The Physio's Notes BLOG


Simon Callahan


APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist


Simon returned to Callahan Physiotherapy in January 2020 after spending the past 3 years  on the Gold coast where gained extensive knowledge and experience studing a master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy at Griffith University. He also gained valuable experience working at the Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacific Masters Games and was Head Physio for the Tweed Seagulls Rugby League team. 


Simon was born and raised in Sunraysia and grew up on a farm in the Millewa region.​

Simon is happy to treat all sport, work and life related injuries and is particularly interested in the treatment and rehabilitation of; back, hip, hamstring, knee and shoulder related injuries. Simon is a strong advocate for self-treatment and incorporates; education and exercise advice into all treatment sessions. Simon believes that empowering the individual with education and advice is the key to a successful outcome.

Ben O'Shannessy

Physiotherapist APAM


Ben is a Sunraysia local, having grown up in Wentworth where he attended both primary and secondary school.

He has experience across a number of areas of physiotherapy including inpatient and orthopaedic rehabilitation, Occupational Rehabilitation and neuromusculoskeletal conditions.

Ben has a particular interest in the role of the nervous system in both acute and persistent pain, management of nerve related conditions and their relation to movement. He is also an avid believer that education can be one of our best tools to better understand pain and injury, and that early assessment and intervention is critical in improving long term outcomes.

Amanda Ramsey

Physiotherapist APAM

Amanda was born and raised in Sunraysia growing up on a farm in the Millewa region.


Amanda graduated in 2004 and has worked across a number of fields of Physiotherapy; hospital, community care and private practice. She has done further studies, completing the level 4 DMA clinical pilates, dry needling and Dean Watson headache courses.

Amanda is keen on all sports, having participated in netball, swimming and running for many years. She understands the importance of looking after yourself so as to can remain on the field. Amanda has a special interest in treating headaches, promoting the netball KNEE program and pilates.

Cath Callahan

Administration Assistant


Cath is our office manager who helps keep our physio's in line and handle all of the administration tasks they have no idea how to do. She works in the clinic on a Wednesday to assist with all financial and booking duties.

Cath comes from a nursing background, and works clinically in private practice on her other days.

Ash Flentjar

Administration Assistant


Ash is the newest member of the team and works part-time on the days Cath isn't here to keep the office running smoothly. Ash has qualifications in Business As ministration and experience in administration as well as disability employment. She is also a qualified personal trainer and runs her own fitness studio, so she wears many hats!




Mon-Fri:  8:30am - 5pm

Advantage Health Group
53 Eighth St
Mildura, Vic, 3500

Mildura Waves
180-190 Deakin Avenue
Mildura, Vic, 3500

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