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.

 

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Annie Frankel

Operations Manager

Annie is our Operations Manager based in Swan Hill. Overseeing the operations of the Mallee Physio & Healthy Mates Group. Annie first joined the team at Mallee Physio in 2010 where she completed her Certificate 4 in Allied Health Assistant traineeship.

Annie spent a few years living away in the Kimberley’s and returned to the Swan Hill region in 2015. Coming back after starting her family she re-joined us here in 2017 as our OT and Physio assistant. Annie enjoys spending her spare time in the outdoors, cooking and sewing.

 

Mitch Seton-Stewart

Practice Manager

AHA – B. of Exercise and Sport Science.

Mitch joined the team at Mallee Physio in 2016 after completing his degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Federation University Ballarat. Mitch has a passion for strength and conditioning and has worked with several local sporting teams and organisations. He is involved with the Ultima FNC. Mitch enjoys all kinds of sport, music, travelling and socialising with family and friends.

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.

 

Leah Ferrari

Physiotherapist – B. Physiotherapy

Leah joined the Mallee Physio team in 2013. Graduating from the University of South Australia in 2002. With 10 years experience in private practice in Mount Gambier. Whilst there she co-ordinated and ran the hydrotherapy and gym rehabilitation programs and worked with the local South East Amateur Basketball League team and numerous football and netball clubs. Leah has worked with Tennis Australia on several women’s pro tour events. Leah has completed further studies in multiple areas and has a special interest in, Musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and Women’s health. When not at work Leah enjoys spending time with her family, camping, fishing and the odd day at the race

Samantha McKenzie

Myotherapist – Ad. Dip. in Myotherapy

Sam graduated from RMIT in 2005. Sam joined the team in Swan Hill in 2006. Sam Worked in Melbourne in a private clinic before making the move to Mallee 12 years ago. Sam has qualifications in , dry needling, pre & post natal exercise, pregnancy massage, lymphatic drainage, sports taping and most recently running assessment and analysis. Sam has a keen interest in management and treatment of chronic muscular conditions and general health and well being. Sam has two young daughters that she enjoys running around after, being active, coaching gymnastics and baking cakes.

Ebony

B. of Applied Science, Master of Physiotherapy

Ebony has joined our team in 2021. As a born and bred Swan Hill local, she may be a familiar face for a few. Ebony graduated from La Trobe University Bendigo with her Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. We are excited for what Ebony has to bring in 2021.

 

Daniel Hamilton

M. of Physiotherapy, M. Exercise Physiology and B. Exercise Science

Daniel is a graduate of La Trobe University in Bendigo, completing both a Masters in Physiotherapy Practice and a Masters in Exercise Physiology.
Daniel is available for appointments here at Mallee Physio Swan Hill and will also be working across our two Bendigo locations, Healthy Mates Health and Conditioning Complex Central and our new Physiotherapy and High Performance Centre, located at Bendigo Stadium.
Daniel currently teaches at La Trobe University and also works with the Bendigo Pioneers football teams in the NAB League. Daniel works with Bendigo’s national basketball team, the Bendigo Spirit in their 2020 season as the Head of Rehabilitation. He has a keen interest in sporting injuries and returning people to their chosen sport or occupation.