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Meet the Team

Grant Mercorella- Senior Physio, Ellenbrook

Grant Mercorella- Physiotherapist Ellenbrook

Grant Mercorella- Physiotherapist Ellenbrook

Grant graduated from Melbourne’s Latrobe University in 1996 with his BSc in Physiotherapy. Since then he has over 20 years’ experience working in both private practices in Melbourne and running his own clinic in Alice Springs.

He moved to Alice Springs in 1999 where be opened Red Centre Physiothetherapy which he ran and owned for 15 years. There he gained extensive experience in Muskuloskeletal Therapy, Sports Physiotherapy and Post Orthopaedic Surgery and rehabilitation. Grant worked closely with the Sports physician who visited regularly from Darwin as well as an Orthopaedic Surgeon from South Australia. Together with these practitioners and due to the remote location Grant was able to gain extensive experience in all areas of physiotherapy as well as working within a multi-disciplinary team.
During his time in Alice Springs he spent 5 years working for the NTIS Central Division as a lecturer for Sports Medicine.

Grant moved to Perth in 2014, bringing with him his family where he furthered his studies by completing the PD courses provided by the Australian Physiotherapy Association and expanded his experience of dealing with dizziness patients.

Grant also has experience working with Workers Comp and Motor Vehicle accident claims and is an advocate for the benefits of gym and hydro exercise therapy. He has completed his level 1 strength and conditioning course which can greatly assist an accident claim patient return to work as fast as possible.

As well as this, Grant is certified in dry needling and level 2 Sports Physio course which he is set to continue in 2018.

Outside of work Grant likes to be active outdoors riding dirt bikes, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, playing ice hockey and running around after 3 teenagers and 2 kelpies.

Mike Stovell, Physio, Wembley and Osborne Park

Mike Stovell- Physiotherapist

Mike Stovell- Physiotherapist Innaloo

Mike graduated from Curtin University School of Physiotherapy in 2003 and is also currently studying his Masters of Science Rehabilitation. Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Mike was a podiatrist and was the second physiotherapist in Australia to also have qualifications as a podiatrist which he obtained from the West Australian Institute of Technology, School of Podiatry in 1984.

Since then, Mike has worked in a variety of private practices over the last thirteen years working with patients of a walks of life and ages.

Mike has provided sports physiotherapy to all levels of athletes, from recreational to WAFL, state league netball as well as the Great British Wheelchair Basketball team in 2009.

Mike’s specific interests focus on functional rehabilitation, shoulder pain management, lower limb pain management by integrating manual therapy as well as prescribed exercise routines to manage dysfunctions.

He is also able to use dry needling where required.

When not at work, Mike likes to keep fit by going to the gym and completing obstacle courses and also enjoys reading comic books.

Sam Morgan, Physio, Maddington and Kinross

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Sam Morgan- Physiotherapist Innaloo

Sam graduated from University of Notre Dame in 2017 with his Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy and Exercise Sports Science.Whilst studying he worked at both private practices and hospitals across Perth where he treated both in and outpatients in rehabilitation.Sam has a keen interest in managing musculoskeletal injuries, paediatrics and using exercise for rehabilitation.He enjoys creating custom treatment plans for each of his patients based on their specific needs so they can achieve the best possible outcome and uses a combination of manual therapy and prescribed exercises for rehabilitation. Sam’s aim is to constantly improve his knowledge and treatment options through further study through the Australian Physiotherapy Association.Outside of work, Sam likes to stay active and enjoys running as well as playing rugby, rock climbing and karate. He also enjoys gardening and camping.

Fran Wastell, Women’s and Pelvic Health Physio, Ellenbrook

Fran Wastell- Women's Health Physio- Ellenbrook

Fran Wastell- Women’s Health Physio

Fran has a BSc from Curtin University in Physiotherapy, a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence and Women’s Health) as well as 20 years experience working at various hospitals throughout Perth.

She is a passionate holistic healthcare professional who has worked as a physiotherapist in aged care, mental health care, continence & women’s health both in the public and private sector.

Fran ran the Continence & Women’s Health physiotherapy service at Swan District Hospital for over 10 years and was instrumental in establishing the Continence physiotherapy service for the Southern Area Continence Service (Hobart), Fiona Stanley Hospital and SJOG Midland public hospital.

Her focus is on the overall pelvic health of her clients as well as assisting new mother’s bodies post birth and whilst nursing. She can assist with pelvic girdle and pelvic floor issues, nipple trauma and her treatment is a combination of investigating the cause of a complaint, laser treatment, exercises and education.

Outside of work Fran enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, cycling and yoga and cooking up culinary delights for friends and family.

Fran works at our Ellenbrook clinic on Fridays ONLY

 

Hayden Reid, Physio, Wembley and Kinross

Hayden Reid Physiotherapist

Hayden Reid – Wembley Physiotherapist

Hayden recently graduated from Curtin University in 2018 with a degree in Physiotherapy. He has had experience in treating clients with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including Joint Pain, Muscle Strains, Tendinopathies and Orthopaedics.

Hayden has experience working in private practice as well as in hospitals treating people across all lifespans from Paediatrics to Geriatrics.

As a new graduate Physiotherapist with Complete Care Health, Hayden is well equipped to apply the latest evidence based knowledge he has gained from some of Australia’s most experienced physiotherapists at Curtin University.

Hayden is passionate about helping his clients get back to doing the things they love and living healthier and happier lives. He strives to assess each of his patient’s individual problems and develops a thorough treatment and management plan to address each client’s problems. He uses techniques such soft tissue massage, trigger point release, mobilisations, taping, exercise training and education about self-management strategies to help patients achieve their goals.

Outside of work you may see Hayden walking his Sausage Dog “Cupcake” around Wembley or working out at the local gym. Hayden also enjoys exploring various camping spots around Perth and the South West and playing Football.


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