Melanie’s dual career as an elite international athlete has given her personal in depth knowledge about the demands of high level sport and the role that injury management plays. She maximized these experiences when she was the team Physiotherapist to some of Hong Kong’s most challenging and high level performance events.
Extending from this, Melanie uses strong diagnostic skills based on biomechanical models to assess and treat acute injuries, chronic overuse problems, lumbo-pelvic related issues and post-surgical cases. Melanie is also a Certified Clinical Pilates Instructor who focuses on specific individually targeted core stabilization exercise programs for clients including expectant and post-partum mothers.
Melanie personally knows what is needed to recover from pregnancy having had three children and still competing at national level in hockey. As a Physiotherapist, she understands that a woman’s body changes dramatically from pregnancy, childbirth and eventually menopause. She has the expertise to treat the full spectrum of women’s health using manual therapy needed for optimal biomechanical alignment and exercise prescription to develop strength.
Melanie at PhysioMotion offers an exclusive service as a Lactation Pain Specialist Physiotherapist for breast pain related to breast feeding. This specialty assists breast feeding mothers who are suffering from mastalgia (breast pain) or mastitis (inflammation / infection of breast tissue) to continue breast feeding naturally.
Early detection and treatment of mastalgia can provide immediate relief through provision of massage, therapeutic ultrasound and lymphatic drainage enhancing taping and expert advice regarding methods on how to return to pain-free breast feeding. In this role, Melanie will liaise with your mid-wife or PhysioMotion’s Lactation Consultant to assist in the prevention of breast pain.
As with all staff at PhysioMotion, Melanie has extensive post graduate training and practices the best treatment techniques in order to give the highest standard of patient care.
To make an appointment with Melanie, Contact Us or WhatsApp us at +852 6996 0495