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Evan Papadopoulos

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science at University of Western Australia

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with Distinction

Associations

Board Member of Podiatry WA

Bio

After completing his Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Australia, Evan continued his postgraduate studies graduating with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with Distinction in 2018.

Since having his own foot-related issues as a teenager, Evan grew an interest in the podiatric interventions that returned him to the soccer field. Evan has since grown a particular interest in combining his passion for health care and sport to provide treatment to lower limb injuries and biomechanical issues. Additionally, Evan enjoys the comprehensive scope of podiatric practice including diabetic care, ingrown nails, corns and calluses, fungal infections, minor surgical procedures, paediatrics and more.

He is an active board member for Podiatry WA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, volunteering and continues to play soccer. Evan is fluent in English and Greek.

Evan is determined to help others achieve their goals and become pain-free.

Ashwin Bhalsod

Qualifications

Diploma of Applied Science (Podiatry)

Accredited Diabetes Educator

Awards

Australian Podiatry Association WA Award 1990

Australian Biomechanics Corporation Prize 1990

Bio

Ashwin has been practicing Podiatry full time for over 25 years and has experience in a number of Perth’s major hospitals, Child Development Centres, Aged Care Facilities, Private Practice and Home Visiting roles.

Ashwin aims to establish and maintain a good rapport with his patients and has some that have been with him since he started his career 25 years ago!

He is one of the few Podiatrists in Perth fabricating custom orthoses on-sit, to achieve the best outcome for his patients. He has a special interest and expertise in the treatment of ingrown toenails and finds it rewarding to provide relief from this painful condition to people of all ages.

Personal Interests

Outside of Podiatry, Ashwin is kept on his toes by his two young boys who have both been accelerated 2 years ahead in their education:) 

Shannon Wittkuhn

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Podiatry)

Associations

Member of Podiatry WA

Bio

After completing her Bachelor of Science (Podiatry) degree in 2004, Shannon moved to the South West of Western Australia and gained experience working in all aspects of podiatry including a mix of private practice, community hospitals, senior citizen centres and aged care facilities. Shannon’s clinical expertise includes the areas of general nail and callus treatment, diabetes assessments, ulcer management, paediatrics and biomechanics.

Since returning to Perth, Shannon has a developed a special interest in routine nail care and diabetes. She loves working in aged care to help people maintain healthy, comfortable feet within a multidisciplinary team to improve mobility and independence. Shannon has been part of the Lifecare team since 2017.

Personal Interests

Outside of podiatry, Shannon is a mum to 3 children and loves yoga, netball, reading, cooking and spending time with her family. She loves meeting new people and looks forward to meeting you soon!

Victoria Aldridge

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Science and Health Science, Macquarie University, 2015

Bio:

In 2015 , Tori completed Bachelor degrees in Science and Health Science at Macquarie University in 2015 where she was part of the inaugural Doctor of Physiotherapy class. After having had multiple horse riding and dancing injuries, Tori became invested in the discipline of physiotherapy and since graduating has worked in large public and private hospitals across orthopaedics, ICU, aged care and rehab units.

Tori’s passion for helping her patients through rehabilitation is evident during her sessions. Her enthusiasm to help clients improve their day to day lives is a key factor in what drives her patients to achieve their goals.

Reza Taeidi

Reza has been working as a Remedial/Sport massage therapist since 2016, during which time he has worked with many professional athletes from sports clubs including Freo Dockers, Perth Wild Cats, Perth Glory and the Western Force. Reza is passionate about helping clients with soft tissue tension by performing a wide and effective range of techniques.

Isabel Amsworth

Isabel’s interest in physiotherapy started at a young age after watching her mother practice and seeing first hand the influence Physiotherapists can have on their patient’s lives. This inspired her to undertake a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University.

Isabel uses a combination of soft tissue release, taping, exercise therapy and joint mobilisation during her treatments, and has a particular interest in neck pain and headaches. She is passionate about helping patients reach their goals.

Outside of work, Isabel enjoys playing softball, travelling and reading.

Glenn Ruscoe FACP

Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons)(Physio)

Graduate Diploma of Manipulative Therapy

Clinical Diploma of Acupuncture

Masters of Business Administration

Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapists

Associations

Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association

Member of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Member of Acupuncture and Dry Needling Group

Bio

A Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over twenty five years of practice, Glenn has developed a unique set of skills and expertise for the treatment of back and neck pain. His understanding, insight and experience produces remarkable diagnostic accuracy and effective treatment and management strategies. Glenn finds solutions from a broad range of resources to help his clients achieve greater physical capacity. He gets people better faster!

Robyn Hickmott

Robyn is passionate about assisting anyone who experiences pain or injury. She specialises in a wide range of conditions ranging from continence issues and pelvic pain, to sporting injuries and “growing pains”. Over the last 5 years she has developed a clinical interest and expertise in hypermobility syndromes in children and adolescents.

Robyn is a physiotherapist with over 30yrs experience. She graduated from Curtin University in 1986, and has added post-graduate qualifications in Sports Physiotherapy (1992) and Continence & Womens Health (2009). The first 8 years of her career were spent gaining invaluable experience in the public hospital system at Bentley Hospital, RPH and in a Senior Musculoskeletal role at Osborne Park Hospital. Since 1992 she has worked exclusively in sports medicine clinics and private practice.

Penelope Murphy

Claire Stevenson

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Physiotherapy 2010 – Monash
Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2016 – Latrobe
Level 1 & 2 DMA Clinical Pilates
Level 1 & 2 Spinal
Level 1 Sports
Neuromuscular Dry Needling
Level 1 & 2 Pelvis & Hip
The Mulligan Concept (Upper Quadrant)
Lower Limb Tendinopathy Management
Claire graduated as a physiotherapist in 2010 and has worked in both private practice and hospital rehabilitation during her career. She has a particular interest in spinal injuries, neck pain and post-operative rehabilitation following hip, knee and spinal surgeries. Claire believes in using a combination of manual therapy and exercise rehab to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients.
Outside of work Claire is a keen distance runner having completed over 10 half marathons, and has more recently started trail running for a new challenge. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors with her dog, Tilly, and partner always roped into her newest activity. Claire loves spending the summer months wakeboarding and waterskiing in the Gippsland Lakes, while winter will see her off to the snow as often as she can.