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Jordan Powell

Principal Physiotherapist

Canadian Ice Hockey Player

Jordan grew up on a farm located south-east of Goomalling, a small country town in the wheat belt region of Western Australia. Following his graduation as a boarder from Guilford Grammar School, Jordan moved to Perth to further his education and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Curtin University.

Jordan has previously worked in the Wheat Belt region of WA exposing him to a variety of clinical presentations that significantly developed his clinical reasoning resulting in outstanding results for his patients. Jordan has also worked in the ergonomic sector with Virgin Australia, LifeCare Dental and Wealth Plus, educating staff members on how to avoid aches and pains in the workplace setting.

Jordan has also worked extensively in pre and postoperative rehabilitation at Bethesda hospital with Perth’s best Orthopaedic specialists. This is in addition to his vast experience treating chronic musculoskeletal pain and acute back, knee and shoulder pain. Jordan loves providing quality physiotherapy to the people living locally in Bentley.

Jordan's main passion is sport and he has significant sports physiotherapy experience. He looked after Team Canada and Team USA during their International Ice Hockey tour, the Sydney Blue Sox Baseball Team and he has also worked with the Wembley Downs Tennis Club and various AFL/soccer clubs.

In his spare time Jordan loves to play piano, try new restaurants, travel the world, play tennis and keep fit. He successfully completed the 2013 and 2016 Rottnest Channel Swims and is an avid runner, competing in local events. He has travelled to Africa, Europe, India, Asia and New Zealand. The next plan is to head to the USA for an extended holiday.

 


James Grafton

Physiotherapist

james graftonBorn in Perth, James attended Wesley College and subsequently graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy). A passion for all types of sport and a desire to help improve the health and lifestyle of others has led James to this medical profession. James’s passion is: sports physiotherapy; chronic conditions and post-operative rehabilitation.

Involvement with the East Perth Football Club WAFL team and Perth Glory Junior Soccer Club, has provided invaluable experience in sports physiotherapy.

Expanding his knowledge James has had experience in the hospital environment within Western Australia and was awarded a scholarship to travel overseas to Sunshine Rehabilitation Hospital in Shanghai, China where he dealt with chronic conditions and post-operative rehabilitation.

James has the ability to treat all individuals including those from diverse backgrounds, languages, cultural beliefs and expectations. James loves working at Freedom Physiotherapy providing physio services to the local community; Bentley, Cannington, Vic Park and St James.

His clinical ethos is to consistently provide a personal approach to all individual’s conditions in order to achieve desired outcomes and goals in one’s rehabilitation, whilst promoting a friendly, professional and safe environment.

James is currently involved in playing for WASPS hockey club; participates in social indoor soccer, basketball and gym. Outside of sport and fitness James enjoys music, travel, new experiences, meeting others, food and movies.

 


Sharon Doodkorte

Administration

When arriving at Freedom Physiotherapy Bentley you will be greeted with a smile from Sharon. Sharon is originally from Victoria but relocated at the young age of 10 and has called Western Australia her home ever since.

Sharon was a keen hairdresser and has had two successful businesses. She managed and coordinated the daily running of a bakery in Glen Forrest and a Trendy Cafe in the CBD. 

Sharon has just recently become a Nana for the first time, so she loves spending time with her grandson. Sharon is a people person who loves spending time with her family and friends.

In Sharon's spare time she like to read, cook and also enjoys spending time making rugs and cute clothing with her knitting and crocheting skills. Sharon plans to enroll in an art class so she can develop her skills as a painter; specifically in watercolors.

To keep fit Sharon goes for walks or rides but clinical Pilates is her favorite form of exercise. Sharon is an avid traveller and has travelled through Thailand, Malaysia and more recently America. Europe is on her future agenda, hopefully sooner rather than later.

 


Vicki Beaton

Administration

vickiAlthough born in the Western Australian town of Geraldton, Vicki has spent the majority of her life living in Perth, firstly as a boarding student at St Mary’s Church of England Ladies College, then working full time in the Rural & Industries Bank. Of recent years, Vicki has been a partner in a very successful Perth based business selling and distributing companion animal microchips and scanners to vets and implanters throughout Australia.

Vicki enjoys eating out at interesting and varied ethnic restaurants (fuelled by her son’s passion for food, him being a qualified and enthusiastic chef). She has travelled to Germany several times, the UK twice and a variety of South East Asian countries.

In her free time, Vicki enjoys daily walks with her three German Shepherds. Vicki has proudly bred and successfully exhibited all three of her dogs in the specialty show ring on a competitive National level. Vicki has been a committed and heavily involved member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Western Australia in Southern River for some 27 years. She has received a 25 year service pin for volunteering 25 years of ‘working’ for the Club as a trainer, on various committees and for the past 15 years as the Club Hereditary Diseases Registrar and the Breed Survey Registrar. These positions entail a lot of paperwork and dealing with breeders and owners.  It’s probably no surprise that Vicki’s daughter is a vet.

 


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