Jay Anderson – AFL Physiotherapists

29 October 2021

With the 2021 AFL season now complete, we chatted with one our Sport + Exercise Medicine Physiotherapists, Jay Anderson, about his involvement in the AFL and with the Essendon FC (Bombers).

 

How and when did you become involved with the AFL?

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Emma Poynton – Podiatrist for the Western Bulldogs (AFL, AFLW, VFL and VFLW)

18 October 2021

With the 2021 AFL season now complete, we chatted with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic Podiatrist Emma Poynton about her involvement with the Western Bulldogs Football Club.

 

How and when did you become involved with the Bulldogs?

I first became involved with the Western Bulldogs at the end of 2014 in preparation for the 2015 AFL season. Then in 2016, when the AFL established an AFLW program, I joined the club’s medical team who also care for the AFLW football department.

 

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Brooke Skaf - Myotherapist and Sports Trainer at the Carlton Football Club

04 October 2021

 

With the 2021 AFL season now complete, we chatted with one of our Massage Therapists, Brooke Skaf, about her involvement in the AFL with the Carlton Football Club (Blues).

 

How and when did you become involved with the AFL and the Blues?

I became involved with the Carlton Football Club in 2017. For the first 3 years, I was only working during the week for their training sessions but in 2020 I also became a game day trainer as well.

 

What do your roles with the club involve?

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Dr Liam West and Dr Kendall Brooks – working in the AFL hub

04 November 2020

With the 2020 AFL season now complete, we chatted with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic’s Sport & Exercise Medicine Registrars Dr Liam West and Dr Kendall Brooks about their involvement with the Hawthorn (Hawks) and Greater Western Sydney (GWS Giants) teams, respectively.

 

How and when did you become involved with the AFL and the Hawks / Giants?

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Dr David Bolzonello appointed Melbourne Football Club Senior Doctor

12 December 2017

Unfortunately we are no longer offering our Sport & Exercise Physician Service at Warringal Medical Centre.

Why you ask?

Because Dr David Bolzonello will now be spending his Monday mornings with the players at the Melbourne Football Club where he's been appointed as a Senior Club Doctor!

But don't worry - appointments are still available with him at our Clinic on Mondays (pm), Tuesdays (pm), alternate Thursdays (pm) and Fridays.

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Professional Running, Olympic Dreams, AFL Football......and a Career!?

30 April 2012

Alphington Sports Medicine's Mark Blicavs (pictured in the red singlet) has headed to Europe from ASMC to continue his dream of making the Australian Olympic Team. Despite a hectic and demanding schedule, he has taken the time to give us a valuable insight into how he balances his training with work....and some kind of a social life!

In October 2011 I was fortunate enough to sign as a rookie with the Geelong Football Club. 7 months prior to that I had just started working at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic as a Massage Therapist and for 14 years prior to that I had just started Little Athletics at Sunbury L.A.C.

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Mark Blicavs Sets His Sights on London

07 March 2012

Our very own massage therapist, Mark Blicavs, has big ambitions. Not only does he do a fantastic job balancing his clinical hours at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic with his heavy training schedule but now he has AFL footy to add to that mix!

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