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.

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!

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!

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.

Meg Mulvey

BSc Physiotherapy

Since completing her Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University, Meg has had over 15 years of experience working in both the Hospital and Private Practice Physiotherapy settings in Australia and the UK, employing a client-centred, active rehabilitation approach.

With a special interest in exercise for people living with conditions such as Cancer, Diabetes and Arthritis, she is passionate about the role of physical activity both in preventative and restorative health.

Meg loves leading Supervised Clinical Exercise classes for people of all ages and abilities. She tailors her approach to meet the individual client’s needs, helping them optimise their function and independence and enjoy life to the full.

When she isn’t working, you’ll find Meg on her favourite bushwalking trail, cheering on her footy team or enjoying a sunny spot in her beloved garden.

Elizabeth Roe

BSc Physiotherapy

Liz graduated from Curtin University in 2019 with a First-Class Honours degree in Physiotherapy. Since graduating Liz has gained experience in neurological rehabilitation, chronic pain, and exercise-based rehabilitation for the management of musculoskeletal injuries.

Prior to commencing a physiotherapy degree, Liz trained and worked as a geotechnical engineer in both the UK and Australia. Away from the clinic you will find Liz either on Perth’s mountain biking trails or looking after her new bub.

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.

Dr Michelle Kendell

BSc Physical Therapy
Master of Manipulative Therapy
Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy

Michelle completed her undergraduate physiotherapy degree at the University of Alberta in Canada. She completed her postgraduate degrees at Curtin University. Michelle has a special interest in treating spinal pain and uses a “hands-on” manual therapy approach along with education and exercise to empower patients to self-manage their condition. She also works as an Advanced Scope Physiotherapist in a Neurosurgery Spinal Assessment Clinic at a Perth public hospital and is a musculoskeletal physiotherapy lecturer at the School of Allied Health, Curtin University. She is involved in musculoskeletal pain research and has published a number of papers. She is a keen swimmer, volunteer surf lifesaver and enjoys spending time at the beach and travelling.
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