Additional Sports Trainer Course - Sunday 19 May

29 April 2019

Still need your Sports Trainer qualification for the 2019 footy season?


We’ve added one more Sports Trainer Course to the schedule for the Northern Football Netball League (NFNL) – Sunday 19 May.


Sports Trainers Course (NFNL & AFL Accredited)

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Improvements To Classes

19 March 2019

To provide you with more more flexibility when undertaking your individualised exercise program, we are converting our two pilates rooms into one integrated Exercise Area. You'll find a range of equipment (gym, pilates & other) all accessible in the one space, enabling you to maximise your time at the Centre while still accommodating for your individual needs.

The new space also comes with a revised timetable.


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Private Health Insurance Natural Therapy Reforms - Pilates

28 February 2019
Important changes - what you need to know!


The Department of Health's private health insurance (PHI) reforms for natural therapy take effect on 1 April 2019.
Private health insurance rebates will no longer be available for a number of natural therapies including Pilates.
Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists will be the only practitioners who can deliver exercises drawn from Pilates within their scope of practice and claim rebates.

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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.


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Cooking With Kristen - No Cook Vietnamese Salad

19 February 2019

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


200g brown rice vermicelli noodles

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Gordon Pritchard - Melbourne Renegades WBBL Physio

18 February 2019

Now that the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League season has come to an end, we found time to sit down with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic (ASMC) Physiotherapist Gordon Pritchard to chat about his involvement.

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06 December 2018

The festive season is fast approaching so we wanted to take this chance to say:

Merry Christmas to all - we wish you a happy & healthy 2019!

Our standard hours over the Christmas and New Year period are:

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Complex Condition Consultancy

04 December 2018

Specialist Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy service now available for consultancy on complex conditions. 

Kay Copeland, one of our most experienced practitioners here at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, is now a Specialist Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist* (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2018).

In this role she will act as a consultant to current treating practitioners to progress complex conditions.

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Cooking With Kristen - Sprouts and Speck Salad

27 November 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian and an Approved Eating Disorder Practitioner.


If you hate Brussels sprouts you're doing it all wrong. Boiled soggy sprouts are a thing of the past.

If you want to avoid the stink the trick is to keep the sprouts RAW.

Give my SPROUT & SPECK SALAD a go...

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Cooking With Kristen - Loaded Sweet Potato

15 August 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Focus on: A Podiatrist’s role in knee pain

07 August 2018

Are your feet affecting your knee pain?


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Cooking With Kristen - Easy Cheesy Muffins

08 May 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Cooking With Kristen - Vegetarian (Bean) Wraps

07 February 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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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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Part-time Podiatry position at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic

12 December 2017

We're looking for a part-time Podiatrist to join our team in 2018.


Strong experience in managing sports injuries, undertaking biomechanical assessment and orthotic prescription and nail surgery will be required.

The sessions will require evening work over two days.


For further enquires or to submit you application please contact Dr Gaylene McKay, Managing Director at

Applications will close on 24th December 2017.

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