Edithvale Physiotherapy Clinic (part of Peninsula Sports Medicine Group) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Edithvale-Aspendale Football and Netball Clubs.

Peninsula Sports Medicine Group has been involved in AFL within the local community for over 28 years with many of its physiotherapists having previously been part of elite clubs like St Kilda.

Edithvale Physiotherapy Clinic brings a high level of expertise to the table. The Eagles teams will be looked after by Physiotherapists, Daniel Browne and Leroy Haines.

Daniel Browne

Daniel holds a Bachelors degree from Monash University where he graduated with honors. Daniel has also completed his Certificate III and IV in Fitness, as well as being an accredited AUSTSWIM swimming instructor. Daniel has also been involved with elite sports as a clinician securing a position at the AFL Women’s draft academy for the 2016/17 season, as well as more recently being selected as a physiotherapist at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games working athletes from weight lifting, para weight lifting, badminton and wrestling.

Leroy Haines

Leroy holds a Masters of Physiotherapy from Griffith University, having previously completed a Bachelors Degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Deakin University. Leroy’s areas of expertise include back and neck pain, headaches, overuse and tendon injuries, ACL and knee rehabilitation (having had an ACL reconstruction himself in 2009), sporting injuries and strength and conditioning.In addition to clinical work Leroy has worked with many sporting clubs across cricket, soccer, AFL, rugby and athletics.


Lachlan Goodison, Director, from Peninsula Sports Medicine Group, said the partnership reflects the strong commitment to community sport within Melbourne’s south.

“We’re looking forward to working with The Eagles coaching and playing groups to provide the latest evidence based knowledge, education and hands-on physio skills to assist in a successful 2018 campaign”

“We are absolutely passionate about being ingrained in our local community. Being injured is a frustrating time for any player. Actually talking to players about how injuries occur, the causes, how injuries can be prevented and what they should do to ensure an optimal recovery is a really important part of what we deliver”.

To make an appointment contact Edithvale Physiotherapy Clinic on 9772 3322.