Physiotherapists

Our physiotherapists have almost 50 years of experience between them.

This wealth of knowledge and experience allows patients to receive the best care and attention to achieve their best possible outcome

Chris Rollins
Chris Rollins physiotherapist in leederville Bachelor of Physiotherapy PGCert Health Research APAM Chris graduated from the University of Queensland in 2000. He knew that his passion within physiotherapy was the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. As a result, he went straight into private practice to further develop his skills in the field. Chris moved to the UK in 2002 where he worked in a variety of settings including private practice, the NHS and predominantly the British Military. The variety of working environments has seen Chris treat patients from adolescents to the elderly, amateur sports people to elite athletes and regular soldiers to Special Forces. Chris believes that communication is the key to rehabilitation. He works with his clients to determine the underlying cause of their symptoms and develop a treatment plan that enables them to achieve their goals and live the best life that they can. During his career Chris has developed a special interest in the management of disorders of the lumbar spine and pelvis, nerve pain and headaches. He uses a variety of techniques including manual therapy, dry needling and exercise prescription. To ensure that he remains up to date with the latest developments in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Chris participates in extensive post-graduate study. Chris’ currently holds the position of Chairman of the Physiotherapy Business Association (WA), to help support and develop physiotherapy in private practice. Outside of work Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children and dog, playing golf and keeping fit at the gym.
SINDY ROLLINS

BSc Physiotherapy Hons PGDip Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy. MACP Sindy graduated from Brunel University, London UK in 2001. After graduation, Sindy went to work in the NHS and with elite rowers. She further developed her skills in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders working for the British Military. Her interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation led her to undertake post-graduate study in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Cardiff University (2010). During her post-graduate study she undertook further modules to gain full membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). In addition, Sindy is a qualified Pilates instructor and a presenter for the Australian Pilates and Physiotherapy Institute (APPI) in Perth and around Australia. Sindy combines her knowledge of both movement re-education and manual therapy through her work in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and she has a special interest in Shoulder injuries. Sindy believes in applying clear clinical reasoning skills alongside effective communication to ensure a positive outcome for her clients. Sindy moved to Perth Australia with her young family in 2011. Sindy is a keen participant in sports and fitness training and enjoys horse riding, swimming, cycling and dog walking.

MACP www.macpweb.org & www.IFOMPT.org

APPI: www.unitehealth.com.au

 

KATE HUNT
Bachelor of Physiotherapy Post Graduate Diploma Sports and Exercise Medicine Kate graduated from the University of Otago in 2001 and has worked as a Physiotherapist in a number of clinics throughout New Zealand, London and Australia. She has worked mainly within private practice clinics with a strong focus on musculo-skeletal injuries, and has keen interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation. Kate has worked with a number of sports teams in New Zealand, and enjoys the challenge of rehabilitating all levels of athlete. Kate gained her Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2011 and has completed certification in dry needling and level 1 Pilates. Kate is keen to combine her practical hands on skills with her knowledge of rehabilitation to ensure her patients return to their pre-injury level. When she is not working or looking after her two young daughters, she enjoys playing a variety of sports including netball, squash and touch rugby.

 

 

 

 

ANNISSA HARWOOD
ANNISSA HARWOOD BSc Physiotherapy Hons Having participated in ballet since the age of 3 and later on teaching, Annissa has a special interest in working with dancers and athletes. This guided her towards completing the Physiotherapy Honours program, which involved analysing jumping and landing strategies in girls playing a multitude of sports. This love of dance and movement led to her commencing her Pilates training this year. Annissa combines a variety of techniques including movement retraining, manual therapies, dry needling and exercise rehabilitation. She believes in ensuring the patient has a good understanding of their symptoms and the reasoning behind their treatment plan is the best way to ensure a positive response. When she is not working, you will find Annissa walking her dog along the river or at a dance class.