About Dr Michaela
Michaela is a friendly, caring and compassionate Osteopath. Her intuitive nature is a motivating force for her to continually learn and develop her skills and knowledge in order to provide the best possible care for her patients. Michaela graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy), with Distinction. Having grown up in Berwick, Michaela is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of her local community.
Michaela has always been fascinated by the human body, and was originally drawn to Osteopathy because of its holistic approach to treatment and individualized patient care. She is a strong advocate for having a balance in all aspects of life, and encourages patients to pursue a positive outlook on their day to day living.
Growing up, Michaela competed at a high level in both Netball and Swimming, where she was exposed to the benefits and positive impact Osteopathy can have in the treatment of both acute and chronic injuries.
Michaela has also worked as a Swimming Instructor for several years, and has a real passion for working with kids and teenagers.
Michaela enjoys treating all regions of the body, in particular the neck and lower back. She is enthusiastic about treating a diverse range of patients of all ages, and pursuing the best possible outcomes for each of them. Michaela’s Osteopathic approach to healthcare is to treat the person as a whole, and is passionate about educating individuals on their health and body, enabling them to manage their own health more effectively. Michaela has also undertaken further studies with DMA (Dance Medicine Australia) into Clinical Pilates, which she utilizes to help patients with long term injury management and prevention. She is also qualified in myofascial dry needling and cupping.
Outside of work, Michaela enjoys spending time with her family and friends; watching sport, exploring the outdoors and trying new foods.