Physical Solutions

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Joondalup Clinic
9301 2281

Clarkson Clinic
9408 6070

Our Team

Welcome to Physical Solutions. We are a team of professional allied health practitioners who specialise in shoulder, hip, knee and spine treatment. We are interested in the prevention, management and rehabilitation of your issue and we take the time to understand the cause and do not just treat the symptoms.

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Physiotherapists

Adam Richardson

B. Sc. (HM), M. Physio. (GEM),  M. Physio. (Sports Physio.), APAM.

Adam has had 20 years experience and knowledge based on a passion for movement and continuing education. He has a double major in Physiology and Sports Physiology and Master’s Degrees in Physiotherapy and Sport Physiotherapy.

During his studies Adam has undertaken training with one of Australia’s top shoulder Physiotherapist in Melbourne, Specialist Hip Physiotherapist in Hobart and Sport Physiotherapist training at the Australian Institute of Sport and holds Level 2 Certification in SFMA.

Adam intends to continue his studies with the goal of becoming a Specialist Sport Physiotherapist.  Adam is committed to continuing education and inspires the same in all of the staff at Physical Solutions.

Jason Best

B.Sc Physiotherapy

Jason has completed a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University.

Having a passion for sport, Jason has been involved in Surf Life Saving, swimming, and AFL from an early age. This has lead to various involvements within different sports, including trainer at Quinns Districts Amateur Football club since 2012, and physiotherapist at 2 halfs Football development. As a result, Jason has a sound knowledge of acute sporting injuries and their associated rehabilitation requirements, from the perspective of both the physiotherapist, and the athlete.

Whether an injury occurred on or off the sporting field, Jason has a keen interest in the application of movement screening and functional assessment on all individuals. Use of this diagnostic tool promotes a tailored treatment approach, guards against re-injury or reoccurrence of pain, and facilitates a long term and lasting benefit from physical therapy.

Jason is dedicated to professional development and strives to continue delivering treatment that is current and patient centred.

Julia McBride

B. Physiotherapy MAPA

Julia Graduated from Otago University in Dunedin NZ in 2005. After working for 5 years in NZ in private practise and Hospital outpatients she moved to the UK for 2 years of travel and work. While in the UK Julia enjoyed a few different roles from occupational assessment, sports rehab and chronic pain. The last 3 years she has enjoyed working in private practise in Perth before a brief break to have her baby daughter.

Julia has had a lot of physiotherapy involvement with Rugby Union, working with players from colts to premier level in the 5 years she worked in NZ. Julia has also often been the team physio for her netball team and has a background in competitive swimming and triathlons.

Julia enjoys treating anything from acute through to chronic injuries, and has a passion for core stability and physiotherapy based Pilates in retraining after injury.
Outside of Work Julia enjoys playing netball, stand up paddle boarding and spending time with her family.

Adam Egan

Sc. (Ex. & Sport Sc.), M. Physio. (GEM), APAM.

Adam has completed a degree of Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sport Science) and a Master of Physiotherapy at Edith Cowan University.

Adam has a strong background in sport, having played rugby League at State and National level. Adam continues to remain involved in rugby league as a Physiotherapist, working at local club level, State level, and junior representative level.

Adam currently competes in triathlons, and as such has a great interest in treating swimming, cycling and running related injuries. Adam is most interested in injuries of the hip, knee, and ankle. Knowing what it takes to commit to triathlons, Adam shares this same dedication and commitment to treating his patients and continuing his education.

Outside the direct field of Physiotherapy Adam also works as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor.

Leah Mascall

B.  Sc. (Ex. & Sport Sc.), M. Physio. (GEM), APAM.

Leah has completed a degree of Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sport Science) and a Master of Physiotherapy at Edith Cowan University.

Leah has a strong sporting background, with experience in a number of sports at an elite level. Having dealt with multiple injuries herself, Leah is well attuned to the requirements of the athlete and the rigours of rehabilitation.

Having seen many teammates deal with injuries over the years, Leah has developed a particular interest in movement screening and functional assessments for injury prevention and performance enhancement in athletes of all ages. She also has a keen interest in pre and post-operative rehabilitation for orthopaedic conditions.

Leah’s clinical practice is based on a passion for clinical education and applying the latest concepts to injury management and rehabilitation. She intends to continue her studies in the future and specialise further into her career.

Seb Dearle

BSc Physiotherapy

Seb graduated from Curtin University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Throughout his studies he was playing WAFL football for the West Perth Falcons. During this time, he noticed a gap between the injury management and performance optimisation training systems which seemed illogical. Since graduating he has been searching for a way to bridge this gap while working in Australia and abroad. This lead him down the path of movement assessment and active rehabilitation, with targeted manual therapy to assist people to move better which helps with both their pain and performance.

Seb has a special interest in how the hip, lower back and shoulder interact in movement, and pain in these areas. He believes that improvements in movement quality result in far reaching improvements in health outcomes.

Exercise Physiologists

Sharrie Carter

B.Sc.  (Sport Sc.), B. Sc. (Psych.), Hon. (Psych.), M. Sc.(OHS), AEP, ESSAM.

Sharrie has worked at Physical Solutions since 2007 as the primary Exercise Physiologist and Practice Manager and has since come on board as one of the Directors.

Over the past 15 years Sharrie has worked in voluntary roles within the AFL umpires association, the West Coast Eagles and as Head Sport Trainer and Injury Rehab Consultant with the West Perth Football Club. Sharrie is currently head trainer at Quinn’s District Amateur Football Club. Sharrie also teaches the musculoskeletal component of the Exercise Physiology degree at Edith Cowan University.

Sharrie’s interests include surgical and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and she has a passion for clinical education. Once the new clinic at Clarkson is up and running Sharrie will look for her next area of study.

Alex Toth

B. Sc. (Sport & Ex. Sc.), B. Sc. (Ex. Sc. Rehab.), M. Sc. (S&C), AEP, ESSAM.

Alex holds a Bachelors degree in Sport Science and Exercise Physiology and is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Alex also has a Masters degree in Strength and Conditioning and is a Level 1 Strength Coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Beginning his journey of exercise prescription as a Sport Trainer at a WAFL club, Alex has since moved to create rehabilitative programs at a WAAFL club, provide exercise training in corporate settings, become the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of a WAFL Colts Team, and begun his own private exercise classes at his own Martial Arts school.

All these experiences and positions have allowed Alex to explore, grow and come to be very passionate about providing excellent customised rehabilitative, and performance orientated exercise programs for all of his patients and clients.

Administrative Officers

Sarah Vacher

Welcoming face of the clinic.

Sarah joined Physical Solutions in August 2011 as our Administrative Officer and is the welcoming face of the  clinic. Sarah is always keen to exceed our patients expectations and is considered a valuable member of the team.

To make an enquiry call us at (08) 9301 2281 or book an appointment