Julie Peacock - Owner and APA Titled Pain and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
B.App.Sc (Physio) M.App.Sc (Physio) Orthopaedics
Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and the Australian Pain Society
GLA:D Australia trained
Principal Physiotherapist Julie Peacock is a highly experience Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and has been owner of Marion Physiotherapy since 1998. Her background includes Bachelor and Master's Degrees in Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics) and being past Head of Outpatients at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and Senior Physio to the Chronic Pain and Spinal Outpatient Units there. She has also taught Undergraduate and Master's Physiotherapy Students and the University of South Australia.
Her special interests are: complex Persistent Pain, back and neck pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, trauma related pain, Dry Needling, Diabetes, metabolic stimulation and weight loss, and empowering people to return to a full, pain free life.
Julie is qualified in the GLA:D Osteoarthritis Australia program and has experience in aged care with falls and balance retraining and pre/post surgical rehabilitation.
Jonathan Schubert - APA Titled Musculoskeletal and APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
B.Physiotherapy M.Musculoskeletal.Physio M.Sports.Physio
Jonathan Schubert is a highly skilled and experienced Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist. He graduated from the University of South Australia in 2006 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, and has worked in private practice ever since.
Jonathan is passionate about ongoing learning, and continues to expand his skills through a multitude of professional development courses. He has qualifications in Dry Needling, Pilates, Steel (men's cancer rehab), headache and back pain treatment, and a variety of injury management techniques. In March 2016 Jonathan completed the final components of a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy and a Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, both from LaTrobe University.
Outside of the clinic, Jonathan spends several hours per week as a clinical educator for UniSA’s physiotherapy students, and enjoys running, cycling and spending time with his family. Jonathan loves to help his patients optimise their movement, live pain-free, and achieve their health goals. He has a special interest in running, football, cycling and gymnastics.
Jessie Hartley - Senior Physiotherapist
APA Level 1 Women's Pelvic Health trained and GLA:D Australia trained
Jess completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. She has a keen interest in working with people experiencing Persistent Pain and enjoys empowering people to live well and achieve their goals. Having completed both Level 1 Women's Pelvic Health and Women's Health through the Life Stages courses, Jess is currently undertaking further study in women's health and is passionate about supporting women through their pregnancy and motherhood journeys.
Spending several years working and traveling with National Premier League and state indoor soccer teams helped Jess gain high level sporting physiotherapy experience and an understanding of how helpful physio can be for optimising performance and enjoyment. She enjoys using a range of evidence-based musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy techniques including Clinical Pilates, hands on treatment, exercise prescription and rehabilitation to tailor a program specific to the individual needs. Jess has experience working with mindful movement, graded rehabilitation, falls and balance retraining, dry needling and pre/post surgical rehabilitation. She firmly believes that treating the whole person, not just their muscles or joints, is the most effective way of helping people be the best version of themselves that they can be.
Tessa Hank - Physiotherapist
Tessa graduated from Flinders University with a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2018 and she has been working in private practice ever since. Over the last few years, Tessa has gained experience in working with clients of all ages and backgrounds using a range of treatment techniques including dry needling. Through her treatment sessions, Tessa combines hands on therapy with exercise and functional activity to help her clients achieve lifelong optimal health.
Tessa is a keen sports fan. She plays netball currently but has participated in many sports including volleyball and tennis. She has also spent some time with a local Aussie Rules football club assessing and treating players during the winter season. Tessa enjoys being active herself, completing Pilates and heading to the beach during the hotter months.
Dylan Northcott - Physiotherapist
M.Physio and GLA:D Australia trained
Dylan graduated from the University South Australia with the Bachelor of Human Movement (Exercise and Sport Science) and the Master of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry). He is passionate about working alongside people to help them achieve their goals, whether that be competing in a sport, participating in physical activity or being able to return to work. Dylan has competed at the nation level in powerlifting for a number of years and was an avid gym-goer prior to competing. Through his competitions and training he understands what it takes to train and strengthen the body through injury. Dylan has also previously worked with junior state rugby players to help improve their strength and conditioning. Dylan enjoys working with a wide range of musculoskeletal condition, from neck and back pain, to knee and ankle sporting injuries. He has experiencing working with a large variety of patients with varying physical abilities and is eager to work alongside his patients to help them in obtaining what they want out of physiotherapy.
Annina D'Amico - Physiotherapist
BPhysio(Hons) and GLA:D Australia trained
Annina graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). She is passionate about helping clients feel and move better. Annina enjoys helping her clients achieve their goals with manual therapy, active rehabilitation and education, and tailoring programs to suit her clients’ needs. Annina is a firm believer in understanding her clients and their lifestyle in order to achieve the best outcomes.
Annina has experience working in an acute care setting at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, during her undergraduate degree, working with a wide range of orthopaedic, neurological, and cardiac patients. She is keen to help clients through all stages of their rehabilitation and injury prevention.
Annina loves keeping active with Pilates and playing netball and when she’s not at the clinic you can find her going out for brunch and catching up with family and friends.
Alexander Muscat - Physiotherapist
Alexander graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). He has particular interests in the areas of musculoskeletal sports physiotherapy and neurological rehabilitation. He is passionate about working alongside clients to optimise their function and improve their overall quality of life. Alexander incorporates a variety of evidence-based techniques to his care such as manual therapy, exercise and education which is tailored to the client’s goals and expectations of physiotherapy.
Alexander has had experience working as a Sports Trainer at Blackfriars Old Scholars Association Soccer Club. He has also had extensive experience as a Physiotherapy Assistant within a private practice setting which included both Hydrotherapy and Home Visit Rehabilitation Services through NDIS. In 2021, Alexander also volunteered at the UniSA Physiotherapy Clinic to provide neurological rehabilitation services to clients with complex health needs.
Alexander has a passion for sport, hence has a very comprehensive sporting background. He has played soccer at both Adelaide City FC and Adelaide Croatia Raiders Soccer Club and has played Futsal (indoor soccer) at a club and national level. In his spare time Alexander loves keeping active through playing amateur soccer and going to the gym.
Peter Choi - Special Interest Neuro & Vestibular Physiotherapist
APAM BPhysio(UniSA), BHlthSc(Flinders), MEcon(South Korea) , BPA(South Korea)
Peter is a passionate physiotherapist, lifelong learner, big fan of evidence based practice and educator/trainer. Since his completion of a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Uni of SA 2018) and a Bachelor of Health Science (Principle of Occupational Therapy, Flinders Uni, 2014) following a Bachelor of Public Administration (South Korea) and a Master of Economics (International economics, South Korea), Peter has extensive clinical experience in a wide range of clinical settings such as private clinics, public hospitals, and the community, in addition to other roles of army officer (South Korean Defence, retired captain) and product manager (a multinational pharmaceutical company, anti-hypertensive medication).
Peter has genuine passion in managing complex conditions such as complex pain, musculoskeletal, vestibular (dizziness), movement disorders and specific cardiological dysautonomia, and has a strong emphasis on a movement based approach in conjunction with his advanced skills of manual therapy and manual facilitation, based on recent research.
Peter has also been expanding his scope of practice as academic tutor and research assistant (neuro-rehabilitation in physiotherapy) at Uni SA.
Yoo (Hyeongyeong Yoo) - Remedial Massage Therapist
Having enjoyed and benefited from the experience of massage so much, Yoo decided she wanted to learn how to provide other people with the amazing experience of massage therapy! So began her journey to becoming a Remedial Massage Therapist and increasing and honing her skills since 2016. Yoo is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, and has a special focus on remedial massage, incorporating trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage and myofascial release techniques. She enjoys providing flowing, deeply relaxing treatments. Her practice in yoga, sports and dance, has given her a holistic understanding of the alignment and mechanics of the body, helping her to provide more integrated treatments.
Yoo looks forward to helping you achieve greater health and wellbeing through the wonderful health modality of massage.
See our massage services page for details.
Dr Ivan Atkinson - Psychologist (Mend Plus)
B.A (Hons) PhD.
Marion Physiotherapy works closely with Dr Ivan Atkinson from Mend Plus, who has over 25 years experience, with a special interest in trauma and pain, children at risk, depression, anxiety, adult and child ADHD and Autism, affective disorders, cancer support and dissociative identity disorder.
He works closely with the team at Marion Physiotherapy and Advanced Pain Solutions, and along with APA Pain and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Julie Peacock, leads the Persistent Pain group program, Hope in a Dark Tunnel.
For more information please visit mendplus.com.au
Grace (Daiqing) Yu - Dietitian and Nutritionist
APD, B.HSc (Nutrition), M.Nutr&Diet
Grace graduated from Flinders University with a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. She has a strong passion for food and cooking and is well-exposed to both Asian and Western cultures and cuisine. She is experienced in weight management, Diabetes management, Hyperlipidaemia, Hypertension, liver disease, bariatric surgery support, nutrition for Cancer, Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue support and general health eating. She also has a keen interest in gastrointestinal disorders such as Coeliac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, FODMAPS, food intolerances and allergies.
Grace believes everyone should enjoy food while also staying healthy and feeling good! She provides a nutrition assessment and can tailor an individualised meal plan to develop sustainable healthy eating habits that fit into your lifestyle.
More information can be found at gracenutritioncounselling.com
Kelli Kieselbach - Naturopath and Nutritionist
BHSc (NutDMed), Adv Dip (Nat), Adv Dip (WHM)
Kelli is a qualified Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist who is passionate about what Nutrition and Naturopathic Medicine has to offer in improving the health and quality of life for those suffering with chronic and complex illnesses. Kelli has a special interest in pain and fatigue management and is experienced in working with patients suffering ME/CFS, fibromyalgia, POTS, migraines, autoimmune conditions, glandular fever, digestive conditions, anxiety and post-viral syndromes including Long COVID. Kelli is dedicated to ongoing professional development relating to complex (and often invisible) health conditions and how diet, lifestyle, nutritional and herbal medicines play a role in their management and recovery. Kelli places a great deal of importance on providing holistic, individualised treatment within a compassionate environment and is excited about helping people to live life with more energy and less pain.
Kelli is an accredited practitioner with the ’Australian Natural Therapies Association’ (ANTA) and more information can be found on our Naturopath & Nutrition page.
Please be advised that Marion Physiotherapy has a tiered fee structure. Senior Physiotherapists Julie Peacock and Jonathan Schubert predominantly work under Advanced Pain Solutions which focuses on clients with more complex injuries and specialised needs and offers extended appointment times.