Mallee Physio Team

Meet Our Team.

Greg O’Bree
Director, Senior Physiotherapist
B. Physiotherapy

Greg graduated from La Trobe University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Following university, Greg worked as a sports physiotherapist at the Melbourne Golf Injury Clinic, gaining high level experience with Victorian and Australian Institute of Sport athletes. Greg then moved home to the Mallee, in which he became the Chief Physiotherapist at the Swan Hill District Hospital. Greg then founded Mallee Physio in 2002, and later Healthy Mates in 2015. Greg’s post-graduate education and special interests include Lower Limb Biomechanics, Advanced Orthopaedics, Dry Needling and Acupuncture, Sporting injuries, and  Levels 1, 2 & 3 in Clinical Pilates. Greg likes to spend his time with his family, and has a keen involvement in motocross clubs and river activities.


Lucas Hoare
Physiotherapist – B. Physio

Lucas joined the Mallee Physio team in 2013 follow graduating from Charles Sturt University. Lucas has completed post graduate studies in Dry Needling, Level 1 Spinal and Level 1 &2 Sports Physiotherapy. Lucas has a keen interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation. Lucas enjoys playing football, keeping fit, travelling, listening to music and helping people.


Tom Anderson
Physiotherapist – B. Hlth Sci & M. Physio

Tom joined the Mallee Physio team in January 2016 following graduating from La Trobe University in Bendigo. Tom has completed post-graduate studies in Dry Needling. He has a keen interest in sports injuries, complex and chronic pain patients. Tom is involved in local football as a trainer. Tom enjoys sport, fitness, socialising with friends and family and travelling.


Leah Ferrari
Physiotherapist – B. Physio

Leah joined the Mallee Physio team in 2014. Graduating from University of South Australia in 2002. Leah worked in a private practice in Mount Gambier for 12 years. She also worked with the Tennis Australia on women’s pro tour events, as well as working closely with Mount Gambier Pioneers and 4 other football clubs. Leah also ran a hydrotherapy and gym rehab program for 9 years and worked closely with staff at 2 gyms in Mount Gambier. Leah’s special interests are sports injuries, women’s health and gym rehabilitation. Leah enjoys to spend time with her family, swimming and chasing down her cattle!!


Sharon Walsh
Practice Manager

Sharon joined Mallee Physio in 2005 as a Therapy Assistant and now manages all aspects of the practices. Sharon grew up in the Swan Hill area and is a mother of three daughters and three step-daughters. She enjoys being involved in their local netball/football club. She enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with her friends.