Carolyn has over 33 years of experience in Physiotherapy, including general hospital, private hospital and private practice. She was the owner / Director of Merritt Physiotherapy & Pilates which merged with the PhysioLife group in May 2018.
She has a special interest in treating back and neck pain, chronic pain, arthritis and rheumatology conditions as well as dysautonomia. As a mother of 4 boys, Carolyn also enjoys helping other mothers navigate the pathway of post baby exercise especially when complicated by a musculoskeletal condition.
Carolyn has experience in a wide range of manual techniques and dry needling as well as being a Credentialed McKenzie therapist and certified in Clinical Pilates (DMA- MBCT trained ). She is also trained in the GLA:D program (an education and exercise program for hip and knee osteoarthritis).
Carolyn is committed to helping patients to understand what they can do to assist in their recovery and prevent reoccurrence.
In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys music – both live gigs and singing, and is particularly enjoying the ability to travel now that the kids are grown and she is no longer restricted by being a clinic owner!
Carolyn consults exclusively from the Alphington clinic.
FUN FACTS about Carolyn
- Mad demon supporter – no longer waiting for the elusive premiership
- Thinks dogs are the best pets ever
- Has over 600 CDs in the CD collection at home ( and some vinyl as well ) and No, she does not want to change to spotify!
Carolyn consults out of our Alphington clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.