PAKENHAM

PhysioChoice Pakenham
Shop 3-4/11 John Street
Pakenham VIC 3810

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 6:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

(03) 5941 3688Book Online

History

PhysioChoice Pakenham provides high quality physiotherapy, massage therapy and clinical Pilates services. The practice has a total history of over 20 years.

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at 3-4/11 John Street, across the road from Pakenham Central, with undercover parking accessible via James Street (immediately to the left of ramp).

Facility

The practice features three consultation rooms and a dedicated clinical Pilates studio room.

Team/Service Provided

We have a team of physiotherapists meeting your expectations through:

  • Extended opening hours
  • Same day consultations generally available
  • No referral required (except DVA and Medicare EPC)
  • Convenient “Book Online” button for out of hours requests

Service Philosophy

  • Assessment that is thorough and comprehensive
  • Diagnosis that is accurate and easy to understand
  • Treatment that actively targets the problem and minimises the recovery time
  • Follow up that assists in the understanding and management of the condition targeting complete recovery and minimising the chance of recurrence

Services – Service Type

  • Physiotherapy – comprehensive treatment and management of all physical conditions
  • Clinical Pilates – as part of physical injury management or for fitness/strength/injury prevention
  • Hydrotherapy – as part of rehabilitation including post-operative care

Services – Category

  • All WorkSafe, TAC injuries treated at no cost
  • All Medicare (EPC) referrals treated at no cost
  • Private fees kept as low as possible and claimable on Private Health Insurance (extras)

Services – Injury Type

  • Neck and back pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Muscular Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Joint Pain
  • Dry Needling
  • Arthritic conditions
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Meet the team

Physiotherapists

Dan Hunter (Director)

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. Dry needling is one of his areas of expertise.

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

Haylee Lineham

Haylee graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences majoring in Anatomy and Physiology and a Masters of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in 2018.

Haylee has a strong interest in gender health physiotherapy including pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions and incontinence. She is planning to undertake further training in this field. Haylee is also an avid basketballer, having played most of her life. She enjoys treating patients with Sports related muscular injuries and teaching clinical pilates; dry needling is one of her areas of expertise.

Haylee takes a holistic approach to patient care, aiming to treat the cause of the problem not just the symptoms. She is passionate about empowering her clients to be able to take an active role in their recovery and in preventing future injuries.

Danielle Ware

Danielle graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2013, and is undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health), with which she plans to graduate from Curtin University with in 2020.

Danielle is skilled in/has further training in women’s health, specifically pre- and post- natal care, pelvic floor, pelvic girdle, mastitis and blocked ducts, and post-mastectomy care. Dry needling is one of her areas of expertise. As Danielle undertakes ballroom dance lessons twice weekly, she also has a specialty interest in treating injuries relating to any style of dance.

Outside of work Danielle lives with her immediate family and dotes on her Labrador x Kelpie named Alfred. She recently celebrated Richmond attaining the premiership in the 2019 AFL Grand Final, but is more partial to watching the NQ Cowboys win the NRL.

Jessica Gracan

Jessica graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.
Jessica’s areas of special interest include sports injuries and spinal injuries. She also enjoys treating younger patients, and prides herself on being an excellent communicator.

Jessica is also a sports fan outside of work; she plays netball, acts as a coach for younger players in the sport at the local level, and barracks for Collingwood in the AFL.

Kevin Nguyen

Kevin is a Master’s degree qualified physiotherapist graduating from La Trobe University with a background in strength & conditioning and strength training.

Kevin approaches all clients with the aim of a return to function/performance and further improvement. He views injury as an opportunity to address affected and strengthen unaffected areas of the body to prevent recurrences and limit future injuries.

Outside of his degree, Kevin is the Head of Strength & Conditioning at Caulfield Grammarians FC assisting them to the premier division in 2019. He has also developed his hands on skills and movement knowledge through years of personal training experience.

His areas of passion include muscular injury management, return to performance, return to function and injury prevention.

Admin Staff

Heidi Simpson-Brewer