MEET THE INJURY CLINIC TEAM

As much as we LOVE our jobs here at The Injury Clinic, we also have a life outside of work!

Get to know our friendly team made up of Physiotherapists, Dietitian, Strength & Conditioning Coach and Admin!

LAURA ANDERSON
clinic director / physiotherapist

Laura founded The Injury Clinic with the goal of providing Geelong with a physiotherapy clinic focussed on evidence-based practice and achieving the best possible outcomes. Laura has a special interest and a wealth of experience in the treatment and management of running-related injuries. She is currently actively involved in running research at La Trobe University.

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KIM FAULL
Clinic Manager

Kim is your first point of contact at The Injury Clinic, greeting you with a warm welcome and a friendly smile. When clients experience an injury or setback in life. Kim is a wife, mum, daughter and friend – all roles she holds in high regard and treats with great importance. You can be assured Kim will treat you, as a client, with that same level of importance.

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SAM O'CONNOR
Physiotherapist

Sam graduated from La Trobe University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy Practice. Having worked in private practice since graduating, Sam has a sound knowledge of a wide variety both of musculoskeletal conditions and sporting injuries.

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JOEL MARTIN
Physiotherapist

Joel graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Physiotherapy, and has since worked in private practice throughout Melbourne. Joel is currently studying his PhD at Monash University completing studies to investigate the biomechanics and motor control patterns of athletes and everyday runners with Achilles tendinopathy.

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LIZ QUINN
Physiotherapist

Liz has a special interest in the management of the pelvic pain and dysfunction, consequently she has furthered her education greatly in this area. With this interest she has naturally developed a further interest in post-partum musculoskeletal presentations and is passionate about enabling the safe return to high level functional activities in the post-partum period. Having recently become a mum of twins, Liz has first hand experience of pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and is currently navigating her own recovery post partum. 

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BENJAMIN CALNIN
Strength & Conditioning COach

Ben graduated from Deakin University with a bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science and has been working in Strength and Conditioning and Athlete Development for 3 years, with athletes across many sports and levels, including time with the Melbourne Rebels youth 7’s, Geelong Grammar Scholarship Athletes, and the Barwon Sports Academy program.

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SAM COPPINGER
Dietitian

Sam graduated from Victoria University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She has since completed a Masters in Dietetics and her sports nutrition qualification earning her the title ‘Accredited Practising Dietitian’ and ‘Sports Dietitian.’

Sam is currently the Sports Dietitian at the Western Bulldogs Football Club. She previously worked with Collingwood Football Club and has years of experience in private practice. Sam has a special interest in working with AFL, netball, athletics, endurance events and a range of other sports.

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AMBER DAHLHAUS
Administration

Amber is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Communication at Deakin University. Growing up playing different sports has taught her the importance of taking care of both her body and mind, which is also facilitated by living so close to the ocean. Outside of work, you will find Amber spending time with her family and her dog, Max.

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ABBEY BADROCK
Administration

Abbey is currently completing her third year at Deakin University studying a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education. Thus she is passionate about promoting health and keeping people active. In pursuing a career in teaching, Abbey is always eager to interact with and help others. Welcoming you with a big friendly smile, she will ensure you receive the service you deserve. 

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