Meet the team at Beechboro Physiotherapy
Grant graduated from Curtin University in 1998 and worked in hospital and private practice settings. He then spent five years in the UK working predominantly in private practice. This included working with professional golfers and footballers. Since returning to Perth, Grant has continued in private practice, joining Beechboro Physiotherapy in 2007. He has had ongoing involvement with high-level athletes and is part of the Hopman Cup medical team. Grant has incorporated the use of Graston Technique for the treatment of various musculoskeletal conditions. His particular interest is in the treatment of spinal pain, headaches and shoulder injuries.
When away from work he enjoys spending his time outdoors with his wife and four young children. Grant enjoys all sports and likes to stay active with running and cycling.
Karen joined Beechboro Physiotherapy after graduating from Curtin University. She has since completed further studies in the treatment of shoulder and spinal pain and is a WorkFit accredited Physiotherapist providing expert assessment, implementation and progression of gym based programmes for those involved in workers compensation or motor vehicle injuries.
Karen spends her ‘spare’ time supporting her daughters’ sporting pursuits in swimming and diving and her husband’s constant house renovations (17 years and still destroying walls) and then she sleeps!!
Kevin graduated from Curtin University in 2008 and subsequently joined the team at Beechboro Physiotherapy. Kevin has completed further studies in the treatment of shoulder pain, sports injuries and is also qualified in the area of dry needling (acupuncture). Pilates is another area of interest for Kevin and has completed over 500 hours of training in Pilates which allows him to provide expert assessment and progression of exercises.
In his spare time Kevin enjoys keeping active with running, travelling Australia for football or the world for fun, listening to music and following the AFL, or for that matter all sports.
Caitlin graduated from Curtin University in 2009 and spent two years working in private practice in regional WA before spending 12 months in the UK. Caitlin joined the Beechboro team on her return to Perth in early 2013. Since graduating as a Physiotherapist Caitlin has completed further studies in advanced dry needling (acupuncture) and sports injury management. Caitlin has also completed extensive study in Pilates. Caitlin regularly uses her knowledge of Pilates exercise in the treatment of many of the conditions she sees everyday.
In her spare time Caitlin enjoys playing hockey and has represented WA at the Women’s State Country Hockey Championships.
Tom graduated from Curtin University in 2012 and soon after commenced private practice work.
He has played competitive sports his entire life and as such enjoys working with the athletic population. A particular love of Aussie Rules led to his role as the Colts Physiotherapist at WAFL Club, East Fremantle. Tom also has a keen interest in Post Operative Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention and has recently commenced a traineeship in Clinical Pilates to further develop his passion for the use of exercise in rehabilitation.
Through a combination of Manual Therapy and exercise prescription, Tom hopes to help his patients achieve their goals through active recovery and self management. He plans to complete Post Graduate studies in Sports or Manipulative Therapy in the near future.
Matt graduated from Curtin University in 2005 and has since worked in the private practice and workplace health settings prior to starting at Beechboro Physiotherapy. Matt enjoys treating all kinds of injuries with a particular interest in sports and gym rehabilitation. He has further training in Clinical Pilates, dry needling and various methods of strapping and taping so he is well equipped to assist his patients throughout their recovery.
When not working Matt enjoys exercising or getting outdoors being active either running, cycling or heading down to the beach.
Leah started her career as a Certified Gym Instructor and qualified as a Certified Gym Coach before changing direction and studying remedial massage. She gained a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2006 and worked in various health clinics and day spa’s before joining Beechboro Physiotherapy in 2010. Since then, she has built a strong client following with her combination of technique and experience. Outside of work, Leah keeps fit playing netball; likes watching the Dockers win; and enjoys driving her 4WD and camping in the great outdoors!
Adam received his Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy in July 2012. Prior to this, he has worked as a postman, barman, cook, machine operator and forklift driver amongst various other things. Along with his present work at Beechboro Physiotherapy and Midland Physiotherapy, he also does massage on a volunteer basis on Friday mornings at the Solaris Care Unit in St John of God Hospital, Subiaco.