The Latitude 33.7 Team
Practice Principal & Sports Physiotherapist
Qualifications: Paul completed his B App Sci (Physiotherapy) at La Trobe University in Melbourne, in 1989 and then a Grad Dip in Sports Physiotherapy at Curtin in 1994. He completed the Australian Physiotherapy Association level 3 Sports Course at the Australian Institute of Sport in 2007.
Achievements: Paul spent time working with the NT Football league, WA state swimming and WA Athletics teams prior to professional organisations such as Perth Reds rugby league and Perth Glory. From 2001 Paul spent 20 seasons as a physio at West Coast Eagles Football Club, becoming Senior Physiotherapist in 2002. He was involved in 4 grand finals during this period, as well as being selected as the Australian team Physiotherapist in an International Rules series against Ireland.
Paul still maintains a keen interest in football, with ongoing involvements in the South West Football League and Independent Schools Football competition in Perth, where he still does some consulting.
Outside of the clinic try not to run Paul over on his bike or drop in on him in the surf at Smithsbook now
Qualifications: BSc (Physiotherapy), Prof Cert Pain Sciences, Grad Cert Continence Promotion & Management, Prof Cert Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Achievements: After graduating Curtin University in 2007 Sarah enjoyed a working holiday in Tasmania at North West Regional Hospital involved in paediatrics, orthopaedics, ICU, hydrotherapy and women’s health. Following this, Sarah returned to the west coast and entered private practice in Perth. At this time, She received a scholarship to complete her Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management.
Sarah moved to the South West in 2016 and opened Cape to Cape Physiotherapy which merged with Latitude 33.7 Physiotherapy in 2017. Most recently, Sarah has completed a Professional Certificate in Pain Sciences in Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse, both through the University of South Australia.
Sarah’s area’s of interest include Pilates, headaches and neck pain, sporting injuries, workplace injuries, persistent pain and Continence and Women’s Health.
When Sarah isn’t practicing she can be found sharing her Continence and Women’s Health knowledge with community groups, her pain knowledge as the Southwest Local Pain Collective Facilitator or in the local crossfit gym, on the basketball/netball court or at dog agility/mustering.book now
Qualifications – Bachelor of Physiotherapy (2012) Masters Clinical Physiotherapy – Musckuloskeletal Physiotherapy (2022)
Achievements – Ben has worked in private practice since graduating in 2012. Most recently Ben has been providing Physiotherapy services to the Australian Defence Force treating Navy, Army, Airforce and SAS members. Ben completed his Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2022, this has given him the necessary tools to manage a wide range of presentation from acute injuries to the more complex chronic pain presentations. When you book in with Ben you will get a thorough assessment looking at all the factors of your presentation along with a specific individualised treatment and management plan.
Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 beautiful kids. He also loves playing and writing music, cycling, eating delicious food and travelling.
Qualifications: B.Sci (Physiotherapy) – VC List 2021 (Top 1% of all University Students)
Achievements: Since graduating from Curtin University, Simon has worked exclusively in private practice gaining further training in Clinical Pilates, Dry Needling and the Mulligans Concept of Manual Therapy. Simon enjoys using a combination of both active interventions such as exercise and passive techniques such as mobilisation with movement to help people out of pain and back to activity as soon as possible.
As someone with a genuine passion for sport and helping people, Simon loves treating all musculoskeletal injuries with a special interest in lower back pain, shoulder pain and both post-surgical and conservative ACL rehabilitation. Outside of the clinic, you can find Simon surfing, in the gym working out or chasing a ball around the basketball court or footy oval.book now
Physiotherapist & Exercise Physiologist
Qualifications: Doctor of Physiotherapy (Physiotherapist), Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist) & Bachelor of Science (Sport Science)
Achievements: Jack Completed his Bachelor of Science in 2017 and continued on to complete his Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation in 2018 attaining his Exercise Physiologist Accreditation. Jack has worked as an Exercise Physiologist since 2019 in Perth specifically with Veterans, using exercise-based therapies to rehabilitate their physical and mental health conditions.
Jack completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy course at Curtin University in 2023. Jack hopes to use his expert knowledge of resistance training and exercise prescription in combination with his new found Physiotherapy skills to provide the best outcomes for his patients.
Jack’s areas of interest include musculoskeletal rehabilitation, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular rehabilitation, and vestibular conditions. Outside the clinic you’ll find Jack training at the gym, landing on the green at the golf course or at the beach with his two dogs.book now
Qualifications : Bsc ( Physiotherapy) , Master in Osteopathy in Neuromuscular disfunction
Achievements : Maria was born and raised in Italy where she completed her Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy in 2015 and her Masters in Osteopathy in Neuromuscular dysfunction in 2017.
Maria had been working in Italy for several years for an Oncology Hospital and for private rehabilitation clinics before exploring new opportunities abroad to work as a Physio in Europe and the UK. During this time, she had the opportunity to work for a FIFA rehabilitation center where she contributed to the rehabilitation of several professional athletes.
Due to her passion in outdoor sports and body movements, Maria loves treating any kind of musculoskeletal injuries and impairments with the aim to bring her patients back to activity in a safe and conscious way. Maria enjoys taking care of her patients by combining manual therapy with active exercises and breathing techniques with a big emphasis on future injury prevention through the achievement of mobility, strengthening, and body consciousness.
Outside of the clinic, you can find Maria running in the bush, camping, trying to catch waves and having pizza and good wine in front of a stunning sunset.
Maria is available for appointments Monday to Friday and also runs daily movement classes as well as hydrotherapy sessions.book now
Physiotherapist (Currently on Maternity Leave)
Qualifications: B.Sci (Physiotherapy) Masters (Clinical Physiotherapy – Continence and Women’s Health)
Achievements: Issy completed her undergraduate degree for Physiotherapy in 2014 and in 2022, went on to complete her Masters Degree of Clinical Physiotherapy Continence and Pelvic Health at Curtin University. Issy worked a 6 month secondment in Adelaide at a specialty Pelvic Health Clinic. Here she had regular training as well as upskilling in pessary fittings for pelvic organ management in addition to advanced chronic/complex pelvic floor disorders.
Issy can help with conditions involving bowel or bladder disorders, sexual pain/dysfunction, pelvic pain disorders such as endometriosis and IBS, exercising through the woman’s life cycle including ante/postnatal care, menopausal/postmenopausal issues and functional strength training to improve power and endurance for recreational activities.
Issy has a special interest in musculoskeletal disorders affecting the lumbar spine, pelvis and hips using an approach of exercise as well as hands on management and is passionate about a client leaving with a strong treatment plan and understanding of their body. You can see her on Monday Wednesday and Thursday’s at the clinic.
Issy is currently on maternity leavebook now
Physiotherapist (Currently on Maternity Leave)
Qualifications: B.Sci (Physiotherapy)
Achievements: Ellie completed her studies at Curtin University in 2015 and since then has worked exclusively in musculoskeletal private practice. To complement this she has also worked as a physio in premier grade rugby union clubs, as well as first division netball clubs in Perth. Ellie herself has previously competed in rowing and netball. She has enjoyed further training in headaches, whiplash, neck pain, dizziness and vertigo, and has a strong passion for treating these conditions as well as all other musculoskletal complaints. Ellie is qualified in dry needling treatment and finds it particularly effective in treating chronic pain conditions. Ellie and her husband have recently moved to Busselton and spend all their free time in the garden, looking after the chooks and taking their naughty puppy to the beach.
Ellie is currently on maternity leavebook now