Meagan Carrington (she/her) is a Physiotherapist with a passion for dance, sport, music, and everything performing arts. She graduated from La Trobe University with a Masters of Physiotherapy Practice and is also a qualified personal trainer and pilates instructor. With a background in sports medicine Meghan has worked with many elite and recreational athletes, this includes Basketball Victoria, TAC cup football, and Gymnastics Victoria. She has also worked on several prominent Melbourne musicals and enjoys working with both professional and emerging dancers. Meagan likes to combine hands-on therapy with exercise and education to achieve the best outcomes for her patients. She believes that listening is key and always empowers each individual to take a leading role in their physiotherapy journey. As a dancer herself, Meagan understands that no one wants to take time out from something they love because of injury. She will work with you to come up with creative solutions so you can keep doing as much as you can safely while you get back to full capacity.
Prior to becoming a physiotherapist, Meagan completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences majoring in Anatomy and Physiology and has experience teaching Anatomy at La Trobe university. She also has a background in ballet, contemporary, jazz, and Irish dancing, and plays several musical instruments including Violin, Viola, Piano, and Bassoon.
Meagan is also a GLA:D registered physiotherapist which is a specialised program focusing on improving outcomes for people living with knee and hip Osteoarthritis. Through this program Meagan has assisted many people to avoid the need for joint replacement surgery, decrease their pain, and get back to doing the things they love. She believes in the importance of exercising through all stages of life and loves to motivate people and help them realise their potential.
Outside of work Meagan enjoys baking, dancing, a good ikea flat pack, and finding the best spots for brunch.
Schedule: Meagan is at Performance Medicine Southbank on Wednesday to Saturday.