Leading Cancer Rehab Occupational Therapist (OT) and Lymphoedema Therapist, Kate Perkins, helps women diagnosed with breast cancer to improve their quality of life and assist recovery through individualised, evidence-based, exercise rehab programs.
Founder and Head Treatment Specialist at Lymphatic Solutions, Kate is a Certified Pinc & Steel Cancer Rehab OT and a leader in the early detection and intervention of Breast Cancer Related Lymphoedema (BCRL).
A member of the Australian Lymphology Association, Kate offers patients a holistic recovery program based around the latest BCRL self-management techniques focusing on exercise prescription, travel precautions, diet and skin care regimes.
She uses the latest in Bioimpedance Spectroscopy (BIS) technology, the SOZO, in the early monitoring of Breast Cancer Related Lymphoedema. Conducting screening measurements before, during and after cancer treatment.
A former competitive cyclist and triathlete and passionate surfer, Kate draws on her lifelong love of sport, health and fitness to help her patients return to doing the things they love best following their cancer treatment.
To make an appointment or find out more, contact Lymphatic Solutions on 0425 554 994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*GP referrals required for up to five (5) visits under Medicare on a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan (formerly known as an EPC Plan). Under the CDM Plan, Medicare will contribute $52.65 to the cost of your consultation.
Private patients do not require a referral.
A successful business is only successful because of the commitment & passion of the staff who back you. Katherine Austen is not just the warm & welcoming face people see when they walk through the door, the calming influence when it gets busy, & one of the hardest working people.
She has a background in exercise rehabilitation and has almost completed her qualifications as an Allied Health Assistant. Katherine will help guide you through specific exercise programs as directed by your practitioner, and is qualified to operate the MLS Laser.
In her spare time, Katherine is a member of a successful A grade soccer team and is a gun tennis player.