Physioworks Health Group provide committed excellence in General, Sport and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy care and treatment. Headed by Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Andrew Dalwood and David Francis, Physioworks Heath Group have been successfully treating patients for over 20 years, operating a network of multi-discipline health care clinics across Melbourne. Check our locations

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Locations

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CAMBERWELL

(03) 9889 6611

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518 Camberwell Road,

Camberwell VIC 3124

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CRANBOURNE

(03) 5995 1111

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1 Cranbourne Place,

Cranbourne, VIC, 3977

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MULGRAVE

(03) 9795 0668

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439 Police Road,

Mulgrave Victoria 3170

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PAKENHAM

(03) 5941 5499

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31 Main Street,

Pakenham, VIC, 3810

OUR SERVICES

Physioworks Health Group offers a range of services and treatments across our network of multi-disciplined clinics, including:

General Physiotherapy:
Manipulative Physiotherapy
Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Elite Sport and Injury Management
Paediatric Physiotherapy
Pre and Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Clinical Pilates
Dry Needling
Hydrotherapy
Exercise Physiology
Personal Training and Exercise Classes
Massage Therapy
Podiatry
Occupational Injury Management Industrial Physiotherapy – Work Place Assessments
Pre-Employment Screening

meet the team

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Andrew Dalwood

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Andrew’s main areas of expertise include Chronic Low Back and Neck pain, Headaches, Occupational and Industrial Physiotherapy, Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation and Chronic pain management. Read more

Andrew graduated from La Trobe University in 1990 and commenced his physiotherapy career at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

In 1995 he returned from 2 years working in the United Kingdom and completed a year of full time study to achieve his post-graduate diploma in Manipulative Therapy from La Trobe University.

The following year he joined Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre and became the sole principal of the practice in 2000. Andrew has spent a number of years teaching on the Manipulative Therapy post-graduate course at La Trobe University, and still enjoys teaching both undergraduates and post graduates.

At Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Andrew has extensive experience consulting with large, multinational companies as their principal physiotherapist to reduce injury frequency and improve workplace injury management.

Following further intensive, advanced specialist study, training and rigorous examinations, Andrew was awarded the title Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and has been awarded a Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapy (FACP).

Currently, there are 40+ Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Australia, with eight practicing Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Victoria, two of whom are Directors at Physioworks Camberwell.

Andrew has been a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) since 1990, including a time as Chairman of Victorian Chapter of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia and continues to be an active member of the Association, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia and the Australian College of Physiotherapists.

Together with fellow Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist David Francis and in conjunction with Specialist Physiotherapy Group, Andrew has established Physioworks Health Group Camberwell to provide an outstanding level of Specialist and general Physiotherapy service to the inner south eastern suburbs.

 

 

 

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David
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F.A.C.P.

  • Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy
  • Director at Physioworks Camberwell, Cranbourne and Pakenham
  • Head Physiotherapist for the Collingwood Football Club since 1995

David specialises in sports injury management, particularly injuries and rehabilitation associated with Australian Rules Football. Read more

David graduated from La Trobe University in 1990 and commenced his physiotherapy career at the Goulburn Valley Hospital.

In 1993 he returned to Melbourne completing a year of full time study in 1995 to achieve his post-graduate diploma in Manipulative Therapy from La Trobe University. Around this time David established Physioworks Health Group (Cranbourne and Pakenham) which continues to provide and expand its allied health services to the outer south eastern corridor.

Following further intensive, advanced specialist study, training and rigorous examinations, David was awarded the title Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and has been awarded a Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapy (FACP).

Currently, there are 40+ Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Australia, with eight practicing Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Victoria, two of whom are Directors at Physioworks Camberwell.

Since 1995 David professional work has been divided between Physioworks Health Group and the Collingwood Football Club, where he is a co medical director and senior physiotherapist.

David was appointed as physiotherapist to the Victorian State of Origin Team in 1999 and the AFL International Rules Team in 2001-2002. David has been a member of the AFL Physiotherapy Association since 1995 and is a past Vice President. He continues to be an active member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia and the Australian College of Physiotherapists.

Together with fellow Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood and in conjunction with a Specialist Physiotherapy Group, David has established Physioworks Health Group Camberwell to provide an outstanding level of Specialist Musculoskeletal and General Physiotherapy service to the inner south eastern suburbs.

 

Physioworks Health Group Directors Andrew Dalwood and David Francis are two of only ten practicing Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in Melbourne
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Specialist

Musculoskeletal

Physiotherapists

 

Co-Directors Andrew Dalwood F.A.C.P. and David Francis F.A.C.P. are trained as Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists, meaning they are highest qualified to best assess your requirements.

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists have undertaken advanced specialty training and undergone rigorous oral and clinical examinations to be awarded Fellowship in the Australian College of Physiotherapists (FACP).

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Accordingly, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists are recognised by their fellowship status indicated by the lettering F.A.C.P.

Currently, there are approximately 100 Specialist Physiotherapists in Australia, and only ten practicing Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists in Melbourne, two of whom are the Directors of the Physioworks Health Group.

As leaders in this field, Andrew Dalwood and David Francis offer the highest level of expertise in assessing, treating and managing complex and difficult musculoskeletal problems with specialist physiotherapy treatments.

This expertise extends to providing patients, doctors, health professionals, insurers and legal practitioners with advanced diagnosis, management plans, expert opinions and evaluation of complex cases.

VISION AND PHILOSOPHY

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Physioworks Health Group are a leading physiotherapy and allied health provider, offering service innovation and excellence, ensuring we are the health provider of choice for our clients and referring medical practitioners, surgeons and specialists.

Our mission, through the commitment of our people, is to provide health care service excellence. Read more

Physioworks Health Group team of highly qualified health care professionals and support staff work together to provide a premier physiotherapy and allied health service that not only meets, but exceeds our clients’ expectations.

Through quality assessment and treatment based on scientific and clinical research, and evidence based best practice, our client’s needs are addressed and managed with care, privacy and respect.

With links to specialist medical practitioners, surgeons, general practitioners, and other allied health providers we have a network of leading health professionals to refer clients to as required.

Physioworks Health Group believe in preventative health care. We actively encourage our clients to be proactive in maintaining their health, fitness and general well being.

To this end, we actively support numerous local community sports leagues and clubs in the injury prevention, management and welfare of their players, including the Casey Cardina Football Netball League (CCFNL); The Camberwell Magpies Cricket Club (CMCC) and the Ellinbank and District Football League (EDFL)

At Physioworks Health Group we believe that regardless of age or physical ability we are all athletes…. we just have different events.

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