About Us

CRAIG DUNGEY

PHYSIOTHERAPIST/ DIRECTOR

Craig graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in Melbourne. He also has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physical Education from Victoria University of Technology and an Associates in Arts degree from Texas, USA.

Craig is the principal physiotherapist and owner /director of Ormond Physiotherapy and has been at the clinic for 15 years working in all areas of business management while maintaining a clinical caseload in physiotherapy, pilates and personal training.

He has worked with both AFL and amateur football clubs as a physiotherapist and has experience with local sporting teams in tennis, swimming, cricket, hockey, baseball and bowls.

Clinically Craig has worked in orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation, private physiotherapy practice and the fitness industry. Craig has a particular interest in orthotics, shoulder injuries, dry needling and business management.

He currently works and liaises with local gyms, health and fitness centres, sporting clubs, industry, community groups, insurance companies and schools in his dual role as Physiotherapist and Director at Ormond Physiotherapy.

Craig is currently a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and is involved in the local community as a local Ormond business trader.

NISHA PATTANI

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Nisha joined Ormond Physiotherapy in mid  2016 as a physiotherapist to help out in our private physiotherapy program.

Nisha graduated in 2004 from Maharashtra University in Nashik, India.

Nisha has extensive experience in orthopaedic physiotherapy with speciality in both hospital in patient and out patient orthopaedics, private musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports injuries. Nisha also currently works at Monash in conjunction with her role at Ormond Physiotherapy.

Nisha has a wide range of manual handling skills and orthopaedic exercise skills both here in Australia and India. Her special interest lies in orthopaedics, musculoskeletal physiotherapy and women’s health.

ZOE RIPPON

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Zoe graduated in 2011 from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.  She is currently studying towards her Master of Sports Physiotherapy to further enhance her skills in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.

Zoe brings a wide range of experience to the clinic having previously worked in private practice in New Zealand. She has vast experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions including sports injuries and postural pain as well as post-operative rehabilitation.

If you don’t see her in the clinic, you may find her running, at the gym or playing one of many sports including netball, basketball, touch or beach handball.

Combining her post-graduate study, clinical experience and sporting interests, Zoe aims to provide you with the best possible treatment to not only get you better faster, but better than you were before.

ANDREW WHITEHALL

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Andrew has recently joined the team at Ormond Physiotherapy as a physiotherapist. He will specialise in physiotherapy consultations, clinical pilates, hydrotherapy and AFL sports coverage.

Andrew graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in physiotherapy from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

Andrew’s main interests include sports physiotherapy, spinal conditions, clinical pilates and rehabilitation.

LAURA O’KELLY

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Laura has joined the team at Ormond Physiotherapy as a physiotherapist with a wealth of experience abroad through Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Laura  graduated from the University of a College Dublin in Ireland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014.

Her experience includes sports physiotherapy, spinal physiotherapy and special interests in tendinopathy, chronic injuries and injury prevention.

Laura has completed extra studies in dry needling and the mulligans technique of the upper limb to further enhance her portfolio of skills and has a very keen interest in clinical Pilates and physiotherapy rehabilitation advances.

Laura has a keen interest in running, cycling and Pilates and with this knowledge will be a key member of the Ormond Physiotherapy team.

TEAGAN PARKER

REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST/PERSONAL TRAINER/PILATES

Teagan joined the team at Ormond Physiotherapy in February, 2016 as a Remedial Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer. Teagan has a strong background in sports training with AFL, cricket and gym training.

Teagan has completed a Diploma of Massage Therapy and Personal Training qualification from the Australian College of Sports Therapy in 2015 and has a sports trainers certificate also.

Teagan has experience in deep tissue massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy , relaxation massage and exercise prescription coupled with her personal training and pilates interests.

Teagan works at Ormond Physiotherapy Monday to Thursday and Saturdays as the key massage therapist and has started in our  exercise group pilates program and personal training program. Teagan also works with a womens AFL team and is a state league cricket player herself.

Teagan is also a member of the Australian Natural Therapies Association.

AMBER GARRETT

PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Amber joined the team at Ormond Physiotherapy in 2015 as a pilates instructor and exercise instructor and works as a key member of our exercise group pilates program.

Amber qualified as a pilates instructor from Breathe Pilates Institute in 2014 and has a special interest in group exercise classes, reformer pilates , personal training and exercise rehabilitation.

Amber is available at the clinic on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

ANTOINETTE MCKIERNAN

ADMINISTRATION TEAM

NERIDA WINES

PRACTICE MANAGER