Rebecca is an energetic physiotherapist from Perth, Western Australia. With a diverse background in sports acute injury management and rehabilitation, Rebecca has worked in various sports such as Australian Rules Football, Soccer and Basketball.
This year, Rebecca has had the opportunity to work with a B3 Japanese basketball team, leading their return to performance rehabilitation program. In addition to sports, Rebecca also has a passion for working with children, with previous work in the neurological and musculoskeletal sectors. She also enjoys working with older adults in assisting them to achieve their goals.
Get to know Rebecca
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) – Curtin University, Australia
TG Scorpions, B3 Basketball League (Japan)
Life Ready Physio (Australia)
Sports trainer for West Australian Football League and multiple amateur football and soccer teams (Australia)
Support worker in paediatrics and geriatrics (Australia)
What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
Firstly, I believe good communication is essential in building trust and understanding with my clients. Secondly, my personal experience with injuries has given me a deeper understanding which allows me to have an empathetic approach. Additionally, I have a love for goal setting, which enables me to tailor and individualise treatment and management plans to help my clients achieve their specific objectives. With these skills combined, I strive to provide the best possible care and support for those I work with.
Favourite Conditions to Treat:
- Neck and back pain.
- Acute lower limb injuries.
- Return to sport rehabilitation.
What are you happiest doing when you’re not working?
Enjoy watching live sports, reading fantasy novels, travelling and spending time with friends and family.
What would be your personal motto?
Be yourself, everyone else is taken!
Who is someone you admire and why?
Ash Barty – I think she shows outstanding determination and commitment to both personal and collective growth within and outside of sports which is very admirable.
Your most-outstanding achievement:
Swimming in a team with some close friends to finish the Rottnest Channel Swim in 2021.