Physio

Chris Rollins – Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy PGCert Health Research APAM

Chris has worked in private practice since his graduation from the University of Queensland in 2000. In 2002 Chris relocated to the UK to work with the British Army. He also worked in private practice and the NHS while in the UK, allowing him to develop skills in working with a range of age groups and training levels – from adolescents, to the elderly, to members of the Special Forces. Chris believes that communication is the key to getting an effective outcome in physiotherapy. He works in conjunction with his clients to ensure they understand the cause of their symptoms, form there developing a treatment plan which enables patients to return to their life and goals as quickly as possible. Throughout his career Chris has developed an interest in managing conditions involving nerve pain, headaches, as well as dysfunction of the lumbar spine and pelvis. He utilities techniques including exercise prescription, manual therapy and dry needling. Chris partakes in extensive post-graduate study to ensure he is treating patients with the latest developments in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. At present Chris is the Chairman of the Physiotherapy Business Association (WA), which allows him to support and develop physiotherapy in private practices. When not at work Chris enjoys spending time with his 2 children, wife and dog and playing golf.


Sindy Rollins – Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy (Hons) PGDip Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy MACP

Upon graduating from Brunel University on London UK in 2001, Sindy worked for the NHS as well as with elite rowers. She continued to develop her skills in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders when working in the British Army. In 2010 Sindy undertook her postgraduate degrees in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Cardiff University, at the same time completing further units in order to gain full membership of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). Moving to Australia in 2011, Sindy is also a Pilates instructor and presenter for the Australian Pilates and Physiotherapy Institute (APPI) here in Perth and around Australia. Sindy combines manual therapy with an in-depth knowledge of movement re-education in her treatment of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, as has developed a special interest in shoulder injuries. Sindy believes a combination of clear clinical reasoning and effective communication ensure the best outcome for her clients. When not at work Sindy enjoys horse riding, swimming, cycling and walking her dog.

MACP www.macpweb.org

MACP:www.IFOMPT.org APPI: www.unitehealth.com.au


Kate Hunt – Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy PGDip Sports and Exercise Medicine

Pilates APPI trained: Matwork Levels 1 – 3 and Equipment Levels 1 – 2

Kate completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Otago in 2001, before working in clinics in London, New Zealand and Australia. She has spent the majority of her time in private practice clinics, focusing on musculoskeletal injuries in sports and rehabilitation. Whilst in New Zealand Kate worked with a number of sports teams, enjoying the challenges of rehabilitation in all levels of athletes. In 2011 Kate completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine. She is also trained in dry needling and Clinical Pilates (matwork and equipment). Kate likes to use her hands on skills in conjunction with her knowledge of rehabilitation to ensure her patients are returned to their pre-injury level. When not at work or looking after her two young daughter, Kate enjoys playing a multitude of sports including netball, touch rugby and squash.


Michael Gordon – Physiotherapist

Michael graduated as a Physiotherapist from Curtin University in 2015. His career stems from over 12 years in the health and fitness industry, where he ran his own business as a personal trainer.

Michael has a special interest in working with people experiencing chronic health issues. He works with a proven, evidence based, holistic system, comprising of two phases:

  1. Becoming Clinically Clear: Utilizing a combination of neurodynamic testing and clearance, dry needling, spinal and peripheral manipulation, autonomic nervous system modulative techniques, motor-sensory facilitation, lifestyle modification and hands on soft tissue techniques to restore movement and eliminate pain.
  2. Specialized Functional Testing: To assess your ability to return to activity with the lowest chance of re-injury, ensuring adequate stability, motor control, strength and power to be able to perform the tasks required of you in whatever your daily life involves.

Outside of work, Michael is a father of two daughters, and enjoys spending time with his family.


Tom Payton – Physiotherapist

Tom completed a BSc in Biomedicine in 2014 at Deakin University in Melbourne. He then moved to Perth to study physiotherapy at Curtin University then graduating in 2017.

Tom has worked primarily in a private practice setting. He treats his clients using his knowledge of Pilates and the body’s motor control systems whilst incorporating manual therapy and dry needling techniques. Having experienced a vast number of sporting injuries he is passionate not only for rehabilitation, but for the prevention of injuries. 

Tom has a vast experience sports training in a number of sports including senior/junior AFL football, soccer, swimming and athletics. He has also been involved in injury prevention research programs at the West Coast Eagles.

Tom moved to London in early 2020 but his international adventure was cut short by COVID-19.

Outside of the clinic you will find Tom traveling, surfing and wakeboarding