Russell Jones (Physiotherapist)
Russell joins Physio Elements in 2020 with a passion for physiotherapy developed since high school.
He graduated from the Doctorate of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Melbourne in 2017 after completing a Bachelor of Science and dove head first into full time work.
He takes particular interest in the treatment of shoulders and loves working with swimmers and tennis players. He has completed a course in Clinical Pilates and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and the most up-to-date clinical evidence.
Russell is dedicated to providing all encompassing gold standard care for his clients and is never satisfied with mediocre results.
In his down time, Russell also does salsa dancing and is more than happy to go over a few of the basics.
Nisha (Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor)
Nisha has a wealth of experience in many aspects of physiotherapy and has been practising Physiotherapy since 2004.
She completed her Masters in Orthopaedics, Sports and Manual Therapy at the University of South Australia and has passionately enjoyed achieving great outcomes for thousands of patients over the years.
Nisha’s professional interests include shoulder, neck and thoracic pain, headaches, geriatric joint and muscle pain management, lower back pain, pelvic instability, hip related issues, sports injuries, rehabilitation and Pilates.
Nisha founded Physio Elements in 2012. Besides work, Nisha enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and playing table tennis in her spare time.
Lauren (Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor)
Lauren joined Physio Elements in 2018. She graduated from La Trobe University in 2013 with a Masters of Physiotherapy. She has done further training in dry needling, Hip and Pelvis, lumbar spine and Pilates.
She has a strong interest in Clinical Pilates and has been teaching multiple classes as well as practising herself since graduation. Outside of Physiotherapy, Lauren is a competitive distance runner and she dedicates much of her time to training and competing.
Her sporting background has seen Lauren experience many injuries herself so she is understanding and empathetic towards patients
Rebecca (Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor)
Bec graduated from the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Physiotherapy program in 2016 after a 10-year career in zoology that saw her working with all sorts of wild animals across Australia and Africa. Bec has further professional qualifications in Dry needling and Clinical Pilates (both mat work and equipment). Bec has worked with a wide population of clients, from children to the elderly, and has a strong interest in chronic pain, dry needling and Clinical Pilates.
Bec has always had a strong interest in horse riding, growing up competing in a variety of disciplines, including Eventing, Dressage, and Show Jumping. Over the years she has enjoyed competing in a variety of other sports including Modern Pentathlon, and Fencing. These days Bec continues to enjoy horse riding, running, and boxing. Bec is currently planning a big charity trek with her horses.
In her spare time, Bec also enjoys photography, travel, reading, and spending quality time with her pets (cats, dogs, and horses).
Lily began working with us in 2019 and remains a part time university student. In a very short time, Lily has clicked into the clinic culture wonderfully.