Professional Health Services

Exercise Physiologist

Alex Shanks

University qualified Exercise Scientist and Exercise Physiologist.

Alex completed his undergraduate Exercise and Sport Science Degree at Deakin University in Geelong and his Clinical Exercise Physiology Master’s degree at Australian Catholic University.

He has a wide range of experience working with individuals who have been diagnosed with a variety of Neurological, Cardiovascular, Mental health and Musculoskeletal Disorders.

He has been in the gym industry for just over 7 years with extensive knowledge on acute and chronic conditions.

Alex has played Rugby, Cricket and AFL throughout his life, and is still currently playing AFL and cricket. He enjoys going to watch Melbourne Storm and the Australian Wallabies with his family and friends when they are in Melbourne.



Symmetry Physiotherapy

Symmetry Physiotherapy is the leading Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Group in the Western and North Western suburbs of Melbourne.
We offer excellence in general physiotherapy, sports injury and continence management.
We are at the forefront of research and innovation in health care.
Our friendly staff will ensure you always receive the highest quality service.

We are experts in the management of:

  • back pain
  • headaches
  • shoulder impingement
  • knee cap injuries
  • shin splints
  • pelvic floor muscles
  • pregnancy related problems
  • neck pain
  • sciatica
  • ankle injuries
  • scoliosis
  • whiplash
  • tennis elbow
  • incontinence