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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 / Founder

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.

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Jess Anwyl

Senior Physiotherapist

Sports Physiotherapy

Jess is a Senior Sports Physiotherapist with a specialist interest area in running. She is a keen runner herself and has experience in treating and managing running related injuries. In particular, overuse, overload and biomechanical injuries of the lower limb. Specifically, tendinopathy, stress reaction and patellofemoral pain. Jess performs running analysis and can assist in developing a tailored running program to suit your needs. Jess is also trained in dry needling and deep tissue massage, which she uses regularly to achieve desired joint and muscle mobility and recovery.

Jess is a keen sports woman, having played in the VNL and VFL programs for a number of years. Jess played VNL for Peninsula Waves and VFL for Essendon and North Melbourne before going off on maternity leave. Jess worked as a physio for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and has worked with the Northern Territory National Netball Team as well as local football/netball teams, most recently for Chelsea Football/Netball Club. Jess is an active member of the community playing A grade Netball for Chelsea this 2022 season.

Jess is an experienced Clinical Pilates Instructor, utilising this as part of her rehabilitation process in managing injuries. Jess is a new mum, having had a baby girl, Pia in June 2021. Jess enjoys helping manage pregnancy related issues as well as post-natal recovery.

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Adrian Raso

Physiotherapist

Adrian enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries, with a special interest in lower limb muscle strains and ligament injuries, ACL rehabilitation (surgical & non-surgical), tendon pain, hip & groin pain, and shoulder injuries.

Adrian graduated from The University of Melbourne with a postgraduate Doctor of Physiotherapy degree, as well as a prior Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science attained from RMIT.

He now treats in the clinic at Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy, as well as working as a Physiotherapist for the Dandenong Stingrays Football Club. Adrian was also involved in high level gymnastics for over 20 years, both as an athlete and coach. These experiences have refined his ability to accurately diagnose and treat acute sporting injuries and have developed his interest in junior athlete development across all sports.

When treating, Adrian utilises hands-on therapy, exercise rehabilitation using strength & conditioning principles, and education to create a holistic management plan to reduce pain, improve movement quality and empower his patients to achieve their goals and take control of their own condition.

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Alistair Morton

Physiotherapist

Alistair has a clinical interest in sporting injuries of the lower limb including pre and post-operative rehabilitation for ACL reconstructions, tendinopathies, muscle strains and ankle ligament sprains. In addition, Alistair is passionate about evidenced based management of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Prior to undertaking his Doctor of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne, Alistair worked in strength and conditioning for several years after attaining his Bachelor of Exercise Science from La Trobe University. Alistair has an extensive history working in elite and sub-elite Australian rules football. He has worked in Performance Analysis and Sport Science at the Carlton Football Club (AFL) and Sports Training at the Williamstown Football Club (VFL).

He is currently working as a Physiotherapist at the Dandenong Stingrays in the NAB League when he is not treating at Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy. In the coming years, Alistair plans to undertake additional post-graduate training in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy.

Outside of work, Alistair enjoys keeping active through running, swimming, cycling and strength training. Alistair is a foodie that loves exploring Melbourne’s restaurants and bars on the weekend.

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Sam Kenny

Physiotherapist

Sam completed the Doctor of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne. Prior to this, Sam graduated from Deakin University, with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science majoring in Exercise Physiology (with Distinction).Sam’s passion for physiotherapy and his special interest in sporting injuries, stems from his background playing and competing in a range of sports such as football, tennis, cricket and state level swimming from a young age.Sam has hands on experience leading rehabilitation through his involvement with amateur football clubs in the VAFA competition as well as guiding patient recovery post fractures and orthopaedic surgery at the Austin Hospital as part of his clinical placements.Sam Implements a holistic-based management plan utilising a combination of hands-on therapy, exercise-based rehabilitation, and education to empower and assist his patients in achieving their rehabilitation goals.During his spare time, you may find Sam working on his golf game or cheering on his beloved Bombers.

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Natalie Rutland

Practice Manager

 

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Jill Snodgrass

Practice Manager

 

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Bailey Bocksette

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Micaela Harvie

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Megan Baker

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Erin Cogar

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