Practitioners

Robyn Lees
Robyn Lees has over 30 years of experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, most of which has been spent furthering her study and expertise in the biomechanics of movement. With an Athletics background, including a coaching accreditation, Robyn has a sound knowledge of normal versus abnormal movement patterns. She has taken particular interest in lower limb biomechanics, orthotic prescription, shoulder dysfunction and most recently hypermobility and clinical pilates.
Liz Kerr
Liz graduated from Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences in 1984 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Physiotherapy) She completed her Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1995 and her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2001. Her main interest is in managing musculoskeletal injuries. She has worked for over 10 years on both the TAC and Worksafe Clinical Panels and has a particular interest in whiplash associated disorders, evidence based practice and managing chronic pain states. She is currently an Independent Allied Health Examiner for WorkSafe and TAC.
Dinah Locke
Dinah joined Robyn Lees and Liz Kerr 16 years ago. She has a breadth of knowledge with more than 30 years in private practice treating musculo-skeletal injuries. For the past 15 years Dinah has had a special interest in treating jaw (TMJ) conditions. She now has extensive knowledge treating facial pain relating to the jaw, injuries to the jaw and post surgical jaw conditions.
Liz Magrath
Liz has worked in both hospital and private practice settings for over 30 years, including owning and running her own practice for 11 years in East Melbourne. Her main area of interest is the management of spinal conditions with a special interest in exercise rehabilitation. She has 14 years hydrotherapy experience, has trained in the McKenzie method of spinal management and currently uses her clinical pilates training in her role at Surrey Hills Physiotherapy.
John Buchanan
John graduated in 1978 and worked at the Austin hospital for 5 years before commencing in private practice. Particular interests include management of spinal conditions, headaches, clinical pilates and sporting injuries. John was involved with Carlton Football Club and has been associated with a number of local sporting clubs.

Sarah Gurry
Sarah joined the Surrey Hills Physiotherapy team in 2012 after working at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for 3 years. Sarah has recently completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Women’s Health. Her expertise now includes pelvic floor physiotherapy; postnatal checks; female incontinence; and prolapse management.

Megan Nolan
Megan studied Physiotherapy at Lincoln Institute and graduated in 1988. Megan has mainly worked in Aged Care and neurological rehabilitation in hospital settings. Her main interest is in chronic stroke rehab and balance, and fitness in the aged population. She joined the practice recently after completing further clinical pilates training.
Shreya Nair
Since graduating from Monash University, Shreya has worked in the private practice environment for a number of years managing all forms of muscloskeletal conditions. Her interests include spinal injuries, womens health and active rehabilitation including clinical pilates. Shreya uses a variety of treatment modalities to ensure you achieve long lasting results. In her free time, Shreya enjoys travelling, outdoor activities, and going on food adventures.

Myotherapists

Meg Craddock
Meg completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy) at The Southern School of Natural Therapies and is qualified to treat and rehabilitate a vast variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Meg takes an individualised, holistic approach to patient care.
She uses a variety of techniques including soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisations, dry needling, functional movement, postural education and corrective exercise, muscle energy techniques and the Mc Kenzie method to alleviate pain and help restore function and wellbeing. Her areas of special interest are pain management and treating the musculoskeletal issues arising from postural overload.
Renee Wills
Renee has worked for more than 12 years as a Myotherapist after completing an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy at RMIT in 2004. She has worked extensively in private practices in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and for the past 10 years in Warragul, where she began her own Myotherapy business. She has an interest in chronic neck and back pain as well as pre and post natal care, post-op treatment and has a keen interest in Dry Needling using it to treat sports injuries and other muscular conditions. Renee is passionate about educating clients to successfully manage their condition in both workplace and their daily lives to help them be pain free.

On maternity leave from September 2019

Emma Burley
Emma completed her Bachelor Degree in Health Science of Musculoskeletal Therapy (Myotherapy) and a Diploma in Remedial Therapy in 2014. Emma has a particular interest in sporting injuries, orthopaedic conditions and musculoskeletal imbalances. In a typical myotherapy consultation Emma assesses joints, muscles and fascia to accurately diagnose a musculoskeletal dysfunction. This enables her to develop a rehabilitation program to accommodate the patient’s needs. These may include pain management strategies, improvement of long-term function and performance.