Physio and Allied Health Team

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Physio and Allied Health


Uthara Kosuri (Tara)


Tara is the Director and Principal Physiotherapist at Inspire Physio Care. Tara completed her Bachelors in Physiotherapy in India in 1999. Tara moved to Australia in 2003 where she undertook a Bachelors and Post Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy from University of Melbourne in 2004. Tara focusses on sports, spinal, clinical pilates, shoulder injuries and headaches. She also has special interest in women’s health issues and men pre and post prostatectomy. Tara has worked in various public hospitals, community and private health settings in both India and Australia for the past 14 years. She has also worked in the specialised field of women’s health/continence in Gippsland for three years. Tara likes to keep her skills updated with regular professional development courses conducted by APA.

Tara likes “to educate her patients and motivate them to be part of their own care and treatment”


Shuchi Gupta


Shuchi completed her Bachelors in physiotherapy and Masters in Sports from India in 2008. She has worked in public and private sectors in both India and Australia for 4 years. Her main interests include musculoskeletal injuries,sports injuries, spinal pain, shoulder, knee and ankle. she has completed various professional development courses like dry needling, shoulder level 1 and 2. She is passionate about providing holistic care to patients of all ages.

She believes in “empowering her clients by working alongside them and guiding them to achieve their goals”.


Sandeep Kaur (Sandy)


Sandeep kaur graduated from Lovely University, India with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She has 3 years of experience of working in private hospital under Orthopaedics department in India. She has almost 2 years experience working in private practice in Brisbane & Melbourne, Australia. She is also experienced working in Aged Care sectors.

Sandeep always had an interest in how many aspects of health it took to support physical recovery from injury. This led her to investigate much more holistic approach to Physiotherapy. She enhances her clinical knowledge with regular professional development courses conducted by APA. She has done Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates mat work in the past years. She has keen interest in women’s health and musculoskeletal injuries.

She enjoys treating her clients and finds satisfaction “helping those people regain a meaningful and happy life”.


Rajmohan Subash


Rajmohan Subash, is a Physiotherapist with over 17 years of varied experience in musculo skeletal, neurology and learning disabilities for adults. He has also practiced pediatric neurology in his early career and believes in conferring with leading consultants and surgeons for more holistic and positive outcomes.

Prior to coming to Australia, Raj has been practicing in London, U.K for the past 12 years for clients with musculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation and also with post traumatic recovery and therapy. He has extensive knowledge in assessment, treatment and managing clients with learning disabilities and is registered with NDIS for therapeutic management both with public funding and private sessions.

He uses therapy adjuncts like Dry Needling, Clinical Pilates (Movement Based Therapy) and relaxation techniques on a regular basis and holds private sessions if required.

During his tenure in London, he has taken special interest in Ethics and Law in Health Practice and also developing portfolios for new and upcoming Physiotherapy clinics.

On the personal front, Raj enjoys road cycling, racquet sports and anything to do with Formula1. He has been in love in motorcycles and cars since he could crawl and walk and some say motor oil is mixed with his blood.

He believes in the saying “ All journeys begins with one step, and the first step is always important”


Kasun Peiris


Kasun Peiris completed his Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2013. He has experience in private practice, the public sector and aged care in Australia and overseas. He has been working as a Physiotherapist in Australia since 2018. His areas of interest include musculoskeletal conditions, work-related injuries, neurological rehabilitation, and conditions related to aging.

He has volunteered in various roles including sports trainer for local footy clubs, paediatric physiotherapy, and physiotherapy for burns victims.

Kasun utilises an evidence-based, holistic approach to provide the best care for his clients. Client education, self-management strategies and client empowerment play a crucial part in this model. He is equipped with various skills including manual therapy, dry needling, exercise prescription, Maitland’s joint mobilisation, clinical Pilates, biomechanical analysis/correction and effective communication to guide his clients towards their goals.

Kasun is committed to up-skilling, and he believes education is a life-long process. He engages in various in-service and external continuous professional education to ensure he is up to date with current clinical knowledge.

When Kasun is out of the clinic he enjoys spending time with his family and walking.


Lakshmi Varma

APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Lakshmi is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. She has over 20 years exeperience in the industry and completed her Masters of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) at Melbourne university in 2005. Since then, she spent 11 years working for the Australian Army, managing a variety sports and musculoskeletal injuries and there developed an interest in lower limb injuries. In this environment, she honed her pattern recognition skills and developed goal based rehabilitation protocols. Seeing the benefits of strength and conditioning in her patients adn working in conjunction with physical trainers, in 2017 she underook her Masters of Clinical and Sports Biomechanics at Liverpool John Moores Univerity (UK). Whilst in the UK, she had the opportunity to work with English Premier league players and elite athlestes at national and international levels.

Whilst Lakshmi enjoys treating all musculoskeltal injuries, her passion lies with injury prevention and running injuries with a particular interest in the hip. In line with this, she is currently unertaking her PhD investigating the surgical outcomes of hip replacements.

To deliver the best service to her patients, Lakshmi employs a variety of stratigies including manual therapy, exercise prescription, dry needling and using biomechanical analysis to improve movement efficiency and control. Understanding the importance of injury prevention following rehabilitation, she delivers patient educatin to guide and empower patients in self-management.

When Lakshmi is away from the practice, she is an avid traveller and sports buff. Her favourite past times including hiking around the world, dancing, playing cricket and supporting the Bombers.


Sureshi Ferdinando


I graduated from University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Biomedicine degree in 2019. Since then, I’ve developed a strong desire to work in allied health care and in particular, physiotherapy. So, I decided to complete a certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance and started working as an AHA at Inspire Physio Care in 2020. My work as an AHA mainly consists of home visits, assist with pre-employment functional assessments, hydrotherapy and administrative tasks.

Currently studying a double degree in Bachelor of Applied Movement Sciences/Master of Physiotherapy at Victoria University. I’m passionate about paediatric and musculoskeletal physiotherapy and enjoy working with people of all ages to help them achieve their goals and return to doing what they love.

Outside of work I enjoy travelling and exploring new adventures with family and friends.