Karl Wigger

Karl has worked in busy private practices from South Perth to Southern River since graduating from Curtin University. He has extensive experience treating a multitude of various musculoskeletal problems and has worked with athletes from a variety of sporting backgrounds including runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, weight lifters, boxers and has worked as the physiotherapist at junior and senior football clubs.

He has also undertaken additional study in myofascial dry needling, trigger point release, and clinical pilates training with DMA to become a certified clinical pilates practitioner. He has completed training with the International College of Biomechanics in the assessment lower limb biomechanics and provision of custom corrective orthotics.

Karl has considerable experience in orthopaedic and surgical rehabilitation, SIJ and pelvic problems, chronic and acute neck back pain, lower limb biomechanics including foot and leg alignment, soft tissue and muscular injuries and pain, headaches, ergonomic and posture assessment, as well as hydrotherapy.

His areas of special interest include:
  • Plantar fascitis and foot pain
  • Shin splints and leg pain
  • Exercise rehabilitation after ankle, ACL and knee surgery
  • Returning to sport and running rehabilitation
  • Bike fitting and optimising cycling performance