Our extensive range of services
Our team includes experienced general practitioners, specialised practice nurses and other health professionals dedicated to meet your health care needs.
You Yangs Medical Clinic offers a wide range of general practice skills and experience. The culture of the practice is to coordinate care with the team at the practice, and with specialist medical and surgical teams both in private practice and in the public sector. We have a long history of respectful interaction with these services and we endeavour to streamline the often complex medical process for our patients. This practice has also been fortunate to have the responsibility for teaching and supervising doctors in the general practice training program. This brings new knowledge and skills to the practice and keeps the more experienced practitioners on their toes!
Geelong Performance Physiotherapy is a unique and innovative physiotherapy practice that offers a comprehensive service. Our team consists of experienced and highly-qualified physiotherapists. We use a variety of ‘hands on’ therapies alongside expert exercise prescription and advice as well as different electrotherapies to help us reach your goals.
We pride ourselves in our ability to successfully treat and manage a broad range of common conditions that include: back pain, neck pain, chronic pain, headache, shoulder pain, knee pain, sports injuries, work injuries and vertigo.
Our physiotherapists have extensive experience that stems from over 40 years combined experience working in private practice, public hospitals and elite sport. We strive to deliver the most up to date, evidenced based and effective treatment plan tailored to the individual in order to provide the most holistic of services. We believe that empowering you with the knowledge of your condition, how it likely occurred to your body, what structure or structures are involved; how it can be helped and what you can do to help yourself to prevent further problems and re-injury is also critical to your fullest and quickest recovery.
We are confident our service stands apart as we offer the highest standard of care delivered by highly-educated, experienced and caring physiotherapists.
D’Arne has always had an interest in the human body and anatomy leading her to complete a Bachelor of Science majoring in anatomy through Melbourne University in 2006. After a break from study where she travelled and lived overseas D’Arne decided to return to university, and completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University in 2013.
D’Arne has been working as a physiotherapist for 6 years now and has had the opportunity to undertake work in several different areas. One of these areas is aged care physiotherapy through the brotherhood of St Lawrence, where she has helped older people work towards achieving a more active lifestyle.
Sports Physiotherapy is also another area D’Arne has been heavily involved in, particularly through the North Geelong Warriors Soccer Club where she is employed as the club Physiotherapist. D’Arne works to assist coaching staff to help with injury management and minimization, along with player education and rehabilitation. She is also an integral part of the senior and youth development program helping players attain their best performance.
D’Arne has also had the experience of facilitating both individual and group hydrotherapy sessions. D’Arne has used hydrotherapy techniques as an alternate method to help clients manage injuries and achieve rehabilitation goals. Pilates is another interest of D’Arne’s and she has instructed individual sessions along with clinical, matt and reformer group classes. D’Arne believes that Pilates is an excellent rehabilitation tool, which can help people accomplish individual rehabilitation goals.
Clinical Labs provide pathology collection services during office hours within the practice. We have an excellent professional relationship with their experienced pathologists. The same laboratory provides services to Barwon Health and to St John of God hospitals. This ensures all medical practitioners involved in our patient’s care can review all of the patient’s pathology results.
Diabetes education is important in managing this chronic condition. Adjusting diet and activity are difficult tasks but vital for diabetic control and for the best outcomes. The diabetes educator also helps with initiation of insulin therapy when required. Diabetes education can be part of a care plan which attracts Medicare funding.
Podiatry is available in the practice and is a very important part of chronic disease management especially for patients with diabetes or vascular disease. Funding for this service is often part of a chronic disease care plan. Podiatry is important for other medical and skeletal conditions.
We are committed to providing quality tailored palliative care for our patients
Several doctors in this practice are part of the general practice palliative care group which is committed to increasing the quality of care for this important part of patients and their family’s lives.
Melissa is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who has completed a Masters of Dietetics at Monash University. Melissa translates evidenced-based scientific information into individualised, practical advice. She has a caring and supportive nature and is dedicated to creating a tailored diet plan that is right for you and will help you to achieve your goals.
Melissa has a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between food and biochemistry and the role this plays in the prevention of chronic diseases, and how this affects your overall health and wellbeing.
Melissa believes that diet plays a role in all areas of health, not just physical, but also emotional, social, intellectual and environmental. She takes all these aspects into account to provide a holistic approach to solving nutrition problems and achieving your goals. She is passionate about helping people to establish a healthy relationship with food, allowing you to be happy and healthy while reaching your goals.
Sexual Health & H.I.V
This practice has medical practitioners who are able to provide a full range of HIV treatment services. This includes the prescription of anti-viral medication.
Drug & Alcohol Support
Practitioners in this clinic have extensive experience with the treatment of significant drug and alcohol issues. Opiate substitution (Suboxone and methadone) treatment are available as required.
Monday - Friday 08.30 am - 5.30 pm
Please note at this stage we have suspended our evening walk-in clinic
- No referral necessary
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