Life Ready Physio & Pilates Cannington

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Westfield Shopping Centre
Shop 1236A, 1382 Albany Hwy
Cannington WA 6107

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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E-lynn Tan

E-Lynn graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and has since worked predominantly in private practice, with also experience working in geriatrics and aged care. At university, she worked as a sports trainer for a local touch football club providing on-the-field treatment.

E-Lynn gets tremendous job satisfaction when she is able to work with individuals of all demographics and help her patients overcome their injuries and reach their personal goals, as well as building lasting and genuine relationships with those around her.

Over her years in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy private practice setting, E-Lynn has gained a thorough knowledge of the management of many musculoskeletal conditions and has strong interests in acute spinal and sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation and sports rehabilitation, via manual therapy techniques, dry needling and myofascial therapy.

E-Lynn also exhibits a strong passion for Clinical Pilates, having done her Pilates qualifications with Dance Medicine Australia. Since then, she has been running tailored Clinical Pilates classes for a wide range of patients including those who have acute or chronic back pain and complex spinal pathology, pre and post-natal back and pelvic pain, thoracic pain, shoulder injuries, cervicogenic headaches, and pre and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Being passionate about helping people achieve their full potential, and always aiming to identify the underlying causal factors to prevent further injury with strong manual skills and a personalised approach to rehabilitation are what make her wake up every morning for work!

Outside of work, E-Lynn enjoys attending fitness classes, reminisces about her competitive tennis days, learns guitar online, and mostly rewards herself with good food after long walks. She loves keeping fit and healthy, and you will often find her in the Pilates studio working on new exercises to test out on her patients!

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Greg Hearn
Golf Physiotherapist

Greg graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and has since worked exclusively in the physiotherapy private practice setting. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor in Exercise and Sports Science whilst also attaining extensive work experience in the health and fitness industry.

Greg is currently a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Physiotherapist (Medical & Fitness Level 2) and has a passion for assisting golfers of all ages and abilities play pain free, and to the highest level possible.

In addition to providing a golf specific physical screening, Greg also provides advice in correcting physical limitations that may be limiting a golfers ability to play at their optimum level and ultimately enjoy the game. In doing so, Greg provides golf specific programs targeting mobility, stability, strength, and rotational power, tailored to suit each individuals’ specific needs and goals.

In addition to golf physiotherapy, Greg also enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders and has developed a keen interest in treating acute and chronic low back pain, neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, and complex shoulder disorders. He is particularly interested in non-surgical management for musculoskeletal conditions and providing extensive exercise rehabilitation to prevent surgical intervention.

Greg is also passionate about treating sporting injuries, including injury prevention and rehabilitation. He has had extensive experience working with amateur and elite sporting teams including Wesley Curtin Football Club and the West Coast Eagles Football Club and has a great understanding of the physical demands of elite level sport and what is required to overcome injury, having previously represented the West Australian Thundersticks mens’ hockey team.

Outside of work Greg enjoys all things sport. He loves to stay active by working on his own golf game and fitness, and is an active member of the Secret Harbour Golf Course.

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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

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

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

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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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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Katie Lintott
Exercise Physiologist

As an exercise physiologist, Katie loves to use exercise as medicine to treat a range of chronic conditions. This allows her to design and provide an individualised program that takes into considerations all aspects of an individual’s life and help them move towards their best potential, reach their goals and improve their health and wellbeing.

She completed her Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology as well as a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Movement Science and Sport and Health Science from Murdoch University.

Katie grew up heavily involved in sport, with a passion for gymnastics, and in later years added cheerleading and dance to her repertoire. Her experience as an athlete and the influence of allied health professionals in her own injury rehabilitation shaped her drive to become an exercise physiologist. She competed in several competitions and represented WA both in interstate competition as well as internationally. She continued this passion by passing on her knowledge and expertise to the younger generation of gymnasts when she began her coaching career and is now an advanced level gymnastics coach and enjoys helping her gymnasts reach their full potential.

Away from work, Katie is still involved in sport, both coaching and training just for fun. She also loves the beach, watching Home and Away, enjoying great food and aspires to be a proud puppy owner!

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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 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.

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.

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

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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