Amy is a Perth local, having completed studies in Physiotherapy at the Curtin University in 2014. Amy has worked in a variety of health care settings from Fremantle Hospital to private practice in the south eastern suburbs of Perth, WA. Amy prides herself in working with her patient to promote a healthy lifestyle through movement and exercise.
Amy enjoys treating musculoskeletal conditions from elite sports people to the weekend warrior. Amy has completed post graduate study in Pilates training and enjoys using mat and reformer exercises to offer pain relief to patients and encourage active forms of rehabilitation.
Amy has a keen interest in patients with neurological conditions for example, cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), traumatic brain injuries (TBI), spinal cord injuries (complete and incomplete) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Amy feels confident with prescribing exercises post neurological injury to help restore her patient’s movement and confidence, promoting an improved quality of life.
Outside of helping WA Health Group’s patients, Amy enjoys keeping fit and healthy exploring the outdoors and WA’s beautiful beaches. Longer term Amy sees a long career in physiotherapy and is keen to one day open her own practice. » View details
BSc (Physiotherapy), MManip, MClinPhys (Sports) APA Titled Musculoskeletal, APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist. Assoc Fellow, Aust. College of Physiotherapists
Bronwyn is a highly experienced post graduate physiotherapist, receiving tilting from the Australian Physiotherapy Association in the area of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy, recognising her advanced training and expertise in the field.
Bronwyn is highly dedicated to her profession, and is currently undertaking training to become a Specialist Physiotherapist as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists. This is the highest recognised clinical qualification available to Australian Physiotherapists. Bronwyn currently works for Curtin University, training undergraduate students in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
After graduating, Bronwyn has practiced throughout Western Australia in musculoskeletal and sports based clinics. Bronwyn has been involved as a Physiotherapist in multiple sports at both a semi-elite and amateur level including AFL, rugby union, netball swimming and basketball.
Bronwyn has a special interest in the shoulder and ankle but enjoys aiding both recreational athletes and the general public with any musculoskeletal or sporting condition. Bronwyn heads WA Health Group’s clinical education program where Bronwyn assists our team with clinical training, mentoring of junior staff and complex patient reviews.» View details
Casey Melville – Physiotherapist
Casey graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) in 2012. Prior to working at WA Health Group, Casey spent several years working in private practice in the South Perth area.
Casey’s areas of clinical interest include assessing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, as well as post-operative rehabilitation, ante- and post-natal physiotherapy and pilates rehabilitation.
Casey grew up locally and enjoyed playing sport for local clubs, including Willetton Basketball Association and Willetton Netball Association. Her passion for sport has lead her to work with a number of different teams, including football at WAFL and AFL level, basketball, soccer, rugby and athletics.
Casey is still currently playing netball, and enjoys running in her spare time. She is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes with her clients, and works closely with them to identify possible causes for their pain in order to reach their goals and improve their overall function!» View details
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. » View details
Claire Cooper is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who
graduated from Deakin University in Victoria in 1990. Claire has worked in a variety of different clinical settings in her career, including the tertiary hospitals: The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Hobart and, The Geelong Hospital and its specialist diabetes outpatient service. The Diabetes Referral Centre provided many years of experience with all forms of diabetes, including type 1 on insulin pumps, GDM, and comorbidities such as coeliac disease. Claire has
worked as a locum in the UK in GP clinics and hospitals and in private practice in Victoria in Chronic Disease Management. For the past 3 years Claire has been a lecturer and clinical supervisor of dietetic students at Curtin University.» View details
Emma Mignanelli – Physiotherapist & Personal Trainer
Emma is a Canning Vale local with strong community links in the health and fitness industry. It was only natural for Emma to pursue training in Physiotherapy at Curtin University where she excelled academically and in her practicum.
Emma uses her bubbly nature to help patients achieve what they love in life through clear education, one on one exercise and community exercise classes to assist patients reaching their optimal health.
Emma works at Willetton Football Club as their team Physiotherapist and has been involved in the international hockey at the Perth FHE Cup in 2018.
Emma loves her fitness – she has been a personal trainer and group fitness instructor for two years; motivating and helping people of all ages achieve their fitness goals and to be the best version of themselves.
When Emma is not working, she is trying the latest fitness craze at F45, relaxing at the beach or supporting the West Coast Eagles!
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Julie graduated from Curtin University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry.
Julie has extensive experience in both public and private practice podiatry and in rural and remote areas.
Originally a country person from the Goldfields, Julie had the only private practice in Kalgoorlie/ Boulder for 10 years.
She also ran the high risk foot clinic at Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital which treated both inpatients and outpatients.
She also provided podiatry services through the Community Health Centre and established the podiatry clinic at the Aboriginal Medical Centre ( Bega Garnbirringu). She also provided podiatry services with the visiting Ophthalmologist and Urologist to Indigenous clients locally and from the lands.
She was also involved with various sporting clubs and provided education and training sessions to other allied health professionals.
Julie has a very broad knowledge base and has kept her training up to date with the latest treatments involving acupuncture/ trigger point dry needling and foot mobilisation and manipulation.
She is very interested in treating diabetics, children and minor nail surgery. She has a comprehensive knowledge in biomechanics.
When not working she is a very busy Mum of three young children.
In her spare time Julie likes travelling, blogging and is a passionate supporter of animal welfare.
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BSc (Physiotherapy); Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy): APAM
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. » View details
Nardine graduated from Murdoch University in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology and went on in 2013 and completed her Honours in Exercise Physiology. Nardine is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate at Murdoch University.
While Nardine had a strong passion to improve performance outcomes, her clinical experience has also allowed her to specialise in the prevention and management of chronic disease injury and disability. Nardine prides herself on providing individualised, evidence- based exercise programs to maximize physical function for patients, with a major focus on achieving patients best quality of life.
Nardine is a registered member of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sport Scientist.» View details
Renata is an experienced Remedial Massage Therapist having worked as
a Physiotherapist in Brazil before migrating to Australia in 2012 and
completing a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy. Renata is an AAMT member allowing private health insurance claiming.
Renata is trained in trigger point therapy, swedish, manual lymphatic
drainage, deep tissue, pregnancy massage, corporate massage and sports
Renata has experience with corporate clients that work several hours
on the desk, being able to identify groups of muscles that require
massage treatment. Renata also has many years experience working in
sports massage, having worked in events such as Run for a Reason, City
to Surf and Cape to Cape Mountain Bike.
With her physiotherapist background, Renata has the skills
to treat clients who have a wide range of injuries, being able to
identify if clients need to seek further treatment from a Physiotherapists at WA Health Group.
Outside of work Renata enjoys running, sports at the beach, playing
acoustic guitar, cooking, travelling and spending time with her
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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 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.» View details
Tayla began working for WA Health Group in 2017 after graduating from Curtin University in 2016. Tayla grew up in the country town of Broome where she developed a love of all sports. When she moved to Perth her enthusiasm for sports provided the opportunity to play in the State Basketball League where her personal experience with injury management ignited her passion for physiotherapy.
Throughout her studies Tayla has enjoyed having a vast involvement as a sports trainer in numerous sports including soccer, hockey and football. She is currently the head sports trainer for the UWA Men’s Division One Hockey team, and doing work with the WAFL, AFLW and AFL.
In her spare time Tayla enjoys camping, surfing, running and anything that gets her outdoors to stay fit and healthy. She believes in working with her patients to achieve their goals and get them back to what they love doing as soon as possible.» View details
Tegan is a highly experienced Remedial Massage Therapist who has been helping the community of Perth, WA since 2012. Tegan first developed a keen interest in Remedial Massage by assisting a family member with lower back pain. Tegan successfully completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy in 2012 and has been an integral part of WA Health Group since 2015.
Tegan currently combines her role at WA Health Group with studying Psychology at Murdoch University which works well Tegan’s great massage skills. Tegan is a member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia formerly known as AAMT allowing her clients to get a health rebate from their private health insurance.
Tegan enjoys helping local mums and dads, budding local sports people and people living with chronic pain. Tegan s is trained in deep tissue, swedish, pregnancy massage, trigger points, MLD – manual lymph drainage and sports massage.
Outside of work Tegan enjoys spending time with friends and family, taking her dog to the beach and watching the latest sci-fi / fantasy movies.
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