Dr Melinda Wassell


Dr Melinda Wassell



Mel is an experienced chiropractor who has post-graduate qualifications in many areas; 

  • sports chiropractic, 

  • dry needling, 

  • Active Release Technique, 

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA),

  • Functional NeuroOrthopeadic Assessment, 

  • taping

  • instrument-assisted techniques 

  • Occupational health and safety

These skills help Mel to be able to provide each patient with the unique and tailored treatment approach they need to achieve excellent outcomes.   She is constantly learning and works hard to help her patients. 


Mel has many years of experience training other practitioners on a range of techniques.  She has significant experience teaching dry needling locally and internationally and loves seeing other practitioners achieve better outcomes. 

Outside of Practice

Mel is passionate about using data to create better evidence to support the results we see in clinical practice and has won a global award for her efforts.  She is studying for a Masters of Research, which will help us understand how practitioners can better collect and use data to achieve high-quality outcomes to care.

Mel is a member of Chiropractic Australia and sits on committees with the Australian Institute of Digital Health to help advocate for the digital transformation of practice. She enjoys being an international speaker on digital health.

For appointments call (03) 9088 3228 or book online.


Mel Wassell Chiropractor

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