Meet the Team

Sandra Jefferies

Director and Physiotherapist

Sandra, an active member of her local community, embarked on her professional journey at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Western Australia after graduating from Curtin University in 1988. Her passion for sports physiotherapy led her to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in the field in 1993, sparking her desire to transition into private practice.

In 1997, Sandra realized her vision by founding Power Physiotherapy, driven by the belief in empowering individuals to manage their health effectively. Her commitment to enhancing patients’ lives has led her to engage with various organizations, with notable highlights including her extensive work with national sports teams and her appointment as a Physiotherapist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Another significant milestone in Sandra’s career came in 2019 when she became a credentialed McKenzie Therapist, dedicated to the principles of the McKenzie method. Since 2022, she has served on the board of the McKenzie Institute Australia, furthering her involvement in advancing physiotherapy practices.

Sandra’s dedication to ongoing learning and staying abreast of the latest advancements in physiotherapy underscores her commitment to excellence. She finds joy in mentoring and educating fellow physiotherapists, sharing her knowledge and expertise.

At Power Physiotherapy, Sandra thrives on treating patients with diverse injuries, ensuring each individual comprehensively understands their condition and treatment plan. She fosters a supportive environment where patients feel empowered to pursue their goals and shape their future positively.

Stefano Vinci


Stefano is an experienced member of the Power Physiotherapy team, who on graduating from Curtin University with First Class Honours, started his career in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in private practice.

His fascination with the human body has driven his passion to pursue work in the health industry where he can truly make a difference.

At Power Physiotherapy, Stefano treats a broad patient base with joint and mobility issues, soft tissue injuries and post-surgical care. His attention to detail in using evidence-based practices and hands on therapy, helps to build confidence levels in his patients as they return to better health.

Stefano is committed to furthering his knowledge by always being involved in Continuing Education in Physiotherapy. He is skilled at making a diagnosis and creating individualised goals to help you return to full function. With Stefano’s focus on rehabilitation and exercise therapy he finds getting people moving again after any injury or surgery, incredibly rewarding.

Katharine Andrews


Kat’s interest in the human body led her to completing two degrees at Curtin University. The first being Human Biology (Preclinical) followed by a Master of Physiotherapy. This enabled her to apply her anatomical knowledge of the human body to a practical approach with physiotherapy.

Kat is a physiotherapist with a passion for helping patients recover lost function and return to the activities they love and achieving their goals. A people person, Kat builds great rapport with patients and has the knowledge to explain movement impairments, the physiology of injury management and the healing process to patients in clear and simple language.

Kat has a keen interest in sports and physical activity and has participated in gymnastics, athletics, roller skating, roller hockey, field hockey, cricket, volleyball and AFL. She’s currently preparing for her first half-marathon in 2023 with a view to completing a full marathon within the next year.