DR TINA MAIO
B.App.Sc(P.E) B.H.Sc(Clin.Sc)M.H.Sc. (Osteo)
Tina is an Australian qualified Osteopath with a background in Physical Education, who graduated from Victoria University in 1999. She works closely with elite and professional athletes at an international level with specialised management of golfers, with her current stable of players on the US PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, European Tour, One Asia Tour, Japanese Tour and PGA and LPGA.
Tina’s experience includes working with triathlon, AFL, soccer and tennis, where she can help athletes and people from all walks of life achieve their personal best.
From assessment, treatment, restoring function and improving efficiency of movement, Tina works closely with coaches and trainers to achieve the best outcome for her patients.
In her presentation, Tina dives deep into “The importance of neuromobilisation in recovery.”
Tina is thorough in her examination and diagnosis of musculoskeletal conditions. She has a particular interest in prescribing exercises to overcome injuries and to rectify imbalances caused by poor posture and bad habits. Tina is also certified to conduct SFMA, FMS, YBT and FCS as recognised by Functional Movement Systems and completed the NIKE 360 training under the Gray Institute, which encourages a holistic and systematic approach to treatment.
Tina is an international presenter and trainer for Electro Medical Systems on Radial Shockwave Therapy. She enjoys pushing the boundaries when it comes to learning about advances in treatment that can aid her patients as well as inspiring other practitioners to aspire to be the best version of themselves.
Tina is a Sports Osteopathy Leadership committee member for Osteopathy Australia and is also a mentor for the Osteo Sports Network. Tina has always had an interest in the development of junior athletes and has assisted in the implementation of junior golf programs in Australia.
Tina established her multi disciplinary practice in Melbourne in 2000 and enjoys working alongside 12 Osteopaths, as well as other allied health professionals. She prides herself on continuing to develop her team as well as student Osteopaths through her alliance to the universities.
Tina has joined sporting organisations with the universities to allow the students to develop practical clinical skills during sporting events. This has been a great success, benefitting both parties. Most of all Tina enjoys working with a cross section of people from all walks of life and the challenge that each of them bring. She is passionate about getting people back to doing what they enjoy and regaining confidence in their movements.