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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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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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Zlatko (Zee) Pekusic

Senior Physiotherapist

Zee is a passionate and enthusiastic physiotherapist who graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of
Physiotherapy.

Zee enjoys working with individuals and athletes from diverse sporting and non-sporting backgrounds including tactical operators (military, law enforcement, emergency services) and is currently involved with the Australian Defence Force and Casey Demons VFLW.  He also has a passion for rehabilitation, and restoring optimal human function and health.

He is currently completing the Masters of Exercise science majoring in Strength and Conditioning, which will provide him with expertise to assess and analyse motor/skill deficiencies, analyse sport/ occupational performance and offer in-depth individual and team exercise programs designed to achieve desired outcomes.

He also has special interests in mindset (mental strength and resilience) training and has been using several techniques to help with the chronic pain populations.

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Michelle Lowry

Physiotherapist

Michelle is the newest member of our Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy team. She graduated in 2016 with a Masters in Physiotherapy Practice and has since spent time working at a
community health centre and in the hospital setting at Monash Health.

Michelle has a passion for sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy as well as interests in biomechanics and critical thinking. She combines these to investigate how certain body structures might be contributing to her patient's problems.

Michelle assisted the Bendigo Spirit Basketball team's physiotherapist in their 2015/16 season and is now the Head Physiotherapist for the Noble Park Football Club.

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