Melissa holds an Associate of Science Degree from North Texas College and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology and Pre-Med from Alabama State University in the United States. Upon returning to Australia, she completed a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Physiotherapy from Latrobe University.
As a keen tennis player, Melissa was fortunate to study in America on a Tennis Scholarship and is still a competitive player to this day. As such she has a very strong interest in shoulder related injuries and returns to sports rehabilitation programs. Dry needling is one of her areas of expertise.
Melissa also enjoys working with paediatric and NDIS clientele in both neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.