Practitioners

JAMES NELSON from Geelong Physiotherapy

JAMES NELSON     B. Physio. M.A.P.A.

Graduating from The University of Melbourne in 1996, James is now enjoying living and working in Geelong.  Post University he has held positions in rural Victoria, Melbourne and overseas, including stints with the British Forces (Germany) and the Irish Olympic physiotherapy team.  Having grown up in Geelong, he has returned to the area and has worked with Geelong Physiotherapy since 2000. James has a particular interest in musculoskeletal/sports rehabilitation, notably with athletics, cricket and hockey.  James has completed further studies in dry needling and has keenly incorporated this into his daily practise. James is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.
CAITLYN WILKINSON from Geelong Physiotherapy

CAITLYN WILKINSON     B. Physio. M.A.P.A.

After growing up in Shepparton, Caitlyn completed her physiotherapy degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2010. She then moved to Geelong working in Aged Care and Rehabilitation, before working in the Public Health System at the Werribee Mercy Hospital. Caitlyn gained a wide range of inpatient, women’s health and rehabilitation skills. She is now part of the Geelong Physiotherapy team to pursue her interest in orthopaedic rehabilitation and musculoskeletal physiotherapy.  Caitlyn also works from the Myers Street Family Medical Practice all day each Friday.  Caitlyn is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.
NICK HOLMES from Geelong Physiotherapy

NICK HOLMES   B.Physio M.A.P.A.

Nick completed his physiotherapy degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2008.  Nick worked in the Public Health System at Albury-Wodonga Health and Barwon Health before joining Geelong Physiotherapy in 2011.  After relocating to London in 2012, Nick worked for West Hampstead Physiotherapy, a private musculo-skeletal clinic in North London, before returning to the local area and Geelong Physiotherapy in mid 2014.  Nick has a clinical interest in sports and spinal physiotherapy, is a dry-needling therapist, and also runs weekly hydrotherapy sessions every Friday morning.  Outside work hours Nick enjoys football, running and surfing.  Nick is a certified Early Intervention Physiotherapist with Workcover and the Transport Accident Commission.
JESSICA KUKLYCH from Geelong Physiotherapy

JESSICA KUKLYCH  DPT, BSc, DML (Japanese)

Jessica graduated from a Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne in 2013 after completing a Bachelor of Science and Japanese language diploma. Since graduating, Jessica has worked in private practice, with sporting teams, in corporate health, as a clinical pilates instructor and in aged care. Having spent most of her life living in Ocean Grove, Jessica is based in the Bellarine region as a community physiotherapist, providing treatment for clients in their homes. This work is complemented by part time work as an aged care physiotherapist and current studies of a Diploma of Sustainable Living. In her spare time Jessica enjoys gardening, board games, volleyball and walks with her dog on the beach.

RACHEL PAYNE from Geelong Physiotherapy

RACHEL PAYNE BHlthSc. M.Physio Prac


Rachel graduated from Latrobe University in 2014 with a bachelor of health science and Master of physiotherapy practice.New to Geelong, Rachel grew up in regional Victoria in Bendigo. She has worked in a variety of areas of physiotherapy within the public hospital system. This includes rehabilitation, medical/surgical wards, community physiotherapy and specialist outpatient clinics.  Rachel works to provide our community service, providing treatment for clients at home as well as hydrotherapy classes. She has an interest in orthopaedic rehabilitation, hydrotherapy and lymphoedema management.  She also has post graduate training in dry needling.

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GEORGIE McNIECE from Geelong Physiotherapy

GEORGIE McNIECE Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)

Georgie graduated from a bachelor of occupational therapy at Deakin University geelong in 2016.
Since graduating, Georgie has predominantly been working in the private rehabilitation hospital setting which has piqued her interest in neurological rehabilitation with a particular interest in stroke. Georgie also has a strong interest in working with the aged community and is passionate about ensuring her client's can remain in their home by maximising their independence and safety.  Georgie loves keeping busy with her two diverse roles at geelong Physiotherapy and in private rehabilitation.  In her spare time, Georgie is passionate about snowboarding, keeping fit and listening to music. 

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Leonie Brockman from Geelong Physiotherapy

LEONIE BROCKMAN   Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)

Leonie completed her Occupational Therapy degree in Perth before relocating to the Eastern States and enjoying several years living and working abroad. Throughout her career, Leonie has worked predominantly in aged care and disability with the past 15 years primarily employed in Community Health positions within Victoria. Leonie has a keen interest in aged and dementia care, home modifications, assistive technology and re-ablement and is pursuing post graduate studies in Access Consulting. Since relocating to Geelong in 2017, Leonie has worked for several local providers including Barwon Health. Outside of work, Leonie enjoys being involved with a number of social and volunteer groups as well as discovering all the wonderful things that the Bellarine region has to offer

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