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The Team

Physiotherapist and Founder

Mitchell Walker

APA Titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist 

Mitchell graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2015 and Masters of Sports Physiotherapy from LaTrobe University.  

Mitchell has a broad range of Sports Physiotherapy experience, particularly within the fields of Netball and AFL Football within elite, sub-elite and amateur levels. He is passionate in delivering amazing patient outcomes, through manual therapy and treatment to relieve pain and function, exercise rehabilitation to improve strength and function.


Mitchell has a particular interest in the use of technology and data to assist clients in understanding why they may experience certain conditions, and uses this to help create clear goals and direction in their rehabilitation programs. Mitchell has a keen interest in all musculoskeletal and sporting injuries, with a particular interest in long term lower limb injuries, particularly of the hip, knee and groin.

Experience includes;

  • Current Physiotherapist and Rehabilitation Manager at Melbourne Football Club (AFLW)

  • Physiotherapist with U17, U19 and Vic Fury with Netball Victoria

  • Physiotherapist at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre

  • Physiotherapist Experience at Essendon Football Club

Athena Nicolaou


With a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Masters in Physiotherapy and a  background in strength and conditioning, Athena is passionate about assisting individuals achieve their full potential by providing comprehensive, and targeted rehabilitation.
Athena’s passion lies in the development of youth athletes and young adults. Having worked within various sporting clubs, Athena understands the unique challenges that athletes face, and the importance of a tailored treatment plan based on their goals and needs. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries, particularly lower limb injuries of the knee and ankle. 

Whether you’re an athlete looking to return to peak performance, or an individual seeking relief from musculoskeletal pain, Athena is dedicated to working with you towards your goals.


Experience includes:

  • Rehabilitation Assistant and Sports Trainer at Melbourne Football Club (AFLW)

  • Rehab Coordinator at Casey Demons Football Club (VFLW)

  • Rehab Coordinator and Head Sports Trainer at Eastern Rangers Football Club, NAB League

  • Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach within Rowville Sports Academy 

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