About Health Point Physiotherapy
Meet Our Team
The team at Health Point Physiotherapy
Health Point Physiotherapy employ only top quality staff who are dedicated to and specialise in people's health and wellbeing. The team look forward to welcoming you.
Margarita completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at La Trobe University as well as a Diploma of Scenar Therapy in Moscow Scenar Centre. Margarita has extensive experience and specialises in SCENAR therapy, electrotherapy and women’s health.
Before joining Health Point Physiotherapy, Margarita worked for MD Health Physiotherapy for over a year and specialised in Clinical Pilates. Shortly after, she went to Moscow to further develop her Physiotherapy skills in the areas of disease diagnostics and treatment.
Over the months she was at Moscow, she acquired knowledge and skills in the electrotherapy methodologies including ultrasound, interferential, electrostimulation, magnetotherapy, SCENAR therapy and drug phoresis.
Margarita has been actively involved in SCENAR conferences, presenting a Case Study together with our Senior Clinical Advisor on the use of SCENAR therapy for treatment of functional dyspepsia at the 4th Australasian SCENAR Conference.
Margarita has also been trained in the use of Real Time ultrasound and McKenzie Mechanical Lumbar Spine (lower back) and Cervical Spine (neck) treatment. Margarita is involved in continual professional development and regularly runs training sessions for the other staff members.
Senior Clinical Advisor
Dr Vladimir Gurevich
- Bachelor of Preventive Veterinary Science, Moscow Academy of Veterinary Science
- PhD, Moscow Academy of Veterinary Science
Member of the Editorial Board of the Russian Veterinary Journal
Vladimir graduated from Moscow Academy of Veterinary Science and then completed his PhD on early diagnostics of equine pregnancy. A significant part of his studies was associated with ultrasound diagnostics of pregnancy. The research group working under his leadership performed clinical trials of a new modernised probe for ultrasound diagnostics of pregnancy. The results of the studies were extensively published in various peer-reviewed journals. Upon completion of his PhD he was appointed as Head of the research group conducting doping control in equestrian sport and horse racing. The group was performing pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic studies of different drugs used to promote the work capacity of competing horses and developing analytical methods for detecting doping substances in biological fluids.
After arrival to Australia he continued to work in veterinary and medical research, veterinary diagnostic pathology, and pharmaceutical industry. He was working as Research Officer at Veterinary School and Medical School of The University of Melbourne and at the Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine, Head of Immunology Section of the Bendigo Regional Veterinary Laboratory, Scientist and QC Coordinator of the R&D department of CSL. He has a specific interest in the use of physiotherapy in medical practice. His extensive background in veterinary and medical science and pharmaceutical industry helps him in identifying new physiotherapy techniques with proven treatment effects especially in the field of pharmacological phoresis.
Vladimir has been actively involved in SCENAR conferences, presenting a Case Study with Margarita on the use of SCENAR therapy for treatment of functional dyspepsia at the 4th Australasian SCENAR Conference.
ESSA, ESS, AEP
Charlotte completed her Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology degree at University of New England, Armidale NSW. Charlotte has extensive experience in assessment and exercise prescription for management and treatment of injuries, pain and chronic disease. She has over 8 years of experience working with clients to achieve their goals both in the fitness industry as well as the clinical environment.
Charlotte’s previous clinical experience includes both private practice in Caulfield South and placements in the public health system in Victoria, specialising in metabolic disease, posture related pain and mental health.
Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys spending time with friends, getting home to Canberra when possible to see family and travelling to destinations that cater for outdoor and adventure activities! Charlottes most recent trip to New Zealand included paragliding, jet skiing and a 20km alpine hike!
Charlotte attributes a happy and fulfilling life to a healthy mind and body, and believes exercise to be a key component in overall wellbeing.
Nola has worked in Retail Management for almost 22 years and has excellent people and vocal skills. Since retirement nearly 5 years ago she has enjoyed her life involving family and friends as well as being very active playing tennis, rock'n'roll dancing and of course attending regular Clinical Pilates classes at Health Point Physiotherapy.