MEET OUR PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Melissa Symons graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2016.
She completed her Community Service year at Shongwe District Hospital in Mpumalanga where she spent a lot of time working with paediatrics with neurological conditions as well as patients with orthopaedic injuries.
In 2018 she moved back to Johannesburg where she started working at the Waterfall Sports and Orthopaedics center under Brink Physiotherapists.
She completed her SPT1 (post-graduate course in Sports Physiotherapy) in 2018. At the end of 2018 she started working at Solomon and Long in Benoni.
Melissa is passionate about living an active life. She enjoys CrossFit, hockey and indoor netball.
Her special interests are in sports injuries as well as non-sport related musculoskeletal injuries and chronic pain conditions. This includes post-operative orthopaedic conditions. However, she enjoys seeing a variety of patient conditions in her practice.
She is certified in dry needling, has attended strapping courses and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest research and treatment modalities.
JOINT AND SOFT TISSUE MOBILISATION
PRE- AND POST-SURGERY REHABILITATION
SPORT SPECIFIC AND INJURY REHABILITATION
ON FIELD MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
GENERAL PHYSIO ADVICE