase the speed of your recovery and prevent the risk of re-injury.
...and a little more!
An avid sports fan, Ryan plays football in the local BFL competition which gives him the unique experience of seeing things from both practitioner and patient point of view.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday to Friday

“Exercise is medicine!” – Ryan

Paula Grylewicz

Physiotherapist
About Paula
B.Physio, B App.Sci (Sport)
Paula is a physiotherapist with 15 year experience in both the public and private sector. Paula graduated from Charles Sturt University with masters degree in Physiotherapy studies, and having also completed a Sports Science degree, Paula has a special interest in sports related injuries. Her area of interest is pelvic pain and instability. Paula has played basketball at an elite level and has worked with the Ballarat Rush (formerly Lady Miners) as a player, coach and physiotherapist. Paula also works with the Ballarat junior Basketball program and treats a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries in the junior sporting population including experience working with gymnasts.
...and a little more!
Paula enjoys keeping fit and is an active member of the Ballarat sporting community. Apart from playing sport Paula also loves the opportunity to have fun and socialise.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
Paula Offers:

“I am inspired by active, happy people with a balanced mindset.” – Paula

 

Jamie Chan

Physiotherapist & Pilates
About Jamie
Doctor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Biomedicine
Jamie completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy with Distinction at the University of Melbourne, having previously completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine. He has worked in private practice treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries, and teaching pilates classes. Jamie has post-graduate training in dry needling, TMJ/jaw issues, and pilates. He has a particular interest in treating low back pain, neck pain, headaches and jaw-related issues. Jamie’s approach to treating musculoskeletal problems focus on identifying the causes of the issue, followed by evidence-based, specific, tailored rehabilitation to prevent recurrence and re-injury. Jamie also believes everyone should be physically active and have goals. Through physiotherapy or pilates, he enjoys helping people of all ages move better whether they be a sedentary desk-worker or a high-performing athlete.
...and a little more!
Jamie is also a clarinet player, loves running and soccer, and trains/performs with a Chinese dragon and lion dance team. He also volunteers with a not-for-profit organisation focused on empowering individuals and communities in developing countries through bicycles.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Friday afternoon
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Monday – Thursday & Friday morning
Jamie Offers:

“I love meeting clients of all ages, helping to empower them to move better and reach their goals.” – Jamie

Emily Chung

Physiotherapist & Pilates
About Emily
Bachelor Health Science / Masters of Physiotherapy Practice
Emily graduated from La Trobe University in 2015 with a Master of Physiotherapy Practice, after also completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Monash University. Emily joined the Lake Health Group team in 2017 after working as a physiotherapist in the public health sector for 2 years. Emily is a qualified Pilates instructor, and enjoys using clinical Pilates to help people of all levels restore normal movement patterns, and improve strength and function.  She has also completed further training in women’s health physiotherapy, dry needling and sports physiotherapy, and has experience working with sports teams including Waubra Football Club at the local level. Emily also has a interest in treating vestibular conditions, and has completed further training in the diagnosis and treatment of dizziness.
...and a little more!
Outside of the clinic, Emily enjoys spending time outdoors running, surfing & snowboarding. Emily also works with the Selkirk Ballarat Rush as their physiotherapist.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday afternoon
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Monday morning & Tuesday – Friday
Emily Offers:
“I am inspired by people who have maintained a positive outlook despite the circumstances.” – Emily

Georgia Pike

Physiotherapist & Pilates
About Georgia
B.HEALTH SCI, M.PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE
Georgia graduated from La Trobe University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences & Master of Physiotherapy Practice. Georgia completed training across both public and private sectors including having women’s health experience and working with individuals with multiple traumatic musculoskeletal injuries at Epworth Hawthorn Rehabilitation Centre. Georgia is originally from Ballarat and joined Lake Health Group in 2018. Georgia has completed further studies and is a qualified instructor in the GLA:D program, an education and exercise program for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. Georgia has a special interest in dancing and Pilates and has undergone further training in Pilates with The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute in both matwork and equipment based Pilates. Most recently, Georgia has completed training in dry needling.
...and a little more!
Georgia enjoys the outdoors, travelling and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday morning
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Monday afternoon & Tuesday – Friday

“I enjoy working with clients to achieve their goals” – Georgia

Nathan Waters

Physiotherapist
About Nathan
M.Physiotherapy Practice, B.Exercise and Sports Sci, B.Health Sci,
Nathan graduated from LaTrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist Nathan completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Ballarat. Nathan has moved back to his hometown Ballarat to join the team at Lake Health Group. Nathan enjoys treating musculoskeletal injuries across all age groups and ensures an individualised treatment plan to all clients to achieve their personal goals whether it be returning to sport, work or improving quality of life.
...and a little more!
Nathan is a passionate sportsperson with experience in many competitive sports. Currently he enjoys an active lifestyle and can be found running, surfing or playing golf when not at Lake Health Group. Nathan believes in the importance of keeping active through all stages of life and is passionate about helping others to achieve this goal.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday – Friday
Nathan Offers:

“Lead by example. People are not going to do exercise if their physio doesn’t practice what they preach” – Nathan

Tharindu Ranabahu

Physiotherapist
About Tharindu
B.PHYSIO
Tharindu graduated from The University of Otago, New Zealand in 2018 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. As a student he gained experience in a variety of settings including neurosurgery, working on gaming apps to help autistic children improve their communication and acute stroke. During his time as a student he was actively involved at a high level as sports medic for Otago girls and Canterbury U/17’s rugby. With his cert 3 in fitness he was in charge of sideline management and rehabilitation for the teams. Tharindu has a special interest in all musculoskeletal injuries, especially passionate about sports injuries and is looking forward to continued learning in this area
...and a little more!
Before joining Lake Health Group Tharindu has been working at Wanganui Public Hospital in the ICU and Medical ward as a physiotherapist managing a wide range of acute conditions. All the while still being heavily involved representative rugby for Wanganui Heartland team. This has given him an appreciation of the scope of physiotherapy managing a ventilated patient in a life-threatening situation to creating a program to get a player back on the park as quickly as possible. Tharindu is now working with the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners as their physiotherapist.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday to Friday
“If I truly know my client, I will be better equipped to empower them to better health.” – Tharindu

Lachlan Ramsay

Physiotherapist
About Lachlan
Doctor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
After completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science in Ballarat, Lachlan went on to graduate from the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at the University of Melbourne with distinction. Having previously worked with both the Ballarat Rush and St Patrick’s Senior Rugby teams, Lachlan has experience in integrating exercise rehabilitation to those returning to both casual and competitive environments. Lachlan has also combined his strong exercise background with postgraduate training in osteoarthritis management to deliver hip and knee treatments via the GLA:D program. He enjoys seeing his patients improve their ability to move and firmly believes that improvements in physical function significantly contribute to holistic health. In his spare time Lachlan enjoys staying fit and regularly plays football and tennis with his friends. He is a strong supporter of Australian music and often attends concerts for both rising and established artists. Lachlan enjoys helping those of all backgrounds. Whether you are an elite athlete or recreational jogger, Lachlan will incorporate both targeted and evidence-based treatments to help you achieve your health goals.
...and a little more!
Lachlan has previously played football for South Barwon Football club in Geelong, winning a reserves premiership. He was also an avid downhill skateboarder regularly riding at high speed down closed-circuit events. Lachlan can speak Japanese, having learnt at a year 12 level and has enjoyed learning about Japanese culture after spending time with a host family.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree

“I am invested in helping my patients achieve holistic health, I aim to assist in pain free movement so that my patients can have a head start towards achieving their overall health goals” – Lachlan

Podiatry, Massage, Dietetics and Exercise Physiology Team

Kerri Gordon

Practice Manager / Dietitian
About Kerri
Bachelor Applied Science (Human movement)/Masters of Nutrion and Dietitics/Advanced Diploma Business Management
Kerri studied human movement at Ballarat University which was followed by a post graduate Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics, graduating from Deakin University in 2002. She has worked in the public hospital sector, community health and private practice, before joining the team Lake Health group. Kerri has worked across generalist nutrition and has also worked with Federation University West Vic Academy of Sport and North Ballarat Roosters Football Club. Kerri has experience with a range of nutritional concerns from diabetes, gut issues and general healthy eating with an interest in assisting people to develop a positive attitude with food which assists people to make the right food choice and no longer be on the dieting cycle.
...and a little more!
With a young family Kerri still enjoys travel and competing in long distance triathlon events or even just enjoying a social bike ride or run. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking time to catch up with friends and have a good laugh and enjoy what life has to offer. Not to mention she also likes shopping and loves shoes!
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Tuesday – Wednesday (Dietetics)
Kerri Offers:

“I am inspired every day by my friends and colleagues with the contributions they make in their life and work.” – Kerri

Justin Allison

Podiatrist
About Justin
B.HlthSc/MPodPrac
Justin completed a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Podiatric Practice at Latrobe University Bendigo in 2015.  Justin has since been working in both hospital and private settings, giving him exposure to a  wide range of Podiatry clients. Justin is passionate about continued education in order to provide the highest standard of care to all of his patients. Locally, Justin is involved with the Creswick Football Club where he is exposed to a variety of different sports injuries and rehabilitation techniques.
...and a little more!
Justin was diagnosed with mild Cerebral Palsy at a young age and this has given him a knowledge and understanding about how important rehabilitation and strength is.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Alternate Friday
  • Clarendon Medical, Maryborough
    • Wednesday, Alternate Friday
Justin Offers:
“I am inspired by seeing people achieve what they thought they couldn’t” – Justin

Marianne Cashin

Podiatrist
About Marianne
B.HlthSci, M.PodPrac
Marianne studied at Latrobe University, Melbourne and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Podiatric Practice. Initially, Marianne moved back to her hometown – Ballarat to work in private practice. After 3 years Marianne set off for a 5 month backpacking trip through South America, and Europe, before settling down in London where she worked for the NHS for 2 years. Initially she worked as a musculoskeletal podiatrist with The Royal Marsden, transferring to be the main podiatrist for the High Risk clinic (diabetes/wound care) with Central London Healthcare Trust. After 2 years working in London, Marianne set off to move back home to work in private practice again…after a quick 4 month backpacking trip through Eastern Europe, and Central America. Marianne has worked with a diverse patient base in both private practice, and a hospital setting and is skilled in all aspects of podiatric care, including assessment and management of sporting injuries, shockwave therapy, dry needling, orthotic prescription, and modification, diabetes care – both preventative, and wound care, and skin, and nail conditions. She loves nothing more than being in the clinic helping her patients and enjoys the range of clients and problems that she encounters in private practice. Professionally, Marianne’s interest lies in both sports injuries/biomechanics, and diabetic foot care. Marianne is very passionate about preventative care towards all patients, Prevention is better than cure!
...and a little more!
When not at the clinic you can find Marianne travelling, getting outdoors to walk or hike, or at the ‘G barracking for the Pies!
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Wednesday
Marianne Offers:

“Practice what you preach! We cannot expect others to do things that we don’t consider to be important enough to do ourselves.” – Marianne

Gianluca Piscitelli

Remedial Massage Therapist
About Gianluca
Dip Remedial Massage
Gianluca graduated from Evolve College with a diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2018. Gianluca moved here to Ballarat 9 months ago from Melbourne to join the Lake Health Group providing remedial, sports and deep tissue massage therapy with particular interest in the lower back/legs. He is also working with the Clunes Football and Netball club as the football trainer. Gianluca’s passion for sport has given him a strong interest in treating sports related musculoskeletal conditions across all age groups and ensures an individualised treatment plan to all clients to achieve their personal goals.
...and a little more!
Gianluca has been heavily involved with sports throughout his life, such as playing tennis, skiing, soccer and netball all performed in a good level.  Currently he enjoys an active lifestyle such as running, biking and play netball when not at Lake Health Group.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday to Friday
Gianluca Offers:

“I like that there is harmony between my colleagues, so we can continue to help, support and share information to improve all our knowledge and skills” – Gian

Bella Scott

Remedial Massage Therapist
About Bella
D.REMEDIAL MASSAGE
Bella completed her remedial massage diploma in 2013 with the Australian College of Massage (ACM). She is Workcover and TAC accredited and has a strong interest in sports injuries. She particularly enjoys working with lower back pain and sciatica. Bella is currently working with Bungaree Football and Netball club as head trainer.
...and a little more!
Bella is a passionate sportsperson who for 15 years did competitive gymnastics. She currently enjoys attending group fitness classes and walking the dog.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Monday & Wednesday – Friday

“I am inspired by those who make the most of who they are and what they’ve got” – Bella 

Jane Mason

Myotherapist
About Jane
Adv Dip Myotherapy. Dip Remedial Massage. Cert 3 & 4 In Fitness.
Jane completed a certificate 3 & 4 in fitness in 2011 and a Diploma of remedial massage in 2012. She worked as a masseuse and personal trainer for 5 years prior to completing her Diploma of Myotherapy at the Victorian Fitness Academy in 2015. Jane treats a wide range of conditions including sports injuries, neck and back pain, oncology and has a special interest in the care of of runners, cyclists and triathletes. She is also proficient in dry needling and cupping.
...and a little more!
Jane played netball for North Ballarat City Football Netball Club and has competed in numerous triathlons. Jane now balances her love of myotherapy and being a mum to Ned.
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Thursday 3pm – 8pm
Jane Offers:

“I enjoy seeing my clients walk out with less pain and increased range of movement.” – Jane

Chris Byrne

Exercise Physiologist
About Chris
Bachelor of Applied Science, Exercise Science. Grad Dip, Exercise Rehabilitation. Masters of Applied Science, Exercise Rehabilitation
Chris is an Exercise Physiologist with over twenty years’ experience with a special interest in musculoskeletal and neurological trauma rehabilitation. He has worked extensively in the rehabilitation of complex conditions including musculoskeletal injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, stroke and concussion. Chris is currently a Senior Exercise Physiologist and team leader of Exercise Physiology at Epworth Rehabilitation. Chris is also an accredited Sport Scientist and has vast experience working in elite sports rehabilitation and elite athletic preparation. Chris believes in thorough assessment and clinical decision making, in order to implement an individualised and targeted therapy regime. He has highly advanced exercise prescription skills and knowledge, allowing him to apply innovative and adaptive exercises. Chris also has a strong interest in the provision of quality clinical education. He has lectured in Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology programs at several Australian universities and conducted numerous clinical education workshops over a twenty year period.
...and a little more!
Chris has a keen interest in cycling & all things bikes. He also enjoys his regular surfing exploits with his daughter Astrid.
Hours
Lake Wendouree Clinic
  • Saturday
Howitt St Clinic
  • Wednesday 8am-11am
Chris Offers:
 

Georgie Coutts

Fitness Instructor
About Georgie
Georgie is an energetic and motivated personal trainer with formal qualifications in Reformer and Mat Pilates. She has extensive experience in teaching classes and is responsible for our Active Fitness Pilates classes run from our Lake Wendouree Studio.
Hours
  • Lake Wendouree Studio
    • Monday – refer timetable
Georgie Offers:

Helen Fletcher

Pilates Teacher
About Helen
B.PHYSIO
Helen is an Australian Pilates Method Level 4 Professional Practitioner and has been practicing Pilates for 26 years and teaching for 14. She grew up in Ballarat but currently lives and teaches Pilates in Melbourne. She has an interest in dynamic pelvic stabilisation and shoulder injury/pathology and rehabilitation. Helen began riding at the age of 5 and was a competitive rider for 22 years, from this interest her Equipoise Pilates for Equestrians business was born where she specialises in Pilates for equestrians. She teaches both in and outside of the studio, running both one and three day Equipoise Posture and Position Clinics, where riders work both on and off their horses.
...and a little more!
Helen has written a number of articles for Equestrian Life Magazine and US based Dressage Today Magazine. She also has a Blog that can be found at equipoisepilates.com.au Helen enjoys lots of Pilates, riding, walking and cycling and has a strong interest in nutrition and mindfulness practice. She is inspired on a daily basis by her client’s commitment and the trust that they have put in her and her teaching.
Hours
  • Exercise and Pilates Studio, Wendouree
    • Saturday
Helen Offers:

Administration Team

Kerri Gordon

Practice Manager / Dietitian
About Kerri
Bachelor Applied Science (Human movement)/Masters of Nutrion and Dietitics/Advanced Diploma Business Management
Kerri studied human movement at Ballarat University which was followed by a post graduate Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics, graduating from Deakin University in 2002. She has worked in the public hospital sector, community health and private practice, before joining the team Lake Health group. Kerri has worked across generalist nutrition and has also worked with Federation University West Vic Academy of Sport and North Ballarat Roosters Football Club. Kerri has experience with a range of nutritional concerns from diabetes, gut issues and general healthy eating with an interest in assisting people to develop a positive attitude with food which assists people to make the right food choice and no longer be on the dieting cycle.
...and a little more!
With a young family Kerri still enjoys travel and competing in long distance triathlon events or even just enjoying a social bike ride or run. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking time to catch up with friends and have a good laugh and enjoy what life has to offer. Not to mention she also likes shopping and loves shoes!
Hours
  • Howitt Street Clinic, Wendouree
    • Tuesday – Wednesday (Dietetics)
Kerri Offers:

“I am inspired every day by my friends and colleagues with the contributions they make in their life and work.” – Kerri

Kerryn Webb

Administration & Accounts Supervisor
About Kerryn
Kerryn is a mum of two busy teenage girls which keeps her “taxi service” running hot most nights! 
...and a little more!
Kerryn has recently learnt to crochet and has joined the Ballarat Pub Craft Collective.  

“I’m inspired by people who can find the positive and be positive and who encourage others to do this also.” – Kerryn

 

Taliesin Nunes

Reception / Administration
About Taliesin
After completing her VCE in 2017 Taliesin has taken time out of studying to join the Lake Health Team and gain some work experience.
...and a little more!
Taliesin is very active in the Ballarat Soccer community playing for the Ballarat Soccer Club and also coaching juniors and umpiring.

“The prospect of learning new skills is what inspires me day to day.” – Taliesin

Bridie Flagg

Reception / Administration
About Bridie
B.Exercise Science
Bridie has completed a Degree in Exercise Science and is currently studying for a double degree in Nursing and Para-medicine at ACU Aquinas Campus.
...and a little more!
Bridie is an avid netballer and currently plays for the Australian Catholic University in Ballarat.
 

“I am inspired by hard work and positivity” – Bridie

Sue Zehrung

Reception / Administration
About Sue
Sue has lived in Ballarat for 10 years after owner-building an off-the-grid mudbrick house near Daylesford with her husband. Sue has enjoyed a few different careers including working in the USA and Melbourne and joined the Lake Health Group team in 2017.
...and a little more!
Outside of Lake Health Sue volunteers in the local community at Eureka Mums and for the Ballarat Home Library Service. Sue has also recently purchased kayaks with her husband and enjoys exploring Victoria’s inland waterways.
  “I like doing my part as a member of our Team to make every experience at Lake Health Group a friendly, welcoming and smooth one for clients.” – Sue

Deb Lockyer

Reception / Administration

Maureen Mason

Reception / Administration
About Maureen
Maureen is a mum to three amazing children and even gets to work with one of them here at Lake Health, her daughter Jane being our resident Myotherapist (currently on maternity leave).
...and a little more!
Maureen enjoys running multiple times per week or when she can, squeezing in a Clinical Pilates session at our Lake Wendouree Studio.
 

“The best thing about my job is meeting new people and interacting with them to achieve great outcomes.” – Maureen

Emily Mewett

Reception / Administration
About Emily
Emily is currently studying Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University, Ballarat. She currently lives at home with her family including her identical twin sister.
...and a little more!
Away from Lake Health Emily likes to play basketball with Phoenix Ballarat.

“Challenges – they encourage me to put my abilities to the test and allow myself to grow.” – Emily

Kurstin Banks

Kurstin Banks

Reception / Administration
About Kurstin
Kurstin joins Lake Health eager to put a smile on our client’s faces and hopes to complete a degree in Physiotherapy sometime in the future.
...and a little more!
Outside of Lake Health Kurstin is a volunteer firefighter and has represented Australia twice in Ultimate Frisbee.

“The people I meet and the work I do makes me love my job and being able to put a smile on someone’s face everyday” – Kurstin

Brydie Pendergast

Reception / Administration
About Brydie
Brydie is currently studying for a Bachelor of Food & Nutrition Science and hopes to become a dietitian upon graduating.
...and a little more!
Brydie has recently made the move to Ballarat from Benalla and enjoys walking her Border Collie (Eddy) around the beautiful Lake Wendouree.

“I love helping myself and others to live a healthy lifestyle.” – Brydie