Our Team

All of our physiotherapists are skilled with assessing, diagnosing and treating your pain or injury, and have a genuine interest in working with you to develop strategies for long term, independent management and prevention.

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Stephanie Holt

APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
BSc Physiotherapy
MSc Sports Physiotherapy

Steph is currently on Maternity leave after having a healthy baby girl.

As an APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist, Steph is experienced in management of sporting injuries and rehabilitation, pain related to work or motor vehicle accidents.

Steph has a special interest in complex or chronic pain conditions and is currently completing another Masters Degree in Pain Management at the University of Sydney.

She loves working with sports injuries, back and neck pain, or complex pain conditions (including chronic back pain, headache and fibromyalgia).

Steph is available for 1:1 appointments (including extended consultations for complex conditions) and conducts exercise classes.

In her spare time, Steph loves netball, running and weights training, and hanging out with her husband and son and their menagerie of animals!

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Reuben Holt

BSc. Physiotherapy

As a foundation physio with Drovers Elite Physio, Reuben has extensive experience in working with our community to manage back and neck pain, headaches and sport-related injuries.

He is also experienced with work and motor vehicle related injuries, managing your pain, organising and supervising your rehabilitation and liaising with your doctor, employer and insurance company as required.

Reuben loves exercise rehabilitation and will get you fighting fit in no time!

Reuben is available for 1:1 consultations and is often seen visiting the gym with patients.

Outside of work, Reuben is a mad Eagles fan, cricket-crazy and will chat with your ear off about his dog!

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Aaron Thomas

APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
BSc Physiotherapy
MSc Sports Physiotherapy

Aaron is an APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist with over 12 years’ experience in private
practice and sporting team involvement. He originally graduated from Curtin University in 2007, and
completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2017.

Aaron has previously worked in sports clinics overseas in New Zealand, as well as in central London.
He has extensive experience treating athletes in the clinical setting as well as a variety of team-based
sporting roles including cricket, baseball, hockey, rugby union and Australian Rules Football. 

Aaron was selected as a Team Physiotherapist at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, and
he is the current Head Physiotherapist/Medical Manager for the West Perth Football Club in the

Aaron is a local boy born and bred in the northern suburbs, and outside of work he enjoys following
most sports especially his beloved Eagles, his own strength and conditioning, fishing and camping,
and of course swimming at his local beach at Sorrento.

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Janelle Thexeira


BSc Physiotherapy

Janelle joins our practice with experience in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries.  Her special interest areas are shoulder and neck pain, lower back pain and sporting injuries.

She is particularly interested on finding solutions to your pain that fit within your life and work to develop treatment suited to your needs and long term goals.

Janelle runs 2 exercise rehabilitation classes at the practice during the week, and is an expert at planning long term exercise solutions for your pain.

Janelle is available for 1:1 appointments Monday to Saturday!

Outside of work Janelle is a dog-loving, multi-sport enthusiast!

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Lachlan Shakeshaft 

BSc Physiotherapy 

Lachlan has worked in a variety of fields including sports physiotherapy, aged care services & private practice since graduating from Curtin University in 2016. He has a passion for providing functional rehabilitation specific to each client’s everyday requirements. Lachlan’s special interest areas include chronic pain, lower limb and tendon injuries.

Lachlan loves getting people active, improving their strength and endurance to help them get stronger and pain-free and stay that way for longer!

Lachlan is available for 1:1 consultations Monday-Saturday.

Outside of work, Lachlan is a passionate volleyball tragic, helping to run one of the northern suburbs’ clubs here in Perth. He’s also a bit of a self-confessed nerd and will often meet up with friends for board & tabletop games!

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Michael Janssen 


BSc Physiotherapy 

Michael is a Physiotherapy graduate from Curtin University. Since graduating he has gained experience across private practice, sporting, motor vehicle injury management, Workers Compensation claims and hospital sectors.

Michael has a keen interest in treating lower back and neck conditions and enjoys combining the most effective manual therapy with an exercise-based therapy to ensure his patients achieve their goals. 

In his own time Michael enjoys rock climbing, staying fit in the gym and playing basketball.

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Jayde Thompson

Exercise Physiologist

BSc Exercise Physiology

As an Exercise Physiologist, Jayde's role is to develop management plans for your long term health goals.

Jayde has a special interest in metabolic health (diabetes, weight loss, metabolic syndrome etc), and chronic health conditions.

Jayde conducts 1:1 assessments and also runs exercise classes to help you get active and progress your load safely and effectively to reach your goals.

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