Ashlea holds her Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) from RMIT, as well as a Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction from National Pilates Training. Ashlea has a passion for working with women’s health issues and pelvic pain. Ashlea has endometriosis, so she understands the multi-faceted impact that pelvic health conditions can have on a person’s quality of life and works from many different angles tailored to the individual person to aid in their management and recovery.
Ashlea has done further study in pelvic health with the Osteopathic Pelvic Health Institute, and is one of a handful of Osteopaths certified to perform internal assessments and treatments.
Ashlea also highly values Pilates, having done extra study in this area during her osteopathic studies. She realised the benefits of understanding your own body and how to strengthen it to stay healthy through her own personal journey. She understands that combining therapy and strengthening is the best way to get out of pain and stay that way!
Ashlea has a strong belief in helping people help themselves. Combining both osteopathy and Pilates into her practice has been the perfect way to work with patients to achieve their health goals, which gives her the added advantage of being skilled in identifying the underlying causes of people’s pain and limited function. All too often, she has seen new patients who have had key components of their recovery missed, which means their problem keeps coming back again and again. Simple strategies can make a massive difference as long as you know what to look for, and corrective exercise is a big part of that.
Ashlea enjoys treating those with pelvic pain, low back pain, post surgical and postnatal rehabilitation, pregnancy-related clients, sexual health concerns, and endometriosis related concerns.