UPDATE: March 2022: We are open for all physio services , telehealth appointments and group classes. All our staff are triple dose vaccinated.

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Liz Foley

Practice Manager

Liz brings experience gained in marketing, finance and allied health to her role as Practice Manager. She completed a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) at Monash University before working in a number of marketing roles in publishing, in Melbourne and London.

On her return to Melbourne, Liz took her marketing skills to a well-known bank and completed a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. She then worked as a Financial Planner for 15 years, enjoying the process of demystifying finances for people and helping people reach their own defined goals. 

As Practice Manager, Liz’s focus is on delivering a quality client service and supporting the passionate physiotherapists who keep our clients moving. When not at work, Liz enjoys weekend getaways, plenty of long walks and runs along the bayside trails and hanging out with her favourite people. 

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.


Lionel Mawditt


Inquisitive . Determined . Light-hearted . Empathetic

Lionel enjoys working with a diverse caseload of athletes of all levels, adolescents, and various neurological presentations. His experience and passion for cycling allows him to provide great bike fits and advice on improving performance.


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 Tebbutt

Senior 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’.