Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Carissa Kiannies senior physiotherapist Melbourne

Carissa Kiannies

Position: Senior Physiotherapist - Melbourne

Carissa has spent more than four years working as a physiotherapist in private practice, supporting NDIS participants of all ages.

Her experience includes working with amputees, those living with spinal injuries, and neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and stroke. Carissa has also treated trauma patients and those with scoliosis and mental health conditions.

She has completed a range of NDIS assessments, including:

  • Neurological assessments
  • Gait and mobility assessments
  • Balance testing
  • Strength/power testing
  • Comparative ROM assessments
  • Functional goal testing
  • Physical impairment questionnaires

Carissa spent two years working in the A-League and the W-League as a match-day physiotherapist for soccer referees.

She also has experience running GLAD classes for people with knee and hip osteoarthritis symptoms and clinical Pilates classes for rehabilitation purposes.

Carissa is delighted to be supporting NDIS participants across north-east Melbourne.


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