Sarah - Practice Principal
Sarah Carney (nee Black) started Future Physio in 2010 after seeing a gap in the market for a high quality home visit Physiotherapy service.
Sarah has over 15 years experience including five years working in the UK for the English Institute of Sport, during this time she was the lead Physiotherapist for British Diving, traveling with the team to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. On returning to Perth she has developed an interest in antenatal and postnatal Physiotherapy and incorporates these services into Future Physio.
Sarah has a BSc Physiotherapy (2000) from Curtin University and a BSc Human Movement (1996) from University of Western Australia. This allows her to combine her Physiotherapy and exercise prescription knowledge to benefit her clients.
Sarah is passionate about her profession and bringing elite level Physiotherapy to everyone. When not working Sarah enjoys tennis and pilates is kept busy with her two children.
Caroline - Practice Manager
Caroline is the Practice Manager at Future Physio. She has over 12 years experience as a Personal Assistant working in Cape Town - South Africa, London and Perth.
Caroline graduated from Montrose Business College in Cape Town, South Africa in 2000 with a Legal Secretarial Diploma, following which she went to London and worked as a Personal Assistant. She then moved to Perth in 2010 where she divides her time between work and her family.
When Caroline’s not working she enjoys swimming, tennis and pilates. Her two young girls keep her busy.
Karen - Physiotherapist
Karen obtained her Physiotherapy degree from Curtin University in 2008, she has spent the last five years working in aged care for the Royal Air Force Association. She has a keen passion for geriatric and post operative rehabilitation therapy. Karen is also interested in pursuing a post graduate diploma in Women's Health.
Karen spent many years playing sport at an elite level, including representing Australia at Squash. She is currently studying Clinical Pilates and is a Mum to three gorgeous girls.
Karen enjoys combining her knowledge and experience to help everyone achieve their goals.
Melanie - Physiotherapist and Sports Scientist
Following the completion of a Sports Science and Physiotherapy degree in Perth Melanie worked in Canada and the UK with elite and recreational athletes competing in summer and winter sports as well performing case management roles with elderly clients in the community. Upon her return to Australia, she continued working in these areas as well as taking on aged care facility physiotherapy roles.
Melanie has significant experience treating and rehabilitating musculoskeletal, spinal and sports injuries/conditions, exercise prescription, and post operative conditions. Her skillset also includes dry needling and Clinical Pilates. More recently, Melanie has completed additional training in the Watson Technique for treating headaches and migraines and has a special interest in treating TMJ (jaw) disorders.
Outside of work, Melanie trains regularly at her local gym and Crossfit box, mountain bikes in the South West and plays hockey. Melanie also enjoys spending time with her two young children and travelling whenever she has the opportunity.
Gordon - Physiotherapist
Gordon is our resident physiotherapist and medical student.
He graduated from Flinders University, South Australia with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Physiotherapy in 2015. He developed an interest in medicine and moved to Perth to pursue his ambitions of becoming a doctor and is currently studying Medicine at UWA.
Gordon has experience working with UWA rugby club and is a keen soccer player, competing at club and amateur level as well as referring and coaching young athletes. Using his knowledge in sports training and fitness, Gordon focuses on rehabilitating clients through a mix of exercises and manual therapy to help clients achieve their goals and keep doing the things they love.
Gordon is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Sian - Physiotherapist
Sian graduated from Curtin University in 2012 and has been practicing for over 5 years in a residential aged care facility. She is a clinical supervisor for Notre Dame and Curtin University students on their physiotherapy placements. Sian has completed further studies in dementia care, shoulder pain and falls prevention.
Sian enjoys Physiotherapy due to its ability to truly enhance peoples quality of life. Key areas of interest include chronic pain management, falls prevention and post surgery rehabilitation.
Sian enjoys playing roller hockey, cooking and travelling in her spare time and is passionate about bringing fun and joy to all aspects of her life. She likes to bring this level of enthusiasm to her Physiotherapy practice and enjoys helping clients reach their goals.
Angelica - Physiotherapist
Since graduating from Curtin University, Angelica has gained extensive experience in community physiotherapy working in the disability sector. She has a wealth of experience in neurology, geriatric physiotherapy, falls prevention, orthopaedics, and rural healthcare.
Angelica is passionate about her work and enjoys helping people achieve their personal goals to reach their maximum potential. Her clinical passion is in neurological rehabilitation. She also has a keen interest in hydrotherapy, running retraining and managing vestibular conditions.
Outside of work you’ll find Angelica being outdoors enjoying nature, at the beach or cycling.
Angelica is also multilingual and fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.