BSc (Physiotherapy), Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy
Andy is a Curtin University graduate, who has completed further training obtaining his Master’s degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
Andy is an experienced senior Physiotherapist having served the local Perth community for many years in private practices south the river. Having helped many clients with chronic pain, Andy pursued further training to understand chronic and complex pain further which naturally led to him to embark on his Master’s of Physiotherapy journey in 2022.
Andy’s interests in the management of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, back pain and management of chronic and persistent pain. Andy incorporates a holistic approach which is tailored towards each client and their goals. Andy aims to support each of his clients by establishing a shared and clear goal, and a management plan forward.
Andy loves his game of golf and with his further training through the Titleist Performance Institute. Andy enjoys helping golfers who want to get back to golf manage injury and prevent further time away from the greens.
Outside his work, Andy spends a lot of his time at the Melville golf club, gym and outdoors with his beautiful dog Taro.
Andy is a titled senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist. To see Andy the first step is to book an appointment online.
Caitlin is an experienced physiotherapist who is currently completing her Masters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy degree. She has worked with a wide range of clients from youth, to office workers, to high level athletes and everything in between. Caitlin’s special interest areas are neck and shoulder pain, as well as sporting injuries- in particular soccer, volleyball, running, triathlon and endurance sports.
Caitlin has worked for many years alongside soccer and football clubs. She has also worked with the WA Pararoos soccer team at Nationals for the past two years. Caitlin is trained in STOTT Pilates and enjoys incorporating clinical pilates into clients’ rehabilitation.
Caitlin’s goal is to support clients to become the best versions of themselves, and be empowered in their health journey. An appointment with Caitlin involves use of manual techniques, dry needling, clinical pilates, exercise and gym based rehabilitation in her treatment.
In Caitlin’s spare time, she can be found going for walks with her rescue greyhound Iris, participating in the run event or triathlon, or playing indoor volleyball. If you would like to book in with Caitlin, you can find her at the Canning Vale and Murdoch clinics.
BSc (Physiotherapy), Grad. Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Pelvic Health)
Casey has extensive experience and is currently completing her Master’s degree in Women’s Health and Continence Physiotherapy at Curtin University.
Casey’s clinical interest lies in treating women through all stages of life, to offer support and guidance during pregnancy, the post-natal period and any other hurdles later in life. Casey’s training in Women’s Health and Continence allows her to comprehensively assess and treat pelvic floor issues such as incontinence, bladder urgency and frequency, and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as common issues including abdominal separation and pelvic pain.
Casey has a passion for empowering women to live their life to the fullest, and will individually personalise a management plan to help you achieve your goals!
Outside of work and studying, Casey enjoys staying active in her free time with running, pilates and attending the gym, catching up with friends or relaxing with a coffee and a good book to read!
BSc (Physiotherapy); Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy Major) APAM
Chris is a trained Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist having graduated from Curtin in 2016 with a Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy. Chris has been treating patients since 2008 where he completed his undergraduate training at Curtin University. Chris received titling from the Australian Physiotherapy Association recognising his advanced management skills of patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain.
Chris is a caring, knowledge and professional physiotherapist. He is passionate about treating patients to empower them to achieve the best results possible. A treatment with Chris involves an accurate diagnosis, and formulation of a clear treatment plan to return his patients to the best quality of life. Chris uses his skills in manual therapy, manipulation, exercise and dry needling or acupuncture to relieve symptoms.
Chris has worked at St John of God Murdoch and The Mount Hospital with extensive experience in post operative orthopaedic care, with post operative care both here and in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Chris has completed research in workplace ergonomics using motion capture technology. He has worked with manual workers investigating postures and the prevalence of pain in the workplace.
Outside of work Chris is a keen sportsman, he plays Tennis at Manning Tennis Club and is a proud Club Sponsor.
Christina has a strong desire to help people achieve their goals and be at their best. As a Physiotherapist and Exercise Scientist Christina enjoys being part of her clients journey from an injury or set back to leading a healthier life. Christina has had her own experiences with injury sustaining an ACL rupture and understands personally what it takes to rehabilitate an injury.
Christina loves her health and fitness, so naturally she is drawn to treating sporting injuries. Christina has special interest in solving complex problems relating to the lower back and shoulders. Christina has over 10 years of experience coaching Netball, and has been involved with the Melville Football Club and Perth Glory Football Club.
Christina is passionate about Physiotherapy and her goals are focused toward getting her clients back doing the things they love. Christina helps her clients by providing short term pain relief through manual therapy and strives towards long term management through exercise and establishing healthier habits.
When not at WA Health Group Christina loves doing CrossFit, Olympic lifting, relaxing at the beach and hanging out with her adorable nieces and nephews.
Christina is available to see clients at our Canning Vale clinic at the Queensgate Centre. Click here to book online or give us a call.
BSc (Physiotherapy) (Honours)
Crystal graduated from Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2021, achieving First Class Honours in her project titled ‘Investigation of the gait of autistic and typically developing preschool children’.
Crystal has experience working with babies, toddlers and children to address their motor difficulties and developmental concerns. She has a clinical interest in treating developmental delays and head shape distortions in infants. Crystal enjoys empowering families in supporting their bubs to learn new skills for movement through play-based intervention.
Crystal keeps active by running, going to the gym and through pole fitness. Outside of work you can find her with her golden retriever, baking new desserts, and spending time with her friends and family.
Jacob completed his Physiotherapy studies at Curtin University and loves being able to bring his patients the joy of getting back to doing what makes them happy. Jacob works as the Head Physiotherapist of the Trinity College AFL program and the Fremantle District Cricket Club and enjoys providing the same elite level of care to his patients in the clinic.
An appointment with Jacob involves clear diagnosis and a detailed plan to return to sport as quickly as possible. Jacob uses manual therapy, training programming and rehabilitation exercises to help you overcome your injury and perform at your best.
Jacob is currently completing his Master’s degree in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy, signifying his passion for the profession and ability to bring the highest level of care to his patients. He is also a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy Committee - WA Branch.
Jacob can help treating all injuries with a keen interest in;
● Sporting ankle, knee and shoulder injuries
● Hip and groin pain
● Tendon pain
● Post-operative rehabilitation
When not in clinic (or at Uni studying) you’ll find Jacob playing footy for his local club in Jandakot, participating in charity swimming/running events or at the local dog park with his beloved Golden Retriever.
Jacob is available after hours until 7pm and Saturday mornings so can see you between work and school.
Lara loves the reward of seeing clients grow to a new level of appreciation of their amazing human body as they journey through their injury recovery and return to their loved sport and hobbies. Lara has been working as a Physiotherapist for nearly 20 years, working in Perth and Sydney and brings great experience to our team.
In her younger years, Lara trained as a competitive gymnast. Lara’s highlight of success included achieving the state champion title representing WA. The downside to intensive competitive training were injuries she had to overcome but on the upside lead her to pursuing university training in Physiotherapy.
Lara completed her formal training at UWA studying Exercise Science and Curtin University studying a Masters of Physiotherapy. Lara continued her education completing a Rehabilitation Pilates Diploma and Women’s Health Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction course.
Lara brings to WA Health Group her years of experience in helping clients. Together with a passion to educate clients about their injury and reach their clinical and rehabilitation goals Lara aims to consistently provide high quality client-orientated care. Lara sees clients with musculoskeletal injuries (E.g sports, orthopaedic, low back and neck pain) and enjoys assisting women through their life span with their health.
As a mother Lara, has minimal spare time, but she loves making time to cook different cuisines, read, get a massage, run, do her own Pilates and flexibility training. Lara loves to spend family time with her husband and two daughters aged 9 years and 15 years old and often go indoor rock climbing, hiking, going to the beach and snorkelling.
Lara is available everyday at WA Health Group. The first step is to schedule an appointment to see Lara at a time convenient to you.
Elizabeth White - Continence and Pelvic Health Physio
BSc Physiotherapy, Masters of Physiotherapy (Continence & Pelvic Health)
Liz is our resident Swifty. When she’s not rocking out to Taylor Swift, picking up her whistle to umpire a game of Netball, or crafting the day away she’s working hard to support mammas throughout their pregnancy, birth and postnatal journey. She’s also passionate about the lesser-discussed conditions of incontinence and prolapse.
“I know the positive impact that pelvic health physiotherapy can have on these conditions and I love seeing the results of our sessions change peoples lives for the better”.
If you want Liz to be your spirit guide with all things pelvic health it’s as simple as scheduling an appointment. If getting to the clinic is tough, please contact us so we can arrange a Telehealth or in the home.
BSc (Physiotherapy); Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy) APAM MACP GAICD
Lennon is an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist recognising his advanced expertise and experience in the field of sports physiotherapy. Lennon is local to Perth completing his undergraduate training at Curtin University in 2008 and Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports Major) in 2016.
A treatment with Lennon involves accurate diagnosis and a clear plan to return to sport in the shortest possible time. Lennon uses manual therapy, home exercise and modifications to training to rehabilitate both elite athletes and weekend warriors.
Lennon has worked at a number of locations throughout Perth including Cockburn Central, Leeming, Riverton and Hilton. Lennon spent the 2011-2013 seasons with the South Fremantle Bullodogs in the WAFL and in 2015 assisted AFL Indigenous Programs throughout the country. Lennon is the proud club sponsor of the Canning Vale Cougars Junior Footbal Club.
When Lennon is not helping his patients, he enjoys keeping active playing social basketball, participating in charity fun runs and attending group exercise.
BSc (Physiotherapy), Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)(Curtin)
Reuben has completed advanced training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, graduating from the Master of Clinical Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 2021 (Musculoskeletal major).
He has a special interest in knees injuries, including patellofemoral pain, osteoarthritis, and ligament injuries. Reuben's training and knowledge in strength and conditioning allows him to return his clients to better than expected levels of function.
Reuben’s interest lies in empowering clients with persistent pain (lower back, neck, orthopaedic, etc) to return to their hobbies, sport, and work. He was involved in research on young adults with chronic pain during his postgraduate degree which led to an enduring interest in this area.
Reuben’s training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy enables him to comprehensively assess patients, providing a clear treatment plan after the first session. In his spare time Reuben loves playing cricket, tennis, hitting the gym and cycling after work! He therefore loves helping his clients live active lifestyles too.
The first step to seeing Reuben is to schedule an appointment at a time convenient to you.
Rishika has always been interested in the human body and has a strong desire to improve the happiness and quality of life of the community. As a Physiotherapist, Rishika is able to apply her understanding of how the body works to improve the health and happiness of clients of WA Health Group.
Rishika has an interest in treating neck and back pain. Rishika adopts an individualised holistic approach with clients to ensure they receive the best treatment and outcome. Rishika has worked across many health settings including disability and on field sports training gaining valuable experience connecting with, and treating clients across all walks of life.
Rishika values using science to support the treatment of clients, and when paired with Rishika's genuine care and commitment to learning new techniques, this helps Rishika deliver the best quality of care.
Outside of work, Rishika enjoys Pilates classes and cooking nutritious meals. Rishika is also a keen reader, enjoys trying new cafes, and going for long walks.
Rishika is available at our Canning Vale clinic for Physiotherapy appointments. The first step is to book an initial consultation to see Rishika. Rishika is fluent in mandarin.
BSc (Physiotherapy); Master of Manual Therapy (UWA), APAM
Samy is a Curtin University trained Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who has been providing clients with quality musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy since 2010. In addition to his clinical experience, Samy has received postgraduate qualifications in Manual Therapy from the University of Western Australia (UWA) along with further training in joint mobilisation and manipulation, sports rehabilitation and dry needling.
Samy is an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist recognising his advanced skill in managing musculoskeletal pain. Samy enjoys treating patients with spinal conditions.
Samy uses the most up to date medical research when formulating a treatment plan for his patients to achieve pain relief in the shorts period of time and exercise to prevent further episodes of pain. Samy has a keen interest in treating low back injuries, postural neck pain and headaches.
Outside of work, Samy is found catching waves down south or in search of the perfect cup of coffee.
Ashlee is an experienced Physiotherapist who has been working with clients experiencing musculoskeletal pain for many years throughout the Perth area. Ashlee finds seeing clients with neck pain and headaches, back injuries, knee and ankle sprains and mums pre and post pregnancy particularly rewarding.
Ashlee is collaborative. An appointment with Ashlee involves a holistic approach to your pain or injury together with a clear rehabilitation plan working together as a team with other health professionals.
Outside of Physiotherapy, Ashlee enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends by going on hikes, rides and swims at the beach.
Ashlee helps clients at our WA Health Group Studio clinic in Canning Vale.
Brett enjoys treating a wide range of aches, pains and injuries. Brett empowers and motivates his clients through their active rehab journey and believes consistency is the key to optimal health outcomes.
Brett is passionate about treating biking athletes from mountain bikers to motor bike riders, having competed in both race scenes. Brett believes Physiotherapists are like mechanics for the human body. Unfortunately we can’t swap out body parts like we can engine parts. That's why it is important to get on top of your aches & pains early and making small changes to your lifestyle that can make a big difference to your overall health and well being.
Outside of work you'll find Brett riding his mountain bike in the Mundaring Hills or racing in the state downhill series.