Dr James Fyffe

B.Sc. (Clin.Sc.), M.H.Sc. (Osteo.)
Registered Osteopath

 

Dr James Fyffe, a founding partner of Connect Health + Movement, began osteopathic practice in 2002. He has gained broad clinical experience working in clinics in Melbourne, Brisbane, Mallorca Spain, The Channel Islands UK, and Yorkshire in the UK. James enjoys the diversity and challenge presented in general osteopathic practice. He also has a specialised interest in golf biomechanics, clinical Pilates, functional movement science and the integration of osteopathy to help golfers of all levels to get the most out of their body and the most out of their golf game. James has completed the Gray Institute NG360 course and is TPI certified.

Dr Narelle Crabbe

B.Sc. (Clin.Sc.), M.H.Sc. (Osteo.), Grad. Cert. Paed. Man. Ther.
Registered Osteopath

 

The holistic osteopathic principles are what first drew Narelle into osteopathy as a profession. Narelle qualified as a registered osteopath in 2002. Narelle worked at various clinics in Melbourne and the UK before she and James opened their Flemington clinic in 2007. Narelle has particular clinical interest in pre and postnatal health management and paediatrics. Narelle has completed her Graduate Certificate in Neonatal and Infant Paediatric Manual Therapy and various courses with the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation. She loves treating and supporting women through their pregnancy, and treating babies and children. Narelle loves being a Flemington local, just a short walk to everywhere with James and their two young girls.

Liam Frost

B.Ex.Sc., M. Phty.
Physiotherapist

Liam graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Applied science (Human Movement and Health studies) and a Master of Physiotherapy. Liam has a particular interest in sporting injuries and rehabilitation, having completed additional education in this area including the APA sports Level 2 course. Liam has also provided physiotherapy for the state Under 18’s Rugby and Rugby 7’s national competitions.

Liam combines the use of hands on treatment, dry needling and exercise rehabilitation to achieve your desired goals. He also has a keen interest in pain science and educating patients on this topic, which is supported by research as a highly effective treatment intervention.

 

 

David Hudson

B.App.Sc. M.Pod.Prac.

Podiatrist

David grew up in Woodend before moving to Melbourne to study and chase greater professional opportunities. David graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters of Podiatric Practice.

David enjoys the broad scope in which Podiatry can assist in keeping people active. 

David has a special interest in: 

– Heel pain

– Sports injuries

– Footwear solutions

 

Having worked in the footwear industry for over a decade in a variety of roles, David has a wealth of knowledge he loves to share on both athletic and causal footwear.

Since graduating, David has completed further studies in foot mobilisation and manipulation, advanced foot and ankle taping as well as strength and conditioning for injured athletes with plans to expand the injury prehab and rehab knowledge.

Outside of the clinic, David is a keen sports fan and a lifelong Western Bulldogs supporter with fond memories of 2016. David likes to stay active by mixing up F45 training with running and walking his new puppy as well as snowboarding in the colder months.

Dr Courtney Wagstaff

B.H.Sc., B.App.Sc. (Osteo.).
Registered Osteopath

 

Courtney was drawn to the whole-body approach to osteopathy after seeking treatment and management for recurrent migraines in her adolescences. She is passionate about leading an active and healthy lifestyle and enjoys motivating her patients to achieve their health and wellness goals. She enjoys treating a wide variety of patients from neck and shoulder pain to sporting injuries using a variety of osteopathic techniques including dry needling and appropriate exercise prescription.

Outside of the clinic you will find Courtney at an F45 class, walking her little pug or seeking out the best coffee Melbourne has to offer.

 

Fu Kok Nip

B.Ex.Sc., B. Phty.

Physiotherapist

Nip graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Exercise and Movement Science. He then moved to Albury and graduated from the Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, and finally landed in Melbourne. Nip enjoys treating all types of musculoskeletal conditions and particularly sports related injuries. Nip uses a combination of manual therapy techniques as well as targeted exercise rehabilitation to help his clients reach their goals. In addition, Nip is also able to do consultations in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

Outside of the clinic, Nip has been an active participant in community soccer. He currently plays for one of the teams in the Victorian State League and does not plan to retire from the sport anytime soon.

Dr. Rebecca Reeves

B.H.Sc., B.App.Sc (Osteopathy)

Registered Osteopath

Rebecca’s history of professional classical ballet training, completed at Ellison ballet school in NYC, and calisthenics, where she is a 3 time national solo winner and has been a member of 7 national winning teams, is what led to her interest in Osteopathy. This is due to the whole-body approach to treatment and management of the injuries she was sustaining whilst at the peak of her training. Taking this one step further, Rebecca continued her interest in how the human body functions optimally, and how to maintain this, by undertaking extensive further studies in clinical Pilates. Rebecca’s treatment is focused on the individual patient, utilising techniques most suitable for them and with the aim of guiding patients back to doing what they enjoy most.

In her spare time Rebecca still enjoys participating and coaching Calisthenics and ballet, walking her dog or going out to enjoy Melbourne’s many restaurants with friends and family.

Hannah Coad

B.H.Sc. (Myotherapy)

Myotherapist

 

Hannah graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health in 2013 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Musculoskeletal Therapy). She is driven by helping her clients to achieve their goals through individually tailored treatments & rehabilitation programs that encompass all aspects of health & wellbeing.

Hannah draws on a range of hands-on techniques during her Myotherapy treatments including massage, dry needling, myofascial release, joint mobilisation and stretching. She enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, with a special interest in headaches, neck & shoulder pain, postural complaints and running injuries. 

Having completed further training in Clinical Pilates, Hannah is passionate about movement and exercise. She believes that movement is medicine, and that what happens outside the treatment room is equally important when it comes to creating effective long-term solutions. Hannah strives to ensure her clients feel empowered with the tools, education and self-care strategies required for working towards their health and wellness goals. 

Tracey Loc

B.App.Sc. M.Pod.Prac.

Podiatrist

When she’s not in the water swim teaching or on the pool deck saving lives, you can find Tracey looking at feet all day!

Having graduated from The Bachelor of Applied Sciences/Master of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University, Tracey brings in a fresh perception and innovation to the team at PFP.

Tracey is a passionate and active individual who loves to help people with their feet concerns. As an ex-competitive swimmer and a black belt Dan II holder for Taekwondo, she understands the importance of striving towards victory goals even in everyday life.

Tracey believes that your feet take you to places, therefore, it is incredibly important to take care of them. She enjoys all aspects of podiatry but has a particular interest in sporting injuries and orthotic management and ingrown toenail surgery.

You can find Tracey on any adrenaline fuelled activities, travelling the world (pre-covid of course) or pigging out on the next foodie trend.

Dr. Jessie Davidson

B.Sc. (Clin.Sc.), M.H.Sc. (Osteo.)

Registered Osteopath

Jessie graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy).

It was through a tricky in-game netball injury that she discovered osteopathy and how it can get you back to being your best. Through her studies, she has had a broad range of clinical experiences – treating in indigenous communities, management of chronic pain patients and undertaking placement in India. Jessie enjoys treating a broad range of patients and complaints, working to balance health and lifestyle management to get patients back to doing what they love. She also has a keen interest in Pilates, undertaking studies through Universal Practice and appreciates how this approach can help gain a better understanding of movement and function. Her treatment style is a structural approach, incorporating manual osteopathic techniques with dry needling and exercise rehabilitation, as well as educating and working with her patients to understand their needs. 

With a love for the water and reading, she loves to scout a swim at the nearest body of water or throw herself into the deep end of any novel. 

Dr. Nicholas Cipri

B.H.Sc., B. App. Sc (Osteo).

Registered Osteopath

Nicholas’ interest in Osteopathy initially started in his teens, being involved in the tennis world at an elite level where injuries were common. This ignited his appreciation for the field and went on to complete his Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) at RMIT University.

He enjoys helping individuals of all ages, occupations and fitness levels. He is driven to identify people’s potential to achieve or exceed their goals. Nicholas understands the importance of movement and function to both life and wellbeing. He achieves great satisfaction guiding people on their health journey.

Through a detailed functional assessment focused on mobility, he strives to achieve an understanding of each person’s body. He aims to identify the origin of pain, what has caused it to occur and how best to help. Nicholas’ practice encompasses a structural, direct approach which entails a variety of techniques including deep tissue mobilisation, articulation of joints, dry needling, cupping, muscle energy techniques and manipulation.

Flemington

28 Pin Oak Crescent 

Flemington 3031

PHYSIO + PODIATRY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE

MONDAY – SATURDAY BY APPOINTMENT

Kensington

489 Macaulay Rd

Kensington 3031

Mon        9:00am – 7:30pm 

Tues        7:45am – 7:30pm (*Reception from 8:30am)

Wed         8:00am – 7:30pm (*Reception from 8:30am)

Thurs      7:45am – 7:30pm (*Reception from 8:30am)

Fri           8:00am – 1:30pm (*Reception from 8:30am)

Sat           8:00am – 1:30pm (*Reception from 8:30am)

*clinical Pilates classes from 7am, through to 7pm weekdays, and Saturday mornings. For further info speak to reception.

 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, on which Connect Health + Movement clinics are based.  We pay our respect to their elders past, present and emerging.