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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 & Exercise Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Director

Benn has 19 years experience working in private practice and has completed his Sports Physiotherapy qualification in 2013.

Benn worked as a Commonwealth physio at the 2018 Gold Coast Games and was a 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

Director

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 Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

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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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Bronte Marquardt

Physiotherapist

Bronte is a passionate and vibrant member of the CLBP team, joining us after graduating from La Trobe University in 2018 with Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy.

Throughout her studies, Bronte has worked in a variety of sporting environments, including Soccer, football, and cricket, developing a passion for working with sports and musculoskeletal injuries of all different levels and abilities. She enjoys working with both athletes and individuals from a diverse, non-sporting background, and is passionate about utilising both hands-on therapy and exercise to help clients return to function and achieve their goals.

Bronte will be taking on the role of Head Physiotherapist at Bonbeach Football Club, Dandenong Cricket Club and will also be running Clinical Pilates classes at CLBP.

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Heather Halstead

Physiotherapist

Following graduation from Leeds Beckett University in the UK, Heather began work in rehabilitation prior to relocating to Australia in August 2018. She then worked in private practice in Australia until joining our team here.

She has a keen interest in rehabilitation and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, employing many different treatment strategies involving manual therapy, Pilates, exercise programs and education, to enable her patients to manage their own health long term. She is very keen on assessing the patient from a functional aspect to explore what may be contributing to their overall dysfunction.

Always one to stay active, Heather has a background in competitive horse riding having competed in trials for the under 16 Great Britain team. She has also competed in UK body building, has completed two half marathons (one in the UK and one in Australia), along with multiple Total Warriors challenges (a 12km obstacle course filled with lots of water and mud)!  She has now taken her hand to Crossfit and looks forward to seeing where this new interest takes her.

Heather will assist with our football Physio work at Dandenong Stingrays (NAB League), Bonbeach (MPNFL) and other local clubs.

She will run Pilates (Physio prescribed exercise rehabilitation) one on ones sessions and group sessions, tailored to your specific needs.

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Sean Clarke

Senior Physiotherapist

Sean, joins the CLBP team after relocating here from Ireland. Sean is a fully AHPRA registered physiotherapist with years of experience, gaining valuable knowledge from working in both Ireland and the UK in both the private and public setting.

Sean is passionate about musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the rehabilitation of sports injuries. He has a special interest in adolescent knee pain, having carried out research and presented literature reviews on adolescent knee pain at conferences in Liverpool and Geneva. He also has a particular interest in CrossFit & weightlifting injuries, as he is a regular participant in these exercise disciplines.

Sean has developed his treatment approaches by undertaking numerous courses; including dry needling, orthotic prescription, myofascial techniques, strength and conditioning and mens pelvic health. He has also established and delivered bone strengthening and pilates classes over the past 2 years. Sean is particularly keen in carrying out global physical assessments, in order to figure out the cause of the symptoms, as well as treating the painful area.

Sean has a real passion for physiotherapy and commits to giving the best to his clients, either to the sedentary individual or to the elite athlete, providing them with the most effective rehabilitation program to get them back to their highest level of functional and physical fitness. Sean is a big believer in providing hands-on treatment and manual therapy to facilitate the patient’s recovery, along with giving the client a specific and personalised home exercise programme to maintain the benefits of manual therapy.

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Brandon Henley-Smith

Physiotherapist

Brandon is an exciting physiotherapist joining our team after graduating from Monash University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours).

Throughout the last few years, Brandon has worked within local and semi-elite sporting clubs including Soccer and Australian Rules Football. Playing representative football for the NFNL as a teenager, Brandon thoroughly enjoys working within those with sporting injuries to drive recovery back to top performance.

With a personal interest in strength training, Brandon enjoys utilising principles of strength and conditioning to facilitate rehabilitation. Brandon believes in the bodies’ strength, resilience and resilience along with the benefit of hands-on therapy to facilitate movement and well-being.

Brandon will be joining the physiotherapy team for the TAC cup Dandenong Stingrays, running classes at the clinic and will also be available by appointment.

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Jenni Blunt

Lymphoedema Therapist

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Monica Johnstone / Jennifer White

Lymphoedema Therapist

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Danielle Chaseling

Women's Health Physiotherapist

 

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