chelsea

Chelsea Smith - APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Chelsea graduated with Honours from The University of Melbourne in 2003. She has since worked in both the public and private health care sectors in Australia and the UK. During this time she has developed special interest in sports injuries, low back, SIJ/pelvic and hip pain, lower limb biomechanics and exercise prescription. Chelsea has completed advanced courses in Sports Physiotherapy, Dry Needling, Real Time Ultrasound, Clinical Pilates (Levels 1-4 Dance Medicine Australia) and Muscle Energy Techniques (Advanced Manual Therapy Associates).

In 2012-13 she returned to The University of Melbourne to complete her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and was awarded the highest achieving student in the Masters program. Chelsea places a strong emphasis on current evidence-based treatment, and the importance of patient involvement and education. Chelsea has also previously worked with football and running clubs and individual athletes, and is a keen sportsperson herself, having completed the Melbourne and New York Marathons, as well as having represented Victoria in Touch Football.