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Physiotherapists

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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 Principle 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, woman’s health and exercise program prescription. Saleena has established herself as a hard-working, dedicated and busy practitioner.

She spends her spare time enjoying family time with her husband (Sam), son (Tate) and labrador (Nala). She stays active with CrossFit classes although undoes her good work with her love of ALL food.

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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.

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Zoey McAskil

Zoey completed a Bachelor of Science double degree of Sports Science & Exercises and Health Science at the University of Western Australia. She then continued her studies completing her Master in Physiotherapy at Curtin University where her interest in musculoskeletal injury management and prevention developed. Zoey is passionate about helping patients achieve their rehabilitation goals and enabling them to maintain a happy, active lifestyle post injury.

Zoey values the importance of optimising performance. She has both played netball at a state level and spent time  a sports trainer for a men’s state league netball team during her studies. Since graduating Zoey has gained experience with inpatient rehabilitation on orthopaedic, cardiothoracic and oncology wards. She is also experienced with hydrotherapy and post-surgical management.

Outside of work Zoey enjoys pilates, strength training, camping, the outdoors and living an active lifestyle.

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Alexander Yu

Alex is an enthusiastic and keen physiotherapist having completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Curtin University. Alex has worked as Head Sports Trainer for Carlisle Football club and with the Claremont Tigers WAFL team. He love musculoskeletal systems and sports, and is passionate about rehabilitating patients and bringing them back to their best quality of life.

Alex has played tennis, basketball, netball, rowing, sailing and currently enjoys rock-climbing. He has had multiple knee and shoulder injuries as a result, inspiring him to love treating these injuries.

Outside of work Alex loves to SCUBA dive, marine biology and animals, especially his two Burmese cats Albus and Remus.

Podiatrists

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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.

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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!

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Rujuta Sathe

Rujuta completed her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the University of Western Australia. Before studying Podiatry, she completed her Bachelor of Science, majoring in Medical Science also from UWA. 

Rujuta has a keen interest in diabetic foot care, musculoskeletal injuries, fungal nail infections and ingrown nail care. She will be able to provide various types of treatments including orthotic therapy, taping and stretching programmes. Rujuta is passionate about creating customised treatment plans for each individual to help work towards their goal. 

Outside of work, Rujuta loves playing badminton, travel and watching plenty of reality TV shows!

Massage Therapists

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Minus Lee

Minus is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and fitness personal trainer, who has the ability to understand the needs of every client. 

She is skilled in various massage treatments including remedial, sports, myofascial, mobilisation, deep tissue, trigger point release, muscle energy techniques (MET) and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF). 

With a background in personal training Minus is able to provide simple exercises for clients to continually improve at home.

Minus believes “Movement is the the best medicine and the human body has more capacity than we realise, if we are committed to improving”. 

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Aleisha Farrant

Aleisha is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist, who is very passionate about health and well-being with previous experience working in aged care, assisting with vulnerable fragile individuals where she grew compassion nd patience through her time there. 

Recently completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage at South Metro Tafe in 2022 and creating a passion for working with individuals who are suffering from discomfort and or pain to help regain mobility and to get back into the things you love doing.

Aleisha loves helping manage migraines and chronic pain, her modalitles are deep tissue massage and myofascial release.

In Aleisha’s spare time she loves tp garden and spend time with her family and animals.

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Kom Armornwials

Kom is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and has been for over 15 years. He has experience working alongside Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Podiatrists and other health professionals. 

Kom has treated all sorts of conditions, client professions and ages. From office workers, elite athletes, physical mining workers, retired seniors, kids, clients with disabilities and more.

Kom’s focus is on your wellness and satisfaction, by using his unique techniques and skills he is able to tailor your massage to suit your needs.

His techniques include but are not limited to remedial, deep tissue, trigger/pressure point, relaxation, cupping and dry needling.

Kom has treated and satisfied hundreds if not thousands of Queenslanders before he moved to WA in 2019. Now he wants to see West Aussies get better and feel better.

Maria O'Neill
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Maria is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and Beauty Therapist. Her focus is to meet the needs of clients and help support their recovery after injury.

Maria believes in using different techniques that include but are not limited to, deep tissue, trigger point release, MET (muscle energy techniques), relaxation and hot-stone massage.

With previous experience in therapeutic and aromatherapy massage Maria gets great satisfaction when helping clients to reduce muscular tension, improve flexibility, reduce stress and relax their body and mind.

Maria’s spare time is spent with loved ones, going for a walk or riding around the river. She loves yoga and getting regular massages!    

Support Staff

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Kimberly Howes

Kimberly is the new Practice Manager at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry.

She is a mum of two daughters and one fury child! Kimberly is a photographer and has previous experience with Tourism and Aged Care.

Kimberly runs a small photography business, loves coffee and being by the ocean. In her spare time she can be found camping and travelling around the country. 

Originally she is from a small costal fishing town in NSW, but is now looking to make 
WA her home.

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Josette Brennan

Josette is one of the receptionists at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry. 

She is currently completing her undergraduate degree in business law and psychology at UWA, with a direct pathway into postgraduate law. 

In her free time, Josette loves going to the beach with friends or family.

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Rebecca Osborne

Bec is one of the receptionists at Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry.

She has just started studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (honours) at Curtin University

Bec has been a client of Sal and Angelo since the age of 8 when she first saw them as a young gymnast! 

In her spare time she loves to do rock climbing and competes nationally for it.

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Hannah Bowes

Hannah is one of the receptionists, Mount Lawley Physiotherapy and Podiatry.

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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, you 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!

Job Opportunity

Interested in joining our team?

From time to time, new positions become available within our team. To stay updated on these contact us!