About Balance North

Our friendly qualified practitioners aim to elevate the well-being of our entire community through compassion, expertise and a genuine human connection.

 We value the intimate relationships we build with our clients and feel so grateful to assist in guiding you toward a happier and healthier self.

Community Care

At Balance North, we believe each individual’s wellness journey should feel connected, enjoyable and accessible.

Our friendly qualified practitioners aim to elevate the well-being of our entire community through compassion, expertise and a genuine human connection. We value the intimate relationships we build with our clients and feel so grateful to assist in guiding you toward a happier and healthier self.

Physiotherapy

General Physiotherapy
Clinical Pilates
Injury Management
Post-Operative Rehabilitation
Hypermobility
Chronic Pain or Illness
Prenatal Care & Pregnancy Care
Running Injuries
Osteoarthritis & Osteoporosis
Sports Injuries
Balance and Falls Prevention

Our physiotherapists provide evidence-based clinical management of injuries and movement conditions. All our physiotherapists have undergone post-graduate training to ensure you are receiving the most current and efficient care. Balance North physiotherapy may involve the combination of hands-on therapy, exercise and education to help clients overcome injuries. 

Our physiotherapists are also trained in exercise assessment and prescription and can help guide you to prevent injuries or enhance sport performance. We work with a wide range of clients from different age groups and activity levels. 

Physiotherapy for Eating Disorders

Guided Exercise In Recovery Support with Mindset around Movement
Building Strength
Improving Movement
Hands On Treatment

Physiotherapy can be a valuable addition to the healthcare team when recovering from an eating disorder. These sessions aim to provide non-judgemental and trauma-informed care for bodies of all shapes and sizes. We will explore your goals, exercise history, mindset around movement and musculoskeletal concerns to create an individualised plan to support you through your recovery journey.

Psychology & Clinical Psychology

Difficulties with life transitions Stress and burnout Mood disorders (depression, anxiety) Eating disorders and body image issues Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Relationship issues Complex trauma Self-esteem and identity issues Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Gender and sexuality. Bipolar Disorder Adult ADHD Emotion dysregulation

We offer a range of evidence-based treatments to help our clients improve their mental wellbeing.

Our team of experienced and compassionate therapists are dedicated to providing personalised care and support to help our clients overcome their challenges and achieve their goals.

At Balance North, we strive to develop with each client a unique, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic relationship in a safe and judgement-free space.

Dietetics

Personalised Nutrition Management
Chronic Disease Management
Sustainable Food Choices
Snack and Recipe Ideas
Education

Dietitians are experts in food and nutrition. They provide guidance about how to appropriately manage your diet and nutrition to help maintain your health and reduce your risk of developing chronic disease. Our dieticians are non-judgemental and adopt a body-positive approach to nutrition. Our dieticians work holistically within the allied health-team to ensure that every client feels supported. 

Massage Services

Remedial Massage Therapy
Relaxation Massage
Hot Stone Therapy
Pregnancy Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage

Our massage therapists are highly trained and work closely within the allied health team to treat a wide range of conditions. Common conditions include chronic pain, sports and soft tissue injuries, muscle cramps, low back pain, recovery after exercise, and stress related conditions.

Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates
Lunch-Time Pilates Reformer
Physio Group Exerise (Clinical Pilates)
Pre & Post Natal Reformer (Bubs Welcome)

At Balance North we offer a variety of pilates classes which are suitable for a pilates novice or beginner up to an advanced level. Our experienced instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and pride themselves on ensuring everyone has a fulfilling class experience. Pilates is an excellent exercise option that is safe but can be highly challenging for everybody. 

Join Our Team

A highly skilled team you can relate to and trust.
Currently hiring, please see our LinkedIn Page for postings.

Meet the team

Olivia Nimmo

Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates (Clinical Exercise) Instructor
Olivia has specialised in Sports Physiotherapy, Mat and Reformer Pilates training and Clinical Pilates. Alongside Pilates, Liv has a keen interest in running injuries, post-operative rehabilitation and pre/post-natal care. She is most excited when helping people return to doing what they love, whether that is competitive sports or weekend gardening. Liv has a holistic approach and will use a mixture of education, manual therapy, individualised rehabilitative exercises and Pilates to get clients back doing what they love, as soon as possible.

Prenatal Health
Postnatal Physiotherapy
Prenatal Physiotherapy
Running Injuries
Injury Management
Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation
Pilates
Clinical Pilates
Women’s Health
Sports Physio

Georgia Cranswick

Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates (Clinical Exercise) Instructor
Georgia has extensive experience teaching Clinical Pilates. Alongside pilates, Georgia has a keen interest in injury management, rehabilitation, chronic or long-standing pain, as well as both pre and post-natal exercise. Georgia focuses on individual needs when it comes to pain management, as she strives to get her patients back doing what is most meaningful to them. She focuses on educating and empowering patients in order for them to feel confident in their own pain management. Georgia has a holistic approach and uses a range of manual treatment, dry needling, education, at home exercise rehabilitation and supervised exercise.

Pre & Post Natal Physiotherapy
Acute Injury Asessment
Chronic Pain
Reformer Pilates
Injury Prevention
Sports Injuries
Clinical Pilates
Clinical Exercise
Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy

Bec Gawler

Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates (Clinical Exercise) Instructor
Bec enjoys getting to know each client as an individual and working towards goals that are important to them. She has a strong passion for supporting those with eating disorders to develop a positive relationship with exercise and manage associated injuries, pain and bone density concerns. Bec also has a keen interest in injury management, post-operative rehabilitation, hypermobility and chronic illness. She aims to provide weight neutral and trauma-informed care using a mix of education, manual therapies and exercise to help people get back to doing what they love.

Physiotherapy for Eating Disorders
Clinical Exercise
Women’s Health
Chronic Illness
Hypermobility
Post-Operative Rehabilitation
Injury Management
Eating Disorders
Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy

Nathan Rogerson

Remedial Massage Therapist (Male)

Nathan has an empathetic approach with clients, working closely with clients to help find relief for aches and pains, and achieve overall health goals.

Health fund rebates are available for treatments with Nathan. HICAPS facility available for health fund claims.

Running Injuries
Deep Tissue Massage
Injury Management
Massage
Remedial Massage Therapy
Relaxation Massage
Massage Therapy
Sports Massage
Remedial Massage

Alex Salmon

Accredited Practising Dietitian
Alex takes a compassionate and inclusive approach to nutrition, helping her clients find peace with food and their bodies, while improving long term health and wellbeing. She is an avid learner, and is always willing to investigate new areas of nutrition for her clients.

Chronic disease
Body image
Intuitive Eating
Women’s Health & Pregnancy
Gut Health
Cancer Care
Cancer Nutrition

Ellen Anderson

Accredited Practising Dietitian
Ellen works with clients to help appropriately manage their diet and nutrition. She assists clients maintain their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease. Her approach is non-judgemental and she helps clients adopt a body-positive approach to nutrition. Her aim is to help clients feel better in their bodies and maintain healthy habits. Outside of Balance North, Ellen is also a researcher and teacher in the area of dietetics and nutrition.

Fodmap
IBS
Chronic Disease Management
Chronic Illness
Nutrition
Dietetics

Jesse Ruse

Clinical Psychologist

Jesse is passionate about person-centred therapy and improving quality of life for his clients. He aims to create an inclusive and safe space for all people regardless of ability level, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, culture, or religion. It is important to Jesse to provide accessible services to the community, and he divides his time between BalanceNorth and a governmental organisation that provides mental health support to vulnerable young people.

At BalanceNorth, Jesse works one-on-one and with families, with adolescents and adults who are experiencing a range of difficulties. He develops individualised treatment plans that are grounded in evidence-based therapeutic approaches. Targets for intervention are based on client goals and a shared understanding of the difficulties a person is experiencing.

Please note this practitioner does not provide emergency or crisis management and does not specialise in providing reports for court, academic exemption or for insurance purposes.

Body Image
Eating Disorders
Anxiety
Anorexia (under 18 years)
Emotional Disregulation
Adult ADHD
Bipolar Disorder
Gender & Sexuality
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Self-esteem and identity issues
Trauma
Relationship Issues
Difficulty with Life Transitions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Mood Disorders (Anxiety, Depression)
Stress and Burnout

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