ST. ALBANS

PhysioChoice St. Albans
266 Main Rd East
St Albans VIC 3021

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 7:00pm

(03) 9364 2772Book Online

History

PhysioChoice St. Albans is a new practice for the group providing high quality physiotherapy and hydrotherapy services. The practice has a total history of over 15 years.

Location

You’ll find our practice conveniently situated at 266 Main Road East, with on-site parking available.

Facility

The practice features two consultation rooms and is co-located with a podiatry practice.

Team/Service Provided

We have three 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
  • 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

Will Dredge

Will holds a Doctorate of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Science from Melbourne University. He is very keen on fitness and recreational sports and has a specialised interest in sports physiotherapy. Will also enjoys working in the occupational aspects of physiotherapy and trying to get workers back to work as soon as possible with little or no pain and better function. Will plays hockey. He is a long suffering Melbourne Demons supporter in the AFL. Will also enjoys a drop of wine and his father is a wine-maker.

Fu Kok Nip

Nip brings a unique skill set to St Albans; with his language skills, he can do consultation not only in English, but also in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese. Having completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Human Movement Science from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Charles Sturt University, he has extended knowledge in exercise prescription and rehabilitation.

Nip has completed more than 400 hours of clinical training in different settings included but not limited to the Intensive Care Unit in Wollongong Hospital, the Acute Stroke Rehab Unit in Nepean Hospital and Community Rehab Center in Wodonga Hospital. With this diverse experience, he can provide well-rounded care for your musculoskeletal conditions.

Nip will be based at our St Albans clinic on Wednesday (8am – 7pm), Friday (8am – 7pm) and Saturday (8am – 12pm), so even if you have a tight schedule, you can always see him after your work hours.

Nip is an enthusiastic soccer fan and he won’t be shy to share his love for the Chelsea Football Club to everyone. You may find him playing for one of the local clubs on the weekends too!

Erica Fernandes

Erica completed her Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy while attending Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, followed by a Masters in Physiotherapy Practice from Latrobe University’s Bendigo campus.

Her interests include Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sport injury prevention and women’s health. She is passionate about helping her patients achieve goals using a variety of techniques including manual therapy, dry needling and exercise prescription.

Apart from work, Erica enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and baking.

Admin Staff

Sue Casey