About Mel Turner
Mel Turner studied Physiotherapy at Sydney University. In 2012 she also completed a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy. Mel has been a member of the NSW Sports Committee and has taught at CSU Port Macquarie. Mel enjoys helping people to understand their condition and take an active approach with her patients.
Entries by Mel Turner
Do you stand like this occasionally? Habits of hanging on one hip can start early and be exacerbated by carrying around your child on one side How do I compress my gluteal tendons? Sitting on low chairs with hips lower than the knees Crossing your legs for long periods of time Sitting with your knees […]
As a Sports Physiotherapist in an active town like Port Macquarie, it seems to be at certain times of the year kids complain about their joints. As we change over from summer to winter sport, some children will get sore legs, knees or ankles. As children go through growth spurts, cells under their skins are […]
Osteoarthritis is a form of joint disease that affects synovial joints of the body. People know that it is a disease that causes joints to degenerate, but how does actually happen? There are two types of classification: Primary osteoarthritis – has no clear initiating courses. Secondary osteoarthritis – can be directly related to an initial […]
Are you consistent with training in the off-season? Lots of injuries occur due to unaccustomed use, such as muscle strains. Understanding what mechanical loads you place on your tissues can help you work out your training plan. Cells in muscle, tendon and bone adapt to mechanical stimulus, also known as…EXERCISE! If you wait until the […]