Established in 2004, North Perth Physiotherapy has grown to become a trusted and respected provider of physiotherapy and exercise services in North Perth and surrounding areas.
Our strong locally based referral network of doctors and allied health professionals means you not only have comfort in the quality of your physiotherapist but access to other like minded healthcare professionals in Western Australia should you need them.
Our team has extensive experience in treating and rehabilitating people from a broad section of our community and we are proud of our involvement with the West Australian State Football Academy and ongoing service at the Hopman Cup.
Our team of physiotherapists, exercise physiologists and remedial massage therapist believe in a treatment approach that focuses on quality "hands on" therapy. North Perth Physiotherapy also embraces new technology and research to provide our patients with a thorough physiotherapy service. Each consultation is conducted in a private treatment room. We believe this is what differentiates us from other service providers when relieving your pain.
Principal & Owner
David Zuiderwijk graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Curtin University. David has a very strong focus in manual therapy and corrective exercise prescription.
David is dedicated to finding the true origin of a patient’s symptoms, treating them with a hands on approach and putting a management plan in place to sustain normal human motion. His interests lie with chronic pain, headache and migraine treatment, shoulder rehabilitation, injury prevention and enhancing performance in athletes. David has also worked for a number of sporting clubs and organisations and is currently continuing work as a physiotherapist at the Hopman Cup.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Having experienced injury herself in the sport of swimming, Georgina has become particularly passionate about injury prevention as well as the importance of personally tailored rehabilitation strategies. This, together with recognizing the impact of Mental Health and physical wellness lead her to complete a Bachelor of Science in Sport Science and Psychological Science at the University of Western Australia. Working as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, having since graduated from Curtin University with a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology, she has also developed a keen interest in Oncology and the role that exercise plays in minimizing the impact of cancer treatments, particularly for young adults. Her other areas of interest include pediatrics, and chronic pain management.
In her spare time, you will find Georgi challenging herself (and others) in the Cross Fit gym, relaxing at the beach, or spending time with family and friends.
Continence and Women’s Health
Lillie commenced working as a Physiotherapist in the private practice setting in 2010 with a focus on musculoskeletal physiotherapy. However in 2015, Lillie began specialising in the field of Women’s Health and completed her Master of Clinical Physiotherapy majoring in Continence and Women’s Health at Curtin University in 2017.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Tahnia attended UWA where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Sport, Exercise and Health. She then went on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation and during this time had a student placement at North Perth Physiotherapy. She has since worked in private practices and within the WA Department of Health.
Throughout her time as an accredited exercise physiologist, Tahnia has developed a passion for rehabilitating musculoskeletal injuries and addressing more chronic and complex conditions with tailored exercise prescription. She enjoys working closely with physiotherapists to optimise the positive impact that exercise physiology can have.
Shayne graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Prior to joining the team at North Perth Physiotherapy, Shayne worked in private practice, during which time his interest in the management and rehabilitation of sporting injuries, especially Australian Rules football was awakened and developed.
In Shayne’s spare time he plays for the East Perth Football Club where he has been able to witness and learn from effective return to sport/work rehabilitation programs.
Kate graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. She has a passion for sports and the management and rehabilitation of sporting injuries.
Outside of work, Kate plays lacrosse for Subiaco Lacrosse Club and enjoys watching rugby. She has experience with sports teams and athletes in rugby union, touch rugby, AFL and gridiron.
Social Media Links
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The organisation has more than 18 000 members and over 300 members in volunteer positions on committees or working parties.
Founded in 1991, Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), formerly known as the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS), is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.
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