Zoe Rippon, physiotherapist, south yarra spine and sports medicine

Zoe Rippon

Zoe is a New Zealand trained Physiotherapist having completed both her undergraduate Physiotherapy degree (completed 2011) and post-graduate study at Otago University. Her Masters in Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy) and ongoing professional development not only awards her with APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, it ensures an expert opinion, advanced assessment, accurate diagnosis and high quality treatment creating the best outcomes for her clients.

Zoe’s passion for physiotherapy began following having had a number of sporting injuries herself from playing basketball up to National level in New Zealand, followed by switching codes to play a high level of Netball. Her overall interest in sports and exercise biomechanics, means that her treatment will take you through full recovery, to optimising your sports or gym technique and have you performing at your best. Zoe’s client centred approach and adaptability, means her advanced clinical skills translate to a wide range of injuries and conditions. 

These days outside of work you will likely find her walking her dog Frankie, at the gym, running or playing touch rugby/tennis. Zoe loves all the good things in life, most importantly coffee, chocolate, cheese and wine.


  •  Postural, running and biomechanical assessments
  • Running and sports related injuries
  • Headaches and migraines
  • BPPV
  • Office worker related pain
  • Overuse or tendon injuries
  • Dry needling


  • Running
  • gym
  • Touch rugby
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Dancing


  • Represented Women’s State Basketball team, playing in National league, NZ
  • U12-U19 Age group State representative for basketball and won a NZ National title
  • Completed half marathon