Meet our team

Michelle Cattalini

SENIOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST & PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Michelle joined Woodlands Physiotherapy in 2013 and commenced as a Practice Principal in 2016. Michelle graduated from the School of Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 1997 and commenced work in private practice. After working in the sports medicine field, she later completed a Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy at Latrobe University in 2015.

Michelle has extensive experience in the private practice setting including the treatment of sporting, spinal and general musculoskeletal injuries. During her career, she has lived and worked in the UK hospital system, travelled with sporting teams as a physiotherapist and been involved with treating elite athletes. She is also a qualified Pilates Instructor. Michelle has also lived in Karratha where she worked in the private practice setting and completed pre employment physical screening. She has 2 boys and is actively involved in their school and sporting communities.

Specialist areas:
– Diagnosis and treatment of Musculoskeletal Problems
– Children’s Musculoskeletal Problems
– Clinical Pilates
– Prescription of Exercise Rehabilitation Programs

Natalie Keenan

SENIOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST & PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Natalie joined Woodlands Physiotherapy as a Practice Principal in 2016.

Natalie graduated from Curtin University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and began her career working in the orthopaedic wards of Mercy Hospital. In 1999 she moved to London to work as a locum in many varied positions in the NHS and travel throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. Since then she has worked in Private Practice in Auckland and then back in Perth for the last 14 years.

Natalie has completed further education in Sports Medicine at Auckland University, Dry Needling, Pilates, Real Time Ultrasound and Temporomandibular Disorders as well as attending regular professional development lectures. Natalie is a mother of two who keeps fit with running, interval training and bringing up two active kids.

Specialist areas:
– Sporting Injuries
– Postural Dysfunction
– Lower Back and Cervical Pain
– Pilates
– Childhood Issues
Temporomandibular Disorders

Natalie Keenan

SENIOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST & PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Natalie joined Woodlands Physiotherapy as a Practice Principal in 2016.

Natalie graduated from Curtin University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) and began her career working in the orthopaedic wards of Mercy Hospital. In 1999 she moved to London to work as a locum in many varied positions in the NHS and travel throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. Since then she has worked in Private Practice in Auckland and then back in Perth for the last 14 years.

Natalie has completed further education in Sports Medicine at Auckland University, Dry Needling, Pilates, Real Time Ultrasound and Temporomandibular Disorders as well as attending regular professional development lectures. Natalie is a mother of two who keeps fit with running, interval training and bringing up two active kids.

Specialist areas:
– Sporting Injuries
– Postural Dysfunction
– Lower Back and Cervical Pain
– Pilates
– Childhood Issues
Temporomandibular Disorders

Jennifer Milligan

SENIOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

After graduating from Curtin University in Perth in 1983 Jennifer worked in Perth’s public hospital system doing general rotations through different areas of the hospital system. In 1987 Jen’s family moved to Karratha where she worked at the local Nickol Bay Hospital servicing Karratha, Dampier, Wickham, Roebourne, Tom Price and Pannawonica. Jen’s role was as Senior Physiotherapist and Allied Health Manager for the West Pilbara. Whilst this was a very diverse role from a Physio perspective, the primary areas of management were in orthopaedic outpatients, paediatrics, and community and corporate health programs.

Another work relocation brought Jen back to Perth in 1998 when she commenced working at Woodlands Physiotherapy in 1999. She has an interest in a wide range of Physio areas. Jen has two adult daughters and has been involved in various sports, particularly netball and surf club.

Specialist areas:
– Dry Needling
– Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
– Therapeutic Massage
– Exercise Programs

Craig Cook

MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Craig commenced at Woodlands Physiotherapy in April 2021.

Craig graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Through his studies he has had the opportunity to treat a wide variety of clients across many fields including orthopaedic rehabilitation, sporting injuries, musculo-skeletal injuries and vestibular rehabilitation. He was selected to act as a peer mentor for those in lower years within the course.

He has completed further training in dry needling and attends regular professional development courses.

Craig is qualified in delivering the GLA:D program for the treatment of knee and hip OA.

He is available for home and gym visits.

Special areas:

– GLA:D program

– Home and Gym Visits
– Exercise Prescription
– Treatment of Musculoskeletal Issues

Craig Cook

MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Craig commenced at Woodlands Physiotherapy in April 2021.

Craig graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). Through his studies he has had the opportunity to treat a wide variety of clients across many fields including orthopaedic rehabilitation, sporting injuries, musculo-skeletal injuries and vestibular rehabilitation. He was selected to act as a peer mentor for those in lower years within the course.

He has completed further training in dry needling and attends regular professional development courses.

Craig is qualified in delivering the GLA:D program for the treatment of knee and hip OA.

He is available for home and gym visits.

Special areas:

– GLA:D program

– Home and Gym Visits
– Exercise Prescription
– Treatment of Musculoskeletal Issues

For appointments please call reception

Rachel Tarca

CONTINENCE AND WOMEN’S HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Rachel graduated from Physiotherapy at Curtin University of WA in 2007 and began her career in a large private maternity hospital where she began realising her passion for treating women’s health issues. She has worked in a number of private practices, mainly in women’s health and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with a year off to travel the world with her husband in 2014.

Rachel completed her Pilates training in 2008 and is a keen enthusiast and teacher of clinical Pilates for women of all ages – including during pregnancy. Rachel completed her Masters in Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy through Curtin University in 2016, including collaborative research into the effects of hypnobirthing.

Rachel loves taking all kinds of exercise classes and is very interested in exercise rehabilitation. She also really enjoys the variety she gets working with women, men and children with bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction. When she’s not at work, Rachel loves sewing, cooking, entertaining, going to the beach, and caring for her three children, Eliza, Jasper and Felix.

Specialist areas:
Women’s Health Including:
– Continence and Women’s Health
– Pelvic Floor, Bladder and/or Bowel Related Problems
– Pregnancy and Postnatal Concerns
– Prescription of Exercise Rehabilitation Programs
– Trained to Assess and Fit Pessaries

Men’s Health Including:
– Pre and Post Prostatectomy Care

Paediatric Continence Including:
– Bedwetting

Rebecca Dallin

CONTINENCE AND WOMEN’S HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Rebecca completed her Physiotherapy degree at Curtin University in 1996.  She has had over 20 years experience working across a wide scope of Physiotherapy, including working in tertiary teaching hospitals and private practice.  The last 10 years she has been working exclusively in the area of Pelvic Health at King Edward Memorial Hospital and in private practice. She has attained postgraduate qualifications in Women’s Health and Continence and has completed her Masters in Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy through Curtin University. 

Rebecca is passionate about helping women, men and children with continence and pelvic health issues as they can have a huge impact on quality of life.

Specialist areas:
Women’s Health Including:
– Pregnancy and Postnatal Care
– Bladder and/or Bowel Related Problems
– Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Men’s Health Including:
– Pre and Post Prostatectomy Care

Paediatric Continence Including:
– Bedwetting

For appointments please call reception

For appointments please call reception

Rebecca Dallin

CONTINENCE AND WOMEN’S HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Rebecca completed her Physiotherapy degree at Curtin University in 1996.  She has had over 20 years experience working across a wide scope of Physiotherapy, including working in tertiary teaching hospitals and private practice.  The last 10 years she has been working exclusively in the area of Pelvic Health at King Edward Memorial Hospital and in private practice. She has attained postgraduate qualifications in Women’s Health and Continence and is currently completing her Masters through Curtin University.  

Rebecca is passionate about helping women, men and children with continence and pelvic health issues as they can have a huge impact on quality of life.

Specialist areas:
Women’s Health Including:
– Pregnancy and Postnatal Care
– Bladder and/or Bowel Related Problems
– Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Men’s Health Including:
– Pre and Post Prostatectomy Care

Paediatric Continence Including:
– Bedwetting

Judith

RECEPTIONIST

Judith has many years experience in administration and enjoys the friendly work atmosphere at Woodlands. She runs a busy household with 4 adult children living at home but loves that they are all still with them and wouldn’t have it any other way.

She enjoys going for a walk with her dog Milo and spending time with her husband. Her favourite time of the year is winter and loves the rain.

Shannon

RECEPTIONIST

Shannon has 13 years experience in WA Health working in administration and medical workforce.

She has a passion for fitness, enjoys running and summer is her favourite time of the year.

On the weekends she loves spending time as a family with her husband and two kids and they keep busy with sports and catching up with friends.

Shannon

RECEPTIONIST

Shannon has 13 years experience in WA Health working in administration and medical workforce.

She has a passion for fitness, enjoys running and summer is her favourite time of the year.

On the weekends she loves spending time as a family with her husband and two kids and they keep busy with sports and catching up with friends.

Noeline

RECEPTIONIST

Noeline is currently a physiotherapy student at Curtin University.

She has experience working as a sports trainer and volunteering in paediatric physiotherapy.

She enjoys music, travelling, playing netball and spending time with her cat, Oscar.