Experience Comprehensive Care from The Next Step Team in Epping, Melbourne


We are a dedicated team of hands on, highly motivated holistic health professionals deeply committed to improving the lives of athletes with neurological disorders. We approach and treat our clients as injured, and NOT disabled.

We continuously strive and work hard to offer our athletes enhanced options to improve their function and quality of life, while empowering them with the tools to transform their health and well-being.

Rhiannon Tracey

Founder and Executive Director

Jake Mennuni

Senior Exercise Physiologist

Sheree Wood

Senior Exercise Physiologist

Mitch Lucas

Senior Exercise Physiologist

Lenny Kechayas

Grade 4 Allied Health Assistant

Kylie Abrahams

Exercise Physiologist

Alisha Richards

Allied Health Assistant

Sara Vella

Continence Nurse (Coloplast)

Simone Mercuri

Admin Assistant


Resident Axolotl

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At The Next Step Recovery and Wellness Centre in Melbourne, our mission is to provide tailored programs and services for athletes recovering from spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions. Our Athlete Scholarship Program secures generous funding for athletes without financial support.