Alla Melman

Alla Melman

MScMed (PainMgt), B. App. Sc. (Phty), Cert Yoga, Cert Acup (Dry Needling)
APA Pain Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor

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Alla is an experienced physiotherapist holding the title of APA Pain Physiotherapist, a yoga teacher and Pilates instructor and has been teaching yoga and Pilates based physiotherapy exercise classes for 12 years.   Alla has particular experience in helping clients, of all fitness levels, recover from back and neck pain; specific injuries resulting from poor Yoga or Pilates technique and helping new mums get back to regular exercise safely.

 In 2015, Alla completed a Masters of Science in Medicine (Pain Management), using this to further assist her clients with longstanding musculoskeletal conditions. “I consider that the nervous system has an amazing capability to remodel and adapt, enabling recovery from longstanding pain”.

She is currently completing a Clinical Research Fellowship at Western Sydney University, exploring the role of virtual reality gaming in treating back pain. She will be presenting her findings at an international rehabilitation conference in late 2018.

Alla is also a Research Officer at the School of Public Health (University of Sydney); enabling physiotherapists around the world to access the highest quality research regarding evidence based practice, and thereby improves their clinical outcomes.  As well as  teaching anatomy and physiology courses to yoga teacher trainees.

 

To keep fit and active she regularly practices yoga, chases her dog and two young children, and enjoys coastal walks, swimming and kayaking.

 

 

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