Our Team

Alana Hassell

(Director / Physiotherapist)

BPhty. M.A.P.A.

Alana graduated from the University of South Australia in 2011 and has since been working in Spinal and Sports Physiotherapy positions, she has been part of the SVPP since 2014.

Alana is proficient in trigger point and myofascial dry needling techniques. She has a special interest in treating cervicogenic headaches and migraines as well as sporting injuries in particular acute traumatic knee and ankle injuries, acute or chronic hip pain and running injuries. She is also trained in assessment and treatment of vertigo and vestibular dysfunction.

She has extensive experience in treating elite Football and Volleyball players, having maintained professional relationships with high level sporting clubs including South Adelaide Football Club, Volleyball Victoria and University Blues Volleyball Club (National Volleyball League). 

Alana is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association ensuring ongoing professional development and evidence based practice. 
Alana consults Monday (10am-7pm), Tuesday (3pm-7pm), Wednesday (10am-7pm) and Thursday (8am-4pm).

 

Lachlan Broadway

(Physiotherapist) 

B. BioMedSc (hons) D. Phty 

Lachlan graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne in 2019. Prior to undertaking his degree in Physiotherapy he completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours). Lachlan is proficient in dry needling and uses exercise rehabilitation and manual therapies to holistically help his patients achieve the optimal client centred goals. He’s big on educating patients to fully understand their issues to adapt and achieve their best results. 
 
As a keen sportsman himself Lachlan has been on both sides of the treatment table working with Soccer, Football and swimming athletes and enjoys tailoring rehabilitation to meet the specific goals for his patients in their activity of choice.
 
Lachlan is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Sports and Exercise  group ensuring ongoing professional development and application of evidence based practice.

Lachlan consults Tuesday (8am-3pm), Wednesday & Thursday (10am -7pm), Friday (8am-4pm) and Saturday (9am -1pm). 

 

Alice Gofron 

(Podiatrist) 

Ba. Health Sc. M. Podiatry Practice 

Alice graduated from LaTrobe University and has since worked in both the public and private sector. Alice has been a member of the SVPP team sine 2017 and is our Podiatry team manager. 

With her attention to detail, and knack of identifying ‘hard to find’ underlying factors, she has built a reputation for getting great results. Alice draws upon her expertise in a range of treatment techniques and footwear knowledge to get patients on their best treatment pathway. 

Alice grew up with love of dancing and has an invested interest in pre-pointe and ballet assessments, she also enjoys treating complex foot pathologies and hard to treat foot and lower limb pains. She has an interest in ingrown toe nail management, diabetic foot care and assessment and acute and chronic foot injuries, however is passionate about all things feet!

Alice consults on Tuesday (10-7pm)  and Thursdays (8am – 4pm)

Emily Pearse 

(Podiatrist) 

Ba. Health Sc. M. Podiatry Practice 

Photo coming soon… 

Emily graduated from LaTrobe University in 2012 and since has been working across varying private practice roles in Melbourne. 

Emily is a recent addition to SVPP, however she’s already become a valued member of our team and very popular with our Podiatry clients. She has an interest in general foot care, diabetic assessments and foot care and ingrown toenail management. 

Emily consults on Fridays ( 9am – 5pm). 


 

 

 

We support people who support us and are proud to be sponsoring Melbourne University Renegades Volleyball Club and looking after their athletes. We also work extremely closely with Volleyball Victoria and the State Team program for both beach and indoor Volleyball.