Our Team

Here at Melbourne Physiotherapy Pilates + Fitness Group we have a range of highly qualified physiotherapists, from an array of professional backgrounds.

Emma Joukadjian

Senior Physiotherapist


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • APMA Pilates Instructor

Special Interests

  • Acute sports injury rehabilitation,
  • Pelvis, Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Spinal manual and stability Physiotherapy,
  • Real-Time Ultrasound assessment and use in muscle retraining
  • Core stability programs incorporating Real-Time Ultrasound and Pilates
  • Acrobatic Specific Pilates
  • Injury Prevention


  • Australian Physiotherapy Association


Emma has extensive experience in the circus arts, gymnastic, dance, elite sports and athletic worlds. Her focus is on stability and holistic treatment with a collaborative team approach to athlete/artist loading and control.

Emma is Physiotherapist for the Australian Mens Artistic Gymnastics’ team, Trampolining and has been the Physiotherapist for Australian Rhythmic Gymnastics team. She has worked internationally at World Championships, World Cups and Pacific Rim FIG competitions. She is Physiotherapist for the Victorian MAG, Trampolining and Acro Gymnastics teams at the Annual Australian Gymnastics Championships and Physiotherapist for the Victorian Men’s Artistic Gymnastics High Performance Program.

Emma is also a contracted Cirque du Soleil Physiotherapist and has worked internationally with Corteo, Quidam, Saltimbanco, Kooza, Kurios, Toruk, Ovo and Totem. She was Physiotherapist for international circus groups- Cirque Le Noir, Cirque Stratosphere, Circus1903 and Compagnia Finzi Pasca’s La Verita in Melbourne, for local groups Flying fruit circus and Gravity and other myths and was also Physiotherapist for Cirque Eloize ‘ID’ in Singapore.

Emma was the Supervising Physiotherapist for the Disney’s -The Lion King Australian Tour and was the company Physiotherapist for Disney’s -The Lion King and the A Chorus Line tour in Singapore.

Emma has proudly worked with Melbourne Commonwealth Games (Hockey), Melbourne Football Club (AFL), Melbourne Tigers (NBL), NSWIS Swim team- Victorian Open Swim Championships,  high performance gymnastics (MLC) and Rowing Australia (MUBC).

She is a Senior Physiotherapist at MPPFG in St Kilda. She lives in Melbourne and is very happy and be working in the acrobatic and physical performance worlds that she loves.




At Melbourne Physiotherapy, Pilates, and Fitness Group, we work with people from all walks of life.

Whether you’re an elite athlete looking to improve your healthy habits or a retiree looking to combat painful health conditions, our team is ready to lend a hand.

With team members who speak English, Spanish, Hindi, Marathi, and Sanskrit, we make exceptional care more accessible than ever. Our wide range of treatment options means the friendly and professional staff at MPPFG are bound to have a treatment recommendation for your concerns. Book an appointment today to discuss your health needs further.

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