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Madeleine Linton, Exercise Physiologist
is a qualified and Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Madeleine completed a Bachelor of Human Movement at the University of Tasmania in 2006 and in order to pursue her interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation, went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation at the University of Ballarat in 2007.
Throughout her academic studies and work experience in settings, including private practice, workplace health and community health, Madeleine has gained the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and effectively prescribe exercise and offer advice for clients with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, chronic and complex medical conditions and general health and wellbeing concerns. Madeleine has particular interest in corrective exercise for faulty posture and body mechanics and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.
Outside of work, Madeleine enjoys keeping fit and healthy whether it be a game of netball, strength training or a walk in the sunshine. Madeleine also spends most weekends sailing on Port Phillip Bay and has competed at State and National Championships. Madeleine's goal is to assist her clients improve their quality of life and achieve their desired health and wellbeing, fitness and rehabilitation goals through providing a supportive and thorough treatment service, which is appropriate, safe and enjoyable for each individual.
Our reception staff include Robyn Johnson, Lauren Haynes, Olivia Curtis and Renee Grant - all who will be more than happy and willing to take your call and help you in any way possible.
Dr Marnie Norfolk (BSc MHS (Osteo) Grad Cert Tert Ed Grad Cert Paeds)
is a registered Osteopath. She obtained her Osteopathic qualification from Victoria University in Mebourne in 2001. This included a Masters project on rehabilitation of ankle sprains in football. Marnie has a keen interest in injuries in the limbs e.g. ankle, knee, shoulder and wrist. Work experience has been gained in hospitals both in Australia and overseas.
Marnie has been involved in teaching and workshops for Sports Medicine Australia, RMIT and Victoria University. Marnie now teaches with the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation (SCTF) and enjoys incorporating techniques from Osteopathy in the cranial field in her treatments. In 2008 Marnie completed a Graduate Certificate of Higher Education to complement her teaching work and in 2011 she completed her Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics for Neonates for Manual Therapists to further inform and support her special interest in working with babies and children.
Dr Craig Russell B.Osteo.Sci./B.App.Sci (Clin.Sci.)
is a fully registered Osteopath and a member of Osteopathy Australia (OA). He graduated from RMIT in 1999, and currently works in two practices across Melbourne (Prahran and Mitcham). After gaining valuable experience in a mentoring role with the late Osteopath Jiri Benes, Craig now has a special interest in manipulative treatment of biomechanical problems, such as postural and sports injuries. In the sporting field, Craig now Osteopathically manages some of Australia’s top athletes – including cyclists, equestrian, athletics and AFL umpires.
Most recently Craig has had the enjoyable experience of placement in a Sports Medicine hospital in Mumbai, India - working in a collaborative approach alongside a medical team (including surgeons and physiotherapists) in both a mentoring and clinical capacity. Craig has also lectured at Victoria University and RMIT in the Osteopathic undergraduate program.
Craig enjoys spending time with his family, and can also be found supporting various sporting teams in Melbourne.