Our Team of Local Physiotherapists
James Grierson - Sports Physiotherapist
James has worked both locally and internationally in the sports medicine field. He worked at a specialist sports medicine practice in New York City before returning to Perth to complete his Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy specialising in Sports Physiotherapy from Curtin University. James has moved to Melbourne to work at the Western Bulldogs in their VFL program.
Jessie Couch - Physiotherapist
Jessie graduated with distinction from the Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne in 2014. Prior to this she also completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine. She has always had a passion for health, fitness and sports. She has had experience representing Australia at an international level for athletics and from this she developed a keen interest in running and biomechanical related injuries.
Claire Mc Guinness - Physiotherapist
Claire Mc Guinness is a physiotherapist who joined Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy (Essendon) in late 2016. Claire is an Irish national, residing in Melbourne, having graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2004. She has clinical experience in both private practice and hospital settings in Sligo, Ireland, as well as the world of sports physiotherapy,
Liam Robinson - Sports Physiotherapist
Liam joined Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy in early 2015. Originally from the UK, he graduated from York University in 2008 before moving to Melbourne in 2010. He is currently completing his post-graduate Master of Sports Physiotherapy via the University of Bath (UK).
David Heelan - Physiotherapist
David joined the Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy team in early 2016. He has been a physiotherapist since 2005 and has a keen interest in sports injury rehabilitation, as well as stability retraining and strengthening via his clinical pilates training.
Fiona Jacobs - Sports Physiotherapist
Fiona joined the Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy team in late 2015. Fiona utilises manual therapy skills, biomechanical assessment and specific exercise to treat acute and chronic sporting and musculoskeletal conditions. She has extensive experience working in elite sport and performance medicine.
Tony Beecroft - Sports Physiotherapist / Director
Tony Beecroft enjoys all aspects of physiotherapy, especially Sports Physiotherapy. He is the director of Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy. He graduated from Melbourne University in 2004, then completed the Master of Sports Physiotherapy at Melbourne University in 2011, attaining the 'Highest Achieving Clinical Student' award.