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Sue Gertzel B App Sci(Phys), Grad Dip Physio (Sports) Masters Manip Therapy

Sue has been a physio for more than 30 years. She has a Masters in Manipulative Therapy and a Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy. She is an APPI Pilates qualified physiotherapist.

She is actively involved in sport and general exercise. She understands that the more mature person needs to keep exercising within the limits of their physical ability.

She has many years experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is committed to providing a holistic approach to your care. She works with the individual within the clinic and runs the exercise classes to help increase your activity levels.

Sue has a special interest in the treatment of jaw pain (temporomandibular disorders or TMD). The range of problems dealt with includes headaches, neck stiffness and pain, restricted mouth opening, facial pain and difficulty chewing. This problem can be quite disabling and treatment is directed at relieving pain and moving the patient towards self-management. Your treatment can be assessed in conjunction with your dentist or Oral Medicine Specialist.

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Maya Panisset BArts (Psych) Masters of Science & Physical Therapy PhD Medicine/Physiotherapy

Maya gained her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998 from Boston University. Since graduation she has gained extensive experience treating spinal problems. She has a special interest in the management of neck and shoulder problems, cervicogenic headaches, dizziness and imbalance. Her other interest is in managing injuries in the everyday adult and adolescent athlete.

With training in Clinical Pilates, biomechanics, ergonomics and manual therapy Maya uses aan eclectic, patient-centred approach to musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. She recently completed her PhD looking at the benefits of using functional electrical stimulation to preserve muscle early after spinal cord injury.

She likes to approach each client's presentation as a problem to solve.

Outside the clinic Maya enjoys camping with her family, training for the Great Vic Bike Ride, swing dancing and gardening.

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Fernanda Cury

Fernanda did her physiotherapy training in Brazil and moved to Sydney in 2006.

She is an APPI qualified Pilates instructor and has a Certificate 1V in Massage Therapy.

Fernanda has a very good eye for watching how you move and directing you to make changes to improve your posture.

She combines her massage with exercises to help you work on your biomechanical deficits at home.

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Annabelle Citroen

Annabelle is our Pelvic Floor and Continence Physiotherapist, specialising in the treatment of a variety of Women's and Men's health issues. Annabelle completed her Physio degree with honours at Melbourne University in 2007, and has worked in Private Practice since early 2008. She also works at The Royal Women's Hospital treating both inpatient and outpatients with a variety of Women's Health conditions.

Annabelle's special interest is in the management of conditions associated with pregnancy and the post natal period, with postgraduate qualifications in Exercise for Women, Musculoskeletal Dysfunction and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. In addition to this, Annabelle can assist in assessment and management of incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction and pre/post prostate surgery.

Outside of work, Annabelle enjoys staying active, combining swimming, running, riding and kayaking for the occasional adventure race!

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Natalya Kabylyuk BPhty PG Cert Physio (Wom Hlth & Plv Flr Rehab) MHlth S Mgt.

Natalya graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in 2006. She completed Postgraduate Studies in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation at Melbourne University in 2009 and Masters at Monash University in 2012. She has extensive experience and knowledge in Men’s and Women’s Health.

She continues to work as senior physiotherapist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital.

Natalya has a special interest in Men’s and Women’s Health and musculoskeletal pregnancy related pain. She understands the sensitivity of dealing with this area and provides services with professionalism and utmost care. If you are a man who is about to have prostate surgery or is recovering from one and would like to return to the simpler things in life, come see her. If you are a woman who is young or more mature, pregnant or not, and would like to feel like a lady again she can help.

When not treating patients, Natalya enjoys bushwalking in our beautiful state and does a bit of swimming on weekends. She also enjoys studying languages, she is fluent in Russian and taking steps to learn others.


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City North Physiotherapy

59 Errol Street
North Melbourne 3051

Ph:  03 9328 3733
Fax: 03 9328 3732

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Physiotherapy treatment available Monday afternoons only at 299 Princes Highway, Werribee.

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