Our Team

Team of Wyndham Physio & Rehabilitation in Werribee

About our Team

Wyndham Physio & Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Clinic in Werribee – and has been servicing the Wyndham area for over 30 years. We are a professional, progressive establishment with a positive team culture – committed to providing the highest level of care and support to our local and extended community.

Russell Thompson Wyndham Physio & Rehab

Russell Thompson


Russell Thompson is a Senior Physiotherapist and the Director of Wyndham Physio and Rehabilitation. He established the practice in 1984 and returned to full time study in 2001 to complete his Masters of Manipulative Therapy and is a titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

He has extensive experience in a wide range of Musculoskeletal Conditions/Injuries including chronic pain and sporting injuries. This includes joint manipulation and mobilisation to reduce pain and stiffness, soft tissue massage and muscle re-education and strengthening to improve control.

He also has a special interest and experience in upper limb and shoulder conditions and is a member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia.
He works closely with an Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist assisting with post operative management of many shoulder conditions, especially total shoulder replacement and also where indicated they work together to integrate the benefits of both surgery and conservative treatments.

Russell has always had a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy and has been involved at a senior level with Olympic Sports athletes and athletes in the AFL and also athletes on a local level. He was a consultant at the Geelong Football Club and spent over 10 years as the Senior Physiotherapist for the Werribee Football Club.

He has a keen interest in Road Cycling and has been fortunate to have travelled to Europe to ride some of the gruelling rides completed by professional cyclists. He does specific Bike Setups for those riding on a regular basis to aid their riding technique to style and prevent pain and injuries due to the incorrect bike positioning.

Ronak Patel


Ron is an experienced Physiotherapist who joined our team in 2014.

He has a special interest in treating all types of musculoskeletal injuries and works collaboratively with patients to keep active and achieve their goals. He uses a combination of manual therapy, exercise and has extensive experience in Dry Needling to gain the best outcomes for his patients.

Ron also has extensive experience in Aged Care and is Physiotherapist at a local Aged Care Facility.

Ron is a local resident and has a keen interest in cricket and follows Geelong in AFL.

Ronak Patel Wyndham Physio & Rehab
Dr Peter Gill Psychologist Wyndham Physio & Rehab

Dr Peter Gill


Peter is a general psychologist who works collaboratively with adult clients to help them work through life challenges. Peter offers treatment that is person-centred and present focused and has experience working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Peter is friendly, compassionate, and non-judgemental and can assist clients with personal issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, adjustment, grief, trauma, workplace issues, anger, pain, and rehabilitation stress. Peter has experience in a number of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), present centred therapy, and psychodynamic therapy.

Andreas Demetriou


Andreas (Andy) is a general psychologist who works with adults, adolescents and children to help them overcome life challenges, build resilience and lead a more happy, healthy and connected life. He also provides general counselling for personal issues such as life transitions, interpersonal relationships, identity, stress management, anxiety and depression.

He has experience with a number of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic therapy. His therapeutic style is collaborative and focuses on the individual needs of his clients as he understands that no two people are the same.

Andy is also currently the psychologist for the Werribee Tigers (VFL) and enjoys good coffee.

Andreas Demetriou Psychologist Wyndham Physio & Rehab
James Somers Message Therapist Wyndham Physio & Rehab

James Somers

Massage Therapist

James is a qualified remedial massage therapist specialising in hands on techniques. He also utilises other modalities such as dry needling and cupping to get the most effective results.

He qualified in 2013, completing his diploma of remedial massage therapy at the Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy.

Since graduating James has been involved with local football (AFL) and soccer clubs providing treatments and helping with injury rehabilitation. He also worked with the Essendon Bombers in season 2015 giving players post training recovery massages.

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