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Meet the team.

We’re here to meet all of your

health care needs.


Our team of professional clinical experts are working across our five locations at Brunswick, Reservoir, Footscray, Kew and Heidelberg. Our health practitioners have a wide range of experience and offer different specialist services to ensure we are able to provide for everyone.


Joseph De Francesco


Bachelor of Applied Science & Master of Physiotherapy Practice. Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice from La Trobe University before joining the Total Physiocare team in 2022.  Joseph completed his degree undertaking a range of placements in both metro and regional areas across Victoria. During this time, he completed roles in … Continued

Irene Terzopoulos


Irene graduated from Monash University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) degree. She has been a part of the Total Physiocare team since 2020 working at Warringal Private Hospital, and is now also working at the Total Physiocare clinics. Throughout her studies, Irene gained experience within the Alfred Health system working in acute … Continued

Megan Reid


Megan graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Physiotherapy Practice before joining the team at Total Physiocare in Heidelberg and Reservoir, and at TotalCare in Brunswick.  As a Physio, Megan has experience in assisting patients in both private and hospital settings. These include patients with a variety of different conditions encompassing Musculoskeletal, Neurological and … Continued

Tom Andrews


Tom Graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. Tom Loves helping people out of pain and guiding them to be their best selves. Tom loves working with people with any injuries, especially the knee, arm, and sporting injuries. Outside the clinic, he loves going for bike rides, exploring new … Continued

Alice Smith


Alice graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice from La Trobe University before joining the Total Physiocare team in 2015. Throughout her studies Alice gained clinical experience in musculoskeletal, neurological, cardio-respiratory, emergency medicine and paediatrics across a range of Melbourne’s major tertiary hospitals. During her time with Total Physiocare Alice … Continued

Exercise Physiologists

Emily Francis Pester

Exercise Physiologist

Emily graduated from Deakin University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, and in 2021, successfully graduated from Deakin University with a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Over the duration of her Masters and clinical placements, Emily was able to gain experience and develop her skills working with clients who had numerous chronic and acute conditions, ranging from metabolic, mental health, cardiovascular, neurological and musculoskeletal.   Emily comes … Continued

Angelo Catalano

Exercise Physiologist

Angelo Graduated from Victoria University (VU) in 2016 with a Bachelor of Human Movement & Exercise Science, and in 2019, graduated from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) with a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Throughout his degree and working as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Angelo was able to develop his skills and experience dealing with … Continued


Max Hopes


Max is an Osteopath and strength and conditioning coach. He graduated with a Masters degree in osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy in London in 2012 and became a certified strength and conditioning coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association in 2018. He has amassed a wealth of experience working in the UK, … Continued