Nathan is the Practice Owner and has been a physiotherapist in the local area for 15 years. Graduating from Charles Sturt University he has worked in various settings including public hospital, private practice and Defence before starting Personal Best Physiotherapy in 2011. He completed a postgraduate certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2010. Nathan is passionate about combining excellent clinical skills with outstanding customer service to achieve the best results for our clients. When he is not in the practice you will find him on a push bike of any kind or spending time with his wife and 2 young boys.
Rachelle Van AkenRemedial Massage Therapist
Rachelle completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage at Wodonga Tafe in 2019. She treats a variety of patients and conditions with an interest in shoulders and back injuries. Coming from a sporting background, she enjoys being able to improve the wellbeing of the patient whether it be mental or physical and assisting them in the recovery after injury. She is trained in cupping and is also looking into further training for additional treatment methods. When she is not in the practice she is enjoying cooking, spending time with my partner, friends and family as well as the odd spontaneous road trip.
Natasha RussellSenior Physiotherapist
Natasha is a passionate physio who loves solving interesting problems, using a whole body approach. She is particularly interested in the pelvis (pregnant or otherwise), having trained with some of the world’s best to sharpen her knowledge in this area. Problem shoulders are another area of fun for Natasha, who delights in getting them better and more functional. When not at work, Natasha enjoys spending time enjoying nature with her husband, 2 boys and Vizsla (dog)..
Tim has lived in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and is now seeking a tree change in Albury Wodonga. Tim has completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at Deakin University which lead him to further study at La Trobe University graduating with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice, where he was involved as a peer mentor for anatomy students. Tim has a strong passion for strength and conditioning with previous experience as a personal trainer. Tim is greatly looking forward to the year ahead to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and facilitate their engagement in the activities they enjoy. When Tim is not in the clinic he can be found exploring the outdoors, strength training and channeling his inner MasterChef.
Mary GardnerPractice Manager & Senior Admin
Mary is our full-time receptionist and has over 10 years experience in medical administration. She keeps the practice running smoothly and always does her best to help our clients in any way possible. Outside of work Mary enjoys going for walks and spending time with her family and friends.
Phoebe PinderPart-time Admin
Phoebe is a our part-time receptionist. She will be at the front desk on Thursday afternoons and filling in for Mary. Phoebe has a passion for all things exercise and the outdoors. When she is not working or studying, you’ll find her hiking or swimming with friends and her dogs.
Racquel StevensPart-time Admin
Racquel is our part-time receptionist, you will see her at the front desks on a Friday afternoon or filling in for Mary. She is a tech wiz bringing us all up to speed on all things technology. Outside of work Racquel enjoys playing basketball and spending time with her family, friends and her dog Marlee.