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Our Profile

We are a dynamic team of physiotherapists, based in Chelsea, Victoria, Australia. We specialise in providing quality injury management and injury prevention solutions to the sporting population of Chelsea and surrounds.

Our Story

Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy was founded in 2003 by physiotherapists and siblings Benn and Kindra Logan. The original premises at 364 Nepean Hwy Chelsea has undergone extensive renovation, and is now a state of the art, custom designed injury rehabilitation facility.

All CLBP team members have each been hand selected by Benn and Kindra as a great fit for the dynamic and friendly clinical atmosphere.

Our Team

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Benn Logan

Senior Sports Physiotherapist

Benn has over 15 years experience working in private practice and has completed his Sports Physiotherapy qualification in 2013.

Benn worked full time at Melbourne Football Club from 2009-11 and part time at St. Kilda Football Club 2007-08.

Benn was a high level football and cricketer himself, and recovered from 2 ACL knee reconstructions to become Eastern Football League's Division 1 Best Player in 2004. Benn continues to update his knowledge in the sports field with ongoing professional development and is the pioneer behind Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Prevention Screening program.

Should you or your club be interested in an arrangement with Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy please EMAIL BENN.

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Kindra Logan

Lymphoedema and Women's Health Physiotherapist

Kindra is the director of The Lymphoedema Clinic, providing private Lymphoedema management at Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy for 8 years.  She has extensive experience in Lymphoedema management having worked at The Mercy Lymphoedema Clinic and has obtained Level 1 and 2 Lymphoedema Certification.

Kindra also  has completed Post Graduate Physiotherapy studies in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Exercise for Women. She has a strong interest in self management and exercise rehabilitation having also completed a degree in Human Movement and Psychology in 1996.

Kindra is keen to offer her specialized training in:
•    Lymphoedema Management
•    Women’s & Men’s Health
•    Continence & Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

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Adam O'Halloran

Senior Physiotherapist

Sport Physiotherapy

Adam is an experienced physiotherapist with expertise in sports and musculoskeletal management.

Adam graduated in 2008 from Griffith University with a bachelor of Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy.

Adam is currently completing a Master of Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University.

Adam has a passion for physiotherapy and functional strength and conditioning, developing a treatment approach focusing not just on pain management but also restoring patient functional capacity and movement efficiency. A comprehensive total body approach that targets not just the painful areas but also addresses the contributing factors to your condition or issue.

Adam is currently the head physiotherapist for Casey Scorpions in the VFL and has 6yrs experience working in the TAC cup, local football and has participated in mentor programs with multiple AFL Clubs.

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Declan McNamara

Physiotherapist

Declan joined Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy in 2015 after completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with honours at Charles Sturt University.

With a strong interest in sports and fitness, a career in private and Sports Physiotherapy became a passion at an early age.

Declan has a keen interest in strength and conditioning to assist patients recovery and for injury prevention. He uses experience to provide a thorough assessment and initial diagnosis, followed by both hands on and exercise based treatment to help clients return to function whilst providing them with advice and knowledge to take control of their own health.

Declan will assume the role as club physiotherapist at Noble Park Football Club and assist with Casey scorpions in 2016. Outside of work he enjoys soccer, cricket and fitness.

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Jordan Cook

Physiotherapist

Jordan is a qualified Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2014. Jordan began at Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy in 2016 after participating in the New Graduate Physiotherapist Program at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. 

Jordan has extensive experience in elite sports completing a Physiotherapy internship at the Newcastle Knights Rugby League Club whilst studying. She then moved into the Rehabilitation Co-ordinator role for the Juniors and High performance unit programs at the club from 2013-2015. 

Since joining Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy she spent time at the beginning of the year working with Noble Park Football club and assisting at Casey Scorpions Football club before accepting a role in June 2016 as the Assistant Physiotherapist for the National Premier League and National Youth League teams at Melbourne Victory Football Club where she is loving working with youth athletes and helping them work towards their dreams whilst working towards her own. 

Jordan has also completed her Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports Level 1 and 2 courses and has recently commenced her Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University. She aims to go on to complete her Masters of Sports Physiotherapy and become a Titled Sports Physiotherapist. 

In her spare time Jordan loves all things active in particular doing Crossfit and finding new places to go hiking and exploring. Otherwise you’ll generally find her watching one of the many sporting events Melbourne has to offer. 

Jordan works part time in the clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

 

 

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Harrison Shill

Physiotherapist

Harrison is the newest member of the Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy team.  He is looking forward to meeting many of our patients.  Harrison graduated in 2016 after completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with honours at Monash University.

As an avid footballer during his adolescents and a national representative for Volleyball Victoria in his adult life Harrison has a keen in interest sports related physiotherapy and injury prevention, particularly clinical pilates.  Having worked at Athlete's foot for the last 4 years, Harrison has vast experience in footwear prescription.

Harrison enjoys forming long term working relationships with motivated patients to assist people in reaching their health and fitness goals.

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Helen Smenda

Lymphoedema Practitioner

Helen is a Lymphoedema Practitioner, Registered Nurse and Massage Therapist. Helen has 28yrs nursing experience working in clinical/nurse education/academic and clinical research areas within Hospitals and Universities in; New Zealand, England, Asia and Australia. Over the last 10 years Helen has worked as an Oncology Clinical Trials Co-ordinator at Cabrini Hospital and has extensive knowledge of current cancer treatments in particular Breast and Melanoma. Helen is also affiliated with Mr Ramin Shayan, St Vincents Hospital's Lipoedema Clinic.

She has completed post graduate studies in; Nurse Education/Research in 1997, a Masters of Business in 2004 and she obtained the level 1 Lymphoedema Certification in 2013.

Helen is keen to offer her specialized training in:

  • Lymphoedema Management
  • Relaxation/Oncology/Pregnancy massage

Helen is registered with AHPRA, ALA, NLPR, AMT, and is a registered health fund provider.

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