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 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.
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
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.
Zlatko (Zee) Pekusic
Zee is a passionate and enthusiastic physiotherapist who graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of
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.
Bronte is the newest member of the CLBP team, joining us after graduating from La Trobe University in 2019 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.