Michelle Elmitt (B. App. Sci. (Physio), Postgrad. Cert. Physio (Paediatrics), Postgrad. Dip. (Mental Health)) has been providing evidence-based physiotherapy assessment and intervention for people of all ages and abilities since 1984. Her holistic approach is centred on finding what motivates each individual and administering the specific assessments and treatments that suit their developmental progress, stage of life and their goals and interests.
Michelle is excited to now be working with Head 2 Toe Family Health in Ermington. Head 2 Toe is an innovative, multidisciplinary practice which provides paediatric physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and psychology services for children and their families in the one facility.
Michelle is still providing services for clients 18 years and above in the region too. Please contact us on the form below to discuss therapy options that meets your needs if this is you.
As always, Michelle's mission is to achieve the best possible physical and developmental outcomes for clients so that they are supported in achieving their goals, whether they relate to physical milestones, participation in the community, independence, improved confidence, or any other aspect of life.
Michelle is the principle physiotherapist at MEDP. She has been practicing physiotherapy since 1984 in both Australia and Canada.
Michelle attained her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) from Cumberland College and holds post-graduate qualifications in Mental Health Sciences (Parent and Infant Mental Health) and Physiotherapy (Paediatrics) from the University of Melbourne. She has also completed a Masters and a PhD in Communications (Research) at the University of Canberra.
Michelle's research on cerebral palsy and myofascial trigger point therapy was presented at the 4th Annual International Cerebral Palsy Conference in Pisa.
Michelle really enjoys working with school-aged and adolescent individuals with ASD, DCD, CP and those
developing exercise regimes to help manage pain and/ or low self-esteem or depression. She
acknowledges the ways that environmental factors and socioemotional blocks impact the body.
Michelle also enjoys working with athletes as she herself has completed 12 Ironmans.
Emi is the office manager at MEDP. She ensures that everything runs as smoothly as possible and that clients have access to the equipment and resources they need to make progress towards their goals.
Emi is also a model and an actor. She communicates using Auslan (Australian Sign Language) and is passionate about increasing the visibility of Auslan in TV and film.
Magdalen looks after the business side of MEDP. She is available by email if you have questions regarding access, bookings, accounts, the NDIS, or the operation of the business.
Magdalen holds a Bachelor in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the ANU and enjoys working with adults and children alike to improve the accessibility of social and community events and to strengthen relationships.