Melina earned a Specialized Honours degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences along with Athletic Therapy at York University. She also completed her degree in Manual Osteopathy at the National Academy of Osteopathy. Melina is a certified personal trainer and aquafitness instructor.
Melina has worked in both clinical and on field settings and has worked with various sports teams over the years, such as Ryerson’s volleyball and ice hockey teams and York University’s Soccer team.
Melina has been involved with the Ontario University Athletics and Nationals medic teams multiple times and has volunteered to be on the medical team with the CWHL (Canadian Women’s Hockey League) All Star Games in 2016 and volunteered her capable hands to Humber Hospital’s rehabilitation unit, rewarding her with unique and valuable field experience! Melina thus has a great deal of experience with ACL injuries and repair ( Pre and post surgical care), Meniscal injuries, sprained and strained ankles, plantar fasciitis, and all sorts of muscle strains and sprains.
Melina loves to use manual therapy, joint mobilizations in treatment and is also able and passionate about devising personalized exercises programs to her clients to help them progress optimally and safely.
Although she has a great deal of experience with athletes and busy bodies, Melina loves to work with people from all walks of life, ranging from professional athletes to seniors.
In her spare time, you can find Melina playing soccer or swimming. She also loves to travel and spending time with her family and friends.