AUSTRALIAN SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY (ASP)

Our diverse group of qualified physiotherapists work with you to focus on preventing, diagnosing and managing all sporting related injuries and associated conditions

Our physiotherapists are Australian trained, fully accredited and work within Warringal Hospital seeing patients both pre and post operatively, to maximise patient outcomes. ASP have established experience working across a variety of sports across all ages.

ASP physios are manual therapists who are also able to provide pre and post-operative care, and tailored functional conditioning and rehabilitation programs, to assist you in achieving your personal fitness goals. They have all your physiotherapy needs covered.

To book an appointment with our physios call 1300 651 256 or view the ASP website

Physiotherapists

OUR TEAM OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Getting you back on the track, court, field (surf and slopes!), or simply back to being active and energetic again

Associate Amir Takla founding director of ASP and tennis tour physiotherapist for international and national players, along with senior physiotherapist and co-director of ASP, Mr. Michael Rafla, lead a skilled team of physiotherapists.

 

Physiotherapists
Associate Professor Amir Takla

Experienced musculoskeletal & sports physiotherapist in the management of orthopaedic clients in acute and post-acute environment. Self motivated person who operates effectively as a team member and is capable of working under pressure to produce effective outcomes. Strives to facilitate a prompt diagnosis and the best possible rehabilitation outcome for you.

  • Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist
  • Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member International Society of Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)
  • Member Sports Physiotherapy Australia
  • Member Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia
  • Chair of Physiotherapy Subgroup (ISHA)
  • Chair of Hip Arthroscopy Australia (HAA) Physiotherapy
  • Specialising in Hip assessment, treatment & research
  • Tennis Physiotherapist – National and International Athletes 2003 – 2018
  • Gymnastics Physiotherapist 1999 – current
  • Researcher – The University of Melbourne, Australian Catholic University
  • Clinical Supervisor / Tutor – The University of Melbourne

 

Physiotherapists
Mr. Michael Rafla

Experienced sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist who has worked across 9 sites in Melbourne’s North for over 9 years. Involved in research and design of orthopaedic rehabilitation protocols. Committed to formulating evidence based treatment regimes to ensure clients achieve their goals.

  • Co-Director of ASP & Senior Physiotherapist

  • Extensive sports trainer & sports physiotherapy experience: Old Essendon Grammar Football club, Australian Strength Performance Gym and the St. George Knights Soccer Club

  • Working in conjunction with sports teams, clinicians, orthopaedic surgeons and medical professionals

  • Involvement in clinical research trials evaluating shoulder, hip and knee outcomes

  • Designing rehabilitation protocols with orthopaedic surgeons for post-operative Hip and Knee rehabilitation

  • Regular speaker both locally and internationally, recently at the International Hip Society Conference in Chile

  • Post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation

  • Clinical Supervisor for Masters of Physiotherapy students for multiple universities around Australia.

Physiotherapists
Mr. David Georgy

Dedicated and thorough Physiotherapist with experience in the Management of Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic cliental. Supportive and always meticulous, David endeavours to provide a prompt diagnosis and effective treatment to aid recovery and get clients back on track.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University Of South Australia)
  • Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Registered member of Australian Heath Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Certificate 1 in Dry Needling
  • Post Operative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation experience
  • Clinical Supervisor for Masters of Physiotherapy students from Bond University and Bachelor of Physiotherapy students from ACU University

Physiotherapists
Ms. Fiona Magat

An extremely passionate physiotherapist with experience in the management of orthopedic and musculoskeletal cliental across acute and outpatient settings. A love for physiotherapy is what drives a continual thirst for knowledge and growth. A strong background in competitive sport has developed a deep respect for sports rehabilitation and injury prevention.

  • Doctor of Physiotherapy (Bond University, Gold Coast)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (La Trobe University, Melbourne)
  • Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association (APAM)
  • Registered Member of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • APA – Level 1 Spinal Physiotherapy
  • APPI – Level 1 Pilaties Equipment
  • Competitive Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) Coach
  • State 10 WAG Gymnast

Physiotherapists
Mr. Michael Morcos

Enthusiastic and experienced physiotherapist in management and treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal cliental. Dedicated, strong work ethic, works well in a team setting and under pressure and always maintains a friendly demeanour to provide effective outcomes.

  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University Of South Australia)
  • Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)
  • Registered member of Australian Heath Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Certificate 1 in Dry Needling
  • Reformer and Mat Pilates Experience

Physiotherapists
Ms. Emma Glynn

Experienced physiotherapist in the treatment and management of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic patients, with a special interest in return to sport rehabilitation and acute upper limb and knee injuries.  Dedicated and hard working individual who strives towards optimising patient outcomes and empowering patients throughout their rehabilitation journey.

  • Physiotherapist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
  • Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Pilates instructor – Mat and equipment
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement)
  • Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Bachelor of Health Science/Masters in Physiotherapy Practice
  • Women’s Health Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation Coach Northern Knights Girls TAC Cup Program
  • Strength and Conditioning Assistant Dandenong Rangers Women’s National Basketball Team
  • Strength and Conditioning Assistant Carlton Football Club