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Josie Pepper

Senior Physiotherapist

Special interest:

  • ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning
  • Clinical Pilates 
  • Knee, hip and ankle overuse injuries 
  • Bone stress injuries
  • Running, cycling and triathlon 
  • Dance and gymnastics 

Josie graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Newcastle University in 2018. During her university studies, Josie worked with the Newcastle Jets Football Academy and taught Pilates classes.

Since graduating, Josie has been working in a musculoskeletal clinic in Canberra. Josie strives to help her patients understand their condition, be active in their management and to help them achieve their physio goals. Outside of work Josie is an elite level road cyclist, riding in the National Road Series. If Josie is not on the bike you will find her out critiquing all the coffee spots. Currently Josie is also studying her Masters of Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University.

Meet more of the team

Andrew Kantor

principal physio / director

Leader . Father . Cyclist . Traveller

Andrew completed his Physiotherapy degree in 1999 at LaTrobe Uni. In his early career he held positions at Royal Melbourne, Royal Darwin and Royal London Hospitals developing a broad knowledge base and appreciation of collaborative teamwork. Outside the hospital setting Andrew maintained a passion for musculo-skeletal physiotherapy and sports medicine which lead him to South Melbourne Physio.


Rakesh Parsotam

Principal Physio / Physio Manager

Mentor . Holistic . Facilitator . Adventurer

Rakesh has over 19 years of Physiotherapy experience after University of Otago in 2001.
Rakesh has furthered his studies in Australia and China, takes a holistic approach in the treatment and management of his clients.


Emma Morrison

Principal physio / Pilates manager

Active . Motivator . Dog-lover . Happy

Emma’s special interests lie in the prevention and treatment of sporting injuries and is a nationally endorsed provider of the Netball Australia’s knee program. She also enjoys treating the wide variety of conditions that ‘walk through the door’.


Yomitha Navaratne

Senior Physio / Clinical Coordinator

Compassionate . Creative . Family . Athletic

Yomi has a keen interest in sports and has developed his physiotherapy skills through his work with local Australian football clubs, soccer teams,
ice hockey teams and tennis players.