Suite 13, Level 2

36 Eric St, Cottesloe

Perth, WA, 6011

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© 2015 by Eric St Physiotherapy

Our Staff

Our Staff

 

We are dedicated to the provision of ongoing corrective exercise, rehabilitation and sports performance. Our staff of qualified physiotherapists are actively involved and committed to professional development and continuing education, staying up to date with current research and evidenced based clinical practice.

 

We have experience in treating a range of medical conditions and are able both to understand and help you to manage your conditions safely while we guide you on the path to better movement.

 

Caroline da Silva
Practice Principal
Physiotherapist

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

- chronic, complex and persistant pain, spinal pain disorders.

- dance injury rehabilitation

- teenage sports injuries

- ankle and foot pain / injury

- musculoskeletal pain during pregnancy and post-partum

- safe exercise pre and post-natal and safe return to sport and fitness post natal

Principal Physiotherapist and owner of Eric st Physiotherapy and Movement Centre, Caroline da Silva, has a passion for pain management, movement rehabilitation and injury prevention.  Caroline’s holistic approach to health and movement inspired her to create a centre that offers a range of  services from physiotherapy, exercise based therapy, Pilates for fitness, yoga, mindful movement, functional fitness and Nutrition. Eric st Physiotherapy and Movement Centre has been servicing families in the Western Suburbs since 2013.

Caroline’s unconventional and creative approach is known and loved by her clientele, She enjoys tackling spinal, chronic / complex and persistent pain conditions, blending different exercise modalities within her rehabilitation to suit all body types. Caroline combines manual therapy, exercise therapy and Pilates as well as looking at all aspects of her patient's life to achieve their goals.  With her dance background in ballet and contemporary she has a special interest in assisting young dancers as well as working with lower limb, knee, ankle and foot conditions.  Caroline works with dance schools to screen and educate young dancers.  As a meditator, yoga lover and ex dancer Caroline incorporates movement as medicine in all her sessions.

 

Caroline also has a special interest empowering and assisting women during pregnancy and post natal in pain management and keeping fit and strong in this phase of life. Caroline works closely with the women's health Physio's at the clinic.  Caroline has a strong interest in the new research in pain and provides up to date management in the treatment of chronic conditions.  Caroline holds a B.Sc in Physiotherapy and has also been through the Accelerated Clinical Program at Curtin University in 2007. She has completed further training in Pilates and is a certified Clinical Pilates practitioner through Dance Medicine Australia.

 

Caroline is a busy mum of two and when she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family, being close to the beach or under water, meditating and doing any form of movement classes.


 

Shannan Sheldrick
Physiotherapist

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

- Shoulder injuries

- Sports injury management

- Sports injury rehab esp swimming

- Swimmer screenings

 

 

Shannan holds a Bsc in Physiotherapy and a BSc in Human Movement and has undergone further training in Pilates with DMA. She combines a strong hands on physiotherapy approach with Pilates and exercise prescription to manage all aspects of her clients rehabilitation.

 

Shannan has a special interest in sports injury management across all levels of participation.

A keen runner and swimmer, Shannan is involved with swimming screenings for injury prevention and improved performance and coordinates the swimmers program at Eric St Physiotherapy in Cottesloe.  She spends her spare time keeping active and enjoying her three young children.

 

Isobel Barak
Physiotherapist

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

- teenage sports injuries and postural advice

- Exercise based physiotherapy utilising Pilates equipment and functional training.

- lower limb biomechanics

- sports injury rehab (especially netball, basketball, football)

- dry needling

Isobel graduated from Curtin University with a BSc in Physiotherapy. She has a passion for movement based therapy and aims to help her clients achieve their physical goals, alleviate their musculoskeletal pain and promote positive long-term health outcomes. Isobel uses a combination of hands-on therapy, movement re-training and education to optimise function and return to pain-free activities. She incorporates the latest evidence based treatment approach to best take care of her patients needs and help them reach their health goals.

Isobel has had prior experience in acute injury management working with a local football club for several years and holds a Cert IV in Pilates, training through Breathe Education. She has a keen interest in working with sports injuries, specifically netball, basketball and AFL. She also enjoys developing programs targeted at school aged kids assisting flexibility and posture during tough exam periods.

 

Outside of work Isobel likes to explore the outdoors and discover new brunch spots. She enjoys living an active lifestyle involving social sports, Pilates and water based activities.

Jess graduated in 2003 from Curtin University with a Bsc Physiotherapy. Since graduating she has worked in both maternity and rehabilitation settings in public health and private practice.  

Her experience and interest is in assisting women during the antenatal and postnatal period.
She has undertaken further studies in women's health and continence and also works with the management of bladder and bowl dysfunction, pelvic pain and pelvic organ prolapse.  

When not working Jess can often be spotted pushing a pram along the beach or river! 
Jessica Crage
Physiotherapist
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SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

- Musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction during the child bearing years.
- management of bladder and bowel dysfunction
- Management and rehabilitation of pelvic floor dysfunction
- Management of pelvic pain and pelvic organ prolapse
- Rehabilitation classes for older clients
- Keeping clients of all abilities active

Tom completed a BSc in Biomedicine in 2014 at Deakin University and continued to develop at Curtin University through a BSc in Physiotherapy, before graduating in 2017.

Tom has been heavily involved in sport his whole life, with weekly involvement in footballing, surfing and cricket. He treats his clients using his knowledge of the body’s motor control and its relation to biomechanics, whilst incorporating manual therapy. Having experienced a vast number of sporting injuries he is passionate not only for rehabilitation, but an advocate for the prevention of injuries.

He has experience sports training in senior/junior AFL football, soccer and athletics as well as being involved in injury prevention at the West Coast Eagles.

Outside of the clinic you will find Tom traveling, surfing, wakeboarding and playing football at North Beach Football Club.

 

Tom Payton
Physiotherapist

 

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

 

-    Sports rehabilitation
-    Sports injury preventions
-    Knee and hip injuries
-    Junior AFL injury prevention

Courtney graduated from Curtin University in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) with Distinction. In her first year as a Physiotherapy student, Courtney was introduced to Pilates – and fell in love! During the last year of her study, she completed her Pilates training with STOTT Pilates (Matwork, Reformer, Chair/Cadillac/Barrel). Since then she has worked in Private Practice as a Physiotherapist and Pilates Practitioner, enjoying combining a hands on and active rehabilitation approach. She also has training in Dry Needling.

Courtney has always been interested in keeping up to date with new research, and that spurred her to commence postgraduate studies at Curtin University in 2019. She is currently completing her Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports Major).

When she isn’t working, you can find Courtney at a Reformer class, sipping coffee at a new café she has found (any recommendations her way please!) or cheering on her beloved Fremantle Football team!
 

 
 
 
Courtney Kranz
Physiotherapist

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

- Sporting injuries or rehabilitation (recreational or elite).
- Hip and knee pain/injuries.

- Post-operative rehabilitation (shoulder, hip and knee).

- Neck pain and headaches

- Anything and everything Clinical Pilates/Active movement therapy.