Melissa McConaghy is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist and holds a Master of Health Science (Neurological Physiotherapy). She has been working with Parkinson's patients for 17 years.
As an educator, clinician and author, Melissa is a strong believer in exercise and its importance in the management of progressive conditions. She has authored the Amazon best seller The New Parkinson’s Treatment: Exercise is Medicine and founded PD Warrior, an early intervention approach for treating Parkinson’s disease. This program has now been taught to thousands of health professionals world-wide and is currently under license in four countries.
She is the past Chair and National Representative of the NSW Neurology Group for the Australian Physiotherapy Association.