Brooke Bakaric

Position: Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist
Location: St Kilda

Brooke graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2021, completing both a Doctor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Science. Her passion for competitive sports from a young age and interest in science and anatomy led her to pursue a career in Physiotherapy.

Brooke has worked with Williamstown FC (VFL) and the Yarraville-Seddon Eagles FC (WRFL) as a sport trainer, managing acute sporting injuries, and assisting athletes through their rehabilitation and return to sport. 

With a Black belt in Japanese Martial arts (Ju Jitsu), Brooke understands that hard work and commitment achieves results. She is passionate about leading an active lifestyle to and improving physical and mental health, and is eager to share her skills to help people achieve their goals and optimise their health.

In practice, Brooke recognises the benefits of both manual therapy and exercise in rehabilitation to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Outside of the clinic, Brooke is a bit of a foodie, exploring the best of Melbourne’s restaurants and cafes. She enjoys road trips and hiking, and is a passionate AFL supporter (North Melbourne). In winter you’ll find her at the alps snowboarding, and come summer, at the beach on a Stand-up Paddle Board. Most importantly, Brooke loves spending time with friends and family, and her cheeky Cocker Spaniel dog Jessie.

Qualifications: Doctor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Science – Anatomy

Special Interests: Sports injury, management, rehabilitation and injury prevention, Strength and conditioning, Post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation

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