Meet the Team

Physio Fitness Meet the team Seaford

Meet the Team

morgan deegan physiotherapist


B Sc (Physiotherapy) – Curtin University
Post Grad Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy – LaTrobe University

Morgan Deegan is a passionate Physiotherapist and Director of Physio and Fitness Clinic. She focuses on treating each client with an individual, goal oriented approach. She is an expert at looking at the body holistically and ensuring that each step of the process to recover is managed and thoroughly understood by the client.

In particular, Morgan has extensive experience in gait analysis (both in the running population and general public wanting to be able to walk and stand for longer periods) and thoracic spine management – including those with postural related neck and shoulder issues. She has a history of assisting clients in the pre and post op surgical state to get the best results possible.

Morgan has a social media presence as The Physio Runner (insta and facie), where she shares ideas and tips on management for the injured and non-injured runner.

Morgan has over 10 sessions per week of Group Physiotherapy (Clinical Pilates), which she uses to assist her clients to achieve lasting improvements in their physical function. She has recently completed further training in BPPV (vertigo) management to assist those clients with their long term management of BPPV.

Post grad courses completed:

  • La Trobe Sports Graduate Certificate
  • LJ Lee Sports Thorax
  • LJ Lee Connect Therapy
  • The Modern Triathlete
  • Running Repairs Course
  • Running Analysis
  • Level one and two Sports
  • Level One Spinal
  • The Sporting Hip and Groin
  • Lymphoedema treatment
  • Upper and Lower Limb Tendinopathy course
  • The everyday foot and ankle course
  • The everyday shoulder course
  • Shoulder level one course
  • Retraining optimal hip biomechanics course
  • BPPV training online Physio Course
  • Rocktape course
  • Pilates strength rehabilitation course


Liam Crowley Physiotherapist Physio Fitness Clinic Seaford


B. Physiotherapy (hons)
Research Associate – Monash Musculoskeletal Research Unit (MMRU)

Liam’s passion for physiotherapy was born through his own rehabilitation of a long list of injuries mainly sustained while playing Rugby League and Union as a junior athlete. Liam then undertook a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) at Charles Sturt University in Albury, NSW, with an honours research project focusing on Lower limb biomechanics and joint stability.

Liam continued his role in research working as a research assistant in the Monash University physiotherapy department, which has now led to him undertaking his PhD in lower limb tendon pain and the role of strength and motor control. He has presented his research internationally at the 2019 International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) conference in Canada, and has been involved in multiple publications regarding Achilles tendon pain.

Liam has a special interest in the treatment of; tendinopathy (tendinitis), running related injuries,  weightlifters/ powerlifters/ crossfitters, and rehabilitation of sports related knee injuries.

Post graduate courses:

    • PhD research (current)
    • Running retraining and rehabilitation
    • Dry needling – CPD health
    • Mastering Lower Limb Tendinopathy
    • Sports Medicine Australia running symposium
    • International Society of Biomechanics 2019 congress
    • Rocktape skills course
    • Pilates Strength rehabilitation course




B. Physiotherapy (hons)

Kirra is a Physiotherapist with a strong passion for strength and conditioning, including running many of our Clinical Pilates and Clinical Strengthening classes here at the clinic. Growing up on the Mornington Peninsula, Kirra undertook a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) at Monash University in Melbourne. 

Kirra loves getting to know each of her clients. She finds this important as it means she can make their goals enjoyable, achievable, and get the best results for them as individuals. 

Kirra has a special interest in distance running, triathlons and hiking. She particularly enjoyed completing Everest Basecamp in Nepal.

Outside of work Kirra enjoys being a member of her triathlon club. She also loves heading down the beach for a swim after work – Keep an eye out for her down on the Seaford foreshore.

Henry Cooke Physiotherapist


Bachelor’s of Exercise and Sport Science

Doctor of Physiotherapy

Henry is a physiotherapist who is passionate about using a holistic approach to help people manage their pain and injuries within the shortest timeframe to get back into enjoying their everyday life. 

Henry is interested in the use of exercise for improving strength, reducing injury risk, and for rehabilitation, he first studied a Bachelors in Exercise Science at Deakin University before then completing a Doctor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne.

Henry has a special interest in lower limb sporting injuries, having had experience rehabbing a few himself as an avid soccer player and gym goer.



Diploma of Remedial Massage

Advanced diploma of Myotherapy

Complex Physical Therapy for the Assessment and Treatment of Lymphoedema from Australian Institute of Lymphoedema.   

During her six years of working in Real Estate Temika received an injury in her ribs, after over six months of seeing various practitioners and not having any relief she found a Myotherapist that was able to help her. From then on she became fascinated with the human body and how myotherapy and remedial massage are able to help people. This then led Temika to complete her Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2021. Hey Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy in 2022 and lead her down the path to also completing her Complex physical therapy for the assessment and treatment of Lymphoedema in 2022. Two courses while working and looking after her Clients with kindness and understanding, This girl never slows down!!

From her previous role in Real Estate she understands how much sitting at a desk can take a toll on the body therefore, she has taken a special interest in necks and treating those who are also sitting at a desk all day. Temika has been trained by both remedial massage therapists and myotherapists (including P+FC’s Senior Myotherapist Catharine Bainbridge) and comes highly recommended by both her peers and lecturing staff. Temika has a caring client centred approach with a strong belief in the healing power of Myotherapy to reduce pain and return people to active lifestyles.

In her Lymphoedema treatments, Temika’s understanding and caring nature connect her to her clients and the movement of fluid, her Manual Lymphatic Drainage focus allows for relaxation and relief in clients, with the focus on allowing more movement for everyday activities. 

cass massage seaford


Qualification: Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Cassie is passionate and friendly myotherapist. She enjoys working alongside clients with hands on treatments, education and corrective exercises to create global change.

Cassie has a background in sport. She grew up as a competitive equestrian eventer, coaching the sport for many years and then spent much of her twenties snowboarding and hiking overseas. She also has an active interest in water sports.

Through her own sporting experiences and injuries, Cassie has developed a deep appreciation of the importance of preventative and remedial therapies. She has a particular interest in the injuries and niggles that come with an active lifestyle as well the intricacies of chronic pain. She values the role hands on treatment can play in the holistic approach to not only physical, but mental health. Cassie aims to help clients remain active and mobile.

Cassie runs strength and conditioning classes out of the gym at PFC. She is passionate about all things health and fitness, particularly womans health and creating a supportive and encouraging gym environment. She likes to incorporate knowledge form both myotherapy and strength and conditioning to help people to become stronger and healthier in order to impact long lasting results on any complaints they may present with. Cassie believes in a holistic approach to health, incorporating both physical and mental health, focusing on supporting and educating clients to take charge of their own health journeys.

Cassie brings a warm and empathetic approach to her practice and is passionate about working with

individuals to achieve their goals and enjoy all aspects of their life free of pain.

Post grad courses:

  • Strength and Conditioning Level 1
  • Myofascial dry needling
  • NOI group pain masterclass
ebony johnson


Diploma of Remedial Massage 

Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy  

Georgia is a graduate of RMIT University. Georgia has had a passion for exploring all aspects of healthy living since her introduction to myotherapy at an early age. She was inspired to study Myotherapy after having multiple injuries in dance and found a love for being able to help people the same way she was helped through her injuries.

Georgia has a passion for sports and sports injuries. Her previous experience involves working with the Essendon AFLW, Triathlon Australia and the Australian Pararoos. As well as having over 20 years of dance experience . 

She loves to treat all types of people, and uses an active approach to managing pain and tightness with her clients, working to decrease pain and improve range of motion for the individual. With the aim of empowering all of her clients to become the healthiest version of themselves. 

In her spare time she will be doing pilates, running or hanging out with her dog, Ernie. 

ebony johnson


Qualification: Diploma of Myotherapy

Post graduate course: Soft Tissue/Functional Cupping 

Ebony is currently halfway through her full-time studies for Myotherapy at Melbourne Institute of Massage & Myotherapy (MIMT). She is highly motivated and eager to learn.

After falling in love with psychology and becoming fascinated by the human body, she learned Myotherapy was a job where she could combine these passions and help her clients to improve their health & wellbeing. She places a high value on the importance of mental and physical health, recognising the strong connection between them.  

Ebony enjoys treating head, neck & shoulders as well as her fellow roller skaters. She loves to see her clients reach their personal goals. She is eager to help her clients return to their daily activities pain free and strongly believes in keeping active & strong to help the body heal and stay healthy.

In her spare time, Ebony loves to spend quality time with her family, going roller skating with her friends and driving around listening to music.

catherine bainbridge myotherapist


Dip. Remedial massage therapy
Av. dip. Myotherapy

Cat completed her myotherapy qualification in 2009 with an academic excellence award. She had completed a medical science degree but found the lack of people interaction in this career path unsuited to her personality.

Cat has always had interest in helping people with their musculoskeletal pain; and found that myotherapy was the perfect balance where she could spend quality time with her patients mapping out management plans for their pain complaints whilst addressing their soft tissue needs.

Cat has a keen interest in chronic pain, women’s health issues (mum of 2 young kids), jaw & facial pain, neck pain and headaches as well as foot health. She still is very passionate about her work after over a decade of hands-on healthcare and is also involved in teaching both myotherapy and massage for tertiary level institutions for the past 5 years.

Cat was awarded a service excellence award in 2012 by the rotary club of Bundoora for outstanding customer service.

In her spare time Cat likes to do long distance running with her Vizsla, swimming, scuba diving, and messing about with her kids.

Note: Cat is currently not taking new clients.

Post graduate courses:

  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • TMJ (Jaw) management
  • Footwear prescription
  • Cervical spine treatment
  • Pregnancy Myotherapy
  • Tendinopathy Workshop
  • Joanne Elphinton biomechanics workshops
  • Functional Cupping
  • Rocktape skills course
  • Pilates Strength rehabilitation course
alli jennings myotherapist


Dip. Remedial massage therapy
Av. dip. Myotherapy

Alli is a motivated, bubbly myotherapist whose interest in the musculoskeletal system stemmed from being involved in team sports and swimming; both competitively and as an instructor.  After retiring from swimming, Alli turned to training at the gym and due to poor instruction and lack of knowledge; injured herself. It was then that she became passionate about the importance of moving correctly as well as taking care of your body, with its benefits being both physical and mental.

Alli’s favourite thing about her job is being a part of her clients health journey and seeing them succeed in their goals no matter how big or small. Alli believes that feeling strong empowers you to be a better version of yourself.

Alli enjoys treating clients who want to prevent injury, increase their range of motion, manage their pain or return back to an active lifestyle.

Alli has a special interest in lower back/hip pain.

Post graduate courses:

  • Adv manual therapy techniques
  • Joint mobilisations of cervical spine and lumbar spine
  • Business development
  • Functional release cupping
  • Myofascial dry needling
  • Kinesio-taping
  • Electro-stim dry needling
  • Rocktape skills course
  • Pilates Strength rehabilitation course

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