About Us

The directors of PhysioPlus Ross Baines and Christine Morrison have extensive experience.

We each bring over 20 years of clinical experience in private clinics & private hospitals, Island Health orthopaedic units, VCH Arthritis Centre as well as workplaces and sporting fields.

Experience counts. Trust us to provide a detailed diagnosis, treatment plan and to communicate with your doctor where investigations or other treatment options are indicated. Benefit from our hands on help, knowledge and networks.

Meet Your Practitioners

Ross Baines

Physiotherapist & Owner

Ross specializes in the treatment of sports injuries, manual / manipulative therapy for the spine and exercise rehabilitation. He has a particular interest in orthopaedic conditions affecting the knee and shoulder and post-operative rehabilitation. He is skilled in treatments and orthotic prescription for disorders of the foot and ankle. Ross has post-graduate training in the assessment and treatment of positional vertigo and vestibular rehabilitation.

Ross gained his Physiotherapy degree in Adelaide South Australia and also has a Master of Business Administration degree with specialization in small business and professional services. Having owned a successful network of practices in Australia and with experience working in other practices here in Victoria, Ross has developed the services and quality facilities at PhysioPlus to help you Go Better. Ross enjoys cycling to work along the waterfront and serving patients who live and work in beautiful downtown Victoria.

With over 20 years clinical experience and 12 years as an Independent Physiotherapy Consultant to WorkCover (NSW) you can expect Ross to give you an accurate assessment of how physiotherapy can help you or what other treatment options may be appropriate for you.

Christine Morrison

Physiotherapist & Owner

Christine Morrison has a combined degree in physiotherapy and occupational therapy from UBC in Vancouver. Christine’s early career was in her home town of Victoria where she operated an Island Health outpatient clinic at Fairfield Health Clinic – right where PhysioPlus is now located!

With years of experience leading a physiotherapy service at a 160 bed private hospital in Australia Christine has recently added to her expertise with specialised training and experience in the management of inflammatory and osteoarthritis whilst working at the Arthritis Centre here in Victoria. Christine will be providing a specialised program to manage hip & knee arthritis. (

Christine has post-graduate training in women’s health matters including pelvic floor physiotherapy, post mastectomy problems and osteoporosis. She is also trained in dry needling/IMS.

Christine has worked at Island Health orthopaedic clinics and facilitated a two year study in conjunction with the orthopaedic specialists and Ministry of Health on outcomes after joint replacements. Christine offers post op physiotherapy and hydrotherapy after hip and knee replacements.

Christine is resourceful in sourcing equipment and working cooperatively to help older patients with orthopaedic and medical problems maximize their function and maintain independence.