We have a team of highly qualified, motivated and passionate staff who are dedicated to providing superior care and advice


Our team are all highly trained health professionals and will undertake a thorough assessment of your condition and formulate an action plan so you understand right from the start what is expected of you and what you can expect from us.

The scope of our team is growing with the addition of new professions on the horizon. At Absolute you can be sure that the team approach is in play, and the best plan for your specific case will be developed regardless of who you see.

Devon Soutar - Physiotherapist | Managing Director

Devon is the founder of Absolute Injury Management and has grown the business since graduating from LaTrobe University in 2009. The lifelong Latrobe Valley local has developed a great reputation in the region with his down to earth attitude, and clients enjoy his simple explanations and honest approach to care. Devon is a dual premiership player with the Morwell Football Club and enjoys treating all musculoskeletal injuries particularly those related to his beloved football. He also suffers from a severe addiction to golf.

Nitin Madan - Physiotherapist

Nitin joined the team in 2017 and has quickly turned into our strength and rehabilitation guru. Along with his Physiotherapy qualifications Nitin is a certified Personal Trainer and he loves to combine this knowledge to provide the complete package when it comes to injury rehabilitation and conditioning. Nitin also has a caseload within the rehabilitation department at Epworth Hospital in Brighton and previously completed a volunteer training program with the Essendon Football Club (VFL). Outside of the clinic he is a super keen cricketer and the promising fast bowler is a Level 1 Cricket Australia certified Coach. He is also certified in Dry Needling Therapy and trained in DMA Clinical Pilates.

Jarryd Croxford - Physiotherapist

Jarryd has returned to Gippsland following completion of his Masters of Physiotherapy Practice and he enjoys working with all levels of athlete, from the serious competitor to your 'weekend warrior'. He previously worked within the Epworth Hospital rehabilitation system in the metro area however has loved coming back to the more relaxed atmosphere in the country. On the weekend Jarryd pulls on the jumper and hops into the midfield for the Trafalgar Football Club. He is also certified in Dry Needling Therapy.

Mark Custance - Remedial Massage Therapist

Mark joined the team in late 2017 and is an experienced Remedial Massage Therapist. Having worked with numerous sporting club throughout the region and in multiple reputable clinics he is a fantastic addition to the team. Mark enjoys keeping all his patients doing what they love using many techniques including Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports, and Relaxation. 

Leigh Zyhajlo - Practice Manager | Administration

Leigh joined the team in 2017 and her super friendly nature means she is always up for a chat when you visit the clinic. When Leigh is not meeting and greeting at the front desk she is working hard behind the scenes using her wealth of accounting and business knowledge to coordinate all our accounting and HR. Leigh helps us to maintain the finest of clinic standards as well as developing projects and stragetic plans to ensure we continue to offer you the absolute best level of care.

Rachael Soutar - Administration

Rach will always greet you with the biggest of smiles and her gentle personality helps create a warm and inviting environment inside the clinic. Rach will be more than happy to help you with any enquiries you may have regarding appointments, our services, billing and our rehabilitation products. Rach is a fitness fanatic and when she is not busy working the front desk she is sweating it out in her role as a Group Fitness Instructor.