Meet Our Expert Team
Here at Wallan Physiotherapy Centre, our team go above and beyond to provide the assistance you need.
Andrew Gray is the practice principle at Wallan Physiotherapy Centre. He graduated from Latrobe University in 2003, then worked in private practice at Sorrento, Sunbury, Coburg and Kilmore.
Andrew returned to study in 2010 completing his Masters in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy at Melbourne University. This course allowed him to train with some of the best physios in Victoria gaining invaluable knowledge of injury management and prevention.
Andrew enjoys treating all areas of the body, however he has a special interest in shoulders, knees and pain science.
Andrew values exercise and fitness and has previously competed at a national-level in swimming and cycling.
He is a three time National Masters Champion on the bike and twice Victorian Male Masters Cyclist of the Year.
This personal experience has provided Andrew with a unique understanding of what is required to achieve at elite levels of sport and how to get there.
Combined with his Masters in Physiotherapy, he can provide high level training and rehabilitation programs for you to achieve your goals.
Andrew is also trained in bike fitting and can set-up your bike properly to prevent or relieve pain associated with cycling.
Andrew’s Committee Dedication
He has worked on the committee of the Victorian Physiotherapy Association as a tutor, teaching other physiotherapists and also has experience on a committee assisting Worksafe and TAC with policy planning.
Katherine graduated from the University College of Rehabilitation May Hamilton in 2002 and completed a post-graduate Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Manual Therapy in 2009.
She has more than 14 years of experience working closely with orthopaedic surgeons, having a strong interest in sports injury prevention and management, joint replacement, pre/post-surgery rehabilitation and pre/postnatal physiotherapy treatments, and dry needling application.
Katherine’s Public and Private Experience
Through the years, she has worked for public and private hospitals in the Intensive Care Unit, hospital wards and emergency care as a Physiotherapist, Respiratory Therapist and Manual Therapist, most recently dedicating herself to private clinics in Melbourne.
She also has become an Australian Certified Pilates instructor with great focus on post-natal body recovery and weight management.
Katherine is committed to the Wallan community and aims to improve her patient’s quality of life through treatment, education, prevention and management.
Brandon completed his Bachelor of Exercise science over three years, graduating in 2017. He then followed this with Masters of Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe University.
Brandon has refined his Physiotherapy skills over the past two years with experience at rehabilitation centres, chronic pain clinics and hospitals. This has allowed him to gain knowledge of a range of different areas from Musculoskeletal to Cardiovascular conditions.
Brandon has a sporting background, and values an active lifestyle. He has spent a number of years playing in the Victorian Football League, which has allowed him to experience top level strength and fitness programs first hand. This has provided him with extra knowledge and understanding on how to provide athletes with the high level training programs. Brandon also enjoys golf, playing at a state level in his younger years.
Brandon has spent time working with physiotherapist’s over his sporting career and is excited to be able to do the same now for the community. Aiming to help individuals improve their quality of life and enjoy the activities they love.
Pauline and her family moved to Wallan in 2009 after spending 11 years in Perth. Previous to that, she served in both a full-time and reserve capacity in the Australian Army in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne. The highlight of her time in the military was the 3 years she spent as support staff to SASR that included a deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations.
She has completed a Bachelor of Arts at Edith Cowan University majoring in English/History in 2002. She has 3 children (4 if you count her husband) and enjoys spending time with her family, making a mess in the kitchen and keeping fit.
Melissa has come from a business administration background, having run three very different businesses over the course of her working career.
Most recently, she has spent the last 3 years as a medical receptionist in the Mitchell Shire area. In her spare time, you will find her training in martial arts for which she has an accreditation with the Australian Sports Commission.