Life Ready Physio & Pilates Cannington

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Westfield Shopping Centre
Shop 1236A, 1382 Albany Hwy
Cannington WA 6107
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Our Team at Life Ready Cannington

Luke Tham
Managing Partner & Physiotherapist

Luke graduated from Curtin University and has worked extensively in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy private practice.

He takes a strong hands-on manual therapy biased approach to musculoskeletal, occupational and sports injuries, and uses a variety of skills including; spinal mobilisation, dry needling, trigger point and myofascial therapy, biomechanical-postural assessment and correction, exercise rehabilitation and orthotics prescription.

His passion in physiotherapy relates to meeting the needs of a wide range of clientèle; work and occupational injuries, musculoskeletal and sports injuries, spinal back and neck pain, post surgery rehabilitation and developmental conditions in adolescents.

Having competed in state-level sports and also having served three years in the military back in Singapore, Luke personally understands too well the impact and frustrations of injuries, and the pain and time off sports. As such, he has been involved in Perth’s community sports scene as both a sports trainer and physiotherapist in the last decade.

Luke has comprehensive experience managing injured athletes in sports ranging from footy, rugby, soccer, netball, basketball, hockey, to swimming, gymnastics and competition cheer-leading.

In his spare time, Luke is an avid English Premier League Football and UFC-MMA fan, enjoys great food and music, and loves spending time with his family. He is married with two girls and is hoping to complete both a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy and MBA in the next few years.

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Rachel Oberholzer
Paediatric Physiotherapy

Rachel completed her physiotherapy degree in South Africa in 2007 and has worked in private practice for the last 10 years treating only paediatric clients.

She developed a very strong interest in managing acute respiratory conditions, developmental delays (in especially premature babies), Cerebral Palsy, Plagiocephaly/Torticollis and newborn behavior and relocated to Rockingham in March 2018.

Rachel has a play-based approach to facilitating movement and strength development in children. She provides activities for play and home exercise programs, and is passionate in developing tailored programs that support children and their families to work towards their goals and increase their independence and confidence in managing their child’s condition.

Rachel is a dedicated wife to her husband, mother to her two children Hans and Milan, and loves to exercise in the outdoors and spend time with her family exploring the beautiful landscapes of Australia.

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Ken Nakama
Physiotherapist

Ken’s high school teacher noted his passion for human biology and movement, his skills in sports, and recommended that he looked into a career of physiotherapy. Since then, Ken has achieved his dream of graduating from Curtin University and becoming a physiotherapist – working in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.

His approach to physiotherapy utilises all of the available resources, using a combination of manual therapy (massage, mobilisations and dry needling), taping, orthotics prescription, exercise and education to help people achieve their goals.

Ken has a strong focus on involving clients in their recovery and believes that the whole person needs to be treated, not just the injury.

“Meeting my clients and understanding their journey is my favourite thing about being a physio. I love how the same injury can present drastically different from one person to another – as this keeps me on my toes.”

Over the years of working in private practice, Ken has excelled in managing a wide range of injuries and has developed a strong interest in treating tendon issues, ACL injuries and persistent pain. Known for his collaborative approach to healthcare, he regularly touches base with other members of the client’s management team and isn’t afraid of getting a second opinion if the recovery is not tracking as expected.

He has completed additional clinical training courses in dry needling, advanced mobilisation techniques, motivational interviewing, ACL management and spinal and shoulder pain.

In his downtime, Ken enjoys spending time with his partner, staying fit at the gym and passionately supporting his soccer team. His career goals for the future is to develop his skills and knowledge in the field of paediatrics and work towards a post graduate Masters in Physiotherapy.

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Jubilee Viforj
Physiotherapist

After studying sports science at The University of Western Australia in 2011, Jubilee completed his physiotherapy degree at Curtin University where he showed a keen interest in paediatrics in his final year placement. As a result of original yoga stories that he wrote and used as an innovative treatment tool for his young patients, he was awarded the APA Paediatric Physiotherapy Student of the Year 2017.

“I always wanted to work in a hands on role and also have a way of seeing the best in people even if they don’t see it themselves. I wanted to use these traits in conjunction with my role as a group fitness instructor to empower people to be their best selves. Physiotherapy enables me to combines all of these.”

Since graduating, Jubilee has combined his keen interests in human movement with his clinical skills as a physiotherapist to work in private practice physiotherapy, treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal presentations. He especially enjoys working with those who suffer from gym or exercise related restrictions, educating his clients on optimising lifestyle factors to reduce pain and treating spine related presentations such as low back pain or neck conditions.

“I like being able to interact with people all day. I love that though these interactions I am able to change someone’s day or week and tangibly improve their quality of life. This makes it more than a job to earn money – it’s fulfilment for me as an individual.”

Jubilee also undertakes a leadership role in the group fitness community as a Body Balance instructor, and having been involved for many years as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer, he is able to fully understand common gym-related injuries.

Jubilee is currently working on a children’s yoga picture book aimed at kids aged 2-8 to introduce them to mindfulness practice and freedom of expression through movement. He also spends his free time in the ocean, 4WDing or camping as much as he can in the summer!

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Hideaki Edo
Physiotherapist

Edo graduated from Curtin University with a Master of Clinical Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal), and a previous Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Prior to this, Edo completed his physiotherapy studies in Japan, and worked extensively in
the public hospital system where he gained significant experience in treating a variety of conditions such as post-operative orthopaedics patients, neurological and musculoskeletal conditions before coming to Australia to further his specialisation.

Edo has since worked comprehensively in private practice treating a wide range of musculoskeletal and sports injury conditions. His passion and interest in physiotherapy lies in identifying the main contributing factors for the client’s experience of pain and disability. He utilises a variety of treatment techniques such as joint mobilisation and manipulation, dry needling, and tailored exercises for addressing daily musculoskeletal, occupational, as well as sports related injuries.

Furthermore, through his post graduate training, he has gained significant understanding of chronic/complex pain presentation. He believes that providing treatment and management, has to be based on thorough individualised assessment to target the client’s suffering and experiences.

Currently, Edo is involved in teaching, writing and translating books to the Japanese physiotherapy community. In his spare time, he travels frequently as a guest speaker to Japan to give talks at universities and physiotherapy seminars. Outside of work and travelling, Edo is an avid photographer, enjoys fishing, reading, and working out at the gym.

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Julia Lee
Physiotherapist

Once upon a time, Julia was an elite gymnast back in Singapore and having encountered multiple injuries herself, decided on a career in physiotherapy to help people regain their function and return to sport with the correct management.

Since graduating with a Masters degree in physiotherapy from Curtin University, Julia has worked exclusively in private practice physiotherapy and over the years, has experienced managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Witnessing a variety of conditions, she has developed a keen interest in treating patients suffering from neck and back pain and associated sports injuries.

Julia has completed additional training under GLA:D Australia in the exercise management of hip and knee osteoarthritis. She also plans on completed further training in Clinical Pilates.

Outside of work, Julia enjoys spending time going for walks in the great outdoors or having a cake and coffee at a local café!

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Patrina Tay
Physiotherapist

Since completing her physiotherapy degree at Curtin University, Patrina has gained a wide range of experience from working in a variety of settings including post-operative patients at St John of God Hospital in Murdoch, extensive neurological and vestibular rehabilitation at MSWA and musculoskeletal conditions in private practice.

From a very young age, Patrina has had a passion for health and fitness and lived a very active lifestyle through participating in martial arts (both practicing and instructing at an international black belt level), strength/resistance training in the gym and running.

She aims to improve and maximise her clients’ health and quality of life through combining her clinical skills and knowledge and personal exercise and injury background to achieve their goals.

Additionally, Patrina has completed further training courses in dry needling and vestibular rehabilitation.

“Vestibular conditions are common and often misdiagnosed. Vertigo and dizziness are a major contributor to the burden of disability and not many people are aware that physiotherapists can successfully treat this population.”

Outside of work, Patrina enjoys keeping fit and active and enjoys setting fitness goals for herself. She loves anything outdoors including hiking, taking her dog to the park or beach and spending time with her friends and family.

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Yan Pim Lim
Neurological Physiotherapist

Having seen first-hand her grandmother’s struggles with disability, Yan Pin is committed to supporting people achieve better quality of life and personal goals after an injury. Since completing her degree in physiotherapy with Honours, she has worked in hospital, private and community settings, with a range of experience in orthopaedic, hand therapy, aged care and neurological rehabilitation.

She spent years working with stroke survivors and people with neurological disorders and completed her post-graduate training in neurological rehabilitation at the University of Western Australia in 2015. Committed to improving her skills, Yan Pin has and is continually attending workshops and courses.

She worked as the senior physiotherapist at a community rehabilitation centre, mentoring students and new graduates and was also actively involved in the redevelopment of the rehabilitation centre.

In her free time, Yan Pin likes to jog, hike and eat! She also enjoys coaching others to jog and hike and is keen to problem-solve so that people with disabilities, big or small, can engage in outdoors activities.

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Hannah Li
Remedial Massage Therapist

With a Diploma in Remedial Massage, Hannah has been working as a remedial massage therapist for more than eight years.

Along with sports training, pregnancy massage and clinical reflexology, Hannah has a great understanding of treatments for occupational injury prevention and rehabilitation and acute and chronic pain release. She has also taken an interest in treating hip pain and dysfunction and sports related injury prevention and rehabilitation.

“I sincerely appreciate my job because it is so rewarding to see the improvements and happiness expressed by my clients at the end of each massage session. On top of that, I treat all my clients as unique individuals and I put 100% of my energy on their issues. I am always willing to support clients to recover from injuries and back to their daily routines.”

In order to provide better treatments for her clients, Hannah has recently started a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation in Edith Cowan University.

Hannah grew up in Jilin Province in China, and moved to Sydney in 2007 and then to Perth in 2012.

Away from the massage table, Hannah enjoys swimming and building sandcastles with her two daughters at Coogee Beach, volunteering her skills and time at Solaris Cancer Care at SJOG Subiaco, reading and going for the occasional jog.

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About Us

Cannington physio clinic-of-choice is conveniently located at Westfield Carousel. Life Ready Physio + Pilates Cannington offers physiotherapy, supervised exercise sessions (incorporating Pilates inspired exercises), dry needling, exercise rehabilitation, group fitness classes, vestibular physiotherapy, women’s health physiotherapy, remedial massage therapy, and much more.

With private treatment rooms and an architecturally-designed modern interior, our experienced team of physiotherapists use the latest evidence based approaches to treat a wide range of conditions including neck pain, back pain, sporting injuries, headaches, shoulder pain, motor vehicle accidents and pre and post surgical conditions.

Life Ready Physio + Pilates Cannington is a nib First Choice provider and a Bupa Members First Network provider.

Whether you’ve experienced a work related or sports injury, suffering from general aches and pain or are in need of post-surgery rehabilitation, our dedicated practitioners are here to help you recover and get ready for life again!

At Life Ready Physio + Pilates Cannington, we also service patients from surrounding areas including East Cannington, Bentley, Beckenham, Thornlie, Langford, Lynwood, Willeton, Wilson, Victoria Park, St James, Queens Park, Ferndale, Parkwood, Welshpool and Riverton.

 

WHERE TO FIND US
We are located right in front of the valet parking section at Westfield Carousel.

If the valet parking is at capacity, we recommend using the level 1 or level 2 car parks. They also have 6 ACROD parking bays each and are right next to our closest elevator and travelator. Valet parking may be at its busiest on the weekends, Thursday and Friday evenings and during school holidays. 

Please contact us on 6183 9850 for additional parking instructions and directions.

Contact Details

Phone: 08 6183 9850
Fax: 08 6183 9849
Email: cannington@lifereadyphysio.com.au

Westfield Shopping Centre
Shop 1236A, 1382 Albany Hwy
Cannington WA 6107
We are open on Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm, Sat 9am - 1pm | For appointments outside of these times, please call our clinic.

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