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What is Bright Allied Health?

As well as Physiotherapy, we provide a number of additional health and wellbeing services to our community through Bright Allied Health. Based out of our Bright studio, our current service providers include:


Simone Hocking


Simone Hocking from Footworks Podiatry Group is our regular podiatrist who is able to treat a variety of foot and lower limb conditions particularly general nail care and diabetic foot management & education. For more info regarding her services please contact us.

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Erica Michaelson


Erica Michaelson is our visiting Podiatrist who consults on all aspects of foot care and lower limb biomechanics, including advice on footwear, running shoes, the assessment of foot posture and orthotic prescription. For more info on her services please contact us.


Jo Ross-Jackson


Jo Ross-Jackson Hearing is an independently owned hearing clinic who offer a high quality range of services, from comprehensive hearing assessments through to fitting and maintenance of hearing aids. For more info on their services click here.

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Dr. Sharnie McCooke

Osteopath & Lactation Consultant

Dr Sharnie McCooke is the director of The Bright Family Clinic, an osteopath with postgraduate paediatric qualifications, an internationally certified lactation consultant, and an educator. She is impassioned by an interdisciplinary healthcare model where she hopes to bridge the gap in communication between physicians and allied health, to ensure that you and your family are offered superb patient-centred healthcare. For more info about her services click here.


Erin Reid

Naturopath & Nutritionist

Erin Reid from Alpine Natural Health is both a qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist and is also a registered Yoga Teacher. Having a passion for food, cooking and the healing power of Mother Nature; Erin treats holistically, by assessing every body system and her clients diet and lifestyle to get to the root of disease, enabling her to treat the cause rather than the symptoms. For more info about Erin’s services click here.


Sue Blackwood

Dermal Therapist

Sue Blackwood from Skin Solutions is an experienced Dermal Therapist who offers personalised treatment plans designed for your particular needs. Sue’s qualifications and services include Cosmetic Tattoo, IPL/laser Therapies, Clinical Microdermabrasion, DermaPlaning L.E.D Light Therapy, Oxygen Treatments, & Radio Frequency Skin Tightening. For more info about her services click here.

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Pilates Instructor

Anne from Mountain Pilates teaches both Mat, Clinical (studio), Circuit and 1:1 Pilates. Anne has a comprehensive Diploma of Pilates Instruction (through Polestar Pilates Australia) and has been teaching Pilates for 8 years. She uses Pilates to empower people to develop strength, mobility, symmetry and balance; to move mindfully, with awareness and connection to their bodies. She has experience working with a broad spectrum of people – including older adults, pre and post-natal, those rehabbing an injury or returning to exercise after a break. To view the current Pilates timetable, for bookings and more info click here.


Mary Lou Hogarth

Yoga Teacher

Mary-Lou Hogarth from Ahimsa Yoga is senior registered Yoga teacher (1000 hours), registered Yoga therapist and mentor with Yoga Australia (YA) and the Australian Association of Yoga Therapists (AAYT). The style of yoga she teaches is an eclectic mix of practices that work for her and has been developed over the course of almost thirty years of study and reflection. It includes mindfulness, movement, breath work, and meditation. For more info regarding Mary-Lou’s classes please contact us.


Kylie Bertuch Haynes

Yoga Teacher

Kylie Bertuch Haynes from Ginger Ki Yoga & Wellness is a Level 2 Yoga Australia & Yoga Alliance certified 500RYT Yoga Teacher, and doTERRA Wellness Advocate. She offers yoga in the form of classes, workshops and retreats and is an essential wellness educator, sharing the benefits of essential oils. She teaches alignment based Hatha yoga, predominantly vinyasa yoga. For more info on Kylie’s services click here.


Lindsey Humphries

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Lindsey Humphries from Assist Paediatric Physiotherapy has expertise in a wide range of paediatric conditions and can help with developmental assessments, equipment prescription, plagiocephaly (flat head), torticollis (“twisted neck”), hip dysplasia assessments and any concerns you may have about your child’s walking. For more info about her services click here.

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Leeah Cooper

Exercise Physiologist

Leeah Cooper from Equilibre Health is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who specialises in exercise prescription for the management and prevention of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. For more information on Leeah’s services at Bright Allied Health which include Nordic Walking & Lungs in Action classes please contact us.

Julie Web

PACE Program

Pulmonary and Cardiac Exercise & Education

Run by a multidisciplinary team including our Physiotherapist Julie Blake, the PACE program helps local people with heart and lung conditions to improve their health. This program runs from both our Bright and Myrtleford clinics and is implemented by Alpine Health and the Australian Government PHN Program. Please contact us for more information.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call (03) 5750 1965 and follow the Bright Allied Health Facebook page to keep up to date.


If you are a health practitioner or service interested in renting a treatment room or our studio space, please get in touch via our contact page.