Lifestyle Clinic

Lifestyle Clinic

Team

 


Kelly McLeodimage - Team
BSc (Health & ExSc) MESSA AEP
MediKids & Lifestyle Plus Coordinator
Associate Lecturer (Conjoint) - Exercise Physiology, UNSW

Kelly is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and oversees a large portfolio of clients with health and medical issues. She brings a wealth of experience in exercise therapy ranging from post-operative hip and knee replacements, spinal surgery, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, falls prevention, diabetes and cardiac and respiratory rehabilitation programs. Kelly is also the coordinator for the MediKids and Lifestyle Plus programs, and is continually praised by clients for her motivation and enthusiasm to help people improve their quality of life.

 

Amanda Burdettimage - Team
BExPhys MESSA AEP
Strength Clinic Coordinator

Amanda is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and coordinates our Strength Clinic program. Amanda has a broad range of experience working with veterans, injured workers, elderly and children alike, with wide and varying conditions. She has a great appreciation for the psychological and social issues which are strongly related to a person’s physical health. Amanda has a passion for helping people achieve a better quality of life by applying exercise as therapy and hopes to instil the same values in our Exercise Physiology graduates.

 

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Elise Helfensdorfer 
BAppSc (ExPhys) MESSA AEP
MediKids & Lifestyle Plus Coordinator

Elise is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who has worked in a diverse range of environments gaining exposure to an array of chronic diseases and conditions. Her skills and knowledge have developed through her experiences working with a variety of clientele including post-operative rehabilitation, musculoskeletal conditions, metabolic diseases and neurological conditions - including Parkinson’s Disease. Elise has a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of others through behavioural change, education and exercise prescription. She thrives in motivating her clients and enjoys enabling them to achieve their goals.

 

Dr John Boothimage - Team
PhD, MSc, BSc(HMS) MESSA AEP
Credentialled Mackenzie Therapist, Pain Clinic Coordinator
Senior Lecturer, UNSW

John is an accredited Exercise Physiologist and one of Australia’s leading experts in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and chronic pain management. His research is published in numerous journals including The Spine Journal, Orthopaedics Today and The British Journal of Sports Medicine. John is also a senior lecturer at UNSW Medicine and conducts workshops nationwide updating and training exercise physiologists on the latest evidence-based treatment techniques for back, neck, shoulder and knee injury and pre- and post- operative rehabilitation. His knowledge and expertise gathered from over 20 years of treating patients has gained John immense respect from his professional peers and colleagues.