About our physio Scott
Scott completed a degree at UWA in Sports and Exercise Science in 1997. During this time he developed a keen interest in the rehabilitation of injuries using exercise, which led him to begin a physio degree at Curtin which he completed in 2001. After nearly a decade working as a physiotherapist overseas in various European cities, mainly London, he returned home 10 years ago to settle back in Perth and begin his Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. He completed this in 2017 and shortly after began a second Masters Degree in the field of Sports Physiotherapy which he completed in 2020.
Whole Health Physiotherapy was opened not long after Scott returned from his European working holiday. His aim has always been to provide patients with the highest quality physio care available, to truly listen to his patient’s story, and to help them out of the predicament they have found themselves in.
Scott has expertise in treating a wide variety of muscle and joint conditions, ranging from sporting injuries, right the way through to chronic and complex pain cases. He brings energy and enthusiasm to each and every consultation, providing clinical excellence with the goal always being to get you where you want to be in the shortest possible time.
In his spare time, you can find him kite surfing, snowboarding, practicing Brazilian Portuguese or spending time at the beach with his wife Debora, two young children Oliver (5) and Sofia (8), and the latest addition to the family, Velma, a retired greyhound.
Bachelor of Science Degree: Exercise Science. UWA 1997.
Bachelor of Science Degree: Physiotherapy. Curtin 2001.
Post Grad Cert: Orth Manual Therapy. Manual Concepts/ Curtin 2010.
Master’s Degree: Musculoskeletal Physio. Curtin 2017.
Master’s Degree: Sports Physio. Curtin 2020.
About our Clinic
We are a cutting edge, patient centred physiotherapy practice with rehab gym located in West Perth. We are dedicated to helping you through pain and injury.We pride ourselves in performing accurate assessments and evidenced based clinical treatment, to allow you to get back on track as quickly as possible in the least amount of treatment sessions.
What is an APA Titled Physiotherapist?
APA titles such as ‘Musculoskeletal or Sports’ Physiotherapist are given out to those physiotherapists who have completed an extra level of university training involving a Master’s Degree in a particular field. Scott has completed 2 Post Graduate Masters Degrees, one in Clinical Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and one in Clinical Sports Physiotherapy. As a result he is an APA titled physiotherapist in both the Musculoskeletal and Sports fields.
What is your guilty pleasure?
My morning coffee. One a day. Incredibly I wasn’t a coffee drinker until 5 years ago.
3 people you would love to have dinner with:
David Attenborough. Ricky Gervais. My wife.
What is your favourite book?
Sapiens by Yuval Harari. It’s an eye opening book that makes you take a step back and view the world a little differently.
Your favourite country to travel to:
Brazil. My wife is from here and we head back every year or 2 to see family and explore. The country is beautiful, and the people are so welcoming, friendly and passionate about life.
What do you love about the physio profession?
The main thing I love about working as a physio is when a patient is able to substantially improve their quality of life. This might be getting involved in physical activity again, or playing with the grandkids. Seeing people eliminate their pain, improve their function, and regain meaning in life is what makes it all worthwhile.
What do you love about Whole Health Physio?
I love the fact that it is the only physio practice I know of where there is a private consulting room with a connecting door into a private exercise rehab gym. It’s always one-on-one with no interruptions which makes for a truly unique experience.
What would people be surprised to know about you?
I am learning to play the ukulele with my 7 year old daughter Sofia and 5 year old Son Oliver. We’re all learning together, and keeping one step ahead is not easy 😉