Kate Neates

Director / Principal Therapist
Paediatric Physiotherapist
M. Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice
B. Science (Physiotherapy)

Kate holds a Masters Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice, Bachelor Science (Physiotherapy) from. Curtin University, she has a specific interest in neurodevelopmental therapy and sensory regulation issues in children with global delay. Kate is passionate about holistic treatment in Paediatrics ans specialises in early intervention therapy in children with gross motor delay and follow-up care for pre-mature infants.

Kate’s professional experience includes working in the are of private practice musculoskeletal and sports for a number of years, volunteering for five years with the WA Wheelchair Sports Association as the Head Physiotherapist for the Perth Wheelcats, WA's National League Wheelchair Basketball Team whilst also completing a season as a physiotherapist with the WA Football Commissions AFL 16s and 18s State Development Teams.

Following this, Kate moved to hospital work in the remote areas of Port Hedland and Derby where her passion for community health care, in particular working with children continued to grow. Since her country stint, Kate has become particularly passionate about the care of children who have been affected by drugs and alcohol pre- and post-natally and carries out regular training on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome for healthcare and education professionals.