Our Team

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

Matt Kavanagh

Associate Physiotherapist


  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency
  • Health Care Professional Council
  • Australian Physiotherapy Council


Originally from Ireland, Matty initially studied Health Science and Exercise Physiology and then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen Scotland, bringing a unique blend of sports and healthcare knowledge to the team.

Matty has collaborated with athletes from various sporting backgrounds including GAA teams, soccer players, boxers, runners and golfers showcasing his dedication to sports specific care. Matty’s professional journey started with work in the NHS and private setting in England. He gained valuable experience working with patients in cardiorespiratory, medical, intensive care, trauma and orthopaedic wards. He developed his stills as a Senior Physiotherapist in musculoskeletal outpatient, fracture clinic & post-operative care settings working with patients in a high-performance gym environment. He has been a key member of student teaching & development programmes highlighting his interest in Physiotherapy professional development.

Matty specialises in post-operative, lower limb & upper limb rehabilitation, manual therapy, biomechanical assessments and developing sport specific return to play protocols. He has worked with very experienced Senior Physiotherapists in both NHS & private settings and has attended post graduate courses / in service trainings.

He has keen interests in patient empowerment, education, biomechanics, strength & conditioning. He’s dedicated to finding the source of patient’s pain and leading patients to a life full activity.

Outside of work Matty is very active & highly competitive enjoying the gym, going for runs and hikes. He will always be down for a challenge. He plays GAA and will be playing for a local team. he enjoys chill time on the beach ad going for walk in the botanic gardens.




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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