Liz Wicks
Bsc Physiotherapy

Liz qualified at Curtin University Perth in 1992. After working in Perth in several private practices, Kimberley Physiotherapy became her next venture in the year 2000.

Since Liz has been in Broome Kimberley Physiotherapy has grown to include a Pilates studio that has been operating for the last 4 years.

Liz has a broad experience in a wide range of injuries and rehabilitation that has provided good results in recovery time and education to avoid return of injury, by investigating the mechanical causes of injury. Several years competing in State athletics has provided Liz with a solid foundation and balance in strength, fitness and flexibility, which influences professional practice and treatment modalities.

Liz has completed further training in dry needling techniques and also recently completed a specialised Kinesio taping course. Liz is also a fully qualified DMA Clinical Pilates instructor.

Simon Dean
Bsc Physiotherapy

Simon graduated from Curtin University in 2005 and after working in a busy private practice in Bunbury for a few years made his way up to Broome in 2008.

With extensive experience in private practice physiotherapy Simon has a keen interest in exercise based rehabilitation and post-surgical recovery. Simon firmly believes in physical activity as a way of life and this translates into his everyday lifestyle and professional practice.

Simon has previously been involved in a multitude of sports but now enjoys treating sports injuries rather than suffering them- most of the time! Simon places a strong emphasis on manual therapy in his treatments and also has post graduate training in dry needling, and specialised techniques for the neck, back and shoulder. Simon is also a fully qualified DMA Clinical Pilates instructor.

Simon believes in treating the individual and is able to tailor comprehensive management plans to fit each individual person and situation.

Annie Coulton
Bsc Physiotherapy

Annie graduated from La Trobe University, Victoria, in 1995. Annie followed her interests in musculoskeletal and rehabilitation physiotherapy, working for many years with the Australian Defence Force. Her clinical experience also includes working with the elderly and she has been a university guest lecturer to final year physiotherapy students on multi trauma rehabilitation. Annie has completed post graduate training in hydrotherapy, dma Clinical Pilates and dry needling.

Annie is a passionate advocate of personal wellbeing and sharing her knowledge on how to use one’s body efficiently and reach one’s physical potential, remaining pain-free if possible. She believes in giving clients the skills for on-going self care. Annie speaks from both the therapist’s and patient’s points of view, having been her own rehabilitation therapist, taking two years to learn to walk again unaided following a near fatal paragliding accident which left her back and neck fractured in 7 places, both legs and numerous ribs fractured and a lung punctured. Annie understands that not all injuries have a quick fix, that many need ongoing care and maintenance- some for life. She encouragingly advises this does not need to be a chore, but can be fun, with clinical pilates and yoga being fantastic mediums for achieving physical and emotional wellness.

Annie joins the Kimberley Physiotherapy team focusing solely on individual and group Clinical Pilates treatment regimes. 

Stephanie Brooks
Bsc Physiotherapy

Steph is an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist who graduated with honours from the University of Notre Dame, Australia. Prior to this Steph graduated with a double degree in Science and Commerce from The University of Western Australia. Steph spent majority of her childhood in Perth and was heavily involved in sport, representing WA in gymnastics and diving. 

Steph acknowledges her client’s goals and implements the latest evidence-based techniques for injury management and prevention. Steph has completed her STOTT Pilates Reformer Instructor Training and utilises both exercise-based and manual therapies to progress her clients back to full function.

Hannah Jackson
Bsc Physiotherapy

Hannah graduated from Curtin University in 2013.  Since then she has worked in Geraldton, Busselton and Japan, before finding her way to Broome.  

Hannah has a wide range of experience from hospital based stroke and post surgical rehabilitation to acute sporting injuries.  

Hannah has a keen interest in treating acute knee injuries, gaining extensive experience in this area working in a ski resort in Niseko, Japan.  

Her experience added to with her work with coaches and athletes in triathlon clubs.  

Hannah is also qualified in dry needling, kinesiology, taping, and manual therapy techniques and combines these with exercise based rehabilitation to work toward best outcomes for her clients. 

Jenna Cowie
BNutDiet

Jenna graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from Flinders University in 2010 and has worked in WA's north-west for the past eight years. Initially she worked in Broome, Derby, and Fitzroy Crossing hospitals, and then moved into full time community nutrition work, teaching young people about cooking, food literacy, and building their confidence to prepare healthy meals. She has worked with patients to manage diabetes, food intolerances and allergies, body-weight (under/over), cardiovascular health, and cancer.

Jenna aims to support a patient-centered approach and therefore works with patients with a range of nutrition philosophies including HAES (health-at-every-size), low-carb, vegetarian/vegan, and more. 

Emily Bergman
Osteopath (B.App.Sc – Comp Med)

Emily discovered Osteopathy when searching for a form of healthcare that focused on prevention of disease and maintenance of optimum health and well-being. 

Emily is passionate about the dynamic and holisitic approach Osteopathic Medicine takes to your health. 

Emily completed her Undergraduate degree and Masters of Osteopathy at RMIT university, graduating as dux of her year in 2008.

As well as working in private practice in Melbourne, Emily has worked as an assistant lecturer at RMIT University for 7 years.

She maintains her own health with regular strength training, crossfit and pilates.

Emily will endeavour to find and address the underlying cause of your issue, rather than just treat the symptoms.

As a healthcare practitioner, Emily takes great satisfaction in seeing the positive impact Osteopathic Medicine has on her client’s well-being.

Emily is a member of Osteopathy Australia.

Tracy Hill
Dip. Remedial Massage

Tracy completed her studies with the Australian Institute of Fitness in 2013 and has worked in a variety of settings in Perth from sports Physiotherapy clinics and Movement practices.  She has since gone on to complete a Cert in Functional Movement Therapy and holds a Cert. in Sports Massage.

Passionate about helping clients move their bodies well, Tracy continues her education in both body work and movement to stay up to date with latest practices.

In Perth she was a massage therapist to State and National Sports teams including the Broncos, the Rabitoos, Swan Districts Football club and was recovery team for many high profile sport events including Ironman Bussleton and Rottnest Marathon.

In 2018 Tracy completed a 4 week placement at the Commonwealth Games in the recovery clinic, located in the Athletes Village, allowing her to work on world class athletes competing in the games. 

Tracy utilises various  techniques including myofascial release, deep tissue, dry needling and trigger point release in order to regain length in muscles tissue and bring functional movement back to the client.

Brenton McKenna
Personal Trainer 

Brenton has been a qualified Personal trainer since 2012. A Broome local, with a background in combat sports.  Brenton has studied extensively in the fundamental and functional strength training skills, which set you up for daily life challenges.  

 

Brenton is available for one on one personal training sessions and also runs the HitFit classes during the week.  

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