Sam Bugeja

Sports Physiotherapist

Sam is a titled Sports Physiotherapist who obtained a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with honors  from the University of Melbourne in 2001 and went on to complete a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy at Latrobe University in 2015.

He has gained a wealth of experience throughout his career by working with amateur and professional athletes. Sam's sports physio experience is primarily with soccer, running and football, having worked with athletes at all levels of these sports.  

Since 2006 Sam has worked at LifeCare Malvern Sports Medicine and is now a partner of the practice.  

Sam's is passionate about the treatment of knee injuries and post-operative knee rehabilitation. His main areas of expertise are lower limb sports injuries and also has a special interest in treating back pain and hip pain.

His approach to treatment is evidence based and involves different modalities including manual therapy, resistance training, pilates, biomechanical assessment and correction.  

For many years Sam played lacrosse competitively but is now retired from the game and enjoys running, strength training and cycling.