Our team in Knoxfield offer a friendly face and are ready to help with their extensive expertise.

Ben Kewish

Ben Kewish

Physiotherapist & Director

Ben Kewish has been a physiotherapist for over 15 years, servicing the Dandenong Ranges and Knox regions. He became the owner of Hills Physiotherapy Clinic in 2012. Ben has grown the business into the premier Allied Health facility in the Dandenong Ranges, with the addition of associated services- orthotist, remedial massage, and myotherapy. Ben personally specialises in sports, spinal, aquatic physiotherapy, strength training, headaches and pain management. He heads a team of physiotherapists, myotherapists, and remedial massage therapists-providing a complete program of complimentary care to service the Dandenong Ranges.

Louise Mitchell

Physiotherapist

Louise studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra and has recently moved back to Melbourne. She used to train and live at the Australian Institute of Sport on a swimming scholarship and was a multiple semi-finalist and finalist at Australian Open National Swimming Championships. From this sporting background, Louise maintains an interest in all sports injuries and has also been involved with Australian Rules Football teams for 3 years.

Louise also clinically enjoys the challenge of treating complex patients including Women's Health/Pregnancy/Continence rehabilitation, Sports and Spinal injuries, and with special interest in using Clinical Pilates to gradually return these patient groups to normal function.

Louise enjoys exercising, socialising with friends, and also loves eating out for breakfast and experimenting with different foods in the kitchen.

Amy Isaac

Pilates Instructor, Myotherapist

As a Myotherapist and Pilates Instructor, Amy is continuously inspired how Pilates re-educates and heals the body. The amazing changes that occurred when Amy first became interested in Pilates to help rehabilitate a back injury inspired her to pursue professional Pilates certification. Amy received her Studio Level 1 and Mat Certification through Taube Pilates and will continue to train under Louise Taube to complete Level 2 and 3 of Comprehensive Studio Pilates. As a practicing Myotherapist and with a background in dancing, Amy’s knowledge of the muscular system, movement, conditions and pathology, she ensures her clients can rehabilitate old and new injuries, restore function to tight and achy muscles and return to strength and flexibility.

Alysia Raftery

Myotherapist, Naturopath

Alysia is a degree qualified Naturopath and Myotherapist completing her studies at RMIT in 2001, and Endeavour College of Natural Therapies in 2008. Alysia has 12 years of experience in the natural health industry. She keeps up to date with the latest scientific research and information on complementary medicine and applies these latest tools to her treatment. . Her passions are fertility, pregnancy, children's health, musculoskeletal pain management, and weight loss.
Alysia brings warmth and a sense of humour each of her consults. She recognises that each person has unique treatment requirements and uses her analytical skills to provide the best treatment plan for them. Alysia is a current member of ATMS and IRMA

Cobie Cowling

Myotherapist

Cobie graduated from RMIT with an Advanced Diploma of Applied Science majoring in Myotherapy in 2005 and has focused her work in a clinical setting since. With previous history of working with various sporting clubs including two AFL teams, Cobie has a keen interest in treating sporting injuries as well as postural imbalances due to regular workplace life stresses, sciatic and low back pain, headaches and migraines relating to neck and TMJ dysfunction, amoungst many ailments.
Cobie combines many treatment techniques to restore equilibrium including deep tissue manipulation, myofascial dry needling, myofascial cupping, heat/cyrotherapy, corrective exercises and more recently manual lymphatic draining to support the body's natural immune system and reduce edema (swelling) in the body.
As an active member of IRMA, Cobie takes a keen interest in learning new and exciting treatment techniques through various courses and in her spare time Cobie enjoys sports and loves playing a good game of Netball and Softball.

Michelle Dyt

Myotherapist

Michelle graduated from RMIT in 2002 and has been working as a Myotherapist in a variety of work environments in Melbourne and surrounds. She continues to further her studies through ongoing professional development courses and is currently studying Pilates. Michelle treats a range of conditions from lower back pain to neck and shoulders. Michelle has had professional involvement in the Oxfam Trail Walk, Australian Ballet, fun runs and various sporting clubs.
She enjoys making a difference to her patient's work and everyday life. Michelle treats a range of conditions from lower back pain to neck and shoulders.

Samantha Currie

Myotherapist

Samantha Currie is a caring and compassionate and can provide a deep understanding of her patient’s pain and their desire to recover. Using her keen eye for detail and practical knowledge, she uses a variety of different techniques such as practitioner assisted stretching, massage, dry needling, cupping, taping and strengthening exercises.
Sam enjoys providing information about how a patient's musculature works, and ways they can minimize the risk of injuries occurring.
Most of all Samantha strives to hear how her patients are recovering with treatment, and gaining feedback on how they are improving.

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