Mel’s osteopathic practice is dedicated to addressing both an injury and it’s causes. After the better part of a decade as an osteopath this has seen Mel honed her hands-on skills and broaden her approach to encompass Pilates and rehabilitative work.
The diversity of Mel’s approach allows her to provide comprehensive self-management and exercise rehabilitation strategies to achieve the best long-term results for her patients.
Melinda completed a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences in 2004 at Victoria University and then went on to undertake further studies to follow her passion for osteopathy. Mel obtained her Bachelor of Clinical Science in 2007 and went on to complete a Master of Health Science, majoring in Osteopathy in 2009.
With a background in competitive tennis and a young family of her own Melinda has a special interest in sports injuries and osteopathy for children and pregnancy related conditions.
In addition to clinical practice Melinda has a keen interest in ongoing education and the education of up and coming health professionals. Mel has taught anatomy and physiology at a tertiary level at Victoria University and at the Copeland College of Massage.
Melinda is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA), Medicare, TAC and the Victorian Workcover Authority.