Mel is the founder of Movehappy Osteopathy and a director of Movehappy Healthcare, with her husband, physiotherapist, Dave Berg.
Mel moved from her home town of Melbourne to Canberra after graduating from RMIT in 1998. She has a keen interest in maternal and child health, and the treatment of mothers pre-, ante- and post natal, and babies suffering from birth trauma, reflux, colic and feeding difficulties. In 2012, Mel completed a post-graduate Certificate in Paediatric Manual Therapy from Victoria University.
With a background in sports participation, Mel has a good understanding of biomechanics and the treatment of sporting injuries, particularly of the lower back and pelvis. She has also completed post-graduate studies in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field, Orthotic Prescription and Western acupuncture and dry needling.
Melissa is a past-president of the ACT Branch of the AOA and retired practitioner member of the Osteopathy Board of Australia.
Mel is the mother of 3 beautiful children: Jack, aged 6, Darcy, aged 4 and Zander, aged 2.