Meet our Physiotherapist Rebecca McMahon
Rebecca completed her Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy at Curtin University with First Class Honours. As a passionate and diversely experienced Physiotherapist, Rebecca’s areas of expertise include that of manual therapy, dry needling, exercise rehabilitation, Clinical Pilates assessments and 1-on-1 Pilates rehabilitation.
Rebecca’s experiences also stretch across the area of treating neurological patients with vestibular and balance problems. In the area of Vestibular Physiotherapy, Rebecca designs home exercise programs, as well as ongoing supervised rehabilitation programs, including Clinical Pilates for patients.
With a unique background in aerial circus performance and contortion, Rebecca has a special clinical interest in the treatment of dancers, pole dancers and hyper-mobility syndromes using a combination of manual therapy, functional rehabilitation and Clinical Pilates. She also designs specific exercise programs to help dancers improve flexibility and strength for performance in a progressive and safe way. Currently a mother of two young children, she has also developed a specialty in Clinical Pilates rehabilitation for antenatal and postnatal clients.
Rebecca is a well sought after Physiotherapist at Como Physiotherapy due to her expertise in exercise and Pilates rehabilitation.
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) with First Class Honours
Dance Medicine Australia – Clinical Pilates Equipment Level 1 & 2
Level 1 Neuromuscular Dry Needling
PINC Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Rebecca’s Associations & Achievements:
Member of the APA
Director and Physiotherapist for Kinetica Circus Arts
Clinical Pilates Instructor
Honours research project: Physiotherapy referral for Common Breast Cancer Surgery Sequelae. Royal Perth Hospital (Women’s Health)
Physiotherapist at Osborne Park Hospital
Recipient of the Curtin Academic Scholarship and member of the Vice Chancellors List
Finalist for the 2008 Youth Awards