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Jono Sandler. Director and principal physiotherapist

Jonathon (Jono) Sandler

Director and Principal Physiotherapist

In addition to working at Unbreakable Physiotherapy, Jono is also the Head Physiotherapist for the Casey Demons (Melbourne Demons VFL affiliate) and assists with the AFL program as well. Prior to opening Unbreakable Physiotherapy, Jono was the Head Physiotherapist for the New Zealand Breakers NBL Basketball team. During this time, he also spent a month with the Chicago Bulls NBA team, assisting the High Performance team during training camp in Chicago and the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Jono has also worked at Carlton FC (AFL), Northern Blues FC (VFL) and Melbourne City FC (A-League).

Jono’s considerable experience working in professional sport has provided him with a wealth of knowledge to draw on to assist with your injuries. Additionally, Jono is an APA Titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist following his successful completion of the Masters of Sports Medicine from The University of Melbourne. Jono has taught at La Trobe University and has published or is in the process of publishing multiple research journal articles in the areas of tendon pain, hip and groin strength and concussion.

Throughout this time Jono worked in a busy Physiotherapy private practice, where he continued to treat patients with all different injuries and challenges including; neck, back, shoulder, workplace injuries, motor vehicle injuries and NDIS.

Whether you have a sporting related injury or a musculoskeletal injury such as a sore back, neck or shoulder – Jono will be able to help!

Jess Hurley

Paediatric Physiotherapist

Jess graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice. Following this, Jess commenced working in paediatric physiotherapy specifically, in early intervention and NDIS. Jess has since worked exclusively in paediatrics in public health including Monash Children’s Hospital, Peninsula Health and Eastern Health. Jess has a broad range of skills and has worked with children of all ages with a variety of conditions. This includes premature infants in the special care nursery through to adolescents who may have a neurological condition or require rehabilitation following a fracture.

Jess is particularly interested in supporting infants with developmental delay and children of all ages with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Jess believes that therapy should be goal-directed, fun and family centred. Assessment and treatment should be individualised to suit the child and family to achieve the best outcomes.

Further study:
  • Monash University Enhancing Skills in Paediatric Physiotherapy Short Course
  • Monash University Advancing Skills in Paediatric Physiotherapy – Neonates and Infants Short Course
  • Royal Children’s Hospital – Multidisciplinary Paediatric Pain Study Day
  • Royal Children’s Hospital – Building blocks: Orthopaedic Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • Royal Children’s Hospital – Starting blocks: Paediatric Physiotherapy
Jess Hurley