South Fremantle Physiotherapy is an established, community driven practice located near the beach on the south freo cafe strip.

We are a hands-on clinic with a focus on one-on-one manual therapy, real-time ultrasound imaging for core stability, dry needling and personalised exercise prescription for sports injuries and work related conditions.

Common Injuries Treated

  • sports injuries
  • neck/back/knee/shoulder pain
  • sprained ankles
  • headaches
  • tennis/golfer's elbow
  • motor vehicle accidents
  • ante/post natal back pain
  • post natal assessment
  • children's sports injuries 

Our Team

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Raymond Kastropil

Ray graduated from Curtin University in 1996 and spent two years working at Fremantle Hospital whilst employed at Western Knights Soccer Club as the team physiotherapist. He further developed his skills in musculoskeletal physiotherapy during five years in the UK, during which he enjoyed a four year stint as physiotherapist to the Metropolitan Police Service of London. Ray returned to Perth in 2003, continuing his passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and became joint principal at South Fremantle Physiotherapy in 2005. Ray enjoys complementing his manual therapy skills with dry needling and Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging.


Peter James


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After graduating in 1992, Peter spent two years working at Sports Medicine St John of God Subiaco, before working as a locum physiotherapist throughout the UK for two and a half years. Peter then travelled Western Australia and after a six month locum in Broome, spent a year in New Zealand completing a postgraduate in Manipulative Physiotherapy before moving to Dunsborough and opening his own practice. Peter relocated to Fremantle in 2003 running the outpatient on-site physiotherapy department for Notre Dame University until becoming joint principal at South Fremantle Physiotherapy in 2005. Peter enjoys the variety of private practice clients, in particular helping lower back pain sufferers manage their conditions, using Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging of their core muscles with hands on therapy, progressing to their own exercise regime.


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Henrietta Ireland

Henrietta Ireland is a senior Physiotherapist with 27 years experience. Originally qualifying in South Africa, she has 10 years working experience in New Zealand and has been practicing in Western Australia since 2009. As a competing triathlete, she has a special interest in sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. Her practice includes dry needle techniques, manual therapy, exercise and postural retraining. Also a qualified Physio Bike Fit practitioner, Henrietta has an interest in adjusting bike fits, or fine tuning existing settings. After recently gaining accreditation as a BradCliff breathing disorder practitioner, Henrietta is enthusiastic about teaching airway clearance, breathing techniques and assisting asthmatics, athletes and people suffering from anxiety, to improve their breathing, for better living.


Lucien Hamilton

Lucien studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Otago University in New Zealand, finishing in 2008. He has been working in Perth for seven years, after moving here chasing the ocean and the wind. Lucien loves kite-boarding, yoga and meditation and, when he can, scuba diving and spear fishing. He has a passion for treating headaches and neck problems, as well as lower back and rotator cuff injuries. Lucien enjoys sharing his unique knowledge and experiences for maintaining strength and stability in the body, with others. While he has left our practice to pursue a career in carpentry, Lucien returns to offer his services as a locum when he can.