• Your In-Balance Allied Health Collaboration

    Launceston's most comprehensive Allied Healthcare and Wellness Professionals all in one easy central location

    Lloyd Evans In-Balance physiotherapist

    Lloyd Evans

    Physiotherapist

    Lloyd is a Launceston local who spent the start of his career working in Melbourne before returning back to his home town to enjoy the laid back lifestyle and everything that it has to offer. Lloyd enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions through an active approach and empowering people to live healthier and more active lives. He has a keen interest in post-surgical rehabilitation and sports/running related injuries with a wealth of knowledge in strength training principles. In particular he enjoys treating complex neck, low back and knee related injuries. Outside of work, Lloyd enjoys mountain biking, running and exploring the great outdoors. He also enjoys being a part of various community sports with a particular interest in football.

     

    Masters of Physiotherapy Swinburne University

    Bachelor Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) RMIT University  

     

    Brittany Dalgleish In-Balance physiotherapist

    Brittany Dalgleish

    Physiotherapist / NDIS Practitioner

    Hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Brittany moved to Launceston two years ago and is all about embracing an active and fulfilling lifestyle. She has worked mainly in the public health sector across many settings within Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. With a broad range of skills and experience, she is most passionate about rehabilitation, ageing well and neurological conditions. Brittany loves understanding the ‘why’ when it comes to her clients and their condition and is passionate about building strong, supportive relationships with all of those involved in a person’s care. When she is not in the office, you’ll find her hitting the trails, experimenting with delicious recipes in the kitchen, getting involved with her local community and indulging in the local winery scene.

     

    “I am excited and enthusiastic to be a part of your recovery and rehabilitation journey. My aim is to empower you to reach your goals, whatever they may be, and find a form of therapy that works for you.”

     

    Bachelor of Physiotherapy ACU

    Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) ACU

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Elsa Gales Physio and lymphoedema therapist

    Elsa Gales

    Physiotherapist / Lymphoedema Therapist

     

    Originally from Hobart, Elsa is excited to have moved to Launceston after several years living interstate. Elsa has worked in both the private and public setting where she has developed a diverse set of skills and experiences. Elsa is a qualified Lymphoedema Practitioner and has a special interest in the assessment and intervention of both upper and lower limb lymphoedema. Elsa believes strongly in providing patients with the knowledge and assistance they need to empower them to achieve their goals and best manage their condition. Elsa also enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and especially loves helping patients along their recovery journey post sporting injuries and orthopaedic surgeries. Outside of work Elsa is a true foodie, loves the outdoors and all things friends and family. Elsa’s husband Daniel is new to Tasmania so many weekends will be spent exploring, hiking, mountain biking and seeing all the great sites Tassie has to offer (in between renovating their new home!).

     

    “I feel privileged to be able to work with individuals through challenging times in their life. I place high importance on listening and understanding who my clients are. My aim is to equip my clients with the knowledge and treatment they need to guide them through their recovery.”

     

    Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) – Curtin University WA

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Keely Froling WNBL champion physio

    Keely Froling

    Physiotherapist

    Keely enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions however she is particularly interested in sports related injuries and rehabilitation, especially knees and ankles as she has seen plenty of these in her basketball career. Keely has played in WNBL since 2011 and was the WNBL champion in 2019 with the Canberra Capitals.

     

    Keely's hobbies include going out for coffee, travelling the world and exploring different parts of Australia. Her favourite food is anything Mexican, especially burritos and she loves watching the Amazing Race on TV. She secretly hopes that one day she and her twin sister will successfully enter themselves.

     

    "I'm all about understanding who you are and what your goals are no matter how big or small. My passion is guiding and supporting you to reach those goals on your rehab journey!"

     

    Bachelor of Physiotherapy - University of Canberra

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    In-Balance physio Anne Taylor NDIS

    Anne Taylor

    Physiotherapist / NDIS Practitioner

    Anne returned from her studies in NSW in 2017 to work as a physiotherapist in her home state. Anne has experienced a broad range of physiotherapy roles through the LGH, as well as not-for-profit work at MS plus and private practice. Anne has a special interest in helping people with chronic conditions and has focused her work on the NDIS and people with disabilities since 2020. Anne is passionate about building working relationships with people she supports and striving to bring an empathetic and practical approach to her work. Anne enjoys spending time on her hobby farm with her husband Josh where she can be found horse riding, and playing music. 

      

    "I am all about the story. I love to know what matters to you and support you in whatever it is that makes you smile!"

     

    Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Charles Sturt University

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    In-Balance admin

    Courtney Verhaegh

    Physiotherapist / NDIS Practitioner

    Courtney originally grew up in Wagga Wagga, NSW. She moved to Launceston at the beginning of 2018 and quickly found herself loving the Tassie lifestyle. She has experience in a range of settings including private practice, hospitals, and mobile physiotherapy services. Her passions include rehabilitation, disability, and ageing well. Courtney has a focus on holistic healthcare and acknowledging that there is more to a person than just a physical injury. She loves empowering people to take their health into their own hands to achieve their desired outcomes. Outside of work, Courtney is a self-described book-worm who loves a good novel, enjoys volunteering with and mentoring teenagers, and is slowly ticking off the ‘must-see’ sites that Tasmania has to offer.

     

    "I love being able to help people with chronic illness or disability figure out ways to overcome their struggles and get back to doing what's meaningful for them"

     

    Bachelor of Physiotherapy , Charles Sturt University

     Linda King physio watson headache technique

    Linda King

    Physiotherapist

    Linda has worked in Private Practice in Launceston for over 20 years and has a wide range of experience in treating all musculoskeletal areas. She enjoys assisting her clients to return to normal work, sport and everyday life. She combines manual therapy, exercise & education. Linda is a Watson Headache® Certified Practitioner with expertise in managing headache & migraine by treating the neck. She also has an interest in treating dizziness,vertigo, vestibular rehab and concussion management. Linda's other areas of experience include treatment of shoulder, neck and back symptoms. Linda has worked in a range of occupational workplace settings, providing onsite treatment, rehab, ergonomic assessments & education. Outside work Linda aims to keep fit exploring Tassie’s outdoors. At home she enjoys gardening and cooking.

     

    Bachelor App Sci (Physiotherapy) University of Sydney

    Member APA and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Group

    Watson Headache® Certified Practitioner

    Complete Concussion Management Inc. Certified Clinician

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Daniel Justice NDIS physio

    Daniel Justice

    Physiotherapist / NDIS Practitioner

    Daniel loves treating Cerebral palsy, Stroke/Traumatic Brain injury, MS, Down Syndrome, Amputees and Spinal cord injury rehabilitation. He loves helping people to run again following strokes and head injuries and assisting people with disabilities to play sport. He is passionate about assisting people to reach the height of their potential who are living with complex physical and neurological conditions. Daniels background in complex rehabilitation has skilled him to assist people to develop efficient and effective movement patterns, especially relevant for people with disabilities as they face the challenges of ageing. As both a parent and a past head of Physiotherapy at St Giles Daniel is well equipped to assist parents and their children develop physical skills for health and wellbeing from birth to moving out of home. Daniel and his wife Emily are the proud parents of an intelligent but cheeky girl and look forward to raising her with a focus on community and sustainability. When not working in the veggie patch with his family Daniel plays squash and tries to get out on the bike as much as possible.

     

    "There is always hope. There is always a chance to improve.
    Therapy is always improving. Smart people are always coming up with new ideas and tools to help you achieve. There is always another way of doing things. I will always listen"

    BSc Physiotherapy University of Notre Dame Australia

    Running performance and physio by Lisa Barnett at In-Balance Physio and Pilates Launceston

    Lisa Barnett

    Physiotherapist

    Lisa has a wealth of experience in a range of health settings, specialising in overuse training injuries, rehabilitation, yoga, sports injuries and pilates. She believes management of injury first requires better body awareness and nutrition. As a result, Lisa is an accredited yoga teacher and has completed a rehabilitation pilates course with Polestar International. In her spare time Lisa is a formidable competitive runner and plays touch football. This led her to complete the Runity Painless Running Certification program to assist her interest in diagnosing and treating injuries sustained through running. Lisa performs comprehensive running assessments and coaching. She has also combined her passions of running and Pilates in developing Pilates classes aimed at improving running performance and preventing injuries.

     

    B Physiotherapy, University of Newcastle NSW

    Polestar certification in Rehabilitation Pilates

    Level I Yoga instructor 

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Lauren Muralt physio for womens health

    Lauren Muralt

    Physiotherapist

    Lauren joins In Balance with a diverse set of skills and experiences to bring to the team. Lauren enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and assisting patients to overcome their injuries and achieve their goals, all with the focus on improving their ability to get the most out of life. Lauren plans to continue developing her Physiotherapy skills and has an interest in both Pilates and Women’s Health. Outside of work, Lauren both coaches and plays netball at a local level, enjoys running, swimming and going to the gym. You will find her often out at her local café having coffee, at the beach, walking her dog, and spending time with her partner.

     

    "My mission is to help you realise your potential by guiding you on your personalised road to recovery"

     

    Bachelor of Exercise Science UTAS

    Masters Physiotherapy University South Australia

    Chloe oliver EP for NDIS

    Chloe Oliver

    Exercise Physiologist

    Chloe is a Launceston local who has completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science followed by an honour’s year in Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Tasmania. Chloe has a strong interest in helping others though exercise to achieve their goals, overcome injuries and feel better in themselves. While making her clients feel welcomed and supported on their exercise journey. Outside of work Chloe enjoys travelling and exploring new cuisines. On the sporting side of things, Chloe has played netball from a young age and continues to be involved in primary care for Cavaliers State League netball club. Also, if she can find a mountain with snow, she enjoys snowboarding.

     

    "My passion is to help identify and find new ways & ideas which is individual to the person in front of me. Creating a rapport to get the best outcome to allow you to reach your desired goals and endeavours "


    Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, UTAS
    Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science with Clinical Honours in Exercise Physiology

    James Bevitt is an accredited Exercise Physiologist

    James Bevitt

    Exercise Physiologist


    Growing up in South East Queensland James was always interested in the outdoors, sports & exercise. He enjoys adventuring with his family, camping, hiking, squash and golf. James has worked as an EP & Performance specialist in public and private health settings. He has experience with injury rehab, falls & balance training. He excels in cardiovascular rehab, cardio-metabolic health and working with frail or deconditioned patients to restore quality of life and independence. Having recently relocated to Launceston with his partner and daughter, James has loved getting the opportunity to be a stay at home Dad before joining the team. James is ready to bring his experience and passion for providing high quality, patient-centred care to a community in which he both lives and works.
     

    “I'm passionate about guiding people with education & exercise. I would love to help you take ownership over your own health care journey. Tell me your story, and we'll work on the next pages together!”

     

    Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Distinction) - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

    Brooke Humphreys Exercise Physiologist

    Brooke Humphreys

    Exercise Physiologist

    Brooke grew up in NSW and is a beach girl at heart. After travelling Australia in a caravan with her husband and three children, they settled in Tassie due to a love of nature, community and a slower, grounded life. Brooke has worked across a variety of settings including public, private and occupational rehab. Her passion is seeing her clients achieving their goals through education and behaviour change, and showing her clients how exercise and life-style can have such a positive impact on their lives. Brooke loves to work with older populations and also has a keen interest in women’s health. With 3 kids of her own, she understands the load on a mother’s body and mind! When not at work, you’ll find Brooke in the kitchen making sourdough, raw treats and fermented foods! She loves to spend time with family and friends eating and drinking good wine, good music, dancing, reading, hiking and spending time in nature and the veggie garden whenever possible.

     

    "I love helping people realise their potential. I will always listen and work WITH you to come up with a plan that works for your individual circumstances. I have a smile and chat for anyone!"

     

    Integrated Diploma in Contemporary Pilates -Tensegrity Training

    Bachelor of Arts Human Movement 2001, University of Technology, Sydney

    Scott Beeston's  neuro, rehab, pilates concussion and vertigo  and physio treatments at In-Balance

    Scott Beeston

    Physiotherapist/Director

    Through his extensive experience at the LGH Scott has further developed a broad knowledge of musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological rehabilitation. He has an interest in the management of dizziness conditions, stroke rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and falls prevention. More recently Scott has undertaken further study into comprehensive concussion management from acute injury to return to sport. As a keen basketballer, Scott understands the importance of prevention and management of injuries in his role of team Physio for the Launceston Tornadoes. Scott is accredited in rehabilitation pilates with Polestar International and is keen to share his knowledge of its application with others. Scott and his wife Katie are the the proud parents of two beautiful boys.

     

    “Rehabilitation is a team effort. I enjoy playing my part - sharing my knowledge & skills whilst learning how I can support you to contribute your part.”

     

    B Physiotherapy, La Trobe University VIC

    Member APA, Sports and Business Physiotherapy Group

    Polestar certification in Rehabilitation Pilates

    Complete Concussion Management Inc. Certified Clinician

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Michelle Walkden combines Physiotherapy and spinal rehab  at In-Balance Launceston Tasmania

    Michelle Walkden

    Physiotherapist/Director

    Michelle's expertise is in the management of pathology of the spine. She has previously worked in an enhanced scope of practice capacity with spinal surgeons and attended national and international conferences on the latest research in spinal surgery, pain and rehabilitation. Michelle’s role at In-Balance is to use her acquired skills in reading MRI and performing special neurological tests to help accurately assess and treat spinal conditions. Michelle has completed training in Pilates with Polestar and enthusiastically instructs our hydrotherapy classes at the aquatic centre. Outside of work, Michelle's love of movement sees her teaching salsa and enjoying bush walking and biking with her two boys.

     

    B App Sc Physiotherapy, Curtin University WA

    Member APA, Musculoskeletal and Business Groups

    Polestar certification in Rehabilitation Pilates

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Jude Hillhouse Polestar pilates instructor and educator

    Jude Hillhouse

    Pilates Instructor / NDIS Therapy Assistant

    Jude is a passionate instructor of the Pilates method, having taught in the community of Launceston, Tasmania, for over 10 years. A love of movement which grew organically, over her life, through dance and yoga, enabled the possibility and potential of healing through movement, both physically and mentally. Jude believes that a dedicated practice in mindful forms of movement like Pilates or Yoga brings contentment and a deep grounding sense of balance, Jude is currently an assistant educator with Polestar International.

     

    “A positive movement experience without pain is the aim”

     

    Diploma of Professional Pilates

    Yoga instructor

    Esther pilates instructor

    Esther Ciezki

    Pilates Instructor

    Esther is passionate about getting people moving and in turn igniting their love of movement. Being a part of the fitness industry since 2006 she has been training clients individually and within group fitness. Her more recent passion is teaching reformer Pilates. After studying and regularly practicing Pilates she fell in love with how Pilates helped her heal herself both physically and mentally. Esther is particularly interested in sharing this experience with women who lack confidence, feel ‘stuck’ or suffer with various women’s health issues. Esther has enjoyed being part of competitive sport since she was young, however has pulled back more recently to raise her children. Esther now stays active on the reformer, jumping into a yoga class and running outdoors in a group.

     

    “To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life, we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability”

    Billie Ford  pilates instructor

    Billie Ford

    Pilates Instructor

    Billie has spent many years finding deep joy in movement. She has dug, pulled, pushed, reached and chopped in many gardens. She has cuddled, wrestled, wrangled and rescued many children big and small. She has built and sculpted sets and props and strutted stages. She has jumped waves, scrambled rocks, trekked mountains and swam in the beautiful rivers of Lutruwita and beyond. Most days she can be found grooving to music in her lounge room. Billie has had a variety of health challenges and is fascinated by the complex mind-body interconnection in human health and well-being and is always curious to learn more. Pilates has been a large part of Billie’s life for close to 20 years and she appreciates its power to restore, maintain and increase the function of our bodies as we move through life. She has loved studying Pilates instruction through Polestar and is excited to share this fantastic tool with everyone to help them also find joy in movement.

     

    "Movement is key in proactive health care and unlocks our bodies own positive pathways for healing and recovery"

    Marie-Louise Bird PHD Physio & Pilates

    Dr Marie Louise Bird

    Physiotherapist

    With many years of clinical experience Marie-Louise is also the Academic Lead at UTAS (University of Tasmania) focussing on kinesiology, biomechanics and neuroscience. Her research interests include the effects of exercise on balance and strength in older adults, as well as the role of core postural muscles on postural balance and running. Other interests include Pilates, mountain bike riding and running. Marie-Louise helps us out in her spare time teaching Pilates and is also a mentor to Pilates students.


    Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy University of Queensland

    Post Doctorate Physiotherapy

    Diploma of Professional Pilates

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Allie Goodyer is an allied health assistant at In-Balance

    Allie Goodyer

    Allied Health Assistant

    Allie is born and raised in Launceston, mainly with a background in hospitality and supervisor roles. She has always had a passion for working with people and also loves learning about the way the body functions and how exercise can impact these functions. Doing a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science combined these two passions perfectly. Allie will begin her Masters of Physiotherapy degree in mid 2023. She hopes to encourage a holistic approach to health and wellness and promote a balanced lifestyle overall. In her free time Allie is fascinated by astronomy and loves being in nature, she is always trying to appreciate the smaller things in life.

     

    'I believe that the foundation of success lies in the strong rapport we create. Drawing from my experience and knowledge, I aspire to use a collaborative approach to work towards a healthier, stronger, and happier you.'

     

    Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science UTAS

     

    For bookings call 6334 4766 or

    Fletch is senior admin at In-Balance

    Fletch Pretorius

    Admin

    Fletch is a much valued long standing member of our administration team who has previously studied Business Administration. She enjoys working within the healthcare industry and out of hours Fletch volunteers at an aged care facility. She is married with two grown up boys. Fletch enjoys playing netball, water basketball, swimming and the odd Pilates class. There isn't much about In-Balance that Fletch doesn't know, having been around almost since our inception!

    Phillipa senior admin

    Phillipa Boyd

    Admin

    Phillipa has spent all of her life living and working in Tasmania. She has held various administrative positions across a few industries, with the last 8 years being within the medical industry. She has 3 daughters of her own and 2 stepsons with her partner Bradley. She has a granddaughter, a step-granddaughter and step-grandson. Having such a large and beautiful family, doesn’t leave her with a lot of spare time, however she does love getting to the gym as often as she can. She particularly enjoys her Yoga and Pilates and finds that they are both beneficial to her overall health and wellbeing. Phillipa enjoys the challenges in the medical industry and strives to make every interaction with our patients a positive one.

     

    Jacinta Magor admin

    Jacinta Magor

    Admin and Allied Health Assistant

    Jacinta graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition Science in 2021, and has now begun a Master of Physiotherapy at UTAS. Having worked in hospitality for the past six years, she has relished the opportunity to meet new people every day and serve them to the best of her ability.

    Jacinta is excited to combine this passion for people with her passion for health and wellbeing in an administration role at In-Balance. Jacinta has lived in Launceston her whole life, and thoroughly enjoys the beauty Tasmania has to offer. She grew up camping every summer with her family and exploring most of the east coast of Tasmania. Jacinta loves socialising over great food, running, and travelling.

     

    'I believe the little things matter. I will always greet you with a smile and listening ear."

    Carol Leane friendly administratiion at Inbalance

    Carol Leane

    Admin

    Carol moved from Adelaide to Launceston in 2018 to be with her family and fill an administration position at a multidisciplinary allied health practice. She is very excited about joining our team. With her previous experience working with allied health professionals she loves working alongside those who are passionate about making a difference in peoples day to day life. Carol considers herself a team player and enjoys being able to interact with clients. In her spare time Carol likes to ride mountain bikes, play netball, tennis and she also like to take her two small dogs on long walks in this beautiful place.
     

    Jess Gilbert reception

    Jess Gilbert

    Admin

    Jess is a Tassie local, with many years of experience in Medical Admin, ranging from Physiotherapy to Dental. Jess took the opportunity to live on the Gold Coast for a few years to expand on her Medical knowledge and life experiences. She has a dance background for a number of years and has a passion to keep her mind and body active. Jess takes this mindset into making the patients at Inbalance and the people around her feel welcome and supported. In Jess’s free time, she likes to spend it with loved ones. Escaping to the beach and taking time for herself.

    Sule Harris In-Balance admin

    Sule Harris

    Admin

    Sule was adopted to Tasmania at a very young age from India and grew up in Hobart before moving to Launceston to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Physical Exercise. Her passion and drive lie within the sporting industry. Personally, she loves running and being outdoors. She has dedicated an extensive amount of time to teaching aqua aerobics and has acquired significant knowledge of the aqua industry. She is also a parent of two children.

     

    After focusing her time on raising her children as they grow, it has ignited a passion within her to focus on the community and provide the necessary support to professionals within this industry. She is very much a people person and enjoys making others feel supported, safe, and welcome.

    Nicole Zanetto In-Balance admin

    Nicole Zanetto

    Admin

    Born and raised in Tasmania, Nicole has always been surrounded by the great outdoors, shaping her outgoing personality and passion for people. Her career began in the medical sector, where she devotedly served the community. She later moved into event administration, excelling in creating memorable experiences through well-planned events.

     

    Outside work, Nicole is a fitness enthusiast, practicing strength training and Pilates, and sharing this healthy lifestyle with her family. Together, they enjoy beach days and outdoor adventures along Tasmania's East Coast.

    Nicole Zanetto In-Balance admin

    Katie Beeston

    Executive Assistant/Marketing

    Katie grew up in Sydney but now proudly calls herself a Tasmanian. With a background in admin, business ownership, and customer service, she thrives as an Executive Assistant, loving to tinker with all things marketing and keeping the wheels turning with our Directors.

     

    Outside of work, her two boys keep her busy, and she enjoys spending time with her husband, Boss Man Scott. Katie finds joy in good food and good wine, both of which are abundant in Tasmania. She also loves a good Pilates session and is happy to work at In-Balance, where the best classes are offered (not biased we promise...).

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