BodyOptics is a warm friendly team of health professionals. With each team member knowledgable and passionate in the provided service. We strive to assist in providing a professional personal treatment plan each session.
Our therapists are attentive and dedicated to improving your function and movement. Helping to reduce pain and dysfunction with a variety of techniques for every treatment.
We endeavour to treat each person and concern as an individual. Accommodating to the needs required to provide a thorough and dedicated service from the beginning.
I began my first degree in Sport and Exercise Science in 2003 while employed by the Australian Defence Force in Queensland, before completing my bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University Notre Dame Fremantle in 2009. I spent 8 years in the military and after completing my study, moved on to pursue a career as a private practice Physiotherapist. I am currently completing a masters in neuroscience.
Since graduating I have worked in various private practice and hospital settings including; orthopaedics, spinal rehabilitation, private practice, musculoskeletal in patients and outpatients, and have been involved in many sporting tournaments dealing with on-field injury management.
I now focus on concussion management and muscle/joint pain sports-related injuries. Over the years I have developed an effective approach to pain management by using movement analysis often involving video recording of movement patterns. In conjunction with this, I use a hands-on approach to treat pain and dysfunction such as specific soft tissue techniques including myofascial release, joint mobilisation and dry needling. Strength and restoring normal movement patterns are important for pain resolution so I have adapted the use of electronic exercise programs and regularly utilise gyms to assess movement and training techniques.
I am passionate about my profession and providing a high level of ongoing care to patients.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy – Notre Dame University
- Currently studying Masters Biomedical Science (Neuroscience)
- DMA – Clinical Pilates – level 1- 4
- AAP – Advanced Acupuncture/Dry Needling
- ATMA – Specific treatment of the Lumbopelvic region
Current Formal Professional Development:
- Masters Biomedical Science (Neuroscience) UWA
Kirsty obtained her Bachelor of Science (Nursing) in 2002 and worked in Surgical Orthopaedics before a long career as a Perioperative Nurse. Her own experience with concussion and PCS has driven her passion to work in the area of concussion management within a team that is dedicated to providing treatment and support for all aspects of concussion.
In her spare time, Kirsty loves to create slow-fermented sourdough bread and pastries along with other fermented products. She has a keen interest in gut health and loves cooking for family and friends. Her favourite place to be is on a bush walk or a hike in the Perth hills.