Ilena completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland in 2008. Ilena begun treating at Cannington Physiotherapy in 2012 after moving across from New Zealand where she worked for 3 years in both the Hospital and private sectors. Her work in New Zealand provided the opportunity to work closely with a number of orthopaedic specialists giving her a unique perspective on post-operative rehabilitation. She has continued to build on her knowledge recently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Manual Therapy here in Perth and is currently affiliated with the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Ilena is competent with dry needling and regularly uses this as a part of her physiotherapy treatment.
Ilena has a strong interest in sporting, post-operative and workplace rehabilitation. Away from work Ilena enjoys all outdoor activities, particularly running, having competed in 2 half marathons as well as being an avid traveller.