Margaret Hillis

Margaret completed her Bachelors Degree of Applied Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne and her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Masters of Sports Physiotherapy at Latrobe University.

Margaret has over 30 years of experience working in private practice focusing on acute injuries, sports, post-op orthopaedic care and rehabilitation. Her specific interests are treating necks, backs, shoulders and knees. Her treatments are individualised, targeted to your specific needs and goals. She uses a variety of joint and soft tissue techniques, dry needling and exercise . She is passionate about the best outcomes for her clients, which means providing them with a diagnosis and treatment and also education on the reasons for injury, healing time and self management strategies. This allows clients to attain the best long-term outcome.

With a particular interest in sports, she has been involved in working in a number of sports. Starting with working as a physiotherapist at Richmond Football Club she moved into establishing a get fit to ski program for skiers and snowboarders. Being a keen netballer, she then worked at Waverley Netball Centre treating netball injuries. Later she worked as a consultant with elite tennis players at the Box Hill Tennis academy performing screenings and treatments.

In the last 12 years she has been fortunate enough to have worked with Swimming Victoria nationally and Australian Swimming internationally. She has been affiliated with Nunawading Swimming Club since 2011. In 2022, she was a swimming physiotherapist for FINA World Championships held in Melbourne. However her career highlight was 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne where she gained invaluable experience treating Swimming and Squash players.

Outside of work mode she enjoys being a Mum of 3 children and playing social tennis and golf.