Profile: Amelia understands how crippling sore and dysfunctional muscles can be. She loves being able to relieve peoples pain and discomfort as she knows how good it feels to get back doing the things you enjoy.
Profile: Following her undergraduate degree majoring in anatomy and neuroscience at UWA, Alice found her passion for physiotherapy after completing her Masters at the University of Sydney in 2016. She started working with HomeCare in 2017 hoping to pursue her interest in neurological rehabilitation and falls prevention.
Profile: Amie graduated from Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2010 with first class honours. Prior to joining the LifeCare Applecross team, she has enjoyed working in the private practice setting, treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Amie completed 1 year of LifeCare Clinical Pilates training in 2012, and has experience prescribing individual Pilates rehabilitation programs as well as instructing mat and reformer Pilates classes. She is particularly interested in working with dancers on injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as exercising to improve technique, performance and physical capacity. She is also interested in working with people for post-surgical rehabilitation to facilitate return to their work, sport and hobbies.
Profile: Alex graduated from Curtin University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). He has a particular interest in treating and rehabilitating musculoskeletal sporting injuries. One of Alex's favourite memories from his time studying was the final year placement he completed in Nepal at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.
Title: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist/ Practice Principal
Profile: Anthony is a post-graduate qualified Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who has worked in the local community for over 10 years. He has a particular interest in determining the cause of people’s dysfunctions to allow them to enjoy a full quality of life.
Profile: Anthony graduated from Curtin University in 1998 and has worked in the private sector in Perth and the UK, mostly in the musculo-skeletal and aged care fields. In addition to ongoing clinical practice, Anthony is the Practice Principal of LifeCare’s home-visiting physiotherapy, occupational therapy and podiatry services, providing support to practitioners and promoting a culture of professionalism, integrity and respect for each individual. He enjoys helping people get the best out of themselves, whether they be his patients or staff.
Profile: Annie is Physiotherapist for Perth Heat Baseball team, as well as the Subiaco Colts team in the WAFL.Annie follows the Perth Heat Baseball Team and is a keen supporter of the Subiaco Colts in the WAFL.
Profile: Arno completed his studies in 2000 at UCT in South Africa. He spent four years working in the UK and one year in South Africa, after which he made the move to Australia. After a tropical two years in Queensland, he moved to Perth to settle, pursue his career and raise a family. He started working at LifeCare Kingsway in January 2008.
Profile: Amber joined the SouthCare team in 2013 after completing her Physiotherapy degree at Notre Dame University in Fremantle. She has worked in a variety of areas including inpatients on the wards of St John of God Murdoch and home visiting physiotherapy with HomeCare. Amber is currently working in the outpatient clinic.
Profile: Abby joined the Southcare team in March 2016 after completing her degree of Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at Curtin University. Abby enjoys working as a physiotherapist in the hospital setting and is currently working on the inpatient wards of St John of God Hospital. Here she covers a variety of areas including intensive care, women’s health and general surgery post-operative care. Abby is a current member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).
Profile: Bella joined the Lifecare Willetton team in late 2016, after graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) with Distinction. She enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries however has a special interest in treating back and neck pain.
Profile: Brad has valuable experience in musculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation as well as specialised practice in hydrotherapy and spinal injury management. He is well practiced in treating a variety of patient conditions with a compassionate and rounded approach.
Profile: Ben is an accredited Podiatrist who joins us from the Eastern States. Having previously worked as a social worker for troubled youths and clients from diverse backgrounds Ben has a greater capacity and ability to understand his patients and their needs.
Practice: Maximum Independence Occupational Therapy, Western Australia
Profile: Belinda graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2013 and joined the Maximum Independence Occupational Therapy team. Her main areas of interest are aged care and stroke rehabilitation within a community environment. She is enthusiastic in her new role and about meeting people and helping them increase their independence and safety within their home environment.
Profile: Ben graduated from Sports Science in 2006 at Edith Cowan University and then went on to complete his studies in Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2010. Ben now works on the wards at the St John of God Hospital in Murdoch. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.
Profile: Cheryl completed her undergraduate Occupational Therapy degree at Curtin University in 2002. Following graduation, Cheryl took up a position in an older adult mental health service where she worked both as an Occupational Therapist and Case Manager, later moving to regional Vic/NSW where she worked as Coordinator of a Dementia Respite program
Profile: Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 and worked at LifeCare Point Walter for three years before heading overseas. Since his return, Chris has taken on a role as Principal Practitioner at LifeCare Fremantle.
Profile: Courtney graduated from Curtin University in 2015 and shortly after joined the HomeCare team. Courtney has gained a broad range of experience including treatment of musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, and neurological conditions.
Profile: Following on from her Biomedical Science degree, Caitlin completed the Master of Physiotherapy (GEM) program at Curtin University and shortly after joined the HomeCare and SouthCare teams. She enjoys treating a range of different conditions with a special interest in neurological and vestibular conditions and has recently completed the Vestibular Introductory Workshop. Caitlin strives to ensure that her patients achieve the highest level of functional independence that they can within their home and community. She also works at St. John of God Hospital Murdoch, where she mainly assists patients in the early stages of their rehabilitation post joint replacement surgery.
Profile: Claire Hobson has recently joined the team at LifeCare Willetton after transferring from the LifeCare Kingsway practice and recently having her first baby. Claire graduated from Curtin University in 2013 and is passionate about sports injury rehabilitation, after gaining many years experience working with various WA sports teams including the Perth Glory W-League and West Perth Football Club.
Profile: Craig Elliott is the Practice Principal at LifeCare Wembley. He is the current Tennis Australia Physiotherapist in WA, is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Independent Clinical Review Panel and sits on the APA WA Branch Council. He completed his Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1999 and has taught at both the University of WA and Curtin at a post graduate level.
Profile: Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and 10 years clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, including 2 years working overseas. Chris has been practicing at LifeCare Wembley since 2001.
Profile: Carolyn graduated from the University of South Australia in 2008. After working in several hospital settings, she joined the SouthCare team in September 2013. Carolyn is a Senior Physiotherapist and is currently working on the wards of St John of God Murdoch Hospital, as well as running the cardiopulmonary exercise class at SouthCare. She has an interest in managing patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions, and also vestibular rehabilitation.
Profile: Chelsie joined Southcare in 2015 following the completion of her studies at Curtin University and is currently working in the outpatient department. Chelsie has a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries within the sporting population and is hoping to complete further studies in this area in the future.
Profile: Dion finished his degree in Physiotherapy in 2017 at Curtin University, and began working with HomeCare Physiotherapy shortly after. He has experience treating a broad range of cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neurological conditions, but has a keen enthusiasm for rehab in both the musculoskeletal and neurological fields.
Profile: Daniel completed his Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University in 2010. He has a keen interest in treating sporting injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions including shoulder, back and neck pain, motor vehicle-related injuries and workplace injuries.
Profile: Dawn has practiced Physiotherapy for 19 years and is skilled at Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. Dawn has many years’ experience both in physiotherapy clinics and hospital orthopaedic wards (with first-hand experience working pre and post-operatively with orthopaedic surgeons in the UK). Her interests are shoulders, pre and post-orthopaedic surgery, neck pain and headaches.
Profile: Daniel joined Claremont & Cottesloe clinics in February 2016 having moved to Western Australia from Melbourne. He combines his role as Physiotherapist in the clinic with an expanding role at Claremont Football Club.
Profile: David joined the HomeCare team in 2015 shortly after graduating from Curtin University with first class Honors. He enjoys working with people to help them achieve their goals in everyday living, may it be dancing competitively at an elite level or just being able to walk safely to the mailbox in the morning. He finds joy in dancing and has a very keen interest in investigating and treating musculoskeletal conditions that are commonly seen in dancers. David is also involved in our Falls Prevention Clinic, conducting Falls Prevention assessments and taking Falls Prevention Exercise Groups
Profile: Ella has a keen interest in treatment and management of musculoskeletal injuries as well as the long-term management and rehabilitation of chronic muscular, neurological and respiratory conditions
Profile: After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy in 2015, Emma moved to eastern Australia working as a physiotherapist in Residential Aged Care and Community Physiotherapy in multiple locations around the ACT, rural NSW, Victoria and the Northern Territory where she was awarded "Graduate of the Year" by her employer. Emma relocated back to Perth in 2017 and commenced working with Homecare Physiotherapy.
Profile: Originally from Mauritius, Eric has over 25 years private practice experience. He qualified in 1988 from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He worked for 15 years in his own private practice before moving to Perth with his wife and children. He has a main interest in musculoskeletal conditions with an emphasis on sports and post-surgical rehabilitation. Eric has experience in Mens health conditions particularly pelvic floor retraining following prostate surgery. In his spare time he loves water sports including paddling, scuba diving and kite surfing.
Profile: Eddie graduated with distinction from Curtin University in 2013. After working with SouthCare on the wards at St John of God Hospital in Murdoch, Eddie joined the LifeCare team in Applecross where he enjoys helping people to lead active lives at work, sport and home.
Profile: Emily joined LifeCare Willetton in 2015 following the completion of her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Notre Dame. She enjoys treating a large variety of conditions with special interest in orthopaedics, paediatrics and women's health.
Profile: Dr Cowen studied pre-clinical medicine at Merton College, Oxford University where she completed a Master’s Degree in Physiological Sciences before moving to London to complete her clinical studies, graduating from Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London in 2001.
Profile: Georgia qualified in 2011 from Curtin University. She started her career at Lifecare Kingsway Physiotherapy, and in 2012, completed her Pilates Instructor Training Course. She then taught Pilates in Prediville in addition to her work in Kingsway.
Profile: 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!
Profile: Greg qualified in July 1982 graduating from the W.A.I.T (now Curtin University) and began his career at Royal Perth Hospital working in various areas of expertise as he gradually rotated through the different disciplines.
Profile: Gwen obtained her Physiotherapy degree from the University of Alberta Canada in 1974, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 1978, and has been practicing physiotherapy at Willetton Physiotherapy since opening the clinic in 1981, at the corner of Willetton Drive and High Road. In 1983 the practice moved to Herald Avenue and then made the final move to the current premises on Burrendah Boulevard in 1991.
Profile: Graduating from Curtin University in 2009, Gerri started out in private practice musculoskeletal physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation. She completed a Diploma in Professional Pilates Instruction in 2012 through Polestar Pilates Australia and has since been teaching in a clinical Pilates rehabilitation setting and instructing group fitness Pilates classes. Gerri has also worked closely with a specialised Hypermobility and Women's Health and Continence physiotherapist and has experience creating and teaching exercise programs to clients with pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as clients with the complex presentation that can occur with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome.
Profile: Helen graduated from Curtin University in 2012 and joined the HomeCare Physiotherapy team. Helen has a strong clinical interest in post-operative rehabilitation, falls prevention and working with people with multiple and chronic health complaints. She enjoys helping people get the most out of life through maintaining strength, balance and function. Additionally, Helen is our Education Coordinator, helping our staff stay at the forefront of evidence-based practice.
Profile: Ian has a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry and a Masters of Medical Science, and lectured undergraduate podopaediatrics at Curtin University from 2001to 2004. Hs has also worked as Senior Podiatrist at the Rockingham Early Intervention Centre, dealing exclusively with paediatric foot pathologies.
Profile: Joel joined the Life Care Cockburn family in 2018 after graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 2017. Throughout his studies he took a liking to the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal problems.
Title: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist/ Practice Prinicipal
Profile: Jos is the owner and Practice Principal of LifeCare Kingsway Physiotherapy, LifeCare Joondalup and also works at LifeCare Prendiville. In 2011 he returned to Curtin University to complete a post graduate Masters degree in Clinical Physiotherapy (Manips) and graduated in 2012. During his masters degree he was involved in a research project investigating chronic low back pain, which was published in 2014.
Profile: James joined the LifeCare team in 2015, working in outpatients at SouthCare and LifeCare Melville, following the completion of his studies at Curtin University in 2014. James has a keen interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of all musculoskeletal and sporting injuries, and has plans to continue further study in this field. He has had experience with swimming and water polo injuries, and is currently the Physiotherapist for the Palmyra Rugby Club.
Profile: Jordan graduated from The University of Notre Dame Australia with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has since completed post-graduate Dry Needling, Advanced Lower Back and Lower Limb Rehabilitation, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy courses. He commenced work with LifeCare and East Fremantle Football Club soon after which provides him with a vast exposure to a variety of injuries through the clinic and the football club.
Profile: Jonathan is the Practice Principal at Lifecare Point Walter. He joined Lifecare in 2011 after graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) with Distinction. Jonathan is currently the Senior Physiotherapist for East Fremantle Football Club. His primary role involves managing the League and Reserves teams through the pre-season and regular season. He is also greatly involved in musculoskeletal screening of the East Fremantle Development squads.
Profile: Joan graduated from Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, in 1971; and received a Postgraduate Diploma of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 1978. Joan has been extensively involved in the teaching of postgraduate students since 1978, in Glasgow, London and here in Perth which has been home since 1984. For more than 10 years Joan has worked in Private Practice in the East Fremantle area, joining the LifeCare team in 2005.
Profile: With a double Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Exercise Sport Science, and practical placements in both community and hospital environments, Jarrad has gained strong organisational skills and the ability to work with a wide range of professionals. His knowledge and background in patient care provides a strong foundation that allows for accurate and thorough work.
Profile: Jarod has a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, and has been working as a Physiotherapist in private practice since 2000, as well as having physiotherapy experience in gerontology and psychiatric care. He has been working at Willetton Physiotherapy since 2003 and took over the role of Principal Physiotherapist in 2011.
Profile: Junko is an experienced Remedial Massage Therapist having worked at Accent Physio since 2010. The team at Accent joined LifeCare Wembley in 2016. She works closely with the physiotherapists to ensure that the patients gets the maximal benefit from their treatment, tailoring her experience to client’s individual needs
Profile: Jack completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Curtin University and is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA). Jack is the Head Physiotherapist for University Amateur Football Club and currently runs supervised hydrotherapy classes at Wembley LifeCare.
Profile: Jen started working for LifeCare in 2001 taking fitball classes, for predominantly pregnant and postnatal women following the birth of her 2nd child. Following the birth of her 3rd child she started attending the newly established studio Pilates classes at LifeCare’s Wembley centre in 2002 as a client to assist in the management of her lower back and pelvic girdle pain which had commenced during the later stages of her pregnancy. She was so impressed at the effectiveness of Pilates in alleviating her symptoms and improving her strength that 2 years later she completed the 12 month LifeCare instructor training programme.
Profile: Jermaine qualified in 2006 with a 1st Class Honours Degree from The University Of Huddersfield. He has spent the majority of his career practicing in the UK NHS system working as a Senior Physiotherapist in musculoskeletal outpatients. He is now currently treating out of Joondalup and Kingsway.
Profile: Jarrad joined the Southcare Physiotherapy team in early 2015 and has enjoyed treating a large variety of injuries from people of all walks of life. His special interests include orthopaedic rehabilitation and sporting injuries.
Profile: Jess joined the Southcare team in December of 2015 after completing her degree of Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at Curtin University. During her time at university she had the opportunity to partake in an international placement at a rehabilitation centre in Cambodia. Here she was able to work within a multidisciplinary team with fellow health science students and gain insight into the health practices of different cultures.
Profile: Kate has over 10 years of experience within a broad base of physiotherapy settings since qualifying in the UK in 2005. She has worked for 10 years in South Africa in acute care hospitals, with elite athletes as team physio for a premier soccer team, within industry for BHP Billiton and South 32, a special needs school in rural Zululand and chronic care facilities.
Profile: Kaidee graduated from Curtin University and has been a part of our team since 2012. Having completed LifeCare’s specialised Physiotherapy Pilates training program, Kaidee combines her role as treating therapist by conducting Pilates Physiotherapy sessions and co-ordinating our Pilates Studio.
Profile: Kaitlyn joined the LifeCare team at SouthCare Physiotherapy in 2013 following the completion of her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, where she graduated with distinction at Curtin University. She is currently working in outpatients and will be completing her Pilates training in 2014.
Practice: Cottesloe & Claremont, Western Australia
Profile: Laura completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Curtin University. Prior to this, she studied a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Human Biology and Nutrition. She is passionate about all things health and fitness related.
Profile: Lincoln graduated from Curtin University at the end of 2017 and began working with HomeCare at the end of 2018. Lincoln has gained experience working with musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions. He has a keen interest in musculoskeletal issues, and plans to further his studies in this area in the future.
Profile: Laura recently joined our team after completing a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2016. She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and is committed to providing a high level of care using evidence-based practice.
Practice: Maximum Independence Occupational Therapy, Western Australia
Profile: Lorna graduated as an Occupational Therapist in 2001 in Glasgow, Scotland. Since then she has worked with clients from a wide range of diagnoses including amputations, neurology rehabilitation, orthopaedics, mental health, equipment prescription, home modifications and assistive technology. Lorna has a keen interest in adaptations to the home environment that increase an individual’s independence and enable them to remain in their homes.
Profile: LLaura graduated from Kings College London and started her career working in a variety of settings including neurological, respiratory and geriatric rehabilitation. She soon realised her ambition was to work with out-patient clients and moved to London to work in major hospitals as a senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist, both in the National Health System and in a private clinic.
Profile: Linley has worked in a variety of physiotherapy areas and work situations over many years. She initially worked in Townsville and Northam in the public hospital setting. Whilst enjoying the early years with her three young children, she worked in her own private practice (14 years) on a part time basis. Northam Physiotherapy provided a wide range of patient services, which included community based education programmes and services to the local aged care residency. In this time she was a member of the Central Wheatbelt Special Interest Group, which assisted in continuing education and enhanced communication between physiotherapists in the region.
Profile: Linda graduated with first class honours in a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 1996. She has worked in a variety of places and is now currently working as an Inpatient Physiotherapist on the wards at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. She has a vast range of knowledge and experience in all inpatient areas
Profile: Laini has been an enthusiastic member of the Accent Physiotherapy team since 2011. The Accent team joined up with the therapists at LifeCare Wembley in 2016. She obtained her Physiotherapy qualifications from Curtin University, and has broad experience with many sports.
Profile: Michael has worked at LifeCare Phoenix since 2003. He is a Practice Principal in Phoenix and has had the pleasure of helping develop the practice into the successful centre it is today. Michael has worked closely with the local community and medical practitioners for many years and takes pride in helping improve the quality of life of people in the area. He has an interest in exercise rehabilitation, including gym-based and hydrotherapy programs, and has many years’ experience in treating neck and back pain along with helping people recover from motor vehicle and work related injuries.
Profile: Madeleine has more than 20 years’ experience treating a wide range of Physiotherapeutic disciplines from lymphoedema, oncology and scar management, musculoskeletal, women’s Health, neurological, chest physiotherapy and hydrotherapy.
Profile: Martin was born in Belfast, North Ireland and moved to Australia in 1974 to the outback town of Woomea in South Australia. Martin has worked overseas as a physio in Vancouver and also in private practice in London. He started working for Cottesloe Physio in 1997 and has been here ever since.
Profile: Meagan graduated from the University of South Australia in 2009 with First Class Honours after completing a research project on strength and coordination training in adults with Traumatic Brain Injury. Meagan began her career working at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia where she gained a broad range of experience working with complex patients in the acute inpatient, outpatient and rehabilitation settings. Since 2012, Meagan has been working mostly with the aged population, with a strong emphasis on falls prevention. In addition, she is a Clinical Mentor and Student Supervision Coordinator with HomeCare Physiotherapy and The Falls Prevention Clinic.
Profile: Matt's passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy led him to join the Lifecare team in 2014, moving to Southcare Physiotherapy in Murdoch. After a wonderful 18 months in Murdoch, Matt moved to Willetton Lifecare and is treating in a mainly outpatient musculoskeletal capacity, although he does still do part time community hours with Lifecare's Homecare Physiotherapy.
Profile: Michelle graduated from Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2003 and began her physiotherapy career at Riseley Physiotherapy, which saw her working in a musculoskeletal outpatient setting and within a specially designed Clinical Pilates gymnasium. Her involvement with postnatal women prompted her return to study in the field of Women's Health.
Profile: Matthew is an APA-titled Sports Physiotherapist and Practice Principal of Accent Physio. He holds Bachelor degrees in both Physiotherapy and Exercise Rehabilitation Science and a Master of Sports Physiotherapy. Matt and his team at Accent joined LifeCare Wembley in 2016.
Profile: Matt qualified in 2010 from the University of Brighton with a First Class Honors degree. Over the next five years, Matt worked primarily as a senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist in the UK National Health Service in Kent, before moving to London where he combined NHS with private practice. Matt moved to Perth in November 2015 and joined the Lifecare Kingsway team.
Profile: Nicholas joined SouthCare/ SportsMed Murdoch in 2018 after graduated from Curtin University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. Nicholas has a background in elite sports – having played Rugby for the Western Force Under 20s and as a result has a keen interest in sporting injuries and Musculoskeletal conditions such as neck and low back pain.
Profile: Nicholas joined the HomeCare team in 2015 after graduating from The University of Notre Dame Australia. As well as HomeCare, Nicholas works at St John of God Murdoch Hospital as in Inpatient Physiotherapist on weekends. Through these dual roles Nicholas has gained inpatient and outpatient experience in managing acute to rehabilitative conditions, which include medical, orthopaedic, neurological, cardiac and geriatric management. Nicholas is passionate about optimising patients functional mobility to improve their quality of life.
Profile: Natasa has studied physiotherapy both overseas and in Australia. She graduated from Curtin in 2013. Natasa has worked as a physiotherapist overseas and in Australia in different areas of physiotherapy (rehabilitation, aged care).
Profile: Nicki graduated from Curtin University after completing her masters thesis looking at the treatment methods of neck pain. Nicki is certified in Dry Needling, and is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Nicki worked at Riseley Life Care prior to moving to our Point Walter branch.
Profile: Nicole Willimott graduated from the Central Institute of Technology with a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2013 after 2 years of studying.
Since graduating she has been working alongside Perth Glory Football Club for the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons, Commonwealth and Olympic games Track and Field Pole Vaulters. Nicole also has had the privilege of working with the Perth Wildcats NBL and Perth Lynx WNBL basketball teams through Body Right Massage.
Profile: Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Notre Dame University Perth, Western Australian in 2009. After completing her degree, Olivia travelled across the country working in a number of acute and rehabilitation areas equipping her with a broad scope of skills and knowledge in the hospital system. She has gained experience treating an array of musculoskeletal conditions including work and sports related injuries, pre and post natal presentations and acute and chronic back pain. In addition, she has extensive training and experience teaching clinical Pilates, and has post graduate training in administering dry needling. Olivia is very competent in providing tailored treatment that adheres to current evidence utilising a range of skills.
Profile: Richard qualified in 2008 with a pre-registration Masters in Physiotherapy from Leeds Metropolitan University after completing a Sports Science Degree at the University of Leeds in 2005. He spent the next 5 years working in the National Health Service in the UK, as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, with a special interest in Rheumatology and Occupational Health.
Profile: Rick joins the Lifecare Prendiville team as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. He endeavours to provide an approach which is tailored to each individual’s lifestyle to improve their wellbeing.
Profile: Ronelle graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from La Trobe University Victoria in 2009. Since graduation Ronelle has had a broad range of experience working in the public hospital system across a number of areas including aged care, orthopaedics, trauma, hand therapy, amputee rehabilitation and general medicine.
Profile: Rinky graduated as a Physiotherapist in November 2009 with a distinction in Bachelors of Physiotherapy from India. Thereafter, in December 2015 she also graduated as an Exercise Physiologist with Masters in Exercise Science from the University of Western Australia.
Profile: Rhiannon graduated from Notre Dame University in 2009 and after working in various roles in the aged care sector joined the Southcare team in June 2013. Rhiannon works as an inpatient physiotherapist on the wards at St John of God Murdoch. She enjoys the challenge of dealing with complex geriatric patients and also has an interest in the management of chronic respiratory conditions.
Profile: Bek joined the SouthCare team in December 2013 after finishing her Physiotherapy degree with honours at Curtin University. She currently works on the wards of St John of God Murdoch as an inpatient physiotherapist. She has a special interest in preventing and managing chronic musculoskeletal conditions especially in musicians as well as promoting healthy lifestyle habits.
Profile: Graduating from Notre Dame University in 2014 with a double degree in Exercise and Sports Science alongside Physiotherapy, Ryan joined the HomeCare team shortly after. Ryan is passionate about delivering a tailored program to clients in a range of areas, including neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation and various musculoskeletal conditions.
Profile: Rachel recently joined the HomeCare team after completing a double degree at the University of Notre Dame (2015), a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. Rachel has gained a well-rounded, broad level of experience including: post-operative, musculoskeletal, cardio-respiratory, neurological, geriatric, women's health and paediatric physiotherapy. She enjoys helping a wide range of patients with different conditions and assisting them to achieve their goals and attain a good quality of life.
Profile: On graduating from Physiotherapy, Rachel has had extensive experience in private practice and private hospital physiotherapy with a high exposure to acute per/ post operative patients, sporting injuries and has worked closely with the Perth Orthopaedic and sports Medicine clinic. Her special interests are Lower Limb (particularly knee), shoulder rehabilitation and spinal issues. She also has post graduate training in Dry Needling/ Acupuncture.
Profile: Richard started working across different centres for LifeCare after graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 2014 and is now a full time member of the Lifecare Willetton team. He has a particular interest in assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries. Richard aims to not only treat the initial injury but strives to incorporate self-maintenance and preventative strategies into his care. Richard hopes to complete further study in the fields of manipulative/sports physiotherapy.
Profile: Shannon completed her Bachelor of Science (Podiatry) degree in 2004. After completing her degree 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.
Practice: Prendiville & Joondalup, Western Australia
Title: Massage Therapist
Profile: Her professional style includes working together with the client to construct a massage treatment that is unique and specialised. She makes sure each treatment is an individual experience which includes experienced massage techniques.
Profile: Sam graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy. He has had a wide variety of experience working with athletes in many sporting disciplines such as NRL, soccer, AFL and Touch to name a few.
Profile: Soraya has a Bachelor Degree of Physiotherapy from Curtin University with additional qualifications in Dry Needling. Previously she has worked at Joondalup Health Campus and Northam Regional Hospital and gained experience in a variety of clinical areas.
Profile: Sarah completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at The University of Notre Dame, where she also completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. Sarah has experience rehabilitating a variety of sporting and musculoskeletal injuries using exercise based rehab combined with manual therapy, and also enjoys treating back and neck pain.
Profile: Stacey completed her Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) degree in 2014 and shortly after joined the HomeCare team. She enjoys treating a wide variety of clinical conditions, but has a specific interest in geriatric and women's health physiotherapy. She also enjoys improving the quality of life of her patients through mobility and functional training.
Profile: Sam graduated from Curtin University in 2013 and joined the HomeCare team in January 2014. He enjoys treating a variety of clinical conditions, but has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy – specifically in the treatment and management of sporting injuries, neck pain, and knee pain. He also enjoys assisting the elderly in maintaining or improving their balance, mobility and function.
Profile: Sally joined Homcare Physiotherapy in 2015. She graduated in 1992 from Curtin Universtity and since then has worked in a variety of settings in Australia, the United Kingdom and Germany. She has an interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and rehabilitation. She has worked in community physiotherapy for a number of years and has a keen interest in assisting clients to maximise their own mobility and independence.
Profile: Suzanne is a Sports and Manipulative Physiotherapist, with a special interest in treating back and neck pain. Suzanne has also had extensive experience working with sporting teams and was the inaugural physiotherapist when the AIS Hockey Unit was established in Western Australia. She is also interested in the treatment of both recreational and elite sporting injuries.
Profile: Sue Lin is Principal Practitioner, and started with LifeCare as a New Graduate Physiotherapist way back in 2002 and is in now in her 13th year of practice. She has also been teaching Pilates for the last 12 years for both rehabilitation and fitness with international experience from London, the Middle East and USA.
Profile: Sarah graduated from the University of Notre Dame and commenced working at Lifecare Point Walter in 2014. She completed the Lifecare Pilates instructor training in 2016. Sarah has also completed training in dry needling techniques and is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Practice: Maximum Independence Occupation Therapy, Western Australia
Profile: Sara completed her Undergraduate Occupational Therapy Degree at Curtin University in 2011. She has since gained experience working in the areas of home visiting and in the private hospital system. Sara has a broad range of interests which include assistive/ adaptive equipment, falls prevention, mental health rehabilitation and injury prevention. She enjoys working with people of all ages and backgrounds.
Profile: Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. Having completed previous practical experience with the South Fremantle Football Club and playing for a variety of sporting clubs around the local area, Sam is particularly passionate about the treatment of sporting injuries. He is currently the colts physiotherapist at the South Fremantle Football Club.
Profile: With qualifications that include a Diploma in Health Science (Massage) and a Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage, Stephen is a member of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT). He has combined his practice of massage therapy with teaching the craft through TAFE.
Profile: Tracey has a special interest in teaching Pilates within small class sizes, focusing on each client's individual needs. The classes Tracey offers are: Reformer, Matwork and Group Studio programs. All classes are fun, safe and individually challenging.
Profile: Taryn graduated from Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2007 and started working for LifeCare as her first job in 2008. During her first year of work she was based on the hospital wards at St John of God Hospital, including the wonderful maternity ward there. During this year, she also completed the 12 month LifeCare Pilates Training Course. It was over this year that she realised that she wanted to spend her career working with women during the childbearing year.
Profile: Tamara is a postgraduate Continence and Women’s Health physiotherapist, and Southcare Physiotherapy’s coordinator of inpatient and outpatient women’s health physiotherapy services for St John of God Murdoch.
Profile: Tony is an experienced manual therapist with a passion for complex patients who are keen to be actively involved in the resolution of their pain. He has worked with a number of sporting teams including the Perth Demons and the East Fremantle Sharks Football Clubs and has provided Clinical tutoring to post graduate Physiotherapy students for Curtin University. Tony is actively involved in the mentoring and professional development of a number of Physiotherapist's across the Lifecare Group, with the aim of maximising the positive impact of Physiotherapy across the community.
Profile: Tim has worked as a physiotherapist in both musculoskeletal and aged care settings since graduating from Curtin University in 2012. He has worked in private practices in both Perth and rural WA as well as in aged care facilities. Tim has a keen interest in chronic pain management, falls prevention and improving the mobility and independence of his patients. He has a particular interest in the use of specific exercise prescription for managing chronic conditions and improving function.
Profile: Taryn graduated from Curtin University in 2012 and joined the HomeCare team shortly after. She has a genuine interest in neurological rehabilitation and enabling those with a disability to remain at home. Taryn is also involved in our Falls Prevention Clinic, conducting Falls Prevention assessments and taking Falls Prevention Exercise Groups. Additionally she is a qualified LifeCare Pilates Instructor.
Profile: Tom is a Physiotherapist and provides manual therapy and Exercise rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from Curtin University.
Profile: Tim graduated from Curtin University as a Physiotherapist in 2001. He has worked in a variety of clinical areas including spending time working in the United Kingdom. Tim joined the LifeCare Network in 2005 starting at SouthCare Physiotherapy. At the end of 2014 he became the Practice Principal at LifeCare Melville.
Profile: Tracy Wallwork completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland and worked as a general physiotherapist in large teaching hospital interstate and overseas. She then completed a postgraduate diploma in Manipulative and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 1989. Since then, she has worked in private practice treating a broad range of patients with sport injuries, hip and shoulder pain, soft tissue injuries, neck pain, headaches and low back pain.