PhysioChoice, Pakenham


Dan Hunter – Physiotherapist

Dan graduated with his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle Western Australia, after 3 years of prior study in the field of biomechanics and biophysics at the University of Western Australia.

Dan approaches injuries and ailments by addressing all the biomechanical contributing factors – making sure to not just fix the pain today, but stop it from coming back tomorrow. He also trains and competes as a body builder and power lifter, this extensive knowledge of exercise techniques helps in making sure that his patients are well equipped with home exercise programs tailored to their specific needs.

His areas of special interest include breaking chronic pain cycles, sports injury management, performance/training improvement, falls prevention and strength training/programming.

Dan started working for PhysioChoice in late 2015, and is the Principal Physiotherapist of our Pakenham Practice.



Haylee Lineham – Physiotherapist

Haylee joins PhysioChoice with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Physiotherapy from Latrobe University.

Haylee has a strong interest in Women’s health including pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions and incontinence.

Haylee is also an avid basketballer playing most of her life. She enjoys treating patients with Sports related muscular injuries.





Elke Smith – Physiotherapist

Elke holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master’s of Physiotherapy from Latrobe University.

Elke has a strong interest in Women’s Health and Clinical Pilates.

She has recently relocated to Gippsland coming from Northern Victoria and looks forward to getting out and exploring what the region has to offer. She is a keen horse rider and netballer and a loyal supporter of the Melbourne Football Club.




Brittany Bourne – Physiotherapist

Brittany holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) in North Sydney.

Brittany is strongly interested in Women’s Health, mostly pre- and post-natal aspects of pregnancy. She is also interested in clinical Pilates, paediatric physiotherapy and patients in neuro-rehabilitation.

Brittany is 1 of 5 children who was born and raised in Sydney, NSW. She currently plays netball and enjoys training at the gym, Pilates and yoga. She loves Trekking and she completed the Everest base camp circuit in Nepal just a few years ago. She has always wanted to be and still wishes to be Roger Federer’s Physiotherapist.



Heidi Simpson – Administration

Heidi is currently undertaking a Business Administration Traineeship, providing reception and administration support. She strives to provide exceptional, friendly customer service as well as helping people with their enquiries. Heidi has been an avid vegetarian for the past 7 years and enjoys cooking in her spare time.






Brooke Dorling – Administration

Brooke started working with PhysioChoice in 2019 undertaking a traineeship in Business Administration. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and going to the movies and concerts.