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West Coast Health Physio Karrinyup

Physiotherapist

West Coast Health Physio Karrinyup are excited to join forces with the team at Synkro to provide the surrounding community with an amazing physio experience by utilising evidence-based practice and gold-standard facilities to focus on all aspects of your health and well-being.

Tom Hooper and Emma Jorgensen are teaming up with specialist sports physio Chris Perkin to open an extension of West Coast Health (based at the home of the West Coast Eagles in Lathlain). Tom, Chris, and Emma are all closely involved with the North Beach Football Club and the local community groups in the Karrinyup area.

At West Coast Health Physio you will experience a professional assessment and treatment plan for any injury you may be experiencing. Our aim as a team is to get you moving and performing to the best of your abilities as soon as possible, while providing you with the education and confidence to improve your health and wellness and guide you through the rehabilitation pathway for your current injury.”

Area’s of interest

At West Coast Health Physio we are highly interested in:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Sporting injury recovery and return to sport
  • Return to work injury management
  • Post-operative rehab
  • Knee and hip pain and arthritis treatment
  • Athlete Performance testing with the AxIT system located in Synkro
  • Gym fit screening to help you work safely in the gym and advise your personal trainer
Staff

Chris Perkin

  • Specialist Sports Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2007)
  • BSc Physio, MSports Physio, FACP, APAM
  • West Coast Eagles Football Club (Part Time), WAIS Consultant

Chris leads the team at West Coast Health and High Performance with over 20 years of experience in the field of sports physiotherapy.

He has been one of the directors at Body Logic Physiotherapy for over 10 years and worked with the West Coast Eagles Football club for over 15 years.

Chris holds the Specialist Sports Physiotherapy title and is an expert in the field of sport injuries and ongoing pain related problems.

Chris is happy to see all types of problems and enjoys helping people return to their normal activities whether that be sport, work or normal daily tasks.

He has had a strong background in WA sport working in the past with many various teams including – Wildcats Basketball, Australian Hockey, WAIS track and field / pole vault and several local teams.

Chris enjoys teaching in the field of injury and performance and offers consulting to many various teams, physio’s and insurance companies for second opinions on client’s cases.

Adding to this Chris has two children who keep him active and he also enjoys running, getting to the gym and connecting with his local football club at North Beach where he holds life membership.

Emma

Emma completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Curtin University and over the years has developed an increasing interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Emma spent most of her school years dancing and competing, with a lot of time spent training in ballet which sparked her interest in the human body and how it can train to perform at elite levels. Furthermore, Emma has spent the past 3 years working at North Beach Football Club which continued to fuel her interest in dealing with musculoskeletal injuries and overcoming them to return to sport.

In her spare time, Emma enjoys camping, keeping active at the gym, swimming, and of course dancing.

Tom

Tom completed his Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University. His main passion in physiotherapy is helping to reduce his patient’s pain, injury prevention and helping to problem-solve chronic conditions.

Tom loves to see his patients improve session by session and helping to empower his patients to self-manage their body outside of the clinic. Tom is keen to help everyone experiencing long-standing injuries, sporting injuries, rehabilitation post-surgery and people looking to level up their physical attributes. He has a good understanding of a variety of sports and common injuries that’s arise with these sports and is keen to help with any of them.

Tom has played high level of competitive Australian football with Subiaco and East Perth football club and is currently playing with North Beach Amateur Football Club. This has provided Tom with a great understanding of the sporting body and mind and how to optimise his patients for return to sport. In Toms spare time he enjoys cycling, a round of golf and surfing in his free time.

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