Health Professional Staff

Elena Poon 

Elena Poon

Elena graduated as a physiotherapist from University of Melbourne in 2003. She has a wide range of experience in hospitals, community health and private practice. Elena has a passion working with the elderly people and takes an interest in back and shoulder injuries. She also uses acupuncture as an adjunct. Elena is fluent in Cantonese and Chinese.

 Jess Ooi

Jess Ooi

Jess graduated as a physiotherapist from The University of Melbourne. She has a keen interest in pre and post operative management, geriatrics and spinal conditions. Jess is also proficient in dry needling and pilates. She speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.

 Christine Harding

Christine Harding

Chris graduated as a physiotherapist from Cumberland College, Sydney University in 1991. She has worked in Private Practice for over 20 years and has a special interest in sports, spinal and soft tissue injuries. Chris has worked with Armed Forces personnel, sporting clubs; including rugby league, soccer and EDFL teams and in general practice. She has a keen sense of humour and is a firm believer in home exercise therapy programs. Chris attends several continuing education programs each year.

 Christopher So

Christopher So

Christopher graduated in 1979 from Lincoln Institute of Victoria as a physiotherapist. He has a variety of experience in different areas of physiotherapy. He was a visiting lecturer in physiotherapy school in Hong Kong Polytechnic. Christopher has also completed a manipulative therapy course and a certificate in ergonomics . He has a strong interest in Christian Ministry which he pursues in his free time.

 Cathy Warren

Cathy Warren

Cathy graduated with honours from LaTrobe University’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy program. She specialises in Pilates and women’s health including pre and post natal conditions. Previously working in private practice and in rehabilitation in the hospital sector, she has a wide range of experience in a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. She combines hands on treatment and dry needling to address many musculoskeletal and sports injury.

 Erica Pong

Erica Pong

Having competed at an international level representing the Aussie flag in Badminton, Erica draws from her experience and passion to help all athletes return back to sport in the shortest period of time. While constantly continuing with further education such as being trained in the Ridgway Method, Erica is able to specialise in solving pain and working with clients to achieve their goals. Erica is a true believer that laughter is the best medicine and enjoys making clients leave with a smile.

Support Staff

 Linda

Linda

Linda our receptionist is working at Blackburn North Physiotherapy Centre on a Monday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. She has had experience in working at medical practices, rehabilitation hospitals, and kindergartens. Linda has an interest in working with children in an educational setting. If you have any questions, or need to make a booking, she is able to help you.