Our Team

Meet our team of dedicated Physioterapists and Support staff


 
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David Rigby

Bachelor Sports Science, Masters Physiotherapy
Owner & Principle Physiotherapist
Full time: Wickham and Karratha Clinics

David Rigby completed an undergraduate degree in Exercise Sports Science and then progressed to complete a Masters of Physiotherapy. David has worked in a variety of settings including, vocational rehabilitation, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, Cardio Physiotherapy, Neurological Physiotherapy and much more. David has worked in Perth, throughout the South West of Australia and has been the Owner/Operator for Pilbara Physiotherapy (formally known as Rigby's Physio) since March 2014. David has big dreams for Pilbara Physiotherapy including a comprehensive rehabilitation service, education sessions for the community and increased services to the rest of the Pilbara.


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Tim Jones

Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist
Full time: Wickham and Karratha Clinics

Tim completed his double degree in Physiotherapy and Exercise & Sport Science from the University of Notre Dame. With qualifications in Strength & Conditioning, clinical pilates and Dry Needling, he enjoys getting people back into their sport or hobbies following injury; and helping others to better understand their bodies. After having physiotherapy experience in the Kimberley and Bunbury, he is looking forward to exploring the Pilbara. Outside of work Tim loves playing footy and basketball, and enjoys life on the coast.


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Anita Pieraccini

Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist
Full time: Wickham and Karratha Clinics

Anita graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014. Anita has moved to Karratha in early 2017 and has come on board as our new full time Physiotherapist. 
Anita has experience in Occupational Health, Musculoskeletal assessment, Aged care physiotherapy inclusive of assessments, pain management, fall prevention programs, manual handling education sessions and much more. She has always had a passion for physiotherapy and works closely with her clients to ensure they are achieving their goals and improving their physical function to the best of their ability. Anita has particular interest in in chronic pain and is passionate about efficient recovery from musculoskeletal injuries and clinical Pilates. Outside the clinic, Anita loves getting creative in the kitchen, is a keen traveller and enjoys camping, hiking and exploring the Pilbara.


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Janine Hunt

Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Senior Physiotherapist
Part time: Karratha (The Rehab Room)

Janine has joined the Pilbara Physio family one day a week on a Friday supporting chronic health patients at Mawarnkarra and Yaandina aged care facility.
Janine graduated from The University of Sydney in 2006 and has since worked in both public and private hospitals in Sydney, Wollongong, Canberra and Adelaide. She has gained experience in many different areas of physiotherapy including orthopaedics, neurological rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary physiotherapy and chronic pain. Janine moved to Karratha at the end of 2016 with her husband and two young children, and is very much enjoying life in the Pilbara.


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Sarah Martin

Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Senior Physiotherapist
Part time: ICDC and Footprints Patients

Sarah has recently moved here from Perth, and has had many years of experience in a wide range of areas. She has worked across all aspects of a large hospital environment, from highly acute settings through to rehabilitation. She has a holistic approach in her treatment and is passionate about people doing well in life. Chronic disease, falls prevention, eliminating dizziness and improving quality of life are particular areas of passion.

Sarah is married and has two children, and assists her husband in pastoring a church in town. She has plenty of "blonde"moments, loves coffee and chocolate or baked goods of any description, and thinks Pilbara life is pretty fantastic!


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Ashleigh Towers

Book Keeping and Administration Support
Full Time: Rehab Room

Ash is a great addition to our team. Ash is enrolled to commence her physiotherapy degree at Notre Dame in 2019. During her time before her university degree commences Ash has moved to Karratha for the year to understand the physiotherapy profession further and explore the pilbara. Ash will be the friendly voice on the other end of the phone and emails for all enquires.