Melanie Orchard

Melanie has an undergraduate degree in Sports Rehabilitation and an MSc in Physiotherapy.

Since qualifying in the UK, Melanie has worked closely with both amateur and professional sports teams. She has worked with younger athletes under the Sport England talented athlete sponsorship scheme (TASS) and ran the University of Hertfordshire athletes clinic.

Her clinical practice is built around a focus on injury prevention and treatment using manual techniques including dry needling/acupuncture to restore movement patterns.

A former professional dancer and keen sport women, Melanie uses her Pilates and sporting knowledge to create individualized, sports specific rehabilitation treatment programs.

Having moved to Australia only recently you will often find her out exploring Brisbane's trail running opportunities whenever possible. Melanie is a keen runner and plans to take on some new challenges this year.

Melanie enjoys treating all injuries and has worked closely with the following sports swimming, triathlon, beach volley ball, athletics, dancing, soccer, and rugby.

APA Physiotherapist
Pilates Clinician