TRACEY BETTRIDGE Manipulative Physiotherapist and Owner
Tracey has worked in private practice for the last 15 years after graduating from Curtin University in 1994. She opened Momentum Physiotherapy Myaree in 2006 and is delighted to open a second practice in Beaconsfield in 2016. Tracey completed her Masters in Manipulative Therapy in 2014 and has an interest in treating chronic pain and improving postural awareness. Outside of physiotherapy Tracey’s main focus is being a mum to two young children.
Luke is a post-graduate Physiotherapist with a Masters degree in Manipulative Therapy from Curtin University. Luke joined Momentum in 2009 and having grown up in Kalgoorlie he has always been heavily involved in sports, particularly Athletics, Football & Martial Arts and has a particular interest in sports injuries and sport-specific rehabilitation. Luke is experienced in treating high level athletes and since completing his Masters degree in 2013, heavily focuses on the management of complex chronic pain providing all his patients not only with pain relieving treatment but also long term management plans aimed at preventing further injury. Luke currently supervises post-graduate Physiotherapists completing their Masters degrees through Curtin University and has further qualifications in the treatment of Vestibular Disorders/Dizziness, Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates, regularly utilising these skills in treatment sessions with excellent results.
AEDIN SHANNON Manipulative Physiotherapist
Aedín Shannon, originally from Ireland studied physiotherapy in the UK and graduated with honours in July 2006. Since then she has worked in both the private and the public sector gaining valuable and varied experience. She moved to WA in 2011 to study at Curtin and graduated that same year as a Master of Manipulative Therapy. Like Luke, Aedín enjoys treating clients with chronic pain, in particular spinal conditions. In 2014 she was a contributor to research in chronic spinal pain that was published, alongside Peter O’Sullivan a renowned clinician and researcher within the physiotherapy world. In addition to helping patients manage long term and persistent conditions Aedín teaches Pilates and is experienced in exercise prescription and dry needling.
JUDITH DONNELLY Women’s, Men’s & Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Judith Donnelly is a Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist with over 17 years’ experience. Judith’s experience includes work in both public and private sectors as well as lecturing and tutoring for the Masters in Physiotherapy, Women’s Health, for Curtin University since 2007. Judith has also lectured undergraduate physiotherapy students at Notre Dame. She is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Continence Foundation of Australia, International continence Association and the International Children’s Continence association.
Emma completed her degree at Curtin University in 1994. She has gained experience working in hospital, public and private practice over the past 14 years including pediatrics and women’s health. She has a special interest in dance related physiotherapy due to her background in dance. Emma’s area of interest is Pilates and has completed further studies in this area allowing her to become a registered Clinical Pilates instructor. She is also currently undertaking further studies to become a therapeutic yoga instructor. Emma started at Momentum in 2009 upon returning to work after her second child and has become an integral part of our team.
KELBY SMITH Physiotherapist & Exercise and Sports Scientist
Before moving to Perth to complete his university education Kelby grew up in Bremer Bay on the family farm. In 2015 he completed a double degree at Notre Dame a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Exercise and Sports Science. Prior to joining the team at Momentum he gained valuable experience at East Fremantle Football Club both as a trainer and in a strength and conditioning role. Kelby is passionate about sports injury prevention and rehabilitation. He has further qualifications in Dry Needling and in the coming years aspires to complete post graduate physiotherapy studies.
Ian graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Prior to joining Momentum, Ian gained valuable experience in various hospital settings in Perth and overseas. He has developed a particular interest in the musculoskeletal field, particularly chronic pain, as well as injury prevention and exercise rehabilitation. Ian hopes to do further study in these areas in the future. Outside of work, Ian enjoys powerlifting and strength training, soccer, basketball and travelling.
We are excited to have Ian recently join us at Momentum.
The Momentum physiotherapists have all had further training in Clinical Pilates with DMA and are members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Global Education of Manual Therapists have taught Dry Needling.