LET PARMELIA PHYSIOTHERAPY HELP YOU TO MOVE WELL…
Why not make an appointment at our local physiotherapy practice?
Why Parmelia Physiotherapy?
Parmelia Physiotherapy’s friendly staff will assist you with your recovery and rehabilitation from injury. Our Physiotherapists have an excellent relationship with the Doctors in the surrounding area medical centres including Parmelia, Medina, Kwinana, Leda, and Bertram.
All of our Physiotherapists have post-graduate level training which allows them to provide you with an accurate diagnosis, provide the most effective treatment, and prescribe the proper exercises and management strategies with the aim of returning you to your normal activities.
Some of the more common conditions which our Physiotherapists can assist you with include neck and back pain, arthritis, sporting injuries, headaches, work related injuries, and recovery following motor vehicle accident related injuries.
Hands on manual therapy treatment and specific exercise prescription are the primary types of service which is provided at Parmelia Physiotherapy. Other services which may be appropriate for you include Hydrotherapy, Gym or Clinic Based Exercise Programs, Dry Needling, Clinical Pilates, and Real Time Ultrasound Imaging.
Located next to an ante natal clinic, our Physiotherapists can assist women with common conditions such as pelvic pain or stress urinary incontinence with a variety of non-invasive treatment and management options. Real Time Ultrasound Imaging (via the lower abdomen) is commonly used to assist with teaching pelvic floor muscle exercises where function of these muscles is important both pre- and post-natal. Labour TENS units are also available for hire.
Our Physiotherapists work with local companies providing occupational health and safety training and advice, on-site assessments, as well as performing pre-employment musculoskeletal assessments.
Parmelia Physiotherapy offer services through Medicare and Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Please speak with your GP to find out if you are eligible for these services. For those with chronic conditions, you may be entitled to a maximum of 5 Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) sessions under Medicare.
Parmelia Physiotherapy offers a wide selection of products that can not only assist with your recovery, but help to maintain the effects of treatment. Items such as braces and supports, heat bags, taping supplies, supportive contour pillows, orthotics, and exercise equipment are all available. Please ask our Physiotherapists for advice in order to ensure the proper size and item are chosen for you.
Our clinic hours are Monday – Friday 9am to 7pm, and Saturday 8am – 12pm. We aim to offer same day appointments.
Parmelia Physiotherapy is a HICAPS provider and our services are covered by health insurance providers. Parmelia Physiotherapy is also a preferred provider for BUPA, Medibank Private, and HCF health funds. Please ask our receptionist for more details.
Rob is currently undertaking further study, having commenced a post-graduate degree in Medicine this year. Rob will be available for consultations during some university holidays.
Rowan previously also held the position of lead physiotherapist with the Mainland Tactix, a professional ANZ Championship netball team. The role required Rowan to travel New Zealand and Australia taking care of the medical, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the team. She continues to provide physiotherapy services to the Tactix when they travel to Perth.
Rowan gains great satisfaction from helping to restore function and reduce pain in anyone who walks through the door. She believes in the importance of a positive physiotherapy experience. She strives to work in collaboration with her clients to obtain the best outcome, which ensures an individualised approach to treatment.
Rowan has also completed a Bachelor of Sport Studies majoring in Management and a Diploma of Massage.
Outside work, Rowan spends a lot of time with her dog at the beach and is enjoying exploring what Perth and the surrounding areas have to offer. She also plays netball and runs to keep fit.
Rowan is now on maternity leave until the end of 2018.
With a passion for all things dance, Courtney has also developed keen interest in working with performers returning from injury, strengthening weaknesses and correcting technique. Courtney has completed certificates in Dry Needling, DMA Clinical Pilates Unit A and Level 1 Dance Teacher and Professional Training by Lisa Howell. Being a dancer herself, Courtney is able to treat clients while fully understanding the demands and discipline required of the craft.
Over the years Julian has worked with numerous and diverse groups and clients; including paralympians, elite swimmers, triathletes, WAFL footballers and state and national volleyballers. He has also treated thousands of everyday clients with any manner of different problems. Julian’s work over the years has given him a vast experience with a multitude of conditions and types of patients.
Julian has a passion for injury prevention, particularly in junior athletes, and has a strong belief in exercise rehabilitation. He offers exceptional manual therapy skills and a keen eye for diagnosis and problem solving. Julian strongly believes that every client is different, and identifying the underlying cause of the problem as well as treating the symptoms leads to the best outcomes for his patients. His particular areas of clinical interest include sporting injuries, headaches, exercise rehabilitation, ergonomic and postural disorders, shoulder pain, spinal pain and hypermobility disorders.
Outside of physiotherapy practice, Julian is a keen beach volleyball athlete, having competed at the national level in both indoor and beach volleyball. He is also kept busy looking after his young twins.
Julian is available for expert consultation and second opinion assessment by prior arrangement only.