About

Claire Eardley

Graduate Diploma (UK) Master of Manipulative Therapy

Claire graduated from Nottingham School of Physiotherapy in 1991 and worked in the NHS prior to emigrating to Perth in 1997. Claire undertook the Master of Manipulative Program at Curtin University in 2000, and worked in the Fremantle area until opening Silas Street in April 2004. Claire has a keen interest in neck and shoulder pain, and has a strong ‘hands-on’ approach to treatment. She also utilizes Acupuncture as a complementary therapy to treatment.

Emily Loughnan

BSc Physiotherapy

Emily completed her Physiotherapy degree at the University of Notre Dame Australia in 2009 before joining the team at Silas St Physio.

In her years of clinical experience, Emily has developed a strong interest in the management of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sports injuries. With a personal background in competitive running and more recently triathlon, Emily has a keen interest in running-related injury. This interest was considerably developed during her time working abroad in London. From 2011-2013 Emily spent two years working in a central London private practice where she offered specific services for runners and triathletes looking to optimise running biomechanics for injury prevention and high performance. Emily has a strong interest in Clinical Supervised Exercise and specific exercise rehabilitation for conditioning, cross-training, injury prevention and general fitness. She is passionate about the importance of physical activity and self-management for athletes and non- athletes alike.

Phoebe Marinovich

BSc Physiotherapy Masters of Continence and Gender Health

Phoebe graduated from her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Notre Dame in 2014 before commencing work at Silas St. Since then, Phoebe has been working predominately in Women’s Health and Pelvic floor physiotherapy. She is very passionate about delivering the highest level of care to her clients. Phoebe treats women of all ages across the lifespan and enjoys assessing and managing women with sexual dysfunction, incontinence, pregnancy and the postpartum period, exercise prescription and many more! She is passionate about the benefit of Clinical Supervised Exercise and also loves treating men and women with back and neck pain.
In 2019, Phoebe completed her Masters in Continence and Gender Health and has done Sports and Spinal Level 1 training as well as Dry Needling.
In her spare time, Phoebe enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Jane Males

APAM BPhysio (Hons), MClinPhysio (Musculoskeletal) Titled APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Jane graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2009 and completed her Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) in 2019. Jane has worked at Silas St since 2014. As a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, her time is spent treating patients with a wide variety of problems and also teaches regular supervised clinical exercise programs. Jane takes pride in a comprehensive assessment and treatment process, adopting an individualised, goal focussed and patient-centred approach to address and manage any musculoskeletal problem. Jane has an interest in lower limb tendon related issues and also in educating clients about pain, self-management and the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. Jane enjoys treating clients of any age group, with any problem, but holds a particular interest in the management of older clients and helping people maintain their independence and quality of life as they age. Outside of work, Jane loves long-distance running, adventure holidays with her family and cooking.

Grant Twentyman

Physical Education and Physiotherapy Degrees

Since completing his Physical Education and Physiotherapy degrees, Grant has had over 10 years experience in private practice in NZ and Australia. Grant has worked with elite rugby, tennis and netball players, including a role as team Physiotherapist for West Coast Fever here in WA. Grant has completed extensive clinical exercise training, in both the rehabilitation and fitness setting. He has obtained Full Certification through the highly-regarded Stott Pilates. Grant completed additional training in dry needling and finds this useful to restore patients’ muscle function and manage pain. Outside the clinic, Grant’s interests include keeping as fit as possible, time at the beach, and playing music.

Nick Krummenacher

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy

Nick completed his Physiotherapy degree at the University of Notre Dame Australia in 2012 before completing further studies in Sports Physiotherapy through LaTrobe University in 2016. Nick has been working in private practice for over 8 years, and part of the Silas St Physio team since 2017. Over the years Nick has had Physiotherapy roles with various sporting clubs, including being the Senior Physiotherapist at East Fremantle Football Club (WAFL), Peel Thunder Football Club (WAFL Colts), and Victorian Vikings (Australian Hockey League). Nick has developed a high level of skill in the management of sporting injuries and post-operative rehabilitation in both semi-professional and recreational athletes. He places a strong emphasis on exercise rehabilitation and creating an individualised management program to help clients achieve their goals. Nick also uses his skills in manual therapy, dry needling, and Clinical Pilates to assist clients with their recovery. Nick has a special interest in injury prevention and acute injury management, as well as post-operative rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction and joint surgery.

Abe McPherson

Sport and Exercise and Physiotherapy Degrees

Abe completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Distinction from the University of Otago in New Zealand in 2018 after having also completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise majoring in Exercise Prescription from Massey University in New Zealand in 2013.

Since completing university, Abe has spent the previous 2 years working at Silas Street Physio + Pilates. Previously, Abe has gained experience in elite sport in New Zealand working as a sideline medic in a variety of sports and spent much of his spare time working as a Pilates instructor during his studies.

Driven by a personal sporting background, Abe is passionate about musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a keen interest in acute injury management, injury rehabilitation and movement biomechanics. Abe also enjoys working with patients to develop personalised programs to aid in improving own athletic performance.

A member of North Cottesloe Surf Lifesaving Club and Fremantle City Football Club, Abe enjoys Surfboat rowing and Football (soccer) and relishes the chance to push himself to achieve his own goals as much as he enjoys pushing his patients to achieve theirs!

Courtney Kranz

BSc Physiotherapy

Courtney graduated from Curtin University in 2014, with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). During the last year of her study, she completed her Supervised Clinical Exercise 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 commenced postgraduate studies at Curtin University in 2019, and is currently completing her Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Sports Major). In late 2019 she joined South Fremantle Football Club as their Colts Physiotherapist.

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

Areas of interest:

  • Sporting injuries or rehabilitation (recreational or elite).
  • Hip and knee pain/injuries.
  • Post-operative rehabilitation (shoulder, hip and knee).
  • Anything and everything Clinical Pilates/Rehab.

Lizzie Edwards

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Lizzie graduated with her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 2018. Since completing university, Lizzie has spent 2 years working at Silas Street.

Lizzie’s main area of interest includes treating neck and lower back pain. Lizzie has also developed an interest in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries and has strengthened this through her involvement as the head physio at the North Fremantle Football Club.

Lizzie is passionate about exercise-based rehabilitation to improve general fitness and prevent injuries. She teaches regular supervised clinical exercise programs.

Lizzie loves working with people of all ages to help them lead a healthier and happier lifestyle!

Cassie Rauh

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Cassie completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Notre Dame Fremantle before joining the team at Silas St in 2020. She thoroughly enjoys utilising exercise-based rehabilitation, treating sporting injuries and guiding patients through their pre and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Cassie has always had a keen interest in being physically active and as such has been a part of various sporting teams and dance troupes growing up. She is attaining her Personal Training qualification over the course of 2021 and is excited to use this knowledge to supplement her physiotherapy skills.

Keri Meyers

Doctor of Physiotherapy

Keri graduated with her Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of Calgary in Canada before moving to the Gold Coast to complete her Doctor of Physiotherapy Degree at Bond University.. She has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Supervised Clinical Exercise, and health promotion. Keri has completed a comprehensive Clinical Supervised Exercise training program and believes in exercise and movement as an integral part of treatment. She has also completed courses in post-natal fitness, restorative movement, and dry needling. Keri is originally from Canada and lived on the Gold Coast for a number of years before moving to Perth in 2015. In her spare time Keri enjoys walking her dog at the beach, going for bush walks, and travelling.

Michelle Kendell

BSc Physical Therapy (Canada) Master of Manipulative Therapy

Michelle completed her BSc in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in Canada in 1995 and her Master of Manipulative Therapy at Curtin University in 2000 where she received the Brian Edwards award for clinical excellence. She completed a Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy degree at Curtin University in 2016. Her current research interest is in the area of screening for prognostic factors in musculoskeletal pain disorders. She has worked in private practice in Perth since 1997. In addition to her work at Silas Street Physiotherapy, she works as a Musculoskeletal Lecturer at the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University and as an Advanced Scope Physiotherapist in the Neurosurgery Spinal Assessment Clinic at a large Perth public hospital. Michelle has a special interest in treating spinal pain and uses a “hands-on” manual therapy approach along with education and exercise prescription. She is a keen swimmer and enjoys travelling.

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