Gaylene McKay - Physiotherapist with the Melbourne Boomers WNBL team

19 February 2019

Now that the 2018/19 WNBL season is over, we chatted with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic Physiotherapist Gaylene McKay about her involvement.
When and how did you begin working as a Physio in the WNBL / for the Melbourne Boomers?

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VIC U-18 Basketball Success

18 April 2017

Alphington Sports Medicine Physiotherapists Karina Chilman and Madeleine Ellis have just returned from Townsville where they got the sweet taste of success in the form of Australian U18 Basketball Championships gold with the Vic Metro Mens and Vic Country Womens teams.

For a full list of the results check out Basketball Australia's website: http://twitter.com/BasketballAus/status/853401302553944064

Karina Chilman: 2nd from the right, back row with the mens team.

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Vale Steve Evans

27 September 2016

A highly experienced sports physiotherapist with a passion for basketball, Steve Evans was one of the founders of Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic. He sadly passed away last year after a long and courageous battle with his health.

Steve was a crucial part of the clinic growing to what it is today. He bought a wealth of knowledge and friendship along the journey and he fostered a culture of caring for everyone around him.

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A Taste of (Basketball) Success

14 July 2016

Alphington Sports Medicine Physio Madeleine Ellis has just returned from Europe where she got the sweet taste of success in the form of World Championship gold with the Sapphires, Australia's U17 girls basketball team.

She said it was an amazing trip and team to work for - with the highlight definitely being the team's semi final and first ever win over the USA!

Madeleine is on the far right in this team photo.

 

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World Summer Universiade Games

06 August 2015

WOW WOW WOW!! What an experience!

In early July, I was fortunate enough to work on the Medical Team for the Aussieroos at the World Summer Universiade Games. They were held in Gwangju, which is 4 hours south of Seoul. It was a very clean city, with friendly people who were warm and accommodating. There were over 14,000 athletes competing from 170 nations. The atmosphere for both the opening and closing ceremonies was electrifying; something that I will always remember.

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Julia Allan's Recent Trip to China With the Andrew Gaze Australian All Star Team

21 July 2014

Julia Allan (physiotherapist) recently travelled with the Andrew Gaze Australian All Star Team to China. She kindly gives us a quick run down.

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Jessica Thornton (physio) Recounts Her Trip to China with the Gems

24 May 2013

Recently, I travelled to China with the Gems, (the U/19 Australian Women’s national basketball team). It was a four nation tour, competing against China, Brazil and the USA. Over two weeks we played in three different cities.

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Gaylene McKay Talks About Her Role as a WNBL Physio

27 March 2012

Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic's managing director, Gaylene McKay is no stranger to the rigorous demands of professional basketball. Having been the first WNBL player to rack up 300 games. She has been a part of the Bulleen Boomers since 1991 and she talks about her role with the 'Manningham Leader'

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AIS Update From Miranda Wallis

27 February 2012

Our very own Miranda Wallis (physiotherapist) has been seconded to the Australia Institute of Sport leading up to London 2012. She gives us this update..


After another successful Gliders camp, I started my new adventure with the AIS Physical Therapies department on the Friday after Australia Day.  This first day I was left to my own devices to organise IT to get my computer going, find my way to the uniform store and just generally get to know my way around the people and places that make up the AIS....

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