Unit 4, 734 Karrinyup Road Stirling WA 6021

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About Power Physiotherapy

Power Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic was established by physiotherapist Sandra Jefferies in 1997 and has continued to grow and develop for more than 20 years. With a strong team of experienced physiotherapists, we are happy to offer treatment to patients of all ages. Based in the vibrant Perth suburb of Stirling, we focus on providing a wide range of excellent services in areas such as spinal and peripheral joint pathologies, sports injuries, headaches, and rehabilitation including post operative care.

Our Philosophy

The most important aim of Power Physiotherapy is to provide the highest quality care and personalised services to all patients. This starts from the minute you walk in the door – with a friendly welcome from our reception team – to the minute you leave, after receiving treatment from our professional physiotherapists. We treat patients with a wide variety of needs and conditions, focusing on research-based, personalised solutions.

Our Range of Physiotherapy Services

We provide a range of services including injury prevention through education, care for acute and chronic injuries, rehabilitation, and assistance with return-to-work programs after motor vehicle or work injuries. We also offer:

  • Clinical Pilates– Non-impact exercise with a range of benefits for the whole body.
  • Dry needing – Reduces muscle pain & improves function by targeting ‘trigger points’.
  • Kinesio taping – A special tape and taping technique to support muscles and stabilise joints.


Why Power Physiotherapy?

Power Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic is a proud member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) – a body that represents the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients.

To find out more about what makes us different, read more about our dedicated team.

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Our Team

Sandra Jefferies

Principal Physiotherapist

Sandra commenced her career in 1988 in the public hospital sector (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital), where she gained extensive experience. In 1993 she commenced in private practice, then progressed to the development of Power Physiotherapy in 1996. She has a postgraduate degree in Sports Physiotherapy and has worked extensively with sporting teams.  In 2010 and 2011 she was asked to join the physiotherapy team looking after the tennis players at the Hopman Cup. In Dec 2011 she was involved as a physiotherapist in the School Volleyball Championships in Melbourne and from 2012 to 2017 Sandra was physiotherapist for the WA State Archery team.  In 2018 Sandra was selected as a Physiotherapist at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games where she looked after the Weightlifters, Para Power lifters, Wrestlers and Badminton Players.

Sandra has a special interest in sporting injuries particularly in relation to archery, soccer, football, tennis and weightlifting. She has an extensive interest in rehabilitation creating both home and gym based exercise programmes for a variety of problems including post surgical (joint and spinal), muscular injury or biomechanical problems.  

In contrast to her sporting interests, over the last few years Sandra has developed a particular interest in the treatment of headaches and has attended both the Level 1 and Level 2 Courses in the Watson Headache ® Approach for the treatment of headaches and migraine. (See Headaches under our Services for more information).

As part of Sandra’s passion for rehabilitation, she became a Certified Mat Pilates instructor in 2016.

Over the last two years Sandra has studied the McKenzie method and in January 2019 became an internationally credentialed McKenzie Practitioner.  

Sandra’s philosophy is that learning is never ending, so her constant pursuit of more knowledge is what keeps her passionate about physiotherapy.


Stefano Vinci

Associate Physiotherapist

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Stefano graduated from Curtin University School of Physiotherapy with First Class Honours and pursued his career in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in private practice. Stefano combines manual therapy skills and exercise rehabilitation in managing a range of musculoskeletal conditions. Treating young and old alike, Stefano manages a broad patient caseload of spinal and peripheral joint pathologies, soft tissue injuries and post-surgical patients.

Stefano is dedicated to continual professional development and utilising current evidence-based practices and exercises to treat patients.

He has many interest areas including the treatment of Headaches.  Stefano has attended the 3 day Watson Headache® Institute, Level 1 Foundation Headache Course titled “The Role of C1-C3 Cervical Afferents in Primary Headache”. The course was held on 27-29th May 2016 in Sydney, Australia and presented by Dean H Watson, Australian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. For further information regarding The Watson Headache Method®, go to: www.WatsonHeadache.com.

As part of Stefano’s focus on rehabilitation and exercise prescription he has completed a number of Clinical Pilates courses focussing both on Matwork and Reformer programmes.

Stefano has a keen interest in treating and rehabilitating injuries experienced by musicians and instrumentalists. He combined his interests in Physiotherapy and music for his Honours research project in 2015, which investigated musculoskeletal problems in adolescent string players (violin, viola, cello, double bass). Stefano’s experience and knowledge in playing numerous musical instruments enable him to appreciate the technique and demand this places on the body’s muscles and joints.

Learn More about Physiotherapy

Are you looking to book an appointment? Or do you have a question you’d like answered? Call our friendly team today on (08) 9440 6125. You can also get in touch by visiting our Perth clinic or filling out our simple online contact form.