Physiotherapist

Clifton Watt

Clifton Watt

I studied Physiotherapy in Melbourne, graduating from La Trobe University in 1997 with honours. I have worked in Australia and the UK, predominantly in private practice. I established Physio Freedom in 2006 and my area of special interest is back pain. I also spend considerable time working with our junior physios, offering ongoing professional development and in-service.

Clif is available for appointments in Warrnambool & Hamilton.

Gill Hiscock

Gill Hiscock

I qualified as a Physiotherapist in London in 1984. After 2½ years working in London, I came to Australia. I have worked in a variety of positions, but the last 20+ years have been in private practice. I enjoy treating all age groups and conditions but have a special interest in dry needling, clinical Pilates, hand splinting and the management of lymphoedema.

Gill is available for appointments in Hamilton.

Lucy Manganiello

Lucy Manganiello

I was educated at the University of Birmingham in England and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physiotherapy. I have worked in private practice for 7 years. I continue to develop my skills acquiring certificates in dry needling, strength and conditioning (ASCA level 1) and weight lifting (AWF Level 1). I enjoy treating all types of musculoskeletal injuries, particularly sports injuries, with a large focus on rehab and return to sport. My hobbies include; participating in Triathlon, Crossfit and weight lifting.

Lucy is available for appointments in Warrnambool.

Sarah Richards

Sarah Richards

I was educated at Leeds Metropolitan University, England and graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physiotherapy in 2010. I have worked in private practice for 4 years in the UK. I enjoy treating all types of musculoskeletal injuries, particularly sports injuries. I use a variety of treatment techniques which include deep tissue therapy, mobilization, dry needling, strength and conditioning and Pilates. In my spare time I enjoy playing sport and travelling.

Sarah is available for appointments in Warrnambool.

Josh Naunton

Josh Naunton

I love learning and love to help people overcome or prevent pain and injury. I am an experienced and APA titled Sport and Exercise Physiotherapist having completed my Masters of Sports Physiotherapy in 2018 and my Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2010 both with La Trobe University. I have previously worked with professional sports (WNBL) and my Masters of Sports Physiotherapy training included time working with elite runners in Missoula, Montana (USA) and also elite football or soccer in the Netherlands. Over the past 7 years I have and continue to work as an advanced practice physiotherapist in the Emergency Department; assessing, diagnosing and managing acute musculoskeletal injuries. I am currently pursuing further research in tendon related pain. I am passionate about and love to see people recover from sports injuries, running injury, tendon pain, persistent pain and fractures. I love to spend time with my wife and young kids and enjoy being active and playing sport myself.

Josh is available for appointments in Warrnambool.

Karina Creed

Karina Creed

Since graduating from Latrobe University (Melbourne), I have accumulated over 20 years of skills and experience working as a Physiotherapist both in Australia and Internationally. I enjoy working with people of all ages to improve their quality of life by restoring movement and function. I love combining problem solving and education with manual therapy techniques and exercise to maximise potential and recovery. I have special interests in Neurological Rehabilitation, Ageing well, promoting recovery after injury or surgery and Pain Management.
I enjoy learning and have attended many conferences, courses and workshops to further my knowledge. I have also completed extra studies in Pilates (APMA). Having grown up on a Western District dairy farm, I have always loved the great outdoors and was heavily involved with athletics and netball well into adult life. I enjoy spending time with my family when I am not volunteering in developing countries where I am passionate about improving access to quality, compassionate healthcare for the poor and disadvantaged.

Karina is available for appointments in Hamilton.

Myotherapist

Michelle Petrass

Michelle Petrass

I completed my Clinical Myotherapy degree at Southern School of Natural Therapies in 2010 and Diploma of Clinical Pilates at Breathe Education in 2017. After working in private practice in Melbourne, Tasmania and Echuca for the last 8 years,

Professionally, I focus on releasing the muscular system and have an interest in pre and post-natal treatment. I am passionate about overall health and wellbeing and how the role of Clinical Myotherapy integrated with Pilates can help achieve and maintain a balanced and active lifestyle.

Michelle is available for appointments in Warrnambool.

Receptionists

Andrea Frost

Andrea Frost

I am married with 2 handsome boys. I joined the team at Physio Freedom in 2018. I have previously worked in a Chiropractic/Allied Health Clinic for 6.5 years. Outside of work I enjoy playing and watching Tennis. I love going on holidays (who doesn’t) in particular cruises. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Anita Watt

Anita Watt

I am originally from Scotland where I trained as an Occupational Therapist. Clifton Watt and I established Physio Freedom in 2006. Since its inception, I have been heavily involved in the book keeping and payroll side of the business. I am now enjoying a more hands-on role in reception at the Warrnambool clinic.

Jenny MacKane

Jenny MacKane

My previous work experience has been in retail sales and customer service, which I have thoroughly enjoyed over the years. I was the P&F president at my boys’ primary school for 9 years and I have been the WDFUA Secretary/Treasurer for 7 years. I have enjoyed the administration side of these positions. I found my dream job, working at Warrnambool Muscle Therapy and I am now enjoying the new challenge of looking after the lovely clients of Physio Freedom in Warrnambool.

Jules Huf

Jules Huf

After finishing school, I took a GAP year and spent 12 months living and working in Kent, England. I first joined Physio Freedom in 2013 after living and working in Melbourne for several years. I am married and have 2 beautiful girls. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and catching up with friends, playing sport, gluten free cooking, travelling & photography.

Linda McInerney

Linda McInerney

Since commencing employment in 1998 I have worked in administration positions at Tait Taylor Lawyers, Warrnambool Police Station and FlooringXtra/Independent Carpet Retailers. I am married with 4 children and thoroughly enjoy working part time at Physio Freedom Warrnambool.

Sharyn Page

Sharyn Page

After growing up in central Victoria, I moved to the Western District in 1991 and married a local Penshurst Man in 1993, and we have 2 Children. I have had different reception jobs over years, and in early 2017 I started here at Physio Freedom. I enjoy working with my colleagues and take pleasure in helping our clients. Outside of work, I have a passion for horses, Thoroughbreds in particular, and enjoy watching the ones I have bred race.