Lauren joined the team at Hoppers Physio in 2002, following graduating with honours from Melbourne University. She then soon after joined the partnership in 2005 and thoroughly enjoys this role of leadership, marketing and business development.

In addition to treating sports and spinal injuries, Lauren has a passion for Clinical Pilates and is especially interested in pregnancy, pelvic floor, and sporting injuries, managing them with a combination of hands on and Pilates exercises to achieve long term patient goals.

Outside of work, Lauren has represented Australia in Triathlons, including Gold Coast 2009, Budapest 2010 and New Zealand 2012.  More recently her focus has turned towards running, Pilates and paddle boarding to keep fit, while raising a young family.

She has also completed her masters in Animal Physiotherapy and runs Melbourne Animal Physiotherapy at Advanced Vetcare in Kensington. Lauren has 4 young kids who are very active and with whom she enjoys her time thoroughly with outside of running the clinic.