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David Lee Gow

Director

Principal Prosthetist, Dip.App.Sci (P&O), MSc (Rehabilitation)

David Lee Gow has over  32 years in the prosthetic industry in both Australia and United Kingdom.

David’s involvement within the industry has developed exceptional knowledge of upper and lower limb prosthetic treatment within the public and private sectors; providing Prosthetic Rehabilitation Services for clientele, participation in numerous rehabilitation courses, conferences and educational programs, including a 4 year Lectureship at University of Salford, UK.

David’s key interests are ensuring maximum potential for all amputees, by providing appropriate prosthetic services, Osseointegration rehabilitation for amputees and the development of rehabilitation service models.

David is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Clinical Panellist for TAC and WorkSafe Vic. TAC Provider: Registered WorkCover Provider: Registered NDIS Provider: Registered


Meet The Team - Monique

Monique Van den Boom

Director

Senior Prosthetist, BP&O (Hons)

Monique’s professional and friendly attitude drives her passion and motivation to work closely with clients to achieve excellent clinical and functional outcomes.

Monique graduated from La Trobe University in 2003 and has gained wide-ranging experience from employment in the UK and Australia, as well as volunteering with a non-profit organisation providing Prosthetic services in Haiti.

Working in both the private and public systems in Australia and overseas has exposed her to all aspects required to successfully treat clients across the full expanse of Upper and Lower limb prostheses and rehabilitation; including upper limb myo-electric, lower limb microprocessor, recreational and sporting prostheses.

Monique holds her continuing professional development in high regard by attending workshops, and presenting at numerous International and Australian conferences and seminars.

Monique is an active Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), and currently sits on the Board of Directors.

TAC Provider: Registered     WorkCover Provider: Registered      SWEP Provider: Registered       NDIS Provider: Registered


 Meet The Team - Mitch

 Mitch Farrar

Prosthetist, M Clin P&O

Mitch began working with ProMotion in May of 2015. Since joining the team he has thoroughly enjoyed the comradery and friendly relationship that ProMotion has with its clients. He is passionate about adopting innovative technology and implementing unique strategies in order to help them achieve their goals and maintain an active lifestyle.

Prior to becoming part of the ProMotion team, Mitch worked as a Prosthetist Orthotist in New South Wales where he worked within several busy regional clinics as well as within the local Illawarra area. He has also worked as a prosthetic technician in Sydney where he was able to develop invaluable hand skills using a wide variety of prosthetic systems and materials.

Mitch holds a Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics from La Trobe University, in which he also received the Ottobock Clinical Excellence Award and as well as the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics Final Year Prize. In 2010 he graduated from a combined Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Medical Science degree from the University of Sydney during which he received first class honours.

Mitch is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

TAC Provider: Registered     WorkCover Provider: Registered         NDIS Provider: Registered


  Patrick

 Patrick Shinners

Prosthetist, B.P&O   BMedSci

Patrick joined the team at ProMotion in May 2016 and brings with him experience from various Melbourne metropolitan hospitals as well as interstate regional clinics.  He has long considered himself to be in a privileged position as a Prosthetist and enjoys working with clients of all levels in achieving a return to function and independence after amputation.

Patrick is committed to challenging himself in both a clinical and technical capacity to ensure his clients receive a modern, tailored approach to their care. Patrick has a genuine passion for prosthetics and enjoys old and new technology alike, but strives to implement the latest advancements into his practice to the benefit of the client; be it in their everyday or recreational activities.

Having the experience of working through all phases of prosthetic care from pre-amputation, acute care, rehabilitation and lifelong follow-up, he now finds himself engaging all his skills and knowledge working with the client base at ProMotion. Patrick is based at both our Moorabbin and Epworth Hawthorn clinics.

Patrick is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).


Susan Price

Administrator

Susan commenced working part time at ProMotion in January 2018.

Susan has an extensive administration background with over 15 years’ experience.  Susan’s role at ProMotion includes management of the patient database, appointments, invoicing, receipting, management of funding requests and liaising with insurance organisations.

Susan enjoys working with the clients and the team at ProMotion and is committed to providing a high standard of care.