Melita graduated from Curtin University School of Physiotherapy (WA) in 2009. After 2 years of work in Perth, Melita moved to Sydney which changed her physiotherapy career forever. In Sydney, Melita stumbled across Dr LJ Lee and her functional whole body approach to Physiotherapy, ConnectTherapyTM. Immediately recognising it would enable her to get her patients better, faster, and with less risk of future injuries, Melita found a physio in Bondi, Sydney who practiced it to mentor her and began to transition her practice and hone her craft.
After 5 years of continued learning and amazing results in Sydney, Melita took the plunge and moved to Vancouver to work and study at Dr LJ Lee’s own clinic. This gave her the opportunity to treat a wide variety of patients from olympic athletes to complex presentations who flew from all around the world to come to the clinic.
Melita has recently relocated to Brisbane and is now one of the most highly trained ConnectTherapyTM practicing physiotherapists in Australia. Across her time in Sydney and Vancouver, Melita has treated a wide variety of professional and recreational athletes (including track athletes, ironmen and women and Aussie rules players). That said, she will happily treat anyone who needs her assistance to get back to what they want to do in life, especially if they have been unable to gain relief from traditional physiotherapy. Given her high level training, Melita also understands that physiotherapy can offer so much more than just pain relief, including relief of other symptoms such as dizziness, nausea and stiffness, and amazing improvements in performance.
If you have pain or discomfort appear out of the blue, if you are having difficulty resolving an injury and getting back to what you want to do or if you want to improve your sporting performance, Melita is the physio for you.
Qualifications: BSc Honours Physiotherapy 2009 WA
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Sue has been running the BodyTherapy practice in Bulimba since 2016, and as a mobile service since 2013.
Sue has been working as a physiotherapist since 1999. Before moving to Australia, she worked in South African physiotherapy practices dealing with a range of sports injuries and musculoskeletal injuries. In addition to this she worked in hospital with orthopaedic, neurological and cardiorespiratory rehabilitation, as well as in the community assisting clients with their quality of life at home.
Sue underwent postgraduate training in Maitland, Mulligan, Hunter and general orthopaedic manual therapies. She was also involved in lecturing and training of the postgraduate Orthopaedic Manual Therapy course.
In 2017 and 2018 she has been studying under the tuition of Dr LJ Lee, following the ConnectTherapyTM assessment and treatment framework.
Training in these different forms of bodywork have allowed her to bring a better understanding and skill to her practice, as well as being able to intergrate them with myotherapy and massage.
Qualifications: BSc Honours Physiotherapy 1999 UCT
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