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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.