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Meet out team


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 to both understand and help you to manage your conditions safely while we guide you on the path to better movement.


Caroline da Silva
Practice Principal
Senior Physiotherapist


  • Holistic approach to management of injuries 

  • Chronic pain disorders

  • Nervous system regulation

  • Low back pain management

  • Spinal pre and post op rehabilitation

  • Lower limb injuries

  • Menopause 

Principal physiotherapist and owner of Eric St Physiotherapy and Movement Centre Caroline da Silva has a passion for  movement rehabilitation and promoting general health and wellbeing. Caroline’s holistic understanding of health and movement inspired her to create a centre that offers a range of services from manual physiotherapy, variety of exercised based rehab and using movement for healing and longevity. Caroline believes there is no "one size fits all" approach and encourage her clients to get into the driver seat of their health and wellness.

Caroline’s unconventional and creative approach is known and loved by her clientele. She enjoys tackling chronic pain conditions and spinal pain, blending different exercise modalities and rehabilitation to suit all body types. With a background in ballet and contemporary dance, she has a special interest in working with lower limb, hip, knee, ankle and foot conditions. Caroline has knowledge and experience with disc and spinal surgery rehabilitation, having treated spinal conditions for over 17 years and having to go through her own rehabilitation after spinal surgery in 2022.

Caroline holds a BSc in Physiotherapy in Brazil 2006 and completed the Accelerated Clinical Program at Curtin University in 2007 while becoming a certified clinical Pilates practitioner through Dance Medicine Australia. Caroline has done many other Pilates trainings in the last 15 years, as well as yoga teacher training. She has mentored physios in the movement rehabilitation field both here in Australia and overseas. Caroline also has training in health coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Mastery Coaching with the Institute of Coaching Mastery and Accredite Health Coaching in Australia.


Caroline also offers wellness workshops, menopause education and management and health coaching mentoring. Caroline also provides health and wellness consultancy externally.

When she is not at work, Caroline enjoys spending time with her little family down at the beach or going on retreats in exotic places.

Shannan Sheldrick
Senior Physiotherapist


  • Shoulder injuries

  • Sports injury management

  • Swimmer screenings

  • Pilates and exercise rehabilitation



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.


Raquel Steffen 
Strength and Pilates Instructor


  • Exercise for longevity and wellbeing 

  • Rehabilitation focused on restoring the body's natural movement

  • Strength training with practical application for everyday life

  • Pilates and Yoga: Mind-body Integration

With a wide range of certifications and 17 years of experience, Raquel Steffen a graduate in Physical Education and post graduation in Exercise Physiology, brings not only specalised knowledge but also tireless dedication to enhancing human movement and developing the performance of natural physical capabilities. 
Her focus is on working with older  individuals seeking to regain their physical abilities while aspiring to a more active and functional lifestyle.  Outside of her professional environment, Raquel dedicates her free time to cultivating a healthy and dynamic life, incorporating her principles into her own lifestyle.  This comprehensive approach is reflected in her work, where she inspires her clients to adopt healthy habits and fully enjoy their lives. 
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