Search the site

Access Our Full
Service Directory

Complete this form for immediate access to our Services Brochure and ongoing access to all other website documents. No further forms required.

    First name*
    Surname*
    Email*
    Phone*

    Access Our
    Class Timetable & Pricing

    Complete this form for immediate access to our Class Pricing & Timetable and ongoing access to all other website documents. No further forms required.

      First name*
      Surname*
      Email*
      Phone*

      Prehab

      It has been shown that if you can increase your fitness levels before surgery, you can significantly reduce complications.

      Featured Services

      Pre-hab refers to pre operative rehabilitation and is becoming very popular with surgeons to improve surgical outcomes.

      • Pre operative rehabilitation

        If you have an upcoming surgical procedure, we encourage you discuss this with your surgeon or doctor and contact us to see how we can help optimise your health so you get the most out of your operation.

      • Breathing training

        There is significant evidence to show that strengthening your breathing pre operatively can greatly reduce the chance of respiratory complications after any surgery.

      Book an appointment today with:

      • Prehab Physiotherapist

        Jennifer Douglass

        view my bio

        Jen Douglass has been a part of the Thoracare team for 8 years and is currently working with both outpatients and inpatients. She is currently the inpatient physiotherapy coordinator on the general medical and respiratory wards. Jen completed her degree at Curtin University, and has worked predominantly in the areas of cardio-respiratory, cardio-thoracic and inpatient rehabilitation. These are her main areas of interest, in which she enjoys gaining further experience and knowledge by working in an outpatient setting. She has also completed some further training in rehabilitation of dizziness and balance issues. Outside work Jen enjoys spending as much time as she can with friends and family.

      • Prehab Physiotherapist

        Liane Smith

        view my bio

        Liane was born in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa  and graduated at University of Cape Town in 1986 with BSC Physiotherapy.  She immigrated to Perth with her family in 1999 to start a new adventure. Liane’s background is private practice, where she ran a team of physiotherapists who serviced acute respiratory, cardiac surgery and neurosurgery, as well as outpatient rooms specialising in spinal, musculoskeletal, sport injuries and rehabilitation.

        The practice was involved with State track and field athletes, as well as the Durban World surf life-saving Championships in 1999 and the Vets World Track and Field in 1997. Liane’s interests currently lie in treating breathing pattern disorders, hyperventilation syndrome and inspiratory muscle training in clients with a history of chest problems or unexplained breathing disorders. She is also interested in breathing disorders in sportspeople and athletes.

      We’re here to help

      Contact Us