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  • Mim Stephens

    Mim completed her Masters in Physiotherapy Studies at Curtin University developing an interest in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Sports Injuries and rehabilitation. During her studies, she gained additional experience as a sports trainer for the West Coast Warriors Under 20’s netball team. Mim enjoys working with clients to create graduated rehabilitation programs for pain-free return to activity. Mim has participated in many team sports over the years including soccer, basketball, netball, and volleyball which has given her a great understanding of the requirements and common injuries in these sports. Outside of work Mim enjoys being outdoors, camping, cooking and leading an active lifestyle.
  • Isabela Silva

    Isabela is originally from Brazil, she studied Physiotherapy at the University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Brazil. Isabela graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has been practising for last 3 years. Isabela is currently enrolled at Curtin University where she is completing her Masters in Physiotherapy. She has a special interest in treating orthopedics and sports injuries especially the rehabilitation of ballet dancers and acrobats. Isabela has a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy and has a fantastic knowledge of manual therapy techniques and exercise rehabilitation. Isabela is interested in all sports and outdoor activities but has a love for volleyball and yoga. She also enjoys travelling and exploring new places.
  • Saleena Walker (Clarkson)

    Saleena is the Director and founder of Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. She divides her time between treating and managing the clinic. 

    Saleena has a keen interest in musculoskeletal sporting injuries and has been a Principal Physiotherapist for several football teams. Saleena treats many athletes with her goal to optimise every client’s health and physical performance. She has represented Australia in Mixed Martial Arts which sparked her interest in high level performance. She also has an interest in acute injury management, women’s health and exercise program prescription. Saleena has established herself as a hard- working, dedicated and busy practitioner. 

    She spends her spare time enjoying an active lifestyle in CrossFit classes, yoga, having a hit on the tennis court, riding her bike and attempting to bake in the kitchen.


  • Angelo Velho

    Angelo completed his Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine at the University of Western Australia. During his studies he worked at prominent footwear stores across Perth, providing him with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of current footwear trends. 

    Angelo has an extensive knowledge in all aspects of podiatry, and displays a special interest in paediatrics and sports-related injuries. Angelo can also help provide education for diabetic patients regarding foot care, and can provide treatment and advice for all nail problems, including fungal nail infections and ingrown nails.  

    Unique skills include podiatry related dry-needling, use of therapeutic ultrasound, various taping methods, stretching and on-the-spot orthotic therapy to ensure a holistic, comprehensive treatment plan and care for all patients. 

    Outside of work Angelo can be found in the gym or playing at a high amateur level in both soccer and cricket. He is an avid athlete who provides the same meticulous care and preparation for his patients as he does to his own training program. Angelo has gained great personal insight and personal experience with the training techniques and physical requirements associated with a variety of sporting disciplines.

  • Catherine Crabb

    Catherine completed her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the University of Western Australia. During her studies and placements, she excelled and was awarded the degree with distinction. Catherine has a keen interest in research, diabetes education and chronic injury management. She can provide treatment and advice for fungal and ingrown nails, as well as performing podiatry related dry-needling, on the spot and custom orthotic therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, strapping and stretching therapies. Catherine cares for all her patients and aims to build comprehensive short and long-term treatment plans to optimise patient function and reduce pain.
    Catherine also has a passion for education and continually acquiring new skills and building treatment options for her patients.  She uses her position as Associate Lecturer at the University of Western Australia, to really keep up to date with current evidence based treatment practices in Podiatry. When Catherine is not studying or working, she loves to run, travel and eat good food!

Massage Therapists

  • Elena Solavagione

    Elena is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist, who is motivated and outgoing. She has extra training in pregnancy massage and lymphatic drainage. Elena firstly enrolled in Physiotherapy when she was in Italy, her home country, but left University to follow her dream and move to Australia. Elena started her studies at North Metropolitan TAFE in Perth in 2016 and graduated with a Diploma in 2017. From there she began her internship as a Student Massage Therapist. Since then Elena has never stopped doing what she loves. She moved to Margaret River shortly after and was fortunate to help manage a small day spa in the region, but after three years she realised that the city is her home. Now the adventure is continuing at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry and she couldn’t be more excited!  
  • Tawnee McLaren

    Tawnee is a registered Remedial Massage Therapist specialising in deep tissue massage, myofascial cupping, sports massage, relaxation and remedial therapies tailored to each client’s needs. Tawnee found her love for massage and caring for clients while working in the beauty therapy and pharmaceutical industries, she then went on to complete her Diploma of Remedial Massage in Perth in 2019. Tawnee is passionate about the anatomy of the human body and its amazing abilities. As someone who enjoys an active lifestyle and resistance training, she has developed a good understanding of the muscles of the human body and their functions. She believes that massage is a perfect integrative healthcare option for anyone to assist in muscle recovery, promoting the bodies natural healing abilities and balancing the overall wellbeing of the individual. Tawnee grew up in the South West region and has a caring and down to earth nature. She loves being able to support others in their health journey by providing therapeutic treatments and making her clients feel amazing.
  • Miriam Scaramuzzi

    Miriam is a qualified and registered remedial massage therapist. She provides different treatments for specific needs. This includes everything from relaxation, sport, deep tissue, trigger point release, myofascial cupping to remedial massage. These focus on a particular area of the body to improve range of motion, release muscle tension, promote blood flow and increase oxygen levels to the tissue. Miriam really enjoys working in an allied health setting as it allows her to continuously learn and challenge herself. She also has a specific interest in Plantar Fasciitis. Miriam loves to incorporate aromatherapy in her treatments, as she believes in the power of nature captured in a bottle. Outside of work, she loves taking classes at the gym, spending time surrounded by nature, kayaking and walking.

Support Staff

  • Louise Palmiotti

    Louise is the Practice Manager at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. She has completed her Certificate II in Business and Certificate III in Business and Medical Administration. Louise prides herself on her extensive knowledge of medical administration. She has worked in the field for several years as a practice manager. Louise enjoys travelling, spending time with friends and family.
  • Claire Ballis

    Claire is one of the receptionists at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. She enjoys travelling, good food, swimming, and catching up with friends and family.
  • Aimee Rendell

    Aimee is one of the receptionists at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. She has recently graduated from high school and is hoping to commence studying Human Biology at university this year. Aimee enjoys sport, reading and spending time with family and friends
  • Maggie Mitchell

    Maggie is a receptionist at Mt Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. She is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Primary Education at Edith Cowan University. She enjoys travelling, musical theatre, good food and spending time with family and friends.
  • Sam Walker

    Sam is one of the Directors of the family run business, Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. Any handy things that need to be done around the clinic, wou will find him working hard on. Sam enjoys coffee and having a beer while watching the footy. If you like the Eagles then stop for a chat!

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