ALEXANDRA (ALI) MINICHIELLO
Ali graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago (New Zealand) in 2009. Since this time, Ali has worked in the private practice setting in New Zealand and Australia and has gained post-graduate qualifications in Clinical Pilates, Pelvic Health, Dry Needling, Cancer Rehabilitation, Vestibular Rehabilitation and GLA:D.
Ali and her husband, Andrew, have two daughters. Claudia, born in February 2020 and Georgina, born in March 2022. With two very different pregnancies, births and postpartum recoveries, Ali has a whole new understanding and passion for treating antenatal and postpartum women. Ali is a PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) Community Champion. She is passionate about improving mental health awareness and conversations amongst health professionals.
Ali has completed her Pelvic Health foundation training at Pelvic Health Melbourne and will continue to up-skill over the coming years. Following her own experience as a pelvic floor patient and learning how valuable this area of Physiotherapy can be, Ali is excited to start helping patients in this field. Please refer to the Pelvic Floor section of our website to learn about the conditions that Ali is able to assess and treat.
Ali is a passionate runner, having completed the Melbourne Marathon as well as numerous half marathons. With this enthusiasm for all things fitness, Ali has a particular interest in the prevention, management and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Ali has been the head Physiotherapist for rugby and amateur AFL teams.
Ali has developed a special interest in treating patients with POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) and treats these patients as part of a holistic team of health professionals.
Ali looks forward to getting you on track with your health and wellness goals.