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.
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.
Senior Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Benn has over 20 years experience working in private practice and has completed his Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Physiotherapy post graduate qualification in 2013.
Benn worked as a Commonwealth physio at the 2018 Gold Coast Games and was a full time at AFL Melbourne Football Club from 2009-11 and part time at St. Kilda Football Club 2007-08 and had recently returned to NAB League team Dandenong Stingrays as head physiotherapist in 2020.
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.
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
Senior Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Alex is a Senior Sports & Exercise physiotherapist who joins us in 2021 after working for the past three years at the Adelaide Football Club. Prior to this he was the head of performance for the Adelaide Blue Eagles in the SA-NPL.
He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Australia and returned to complete his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2018.
Alex excels in the management of;
- Hip and groin injuries
- Pelvic pain
- Lower back pain
- Sporting injuries
- Post surgical
He uses a combination of outstanding hands on techniques, muscle re-training using real time ultrasound and exercise prescription to quickly help settle pain and achieve long-term solutions.
Zali completed her Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree (with Distinction) at Deakin University, Burwood which included one year studying abroad at Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina, USA. Following a gap-year spent travelling through Europe, Africa and Asia, she went on to complete her postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at The University of Melbourne.
Zali has played Basketball for many years at both junior domestic and representative levels, and in the Victorian Youth Championship Women’s league. She now enjoys her basketball at a more social level, playing on a weekly basis in a mixed team of friends. Zali enjoys regularly running to maintain her cardiovascular fitness and has completed a number of half-marathons. Over the past few years, Zali has transitioned to playing AFLW with her local club and taking up the challenge to develop and refine her skills in a new game. She also enjoys downhill skiing at her favourite mountain (Mt Hotham) and when the opportunity presents, at overseas locations.
Zali has completed both certifications in Reformer and Mat-work Clinical Pilates, and uses her knowledge from this, paired with her strength and conditioning experience to take a client-centred approach when working with patients to devise a treatment plan. She uses a combination of hands-on, Pilates and exercise-based treatments to assist individuals in achieving their rehabilitation goals. The positive effects of this approach can also include improved core strength and enhanced sports performance.
Zali has a great interest in Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, as well as Women’s Health Physiotherapy. In particular, she is passionate about working with people of all ages and abilities to achieve their exercise, sport, health and wellbeing goals.
Adrian graduated from RMIT with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science. Since then he completed his postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at The University of Melbourne, which included working for a month in a fast-paced physiotherapy clinic in Niseko, Japan where he gained valuable experience in the management of acute knee injuries.
From a young age Adrian competed as a national level gymnast for 10 years. After competing, he gained his advanced gymnastics coaching qualification and has since coached high level men’s gymnastics. This extensive experience working with young athletes has developed his interest in junior athlete development across all sports.
Adrian has gained further experience in strength and conditioning as a coach at a high-performance centre, focusing on developing the strength, speed, power and agility of his athletes.
When treating, Adrian works together with patients of all ages to help achieve their goals. Utilising hands-on therapy, exercise rehabilitation and education, his goal is to create a holistic management plan to reduce pain, improve movement quality and empower his patients to take control of their own condition.
Phoebe qualified from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Her studies included one month of volunteer work in India, where she treated children with cerebral palsy.
Phoebe's participation in numerous sports growing up in a small town in rural WA is what pushed her in the direction of physiotherapy; to be able to help people recover from injury and achieve their full potential. Phoebe has experience in assessing and treating sporting injuries as a sports trainer as well as Physiotherapist in the WAFL and in hockey competitions. She has a keen interest in sports rehabilitation.
Women's Health Physiotherapist