As well as practising at our own clinics our physiotherapists also work hand-in-hand with Waverley Private Hospital, Waverley Orthopaedic Clinic, various local sports clubs, in selected work places and for your convenience, where necessary we are able to visit and treat you in your home.

All of our highly qualified physiotherapists are registered and contracted to provide services for the Victorian WorkCover Authority, Transport Accident Commission (TAC), The Department of Veteran Affairs and all leading private health insurers. In fact, Active Physiotherapy is the preferred provider for Australia’s best health insurance companies, sports teams and many well-known corporate clients.

Philip Levin

Philip Levin graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 1984, and opened a private practice in 1987. He went on to earn a post-graduate sports physiotherapy degree in 1992. His areas of interest include sports,inpatient/outpatiet orthopaedic and rebilitation managment. Phil has  been involved with the Geelong Football Club (AFL)  the under 19 Victorian Softball team and travelled overseas as part of the medical team for the Maccabiah games.

Michelle McMeeking

Michelle McMeeking graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Following graduation from Curtin University in Western Australia, Michelle worked in acute care and rehabilitation for 2 years after which joined Active Physiotherapy. Her areas of interest include women’s health issues (especially ante-natal pain management,  post-natal exercises and education) and sports physiotherapy. Michelle has over the years updated her skills in patellofemoral joint rehabilitation,tendinopathy treatment and is now also a qualified Clinical Pilates instructor running classes at Active Physiotherapy.

Kristy Edwards

Kristy Edwards graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Following her time at Latrobe University, Kristy spent eight years working in the United States in both private practice and hospital settings. Upon her return to Australia in 2000, she continued to work in the private sector. Kristy specialises in women’s health issues such as pregnancy related pain,pelvic floor weakness and mastitis.Correction of pelvic alignment is also her forte and she is also a qualified Clinical Pilate instructor conducting classes at Active Physiotherapy.

Amanda Gray

Amanda Gray graduated in 2008 from Melbourne University. Since earning her degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), Amanda has worked with a variety of sporting groups ranging from the amateur to elite levels. Amanda’s main areas of specialty include Clinical Pilates, sports spinal injury and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Amanda is also a qualified Clinical Pilate instructor conducting classes at Active Physiotherapy.

Victor Pogorilla

Victor Pogorilla graduated in 1996 with a degree in Remedial Massage. He initially trained in the Soviet Union, where he gained experience as an athlete and masseur at the Olympic level (with the Russian Olympic Team). Victor then upgraded his qualifications at the Melbourne College of Natural Medicine, where he achieved multiple degrees including an Advanced Certificate in Reflexology, an Associate Diploma of Applied Sciences (Remedial Therapies), and a Bachelor’s Degree in Specialised Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy. Victor has experience in remedial massage, sports massage, relaxation massage, Swedish massage, and reflexology.

Hoda Alirezaee

Hoda Alirezaee graduated with a Master degree in Physiotherapy in 2008 from Iran University of Medical science and Rehabilitation. Following her graduation with Bachelor degree in 2004 she worked in a spinal clinic in conjunction with a number of spinal surgeons and also within a musculoskeletal private practice.

Hoda emigrated from Iran to Australia in 2010, she has been working in few private practices On completion of her Australian Physiotherapy registration Hoda has worked in private practice both in Canberra and then in Melbourne. Hoda join active Physiotherapy Clinic in 2014.

Hoda is experienced in dry needling and runs clinical Pilates classes as an alternative intervention for her patients based on their requirements. Hoda is passionate about treating spinal conditions and using manual therapy as her preferred method of managing them. Hoda has also specialised in treating patients with migraine and headaches. This has resulted in Hoda completing both the fundamental and advance level of Dean Watson technique, which is a unique manual therapy technique for treating patients with migraine and headaches.

Administration and office support

Gayle (practice manager)