Isabela SilvaIsabela 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.
Dan AndersonDan has a keen interest in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy particularly acute and chronic spinal injuries and sports related injuries. His prior experience as a strength and conditioning coach coupled with a wealth of experience in exercise prescription has equipped him with a sound knowledge in functional exercise concepts and integrating them into both patient and athlete recovery. Dan enjoys educating and helping patients to achieve their functional goals and return to their normal activities as soon as possible. Dan has a passion for sport participating in tennis, cricket, indoor and beach volleyball and squash. Dan will strive to continue developing as a Physiotherapist to provide patients with an effective and evidence based approach to treatment.
Charlie ShepherdCharlie completed his Physiotherapy degree with Honours at Charles Sturt University. He is currently studying his Masters at Curtin University, specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.Charlie enjoys helping his clients make sustained lifestyle changes. He is particularly focused on taking into account the various aspects of his clients lives to ensure he sees the whole picture and achieves the best possible results.Outside of work, Charlie keeps himself active and particularly enjoys playing Australian Rules Football and Cricket.
Matthew StorerMatthew is qualified with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The University of Western Australia. In addition, he also qualified as an Exercise Scientist, having attained a Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Health (Honours), also from The University of Western Australia.Matthew has always had a keen interest in biomechanics and particularly sports biomechanics, originating from his past as a cyclist (previous WAIS scholarship holder), triathlete (national medallist) and runner. Because of his passion for Biomechanics, he is planning on conducting research in this field.Matthew has worked as an Exercise Scientist for four years. During his time he has worked with a variety of athletes including Australian Rules football players, elite cyclists and triathletes. Currently, he works at The Exercise Institute providing exercise physiology, coaching and sports biomechanics services primarily to cyclists.Regarding podiatry, prior to graduating Matthew gained extensive experience in shoe fitting for different foot conditions through his work as a Master Fit Technician (highest level of staff training) at The Athletes’ Foot. He has been exposed to and has treated a wide variety of lower extremity and foot conditions, including high-risk patients in the hospital system, conditions of biomechanical origin requiring orthotic, exercise and/or physical therapies, dermatological conditions, nail surgeries and many others. In addition, Matthew has also treated lower back problems arising from issues relating to the foot and ankle.
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 CrabbCatherine 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!
Miriam ScaramuzziMiriam 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.
Louise PalmiottiLouise 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 BallisClaire 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 RendellAimee 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 MitchellMaggie 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 traveling, fashion, working out, musical theatre and hanging with Friends.
Sam WalkerSam 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!