Our Team

At Mundaring & Hills Physiotherapy we are committed to high quality physiotherapy services and providing the best clinical management for any individual. As a small specialised team, we take care of our clients like they are part of our family, to help you live your best quality of life.

As part of your full, tailored programme of rehabilitative treatment, we provide services in Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, Exercise Rehabilitation, Sports Physiotherapy and Dry Needling which address immediate and long-term pain relief, increased physical strength, mobility and happiness.

BEN HARRIS

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Ben graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, and has experience in sports training for the WA State Netball Competition and coaching paracanoe at a local kayak club.

Ben has previously been a high-level athlete in Sprint Kayaking, which is where his interest to become a physiotherapist started. He has a strong passion for treating a whole variety of musculoskeletal conditions and sporting injuries – and believes a holistic approach is best to identify the highest quality treatment for each individual.

Outside of work, Ben enjoys spending time outdoors surfing, kayaking, mountain biking and camping.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Sporting injuries
  • Neck and back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Hip pain

Amy Zappavigna

Senior Physiotherapist

Amy integrates her clinical skills, understanding of body functions and Pilates knowledge to treat and manage her clients in a holistic way.

Amy can assist you in developing a plan or management strategy to overcome your injury or achieve your next fitness goal.

In her spare time, Amy is training for her next triathlon or lounging with her greyhound, Lewis.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Assessment and management of running injuries
  • Rehabilitation of spinal pain

Daniel Parasiliti

Partner
Senior Physiotherapist

Daniel has worked with many elite level sporting affiliations including WAFL football clubs, West Australian Ballet, Western Force, numerous local sporting clubs and is currently the Physiotherapist for Guildford Grammar and their football program.

Daniel is a proud husband, father of young twin boys and his little daughter. He is a mad Geelong supporter and loves a good Swan Valley red wine or cheese.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Sporting and Musculoskeletal Injuries

Sarah Mac Alasdair

Principal Partner
Senior Physiotherapist

Sarah graduated from Curtin University in 1994 and since then, she has combined her love of travel and sport throughout her physiotherapy career. She has worked in Europe and across Australia with elite athletes from such diverse sports as rowing, cricket, Aussie Rules, tennis, basketball and rugby.

In addition to her love of managing sporting injuries, she also is passionate about developing effective and lasting management plans for other musculoskeletal conditions. Sarah has a strong interest in treating adolescent sporting injuries and still spends many winter mornings on the sideline covering Guildford Grammar rugby matches. Otherwise, she spends her spare time as an unpaid uber driver for her four young children and loves to get out on the water fishing whenever possible.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Treating Adolescent Sporting Populations
  • Providing quality care and management for clients with chronic musculoskeletal issues

Sean Fuller

Principal Partner
Senior Physiotherapist

Sean is Practice Principal at Midland Physio, and he believes that any health care should be a collaborative process between you and the clinician, working together to achieve your goals, whatever they may be. Over the years, Sean has worked with many elite level athletes, including being part of the Hopman Cup medical team for many years, but he is equally inspired to help everyone to solve their problems and get the best out of their lives.

Sean has special areas or interest in treating headaches, shoulder pain and neck pain. He has a strong focus on the professional development of the whole team within Midland Physiotherapy so that they are delivering not only the best clinical experience but also the best customer service experience possible for you.

He is always keeping active, playing golf, basketball and indoor cricket, and having previously done the Ironman Triathlon, the Avon Descent and Rottnest Channel Swim. He is now trying to learn how to surf (very badly at this stage) and he loves to spend time with his family of three teenage kids.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Treatment of Spinal Pain
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder Injuries

Kady Yaxley

Remedial Massage Therapist

Australian Natural Therapist Association award of excellence.

Kady conducts her sessions with a thorough postural, range of motion and orthopaedic assessment and takes health history and lifestyle factors into consideration in order to address the cause of the presenting complaint. She is focussed on helping her clients progress towards their movement goals by helping them set achievable targets and providing simple and effective home-care tips.

Kady has a personal interest in natural health and pain science and uses her knowledge in these areas to help create a treatment plan that addresses the whole body – aiming to restore pain-free movement and improve general wellbeing.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Trigger point therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Muscle energy technique
  • Sports massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Functional release cupping
  • Joint mobilization
  • Strength and conditioning.

Chandler Smith

Physiotherapist

Chandler graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and chose to dive straight into private practice as this is where his passion lies. Chandler has always been a competitive sportsman throughout his life, playing high-level tennis, soccer and hockey. He has been coaching tennis in the Perth Hills area for the past 10 years, as well as playing competitive tennis pennants leagues and tournaments. He believes in the importance of an active, balanced lifestyle and brings this approach to assisting individuals get back on track as quickly as possible.

Outside of work, Chandler enjoys driving all over the country, 4x4ing and camping at the best destinations on offer.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

  • Sporting injuries
  • Knee pain
  • Back pain

Benita Mercuri

Physiotherapist

Benita is a Curtin University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She has gained experience in multiple health settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics and as a sports trainer for football, soccer and basketball teams. She has competed at a state level for bodybuilding, gymnastics and netball and at an international level for equestrian and tetrathlon.

Benita enjoys creating personalised rehabilitation programs to help you achieve your optimal health and fitness in the most effective way possible. She is passionate about helping restore athletes to their full potential and her extensive sporting background has equipped her with the skills to treat multiple musculoskeletal conditions.

When not at work, you can find Benita cruising along the coast on her skateboard or training for her next bodybuilding competition.

- Ashley Flynn

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