Pam has been with the Physio@Sandringham from the very start. She is one of our best regarded staff members and therapists.
Pam completed her Remedial Massage qualification in 2000 and Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) in 2004 and has worked in Bayside for 18 years.
Her special interests are in lower back and hip disfunction, dry needling and MAT assessment.
In her spare time, wrangles young two children & loves movies and politics.
After several years in the corporate industry, Ilonka decided upon a career change when she enrolled to study Remedial Massage and Myotherapy at the Australian College of Massage. During this time she also volunteered with Tennis Australia and Melbourne Marathon. She now has 8 years of clinical experience in the treatment of soft tissue conditions in her own private practice and working with Bayside Sports Medicine Group.
Ilonka believes in a holistic approach and will regularly work alongside other health professionals to ensure best patient outcomes. She is passionate about continued learning and enjoys the challenge of being presented with various conditions on a daily basis.
When not helping patients Ilonka loves spending time with her husband and 3 kids. Ilonka is an avid gardener, artist, reader and enjoys a bit of pottery.
Dion is a Remedial Massage therapist qualifying at Victoria University in 2016 at the top of his class. He has an extensive understanding of biomechanics related to most sports but specifically running, cycling, swimming and ball sports. Dion, himself is an avid runner and has run at an international level at the 2016 & 2018 100km World Championships. He has run over 70 marathons and ultramarathons, completed the 2014 Melbourne Ironman, 4 Oxfam 100km events and many shorter distances ranging from trails, road and track. He has won multiple city marathons in Canberra, Hobart, Ston (Croatia) and hosts a5km PB of 14:54 and marathon PB of 2:21.
Dion’s massage career came from his passion for running while looking to improve his health when he was a chef (over a 12 year period). This is when his passion for running started to take over and ended up falling in love with the healthcare system and all of the benefits that come with it.
Outside of massage and running, Dion loves spending time with his partner Jacquie, cooking, watching sports and spending time with family.
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