Rob Harper – Sports Physiotherapist

Rob Harper – Sports Physiotherapist

Rob-Profile

Clinical Interests:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Assisting Independence

Do you want relief from your neck or back pain? Perhaps you want to return to sport as quickly as possibly? Book online for expert treatment by Rob.

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Physiotherapy Education

Rob completed Diplomas of Health Science and Massage before becoming a physiotherapist. He now has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy.

In addition to his undergraduate studies, Rob has attended specialist courses for foot and shoulder injuries as well as Dry Needling. He has also learnt specialist techniques such as ‘Mobilisation with Movement, a pain free method of regaining joint movement. The research topic for his master’s study was looking into the efficacy of Rock Tape, also known as kinesiology tape.

Physiotherapy Experience

Rob was the inaugural Head Trainer for the Fremantle Dockers, a position he held for several years before stepping aside to focus on studying in the Health Sciences field.

Rob is the physiotherapist for a private school’s senior fifteen rugby team as well as the Cottesloe Rugby Club's ladies team. Assisting older members of the community to improve their general mobility is something that also gives Rob great personal reward.

Rob has completed two tours of duty with Equal Health along with other health professionals providing a range of medical services to the poor and disadvantaged people in the state of Tamil Nadu in Southern India

Personal Life

Rob is a life member of Cottesloe Rugby Union Club and City Beach Surf Club, having won many awards at both clubs. He is a keen runner, completing several marathons and half marathons as well as annual local races. Rob and his wife Jenny are keen trekkers and have hiked to Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas and through the Andes to Macchu Pichu as well as walking the Cinque Terra (in one day!), the Amalfi Coast in Italy and some of the Spanish Camino.

Why you should Book an Appointment with Rob Harper

Rob loves the challenge of assisting others to be their best and lead an exciting, challenging, active and fulfilling personal, family and team life.

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