B. Physiotherapy (Hons) (University of Melbourne)
PGrad Cert PF Rehab (Hons) (UMelb)
PGrad Cert Exercise for Women (Hons)(UMelb)
Teacher at LaTrobe University. Master of Physiotherapy.
Committee member of CFA Physiotherapy Group.
Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Member.
Kym has extensive experience optimising pelvic health in women and children. She is a clinical expert in pregnancy related pain and discomfort, bladder and bowel incontinence, childhood bedwetting, prolapse, pessary fittings, coccydynia, pelvic pain, mastitis, and advanced rehabilitation of the pelvic floor for high impact physical activities.
Kym has a special interest caring for pre and post-natal women, and optimizing their health and function emotionally and physically as they prepare and recover from pregnancy and birth. Kym developed the successful Active Birth Skills Class to empower couples for labour. She is a teacher at LaTrobe University Physiotherapy School for the Gender Specific Studies. Since 2012, she has been a tutor on the Lactating Breast Course for Physiotherapists educating physiotherapists across Australia and internationally on management of mastitis and inflammatory breast conditions.
Kym is a member of the Women's, Men's and Pelvic Health Group of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) as well as being on the Victorian Physiotherapy committee of the Continence Foundation of Australia.
She has a background in dance and pilates prior to practicing physiotherapy, and now enjoy participating in fun runs, minor triathlons and crossfit competitions. In her spare time she enjoy spending time with her family, including her two daughters.
Master of Physiotherapy Practice (La Trobe University)
PGrad Cert Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. (UMelb)
Committee member of the Victorian APA Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Group.
Continence Foundation of Australia (CFA) Member.
Christel is passionate about working with women of all ages to help them reach holistic health and wellbeing. She loves working with clients to help them achieve their best health-related outcomes so that they can function optimally, both physically and psychologically, in all areas of life.
Christel treats pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, bladder and bowel incontinence, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, vulvodynia, vaginismus and pelvic organ prolapse. She also has experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions associated with women’s health including pelvic and lower back pain, D.R.A.M (abdominal muscle separation), mastitis, and works on a busy maternity ward to help women to recover after having a baby. She has a background in teaching Clinical Pilates.
Christel is a committee member of the Victorian APA’s Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Group and is a member of the Continence Foundation of Australia.
Outside of work, Christel loves to paint in watercolours and oils, and enjoys hiking with her husband.
B. Physiotherapy (LaTrobe University)
PGrad Certificate Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy (University of Melbourne)
Continence Foundation of Australia (CFA) Member
Shea is enthusiastic and committed to educating and empowering women to improve their overall health and quality of life. She has a special interest and experience in optimising women's health through pregnancy and postpartum.
Shea treats pelvic floor dysfunction, bowel and bladder incontinence, pelvic pain, vaginismus, pelvic organ prolapse and pregnancy related conditions including pelvic girdle pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction and pubic symphysis pain. She has experience in rehabilitation of abdominal muscle separation postpartum and getting women back into exercise safely.
Shea’s background is in chronic pain management and community health, working in the northern suburbs in public, private and not for profit organisations. Her interest in women’s health has become a passion, especially following the birth of her son.
In Shea’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her small family, walking her adorable Mini Schnauzer, baking and camping.