Pelvic Health Melbourne and Symmetry Physiotherapy are proud to announce our next MCHC talk for Hobson's Bay. At Bayfit Leisure Centre, Crn Mason and Mills St Altona North, 1.30-3.00-pm on...
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Cara is a co-director of Pelvic Health Melbourne. She is a clinical expert in managing pelvic floor dysfunction with a particular interest in complex bowel health and pelvic pain in men and women.
She has a special interest in ensuring pessary fittings enable women to continue exercising whilst supporting their prolapse
Cara has completed her Masters of Physiotherapy majoring in Pelvic Health. She has also completed her Post Graduate Certificates in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy and Exercise and Women’s Health at the University of Melbourne. Cara also received a scholarship through the Continence Foundation of Australia and completed her Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management.
Cara is a tutor in the Post Graduate Pelvic Health and Women’s Health program at the University of Melbourne and is also the state representative on the Australian Physiotherapy Associations’ national CWHPA.
Alex is a senior physiotherapist with over 20 years’ experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries and pelvic health issues.
Alex has taught in both the undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy courses at the University of Melbourne. She is a clinical expert in the management of pelvic girdle pain and continues to educate in this field.
Alex has two postgraduate diplomas in pelvic health and is the National Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s, Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Group (WMPHPA) and a principal at Pelvic Health Melbourne.
Her passion is “to improve pelvic health outcomes” for every Australian man, woman, and child.
Liz is a dedicated musculoskeletal physio with a background in sports physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation. She has worked extensively with peripartum women and has a keen interest in pelvic girdle pain in men and women, covering coccyx, pubic symphysis and sacroliliac joint pain. Liz has completed her postgraduate diplomas in the area of pelvic floor physiotherapy which complements her sports and musculoskeletal expertise.
Melissa graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 with honours and has since been a dedicated private practice physiotherapist in both sports/musculoskeletal physio and pelvic health.
Melissa is passionate about following the latest evidence based research for injury management and pelvic health. Melissa has done additional training in Clinical Pilates, pelvic floor physiotherapy and antenatal/postnatal care including pelvic pain. She is also qualified to perform dry needling.
Sophie is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates instructor. Sophie has completed additional training in Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, and Dry Needling.
Sophie has a strong passion for Women’s Health. She will be able to assist with pre and post-natal recovery and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Sophie also has a keen interest for safe exercise in pregnancy. She enjoys promoting health and well-being at all stages of life. Sophie is also skilled in using Real time ultrasound.
Vanessa has a special interest in childhood pelvic health, including assisting children with delayed bed wetting, bladder urgency and soiling due to emptying dysfunction.
Vanessa, as a mother of three young children, is also passionate about advising women on safe return to exercise after child birth. Vanessa is a runner herself, who balances exercise and family and pelvic health. Vanessa has 13 years of experience as a pelvic health physio advising on pelvic floor dysfunction contributing to bladder and bowel issues, pelvic pain, prolapse and sexual pain. Vanessa is here to help – book now.
Kerry is an experienced Myotherapist (massage) and naturopath.
Kerry is able to combine her 10 years of remedial massage with her naturopath training to provide a truly holistic approach to your health and wellness. Naturopathic treatments use Western Herbal medicine, comprehensive dietary, nutritional and lifestyle advise, looking at the whole person in treatment. Kerry has a passionate interest in the perinatal period and works closely with Pelvic Health Melbourne physiotherapists to assist women through pregnancy and beyond who experience pelvic girdle pain.