Owner and Lead Physiotherapist and Exercise and Sport Scientist
Susan graduated from Notre Dame University with a Double Degree in Physiotherapy and Exercise and Sport Science. She began running in 2010 and quickly went on to run her first marathon within the first year. A lifetime goal achieved. Along the way she experienced many of the frustrating injuries new runners sustain and very quickly grew tired fo being told by physios, who weren't runners, to stop running.
Determined to find a better way, she decided to strive for another life goal, to become a physiotherapist and give back to the wonderful community she loved so much.
Now, as the owner and lead physiotherapist at The Long Run - she has turned her expertise and passion into supporting runners of all abilities with a particular focus on Trail and Ultrarunning.
Susan believes in prehab over rehab and places significant focus on gym/strength based interventions.
If you're tired of the running injury cycle, let her help you get off the merry-go-round and back to doing what you love. Being an Exercise and Sports Scientist, Susan also has an in-depth knowledge of all the physiological requirements placed on the body when it comes to running and sport. She particularly enjoys employing these principle as a running coach.
From beginner to advance or returning to running after injury or a long layoff, she can guide you to your goals.
Susan also sees GP referrals for musculoskeletal injuries with medicare rebate available with a gap fee.
Accredited Practising Dietitian - Sports Nutritionist
Belinda is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and is passionate about all things running. As a budding runner, she understands the importance of proper fuelling, hydration, and recovery for an endurance athlete. She offers a personalised nutrition plan tailored to each individual to support their needs and goals. Belinda believes in a collaborative approach with a focus on education to empower individuals to make better-informed choices in nutrition.
Belinda also sees patients with T2DM, IBS, and weight management. Medicare sessions are available with a gap fee.
Remedial Massage Therapist
As well as being an experienced massage therapist, Rob is also a passionate runner, so is the ideal massage therapist to suit your needs.
He’s been a massage therapist for over 20 years and has worked with Elite Athletes, international sports teams and dance companies as well as everyday people who love great massages.
Rob lives and breathes running & has raced everything from 4km to 100km both on Road and trails. He is also an Athletics Australia level 2 Run coach and loves helping other people reach their running goals in a fun & friendly environment.
In his spare time, he loves doing Hot Yoga & Pilates and spending time out and about with his crazy 6 year old Kelpie, Jess. He is now also excited to offer Dry Needling as an advanced practice as part of he remedial massage skill set.