Osteopaths

Dr. Paul Hermann — Osteopath & Exercise Scientist

B.Sc.(Cli.Sc.), M.H.Sc.(Osteo), M.Ex.Sc(S&C), Member O.A.

Stay Tuned’s founder Dr Paul Hermann believes whole heartedly in the company’s motto, Everybody Deserves to Feel Good. He believes it is our responsibility, and privilege to help everyone we interact with, to feel as good as possible.

Whilst studying Osteopathy, Paul completed his Masters research studying the ‘Effectiveness of Swiss Ball Training on Lower Back Stability’, before authoring the popular book ‘Effective Swiss Ball Training’. Paul thirst for knowledge, and to find more ways for people to “feel good”, lead him to additionally complete a Masters in Exercise Science.

As a therapist he has applied this principle to his clinical work with patients. As a lecturer, teaching Exercise Science and Rehabilitation at RMIT and Victoria University, and international presenter he has been able to pass on this principle to many thousands of students and other allied health practitioners and Doctors.

Paul continues to share his passion through his work in the Stay Tuned clinics, mentoring many practitioners, writing Health and Fitness related articles and travelling internationally to lecture and look after a variety of professional athletes and teams.

Paul works as an Osteopath & Exercise Scientist at both Boronia and Elwood clinics.

Paul works as an Osteopath & Exercise Scientist at both Boronia and Elwood clinics.

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Dr. Kate Wines — Osteopath & Personal Trainer

B.Sc.(Cli.Sc.), M.H.Sc.(Osteo), P.Grad.Dip.(Infant), P.T, Member OA

Dr Kate Wines is a highly motivated Osteopath and Personal Trainer with a great deal of personal experience in sport and exercise rehabilitation. She holds certificates III and IV in Fitness and Personal Training as well as her Masters in Health Science (Osteo) having studied, ‘The cause and occupational risk factors associated with lower back injuries to the Victorian Police Force’.

Following her masters study, Kate was employed by Victoria Police as an Injury Management Consultant, which she continues to perform. Kate also looks after workplace injuries through our Occupational Restoration Program.

In more recent times, Kate studied a post graduate certificate in Manual therapy for Infants, now having a further interest in children, being a mother herself.

Dr Wines also understands the needs of all levels of athletes and those of us trying to get fit, having played ‘A’ grade softball for over 10 years, working with the Tasmanian Cricket Team and Victorian Softball Team, and her work as a personal trainer. She is well placed to help you recover quickly from your injury or to assist you in becoming your personal best.

Kate works as an Osteopath & Personal Trainer at our Boronia clinic.

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Dr. Simon Duncan — Osteopath

B.Sc. (hons) in Osteopathy & Dip. Osteopathy, Member OA

Upon graduation from the European School of Osteopathy (UK) in 1999, with a B.Sc. (hons) in Osteopathy and Diploma in Osteopathy, Simon moved to Milan, Italy searching further challenges.

Although his patient list was primarily sedentary or manufacturing industry workers, his experience includes regularly treating some of Europe’s most elite ballerinas, contemporary dancers and maestri at La Scala, Milano and Studio Danza Insieme, professional tennis and basketball players, and elite level gymnasts.

Simon’s treatment success lies in the combining of tried and tested techniques with the creation of techniques developed for the actual presenting problem, not dividing, but integrating musculoskeletal, visceral and cranial body systems.

Simon firmly believes in treating the sapling so the tree grows straight, and so has been treating and helping infants for many years, especially his 3 young children who are his best advertisements.

While running a successful practice and, gaining 14 years of experience in teaching & clinical roles at the International College of Osteopathic Education, he completed a pitch-side medical assistance course in Scotland and an advanced course in Sports Osteopathy with the University of Bicocca Milan. Over the years, Simon has organised either the osteopathic services or the full medical services at the Milan Marathon, 2 ATP Tennis Challenger, 3 ATP Tennis Futures level tennis tournaments and at the AFL European Cup held in Italy in 10/2012 that included 15 teams arriving from all over Europe.

He is also a PTR registered tennis coach, an avid skier and, also hopes to return to the basketball court after returning to his hometown after nearly 20 years abroad.

He speaks fluent Italian, rusty German, seriously rusty Swedish and very seriously rusty French.

Simon works as an Osteopath at our Elwood clinic.

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Kane

Dr Kane Theisinger — Osteopath

B.Sc.(Cli.Sc.), M.H.Sc.(Osteo), Member OA

Growing up, Kane has always had a keen interest in helping others, having been a surf life saver and originally aspiring to be a Paramedic. He was later drawn to osteopathy after treatments for various football and athletic injuries which gave him an insight into the holistic and individual approach osteopaths take to each patient, whilst addressing the causative factors rather than just the symptoms.

Kane enjoys treating patients from all ages and understands that every person is unique, which requires a tailored approach to their treatment and management. Kane also places great importance giving each patient a constructive understanding of their musculoskeletal complaint and ways in which we can work together to return to what it is you love doing.

Outside the treatment room, you will find Kane has a keen interest in seeing other parts of the world, spending time at the beach and supporting his mighty Tigers at the MCG.

Kane works as an Osteopath at our Boronia clinic.

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Dr Verity Boyd — Osteopath & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Sc., B.App.Sc.(Osteo), Member OA

Put simply, Verrity LOVES being an Osteopath. With her friendly persona and compassionate nature, she will soon put a smile on your face as together you will build an alliance to determine a tailored treatment plan. She believes the key to managing injuries and pain, is for the patient to understand their exact diagnosis and the means behind the osteopathic approach.

Her goals for each client are to help them feel STRONG, ABLE and HAPPY. She embodies our belief that “Every body deserves to feel good”. To deliver these results Verity uses a range of osteopathic techniques, dry needling, clinical pilates and exercise rehabilitation.

Her passion for osteo was fueled by vast and exciting experiences; working for Stay Tuned as an intern, being selected for an osteopathic placement in Mumbai and Goan hospitals (India), and over two years of sports training for various football, netball and soccer teams.

When not in Elwood, Verity likes spending her time at the beach, preferably getting in a surf or two. Her enthusiasms extend to netball, which she has participated in from club level right through to the Victorian state league. Her dreams are to travel the world so if you have any advice she would love for you to share it.

Verity works as an Osteopath & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Dr. Tram Tran — Osteopath

M.H.Sc. (Osteo)

Tram is an enthusiastic and conscientious Osteopath who has graduated from RMIT University with a double bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and Applied Sciences in Osteopathy.

Tram wants to truly understand the extent of how injury impacts upon her patient’s day-to-day life. She firmly believes in working collaboratively with her patients to create achievable goals in order to return them back to their life as soon as possible! Whilst in university, Tram discovered her passion for educating others in neuroscience and therefore, she endeavours to educate her patients regarding their diagnosis and their treatment plan.

Tram will commonly incorporate Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates as part of her treatments.

When not treating, Tram lives with two cats and can be found having a boogie wherever RnB is playing in Melbourne. She is a proud Melburnian who loves to visit cafes, bars, art galleries and anything hidden down a cobblestone laneway.

Tram works as an Osteopath at our Boronia clinic.

Physiotherapists

Fiona Tydde — Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Science (Physiotherapy), APA Member

Fiona grew up on the sunny shores of Perth where she completed a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University. After graduating in 2010 she moved to Melbourne and completed further qualifications in Clinical Pilates with Dance Medicine Australia as well as Sports and Spinal Dry Needling.

Fiona has worked in private practices across Australia and the UK. She has treated a wide range of Musculoskeletal, Sports and Spinal injuries and has a special interest in women health such as pre and post natal conditions, especially since the birth of her own little boy!

Fiona takes a holistic and personalised approach with every patient and truly believes in the importance of functional rehabilitation for long term results. Fiona strives to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. 

In her spare time Fiona enjoys spending time with her young family, yoga and running – she even completed the Paris marathon in 2015!

Fiona works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

Fiona works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Patrick Lynch — Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Exercise Sci., M. Physiotherapy, APA Member

After completing a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Patrick opted for a change of scenery and completed a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. Not ready to give up the city life, and head back to Queensland, Pat chose to move to Melbourne where he works at Stay Tuned Sports Medicine in Elwood.
Before becoming a physiotherapist Patrick was always passionate about the importance of maintaining a balanced lifestyle, having always been active and participating in team and individual sports. Throughout his studies this passion has only grown and he is now keen to help others achieve optimal function and reach their individual goals. With a strong background in exercise prescription Pat is sure to employ this in his rehabilitation programs.
Outside of work Patrick loves to explore what the world, and his doorstep has to offer. He is a keen traveller, either to another country or a good coffee shop or brewery he has heard about. Pat grew up surfing, rowing, playing cricket and the various codes of rugby, although he has recently developed a keen taste for Aussie Rules.

Patrick works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Ray

Ray Manalo — Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

After completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy overseas, Ray opted to further his education by completing the Master’s Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology in University of Western Australia in Perth. Strong exposure in Functional assessments and exercise prescription within the general population together with other acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions helped Ray mold the two professions together to become a more effective rehabilitation specialist. Ray is fervent in using exercise not only as a tool for rehabilitation, but also for prehabilitation, injury prevention and recovery.

Ray previously worked in an aged-care facility in Mornington where he understood more about pain management program and aged care funding investments. Ray also spearheaded the creation of a gym/exercise class for the better abled residents in the facility. Safe to say Ray has a soft spot for our elderly population.

Ray has always been interested in the NBA, however recently has been interested in learning about footy and watching the NBL.

Ray works as a Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood Clinic.

Ray works as a Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

Imone Mukhopadhyay — Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

Having completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice, Imone has gained experience in sports, women’s health, orthopaedic, ICU and neurological Physiotherapy.

With a strong background in hydrotherapy, clinical pilates and a passion for gym-based exercise rehabilitation, Imone loves utilising a variety of treatments to collaborate with her clients and achieve their goals. Imone’s passion for musculoskeletal and sports Physiotherapy began through her experience with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia across the duration of her studies.

When she’s not at the clinic, you’ll find Imone on the ice training to compete as an adult figure skater, learning languages or practicing her various stringed or keyed instruments.

Imone works as a Physiotherapist, Group Exercise Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy instructor at our Boronia clinic.

Imone works as a Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Boronia clinic.

Dietitians & Health Coaching

Emma Morris

Emma Morris — Dietitian & Sports Dietitian

B.App.Sc. (Health Sc), B.Nutr & Diet, A.P.D.

Emma Morris is a highly qualified and experienced Dietitian and Sports Dietitian. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement as well as a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics.

As well as practicing full time at Stay Tuned Sports Medicine, Emma is also the Dietitian for Williamstown Football Club and regularly presents to a variety of sporting clubs.

Emma will help you get off the dieting merry-go-round and assist you to make changes that will stay with you over your lifetime.

Emma works as a Dietitian & Sports Dietitian at our Boronia clinic.

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Cassandra Stuchbery — Dietitian

APD, AN, BNutrDiet.

Cassie is a people-focused Dietitian who has a strong passion for all things food and nutrition. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. Cassie is also a NDIS approved provider.

With a background in chronic disease and weight management Cassie enjoys helping and motivating clients with tailored nutrition programs. She also works providing sports nutrition advice to the Australian Sports Climbing team and regularly presents to young athletes.

Cassie is passionate about helping you make lasting changes to have a long term impact on your health, no fad diets or temporary solutions!

 

Cassandra works as a Dietitian at our Boronia clinic.

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Myotherapists

Natalie Miller — Myotherapist

Adv. Dip. Myo., Cert. Pregnancy Massage, M.A.M.T

Natalie has a keen interest in injury prevention, management and maintenance stemming from personal experience as a competitive swimmer, athletics participant and basketball player. Natalie enjoys helping people achieve a musculoskeletal balance to help reach their optimal health.

She gained her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy at RMIT in addition to a Diploma in Sports Development and Athlete Support, and has completed a 12 month soft tissue therapy internship at the Carlton football club. She treats a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and more recently undertook further studies in pregnancy massage. She also has great results treating headaches and migraines, stress, tension and general aches and pains.

Using various soft tissue techniques, stretching and corrective exercise, Natalie is able to help you meet your goals and be your best whether you are a weekend warrior or serious athlete. She also enjoys hot rock massage to help melt your muscle tension away. With 9 years experience working at Knox Leisureworks YMCA, Natalie is a familiar face at the Boronia clinic.

 

Natalie works as a Myotherapist at our Boronia clinic.

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Regan Gardiner — Myotherapist

BHSc (Clinical Myotherapy), Dip. Sports Development

Regan discovered a love of anatomy whilst studying her Double Diploma of Sports Development – it was at this time that she decided on a career in Myotherapy.

Completing her degree in early 2015 at the Southern School of Natural Therapies, Regan spent time working at Carlton Football as a Myotherapist. Working at the football club exposed her to a range of injuries including muscle strains, sprains and overuse injuries.

In her consults Regan uses a combination of tchniques including soft & deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger-point therapy, cupping, dry needling, stretching, joint mobilisation and corrective exercises.

Regan believes that treatment is a two way street – the client needs to be involved in their recovery by completing prescribed exercises, self massage, stretching and therapy aids to assist the treatment plan.

Regan works as a Myotherapist at our Boronia clinic.

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Mikaela Smith — Myotherapist

MikaelaAfter graduating with an Advanced Diploma of Sports Therapy, Mikaela found an increased interest in understanding pain in the human body along with helping others have a better quality of life; wanting to expand her knowledge she completed her Bachelor of Health Science in Myotherapy.

Growing up playing sport and getting injured, she understands how important it is to look after your body, and believes “take care of your body, and your body will take care of you”.

Mikaela has been a sports trainer for many years, working with her local country football team, Alexandra Football Netball Club. She currently shares her time working as a Myotherapist with Collingwood AFL team, Melbourne Storm, and Melbourne Rebels.

In a treatment with Mikaela, she will use a variety of techniques including; massage, cupping, dry needling, joint mobilisation, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and rehabilitation exercises.

Mikaela works as a Myotherapist at our Elwood clinic.

Podiatrists

Dr Josh Osborne — Podiatrist

B.Pod., Cert 4. Personal Training

Josh completed his bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe Bundoora in 2011. He is a highly enthusiastic Podiatrist and Personal Trainer, having advanced knowledge in sporting injuries and rehabilitation. He has a great deal of experience working alongside physiotherapists within football clubs and within multidisciplinary teams loving the collaborative approach to healthcare.

 

Josh considers himself to be a problem solver who is caring and friendly; “I want the best for my patients and I strongly believe in holistic management”

 

Josh has completed numerous courses including rocktape application, foot mobilisations, and dry needling.

 

Chronic conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles tendonopathy are two of his favourite conditions to manage.

“Every Body Deserves to Feel Good”

Dr works as a Podiatrist at our Boronia clinic.

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Reception Team

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Erin —

Erin works as a at both Boronia and Elwood clinics.

Maxine —

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Lauren —

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Pilates Instructors

Fiona Tydde — Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Science (Physiotherapy), APA Member

Fiona grew up on the sunny shores of Perth where she completed a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University. After graduating in 2010 she moved to Melbourne and completed further qualifications in Clinical Pilates with Dance Medicine Australia as well as Sports and Spinal Dry Needling.

Fiona has worked in private practices across Australia and the UK. She has treated a wide range of Musculoskeletal, Sports and Spinal injuries and has a special interest in women health such as pre and post natal conditions, especially since the birth of her own little boy!

Fiona takes a holistic and personalised approach with every patient and truly believes in the importance of functional rehabilitation for long term results. Fiona strives to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. 

In her spare time Fiona enjoys spending time with her young family, yoga and running – she even completed the Paris marathon in 2015!

Fiona works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

Fiona works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Patrick Lynch — Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Exercise Sci., M. Physiotherapy, APA Member

After completing a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Patrick opted for a change of scenery and completed a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. Not ready to give up the city life, and head back to Queensland, Pat chose to move to Melbourne where he works at Stay Tuned Sports Medicine in Elwood.
Before becoming a physiotherapist Patrick was always passionate about the importance of maintaining a balanced lifestyle, having always been active and participating in team and individual sports. Throughout his studies this passion has only grown and he is now keen to help others achieve optimal function and reach their individual goals. With a strong background in exercise prescription Pat is sure to employ this in his rehabilitation programs.
Outside of work Patrick loves to explore what the world, and his doorstep has to offer. He is a keen traveller, either to another country or a good coffee shop or brewery he has heard about. Pat grew up surfing, rowing, playing cricket and the various codes of rugby, although he has recently developed a keen taste for Aussie Rules.

Patrick works as a Physiotherapist & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Dr Verity Boyd — Osteopath & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

B.Sc., B.App.Sc.(Osteo), Member OA

Put simply, Verrity LOVES being an Osteopath. With her friendly persona and compassionate nature, she will soon put a smile on your face as together you will build an alliance to determine a tailored treatment plan. She believes the key to managing injuries and pain, is for the patient to understand their exact diagnosis and the means behind the osteopathic approach.

Her goals for each client are to help them feel STRONG, ABLE and HAPPY. She embodies our belief that “Every body deserves to feel good”. To deliver these results Verity uses a range of osteopathic techniques, dry needling, clinical pilates and exercise rehabilitation.

Her passion for osteo was fueled by vast and exciting experiences; working for Stay Tuned as an intern, being selected for an osteopathic placement in Mumbai and Goan hospitals (India), and over two years of sports training for various football, netball and soccer teams.

When not in Elwood, Verity likes spending her time at the beach, preferably getting in a surf or two. Her enthusiasms extend to netball, which she has participated in from club level right through to the Victorian state league. Her dreams are to travel the world so if you have any advice she would love for you to share it.

Verity works as an Osteopath & Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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Ray

Ray Manalo — Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

After completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy overseas, Ray opted to further his education by completing the Master’s Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology in University of Western Australia in Perth. Strong exposure in Functional assessments and exercise prescription within the general population together with other acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions helped Ray mold the two professions together to become a more effective rehabilitation specialist. Ray is fervent in using exercise not only as a tool for rehabilitation, but also for prehabilitation, injury prevention and recovery.

Ray previously worked in an aged-care facility in Mornington where he understood more about pain management program and aged care funding investments. Ray also spearheaded the creation of a gym/exercise class for the better abled residents in the facility. Safe to say Ray has a soft spot for our elderly population.

Ray has always been interested in the NBA, however recently has been interested in learning about footy and watching the NBL.

Ray works as a Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood Clinic.

Ray works as a Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

Imone Mukhopadhyay — Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor

Having completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice, Imone has gained experience in sports, women’s health, orthopaedic, ICU and neurological Physiotherapy.

With a strong background in hydrotherapy, clinical pilates and a passion for gym-based exercise rehabilitation, Imone loves utilising a variety of treatments to collaborate with her clients and achieve their goals. Imone’s passion for musculoskeletal and sports Physiotherapy began through her experience with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia across the duration of her studies.

When she’s not at the clinic, you’ll find Imone on the ice training to compete as an adult figure skater, learning languages or practicing her various stringed or keyed instruments.

Imone works as a Physiotherapist, Group Exercise Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy instructor at our Boronia clinic.

Imone works as a Physiotherapist and Group Exercise Rehab Instructor at our Boronia clinic.

Carla

Carla Ubach-Perez — Pilates Instructor

Carla

Carla works as a Pilates Instructor at our Elwood clinic.

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