Michelle Elmitt holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), a Postgraduate Certificate of Physiotherapy (Paediatrics), a Postgraduate Diploma of Mental Health Sciences (Parent and Infant Mental Health), a Master of Communications (Research), and a PhD of Communications (Research).
She has been providing evidence-based physiotherapy assessment and intervention for adults and children with disabilities since 1984. Her services are designed to facilitate the neuromuscular, sensorimotor and musculoskeletal systems to help adults and children achieve their goals. Her services may assist in the development of new motor skills, the improvement or maintenance of existing skills and abilities, and/or improved participation in sporting, social and community events.
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, community life, 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 has been presented internationally, including 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.