West Coast Physiotherapy Centre is a boutique practice focused on quality care and individualised attention.

Our facilities include private treatment rooms and a rehabilitation gym so that we can fully assess and rehabilitate you from injury.

We promote an active lifestyle and a holistic approach to injury management, supported by the latest research and evidence based practice.

 If you want a high level professional physiotherapy experience, then West Coast Physiotherapy Centre is for you. 

Tania Althorpe Specialist Sports Physiotherapist at West Coast Physiotherapy Centre

About Tania

FACP Specialist Sports Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists 2016), BSc (Physio), MSports (Curtin)

Tania Althorpe is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist, as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapy, in addition to her Master of Sports Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy degrees. This places her in the top 0.5% of Physiotherapists in Australia.In addition to working at WCPC, Tania is a Senior Lecturer at Curtin University, teaching on the Clinical Master of Physiotherapy and the Sports Physiotherapy Major. She has worked extensively in Physiotherapy Private Practice, previously owning Wanneroo Physiotherapy with Brett for 15 years.

In addition to this, Tania is a Physiotherapist at the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) and works with athletics, hockey, rowing and netball. She has also worked extensively with Hopman Cup tennis. Tania’s clinical areas of interest include the teenage/developing athlete, shoulder and elbows, lower limb injuries and the integration of the kinetic chain in rehabilitation to minimise recurrent or chronic injuries. She is passionate about helping people develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle for long term physical and mental health.

Tania and Brett have two children and she enjoys supporting their sporting and academic endeavours. Tania also enjoys running, gym and is trying to ride a wave on a stand up paddle board.

Brett Althorpe Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at West Coast Physiotherapy Centre

About Brett

FACP Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2019) BSc (Physio), MManipTh (Curtin) APAM

Brett has been awarded the title of Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist which is the highest level of clinical expertise attainable in the physiotherapy profession. Brett specialises in difficult and persistent spinal conditions using information for assessment and treatment based on the latest research and over 26 years of clinical experience.

Brett is also able to give second opinions to assist in those cases that are proving difficult to treat. If you are suffering from ongoing issues that are not responding to your current treatment Brett can offer assistance to your current physiotherapist with written reports following a thorough assessment of the presenting complaint.

Brett also has an interest in overuse injuries for both the recreational athlete and adolescent athletes. It can be difficult for parents with the load requirements placed upon young kids and the appropriate management is essential for their ongoing participation in sport. Brett has worked with international and national level athletes and was the WA State School Boys football team physiotherapist for 10 years.

Brett is a strong advocate for and previously completed five years of the Ride For Youth charity, supporting youth mental health. He has also completed an Iron Man, Half Iron Man, Avon Descents and several adventure multi-sport events in addition to many years of football at WAFL and amateur levels.

Stephanie Ness_South Specialist Sports Physiotherapist at West Coast Physiotherapy Centre

About Steph

APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist, Bkin, MPT (Curtin), MClinPhys (Sports) APAM

Steph is an APA titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist. She completed an Exercise Science degree in Canada (2006) and a Graduate Entry Masters in Physiotherapy (2011) at Curtin University prior to her post graduate studies. 

Steph is currently the Physiotherapist for the Perth Thundersticks Hockey team and has worked and travelled with numerous state teams including swimming, hockey and cricket. In 2018 she was a volunteer physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games for swimming and diving. 

Outside of her sporting commitments she lectures at Curtin University and works clinically at West Coast Physiotherapy.