Senior Physiotherapist + Clinic Owner
After qualifying as a physiotherapist in New Zealand in 2005, Cathy decided to seek fairer weather and moved to Brisbane to start her career. In sunny QLD, Cathy worked in private physiotherapy clinics in Sumner Park and then Birkdale.
In 2015, Cathy relocated to Perth. There she worked in private practice in Cannington, and after deciding to stay in WA permanently, she took ownership of Manning Physio, rebranding it to Physio Inq Manning, in June 2018.
Cathy has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling and has completed a Masters by Research degree at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. She treats all types of injuries and loves working with her patients to help them return from being acutely injured and in pain, back to sport, work or their favourite leisure activities. She has had many years' experience running both mat and studio Pilates classes, and believes that exercise should benefit both physical and mental health.
In 2021, Cathy become a mum, and later that same year she took ownership of her second clinic, Spearwood Physio, rebranding it to Physio Inq Spearwood.
Cathy's favourite leisure activities include spending time with her family and dogs (standard poodles named Brian and Max), gardening, and anything creative (think renovations, painting, cooking and nowadays Lego). A fun fact about Cathy is that she has represented New Zealand, Queensland and Western Australia, in the sport of long-distance rifle shooting......so look out!
Cathy loves being part of the local communities of Manning and Spearwood and bringing her unique style of physiotherapy to the area.
Dayle has over 40 years of experience working as a Physiotherapist. Her career began in 1979, when she graduated from the Western Australian Institute of Technology. Since then, Dayle’s career has taken her into practicing both in hospital and in private practice.
Dayle has worked in many niche areas of Physiotherapy, including Orthopaedics, Gerontology, and neurological Physiotherapy.
Dayle has been with Physio Inq Spearwood (formerly Spearwood Physiotherapy) for over 20 years.
Outside of her work, Dayle spends time with her beautiful family, showcasing her green thumb in the garden and cooking up a feast in her kitchen.
Dianne has many years experience working in Private Practice Physiotherapy since completing her Physiotherapy degree and Post-graduate studies in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
Dianne enjoys all areas of Physiotherapy practice but has a special interest in posture related conditions such as neck pain and headaches. She uses a variety of treatment modalities including Mulligans techniques, dry needling, soft-tissue release and mannual therapies.
Outside of her work as a Physiotherapist, Dianne loves to keep active and enjoys dancing, swimming and cycling.
Judith has worked as a Physiotherapist for many years, following completion of her Physiotherapy degree and Post-graduate training in Sports Physiotherapy. Throughout her career she has worked across many areas of Physiotherapy and especially enjoys working with children and adolescents with sports injuries. Judith believes in the importance of exercise for well-being and as someone who loves to run and cycle herself, she is an advocate for maintaining exercise capacity and general mobility in the older adult population. Judith has also completed training in the Watson method for headaches and uses this to achieve great results for her patients.
Outside of work, Judith is an avid traveller and is looking forward to being able to return to international travel. She especially enjoys adventure travel including hiking around South America and of course in our own West Australian backyard.
Dana is a recent graduate from Curtin University whose interest in physiotherapy began at the age of 11 when she first received treatment for a sprained ankle. Dana previously worked as a professional ballet dancer with Melbourne Dance Company (now Victorian State Ballet), which has influenced her passion for rehabilitation and physiotherapy. Now, as a busy mum to two young kids, Dana understands the importance of nurturing one’s health and wellbeing.
Dana enjoys working with all patients and a variety of conditions. She has a special interest in lower limb and dance related injuries. She uses her knowledge of strength and conditioning training, alongside manual therapy techniques, to ensure optimal recovery and getting people back to doing what they love.
Lucien Hamilton is a highly skilled and dedicated physiotherapist who completed his degree at Otago University (New Zealand) in 2007. With a strong foundation in private practice, he ventured into the field of occupational physiotherapy while working on a mine site. Additionally, Lucien gained valuable experience as a trade assistant, immersing himself in house renovations and ultimately undertaking his own home renovation project.
Lucien enjoys treating a wide range of conditions affecting all areas of the body. Lucien has developed a particular focus on addressing issues related to the neck, shoulders . Lucien uses, manual therapy, dry needling and exercises while continuously exploring ways to optimize their recovery and overall health.
In addition to his clinical experience, Lucien has extensive knowledge in the field of occupational physiotherapy, including working with workers' compensation cases and providing specialised care for individuals in the mine site settings. His expertise in this area allows him to effectively assess and treat work-related injuries, and facilitate successful return-to-work programs.
As a dedicated father of two young daughters, Lucien understands the importance of family. Lucien is passionately about being in and on the ocean which is the original reason for moving to Perth. Currently, fishing and boating are his hobbies of choice but he is planning to get back into kiteboarding this summer.
Remedial Massage Therapist
Jackie is an experienced Remedial Massage therapist who will be working with us on Tuesdays and Fridays. She is returning to work after maternity leave and has recently moved into the Spearwood area. Previously Jackie was a very popular therapist at Physio Inq Manning.
Jackie originally qualified as a Physiotherapist in Brazil, however after moving to Perth she completed her diploma in Remedial Massage in 2017. She provides remedial, deep tissue, sports and relaxation massage using a variety of techniques. Jackie believes that when we are not able to relax and unwind effectively due to high levels of stress, this creates muscular tension leading to pain and dysfunction within our bodies. Remedial massage is an effective way to help manage tension within the body and prevent niggles from turning into problems.