Meet Our Team
BSc Physio (Hons), MClin Physio (Sports)
Director, APA Sports Physiotherapist
Renee graduated from Curtin University in 2007 with First Class Honours. Since that time she has worked exclusively in private practice, treating a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries at Wanneroo Physiotherapy for the last 9 years. Renee has completed a postgraduate degree in Clinical Physiotherapy with a major in Sports Physiotherapy and had the honour of receiving the Diana Hopper Award for the highest clinical results in her graduating year. Along with this she has an ongoing commitment to education, with consistent attendance at professional development courses including functional strength and conditioning, shoulder rehabilitation, kinesiotaping, rehabilitative pilates, dry needling and paediatric management.
Coming from a strong sporting background, Renee has been involved as an athlete in a variety of sports, including State Netball League. She travelled as the Team Physiotherapist for the WA State Netball 17/U team from 2009-2011 and has recently had involvement with the Fremantle Dockers Football Club. Renee has also worked with the Wanneroo Wolves State Basketball League, Wanneroo Football Club, School Sport WA and Sports Medicine Australia. Renee also has experience with the Australian Women's Hockey Team, the "HockeyRoos", travelling to New Zealand, Melbourne and Europe as their on-tour Physiotherapist and regularly covering day-to-day training sessions as well as performing musculoskeletal screenings.
As well as having a passion for the rehabilitation of sporting injuries, Renee enjoys the challenges and complexities of diagnosing and managing all musculoskeletal pain conditions. She has a strong emphasis on observation and correction of faulty movement patterns, manual therapy techniques, dry needling and exercise rehabilitation.
Renee’s diversity of experience places her in a great position to understand the demands of both everyday life and sport on the body and is committed to achieving accurate diagnosis, professional management and optimal recovery for all of her patients.
BSc Physio, MClin Physio (Sports)
Director, Sports Physiotherapist
Ryan completed a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) at Curtin University of Technology in 2008 and since this time has worked exclusively in private practice where he has a special interest in rehabilitating sports-related injuries. Ryan has completed extensive further training including a postgraduate degree in Clinical Physiotherapy with a major in Sports Physiotherapy.
Ryan has experience travelling both interstate and internationally with sporting teams, including in his current position as team physiotherapist for the Australian U/23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team. Ryan is also the current team physiotherapist for the Wanneroo Wolves in the WA State Basketball League. He has had extensive involvement with a number of state junior AFL and basketball teams, and has provided physiotherapy cover in the Women’s National Basketball League.
Ryan is a regular presenter for Sports Medicine Australia and has completed professional courses in Acupuncture, Kinesio Taping and Level Two Sports.
BSc Physio BSc Exercise & Sports Science
Leonie graduated from Curtin University with a BSc Physiotherapy. Before joining Wanneroo Physiotherapy she worked in rural and metropolitan hospitals where she experienced musculoskeletal and women’s health physiotherapy. Leonie also has a diploma of education, a BSc Exercise and Sports science and has completed a course in myofascial dry needling for musculoskeletal conditions.
Leonie enjoys being outdoors and going to the beach, she participates in a range of sports with a particular love for Netball and Tennis. She has experience working with a WAFL football club and enjoys working with athletes to return them to playing level. Leonie has built on her WAFL experience by being one of the physiotherapists who provide ongoing injury management and acute care at Wanneroo Amateur Football club.
Leonie keeps up to date with the latest research and uses evidence-based treatments in her session. She has completed courses in lower limb tendinopathy and regularly attends our local gyms to provide advice on commonly encountered injuries. In combination with manual therapy and exercise-based rehabilitation Leonie believes in educating her patients to take control of their own body and play an active role in their recovery.