MEET OUR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
Melissa graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2016.
She completed her Community Service year at Shongwe District Hospital in Mpumalanga.
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. She opened up Melissa Symons Physiotherapy in September 2020.
Melissa is passionate about living an active life. She enjoys CrossFit, hockey and indoor netball. She has played provincial squash, hockey and indoor netball as well as represented her province in acro-gymnastics.
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.
Melissa is registered with the HPCSA as well as the SASP and is a part of their Sports Special Interest Group.
Nadine qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2020 at UKZN and completed her community service at Dannhauser Community Health Centre in rural KZN.
Her interests are Neuro-Rehabilitation, Sports Physiotherapy and Women's Health. She is motivated by the ability to give someone hope and another chance at a functional life.
In her downtime, Nadine loves to spend time with family and friends, meet new people and go on outdoor adventures.
She hopes to further her education with post-graduate studies in sports physiotherapy.
Nadine is excited to learn and grow as a part of the Melissa Symons Physiotherapy team and looks forward to serving her patients.