The Team

Ed Winship 

APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Practice PrincipalB.Sc(Physio), Master of Manual TherapyTitled Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (MAPA, MPAA)

Ed is the practice Principal of Belmont City Physiotherapy Clinic. He first graduated from Curtin University in 1995 and has worked extensively in private practice across a broad spectrum of clinical arenas. He has a Masters Degree in Manual Therapy from the University of Western Australia and is a titled member of the APA (Manipulative / Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist). He has wide ranging experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, work related and compensable injuries, and has worked directly with various sporting teams at both amateur and elite level. 

Ed enjoys passing on his knowledge to both patients and younger Physios alike, and has previously been a Clinical Tutor for students of the Master of Clinical Physiotherapy program at Curtin University. He has a special interest in neck pain and headaches, lower limb biomechanical issues, and spinal pain. When he isn’t busy looking after everyone else, he is a keen cyclist and pretends to go to the gym every now and then, so it should come as no surprise that he has a further interest in cycling related injuries. Ed loves travelling (especially when he can get away with his bike!) and spending time with his family.

David Santalucia

PhysiotherapistB.Sc(PathLabmed), DrPhys, APA Member

David first studied Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia and after finishing that degree decided his passion was in Physiotherapy. He then went on to complete a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at Curtin University and has not looked back since!

David is a motivated and determined physiotherapist who is very eager to help clients achieve their goals. He takes pride in delivering the best evidence-based treatments to facilitate clients in improving their function and quality of life. David likes to take a multi-faceted approach with his clients to find out exactly what works for them and loves seeing their progress and improvements. His main focus is on manual therapy, injury prevention and exercise prescription. 

David is a native speaker of Italian and after hours has a passion for Ballroom Dancing. He began competing at the age of 5 and this is where his interest in human movement and anatomy first started. David’s greatest achievements include winning multiple national and state championships and the privilege to represent Australia at World Championships. Since taking a step back from competition, he is now involved in coaching and is an accredited Ballroom Dancing instructor.

Stephanie Plint

Physiotherapist B.Sc(Health and Exercise), B.Physio(Hons), APA Member

After emigrating to Australia from South Africa with her family in 2000, Steph has become a dinky-di Aussie. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Science at the University of Western Australia before proceeding on to complete her Physiotherapy degree with Honours at The University of Notre Dame. Steph has a diverse range of interests within Physiotherapy and is passionate about helping patients journey from the acute stage of their injury, through treatment options, and on to exercise rehabilitation and final recovery. She strives to help patients regain their independence following injury and has a strong focus on actively managing patients’ functional goals.

Steph has special interests in women’s health and exercise during pregnancy, and also in the field of neurological rehabilitation. She has considerable experience in various treatment modalities including manual therapy, dry needling and hydrotherapy.

Steph usually works part-time at the clinic but is currently on maternity leave having just recently adding #3 to her family!

Tahlia Strother

PhysiotherapistB.Sc(Physio), APA Member

Tahlia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Curtin University in 2016. She has worked in private practice since graduating and has completed courses in dry needling, Clinical Pilates, strength and conditioning, and basic continence and women’s health.

Working within the WAFL for 5 years has given Tahlia a passion for treating and rehabilitating sporting injuries; she believes in empowering her patients and helps focus patient recovery on effective long term self management so they can return to their chosen sport. She also has a keen interest in treating back and neck pain and likes to incorporate her dry needling and Clinical Pilates skills into her treatment sessions. In addition, Tahlia also has a special interest in Women’s Health conditions (e.g. incontinence, pregnancy, pelvic pain, etc.) and likes to combine her manual therapy and Clinical Pilates skills into the treatment of these conditions.

 When Tahlia isn’t at work she enjoys going to the gym, watching AFL and netball, and spending time with her family and friends.

Jordan Abrahams

PhysiotherapistB.Physio, APA Member

Jordan is an enthusiastic Physiotherapist with a keen interest in sports both on and off the field. He spent the best part of 5 years playing soccer for the Perth Glory youth teams and during this time captained the under 20s. Throughout these years, Jordan began to develop an interest in physiology and biomechanics and via injuries of his own, grew an appreciation for Physiotherapists and the role they play in enhancing quality of life.

Jordan is a hardworking clinician who is passionate about helping people achieve their goals. He loves to use a combination of evidence-based hands on treatments with exercise programs to assist clients in being better tomorrow than they are today. Through his time as a soccer player, Jordan has developed a strong interest in hip, knee and ankle/foot conditions and uses his sporting experience to help create return to function rehab pathways in conjunction with client values.

In his time away from work he can be found at the gym, on the soccer pitch or walking his dog. Jordan also enjoys spending time with his young family, often seen at one of the many playgrounds of Perth or experiencing the food culture our great city has to offer.

Andy (Ho Yin) Li

PhysiotherapistB.Physio, APA Member

With a strong passion to empower others to help themselves with the right tools and guidance, Andy chose a career in Physiotherapy and completed his Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) degree at Curtin University. He enjoys treating and rehabilitating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries and is particularly interested in treating and managing sporting injuries as well as helping treat neck, low back, and lower limb pain.

Andy strongly believes effective communication results in the best possible rehab and treatment outcomes. Client engagement and education is key to the journey of restoring function and wellbeing. He strives to achieve the best outcomes combining evidence-based manual therapy, dry needling, education, goal-oriented exercise rehabilitation.

Moving from Hong Kong to Perth, Andy is happy to be a part of the community. He speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. Outside of work, He enjoys playing ten-pin bowling and cooking.

Joshua de Silva

Physiotherapist B.Sc(Physiotherapy) (Hons), APA Member

Josh is a physiotherapist with a passion for helping individuals recover from injuries and reach their full potential. He began his experience working in northern England working in professional sports, private clinics, and also lecturing at the University of Leeds. Josh graduated from York St John University in 2014 and has always been interested in the biomechanics of movement and the manner in which Physiotherapy is able to improve and maximise function. Josh enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and working with his patients to achieve positive change. His experience with elite level athletes in the UK  has seen him develop a further interest in conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder regions in particular.

Josh is relatively new to WA, first arriving here in 2021. In his spare time he is usually trying to spend time with his wife and daughter or enjoying our weather here to play some/any sport. He is especially keen on soccer, and in his younger days was lucky enough to be signed up with the  Middlesbrough Football Club Academy in the UK. 

Peta Winship

Physiotherapist B.Sc(Physio)(Distinction)

Along with her husband Ed, Peta also graduated from Curtin University in 1995 and has worked extensively with people suffering chronic respiratory diseases and cardiopulmonary disorders. She works part-time at Fiona Stanley Hospital in the Advanced Lung Disease Unit working exclusively with patients receiving Lung Transplantation, and also lectures for the School of Physiotherapy at Notre Dame University. 

Peta is available by prior appointment only at our clinic for patients with respiratory disorders that require Physiotherapy assistance. These may include Bronchiectasis, COPD and Cystic Fibrosis.