Optimus Health Group has been the physiotherapy provider to Melbourne Rugby Club for the past eight seasons. They are the Club’s exclusive and preferred physiotherapy provider.

Optimus have a team of highly experienced rugby physiotherapists. The Melbourne Rugby Club highly recommends that if you require private treatment to book in at one of the Optimus Clinics for treatment. Optimus physiotherapists are in close contact with coaching staff to keep them informed of any modified training requirements and estimated return to play after injury.

They have strong networks with local General Practitioners and Orthopaedic Surgeons, often being able to get players in to see specialist doctors avoiding standard long wait times.

Optimus offers all Unicorn Club and Family Members a 10% discount off private clinical services including:

  • Physiotherapy Services
  • Dietetic Services – what to eat to maximise training and game day performance
  • Sports & Remedial Massage

Other Services include:

  • Player Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Groups – specific discounts apply contact Optimus to find out more
  • Concussion Baseline & Post Injury Testing – $25 per test
  • Rugby-specific Strength & Conditioning
  • Junior Rugby Athletic Development

Private healthcare deductions are available at all clinics

Optimus Health Locations

6A Lord Street, Richmond

Suite 4, 50 Coppin Street, Richmond

Prahran Square Family Clinic, 18-20 Chathma Street, Prahran

How do I book?
You can book online or call the clinic on (03) 9913 8986 or speak directly to your team medic or the Optimus Physio / Trainer who will be available at training on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

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Important – Optimus will make special arrangements for Melbourne Rugby Club players if you cannot find a suitable time online call for an appointment (03) 9913 8986.

Optimus Game Day Physio & Sports Trainers

Dewar Shield (Men’s 1st Grade) – Jonathan Giannopoulos (Head Physiotherapist)
Lindroth Cup (Women’s 1st Grade) – Akila
Dewar Shield Reserves (Men’s 2nd Grade) – Kudi Okah & Jonathan Giannopoulos
Dewar Shield 3rd Grade (Men’s 3rd Grade) – Kudi Okah
Colts (Men’s U20s)– Bridget McKenna
Championship (Melbourne Chargers) – Edward Fleming

An Optimus Physio or Trainer will be available for injury assessment and basic First Aid at training.

Who can I contact at Optimus with any questions?
Stacey Robertson, Sports Coordinator – 0466 276 205

Optimus Health Group Preferred Rugby Physio

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