Yana has a large focus on sports injuries, and is most experienced at assessing and fixing your running mechanics and technique, shoulder and ankle pain, surgical and non-surgical ACL rehabilitation and any tendon pain you may be experiencing. She excels at treating all varieties of knee conditions.
Yana is currently a Physiotherapist with Essendon AFL Men's team. She also has past experience working as a physiotherapist with North Melbourne FC AFLW and VFL teams, Athletics Australia's men's and women's 100m relay teams at the AIS and overseas.
After a stint in the U.S. playing college basketball, she returned to Melbourne to complete her physiotherapy degree via Melbourne University.
Being an ex-athlete herself, she understands what you are going through when you have an injury. As a result, she is passionate about sports injury rehabilitation and prevention.
She has also had learning experiences in various elite sporting settings, including the Australian Institute of Sport(AIS), the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) and with American sprinting coach legend Dan Pfaff.
When you see Yana for an injury, you can expect to have your strength tested using our high-tech force plates and strength testing devices, so you can understand the actual cause of your problems using objective numbers. Furthermore, your strength will then be re-tested over time so you know for sure that you are getting better.
Yana's special interests include:
Post-operative and conservative ACL injury rehabilitation.
Athletics and Running Injuries
Basketball injuries and biomechanical assessment of the whole leg
Patellar and Achilles tendinopathy
Recovery from hip, knee, ankle & shoulder surgery
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