Melanie’s passion for healthcare and her professional credentials span almost a 10 year period. She began her journey as a Pilates and Yoga instructor in 2007 which then led her to complete her Diploma of fitness and Diploma of remedial massage.
Melanie is a former professional Latin dancer, representing Australia nationally and world wide. In 2009, she placed 3rd in the World Latin Dance Championships in Miami and for 5 consecutive years remained the undefeated Australian Latin team champion. Melanie is also a former National level Artistic Gymnast. Melanie began dancing and tumbling from the age of 3 as well as participated in many other sports ranging from soccer, to softball, and athletics. Her background in sports and love for human movement led her to a career in Chiropractic.
In 2012, Melanie lived in a rural town in Costa Rica where she volunteered for 2 months working in child education, teaching children health/sport education and the English language. Melanie is currently an acrobatics teacher, teaching children ages 5-18, and is a Chiropractic and Radiology tutor at Macquarie University.
With completion of her Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic, Melanie brings a holistic approach to health, and a strong interest in children and sports. Her approach is evidence based and she offers a multi-modal treatment technique involving chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue work, sport and kinesio taping, and SOT. She is committed to helping and guiding her patients back to better health and achieving improved function and optimal performance. She has a strong emphasis on rehabilitation and active care to ensure that patients have the tools and knowledge for their journey back to optimal health. Her focus is on the needs of the individual, and she is able to adopt and modify treatments to ensure the best possible care and outcomes for her patients.
Melanie takes Pilates Classes at Ignite Dance Studio on a Tuesday night at 7.30pm.