Meet The Grand Slam Physiotherapy Team

Meet our Physiotherapists

Grand Slam Physiotherapy has experienced world class physiotherapists, with many of our physios having completed Post Graduate Education or commenced Masters degrees. To ensure you receive the best possible service, we are constantly undergoing extensive training and development.

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Ben Herde

Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

Ben is a leader in the provision of high-level Sports Physiotherapy care. Ben thrives on the challenge of breaking down longstanding musculoskeletal problems. He has worked in a variety of...

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Belinda Herde (nee Smith)

Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

Belinda is a passionate Olympic Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist with a special interest in exercise and strength and conditioning, having undertaken post graduate studies in Strength & Conditioning at Edith...

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Holly Lipson

Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

Holly is an APA titled sports and exercise physiotherapist working privately on the Surfcoast, Victoria. She also is a physiotherapy provider for the Olympic Winter Institute Australia (OWIA).  Holly has...

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Mimi Yamakawa Armstrong

Titled Sport & Exercise Physiotherapist

MIMI IS CURRENTLY ON EXTENDED LEAVE. Mimi moved to Australia over 20 years ago from Japan and completed her physiotherapy degree at Curtin University in WA. Mimi is an APA...

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Kara Zervides (nee Giannone)

Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

Kara graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice in 2015. She has since completed her Post Graduate Certificate of Sports Physiotherapy...

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Sara Monaghan

Senior Physiotherapist

Sara has 20 years of experience in Physiotherapy having worked extensively in Melbourne, the UK and locally in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. Sara has worked with local football and soccer...

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Nick Pearse-Smith

Physiotherapist

Nick has completed a Bachelor of Physical Education majoring in sport + exercise science and exercise prescription + management, followed by a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Otago,...

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James Hidic

Physiotherapist

James is an enthusiastic physiotherapist, with special interests in exercise-based rehabilitation, acute and chronic shoulder and knee issues, and lower limb musculoskeletal injuries. James graduated from La Trobe University with...

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Padrick Dowling

Physiotherapist

Paddy graduated from Monash University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours and has been working in private practice since. Paddy has a keen interest in knee injuries,...

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Andy Hague

Physiotherapist

Andy completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University Bundoora in 2017. He has experience in a variety of physiotherapy areas including private...

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Lucas Anderson

Physiotherapist

Lucas is a passionate physiotherapist with specific interests in management of adolescent athletes, concussion, acute and chronic shoulder injuries. Lucas graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of...

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Josh Craig

Physiotherapist

Josh is a passionate physiotherapist who specialises in sports injuries, orthopaedic and post-surgical rehabilitation, and chronic pain management. He has extensive experience in sport settings, having worked with the Geelong...