Southside Physio Canberra - Our Team - Lanyon

We are pleased to welcome Phytlinc Physiotherapy Lanyon as Part of the Southside Physiotherapy Group. We have a great team at Lanyon. Alison Lound from Phytlinc, and Kerri Edwards from Southside Physio Tuggeranong who will now be seeing clients at the Lanyon practice. Most recently, Michael Irvine has joined the team.



Kerri Edwards

Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports Science), University of Canberra. Masters of Exercise Gerontology, University of Alberta, Canada. Masters of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra.

Kerri is a senior physiotherapist at Southside Physiotherapy. She joined the team here in 2008.

Kerri is passionate about enhancing client wellbeing through helping clients understand their presenting condition and empowering clients to take an active role in their treatment and recovery.

In combination with client education and active rehabilitation, Kerri is an advocate of a 'hands-on' approach when it comes to intervention. Kerri enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, such as neck and back pain, pelvis/sacroiliac joint pain/dysfunction, shoulder pain and injuries, and sports injuries. Kerri also has a comprehensive knowledge of care and management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis conditions. In addition, Kerri has a special interest in antenatal conditions such as back and pelvic/SIJ pain and dysfunction during pregnancy.

Kerri is also a qualified practitioner for the Integrated Listening System (iLs). This system uses the principles of neuroplasticity to help children and adults with learning difficulties, anxiety, symptoms of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder, and many other issues. She uses the iLs system in conjunction with movement training programs in-rooms, or can set up clients with a home program.

Alison Lound

BSc. Human Biology, Master of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra.

Alison completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology and a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Canberra. Involved in various sports from a young age, Alison often found herself injured which led her to pursue a career in physiotherapy.

Alison’s professional interests extend to sports injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, neurological physiotherapy, management of chronic pain and hydrotherapy. Alison empowers her clients to take charge of their recovery through education, goal setting and active rehabilitation.

Outside physiotherapy Alison enjoys spending time with family and friends, football, travelling and live music.

Andrew Casserly

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/ Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), Deakin University. Master of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra.

Andrew completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Business at Deakin University in Melbourne before moving to Canberra to pursue his career in physiotherapy. During his time in Melbourne, a passion for improving quality of life led him to work as a physiotherapy assistant at the Royal Children’s Hospital and in community rehabilitation. To satisfy his love of sport and fitness he worked as a strength and conditioning coach with the Sandringham Dragons TAC cup side. Since being in Canberra Andrew has become a member of Sport Physiotherapy Australia and has worked with multiple sporting teams including a local AFL Canberra side, the UC Capitals WNBL team and the Canberra Raiders.

Andrew believes in a holistic patient-centred approach to treatment that involves a combination of education, manual therapy and functional rehabilitation in order to achieve your goals. Whether you are aiming to decrease persistent pain, return to work, improve your health and function or return to sporting performance, Andrew is happy to guide you through it.

Outside of work Andrew is an avid sport follower, particularly AFL and his beloved Geelong Cats. He enjoys scuba diving, mountain biking and exploring new places. Andrew enjoys live music, reading and socialising with family and friends.

Matthew Boak

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of Canberra.

Born and raised in Canberra, Matt grew up playing a wide variety of sports exposing him to physiotherapy and invoking a keen interest in the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. This led Matt to study at the University of Canberra, where he completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2016.

Since graduation, Matt has worked in aged care due to a passion for restoring function and improving quality of life, whilst satisfying his love of sports and fitness by sports training for Junior representative soccer.

During Matt's work and studies he has developed Interests in the management of sports and work related injuries, neurological and age related conditions and post orthopaedic surgeries.

Matt is dedicated to providing an evidence based intervention utilising education, manual therapies and exercise prescription to help achieve your goals. Whether your aim is to return to sport, restore function or reduce pain, Matt is happy to help guide you so you can best participate in your home, work or sporting life.

Outside of work Matt enjoys living an active lifestyle cycling, hiking and playing various sports. He enjoys eating tasty food, travelling and socialising with friends.