Articles by Sian Smale

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Sian Smale

Sian is an Australian physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor licensed in both Australia and California. Sian currently lives in San Francisco, California. Prior to moving to the US in early 2015, Sian worked for four years at Physica Spinal and Physiotherapy Clinic in Ringwood, Melbourne, Victoria. In 2013, Sian has graduated with a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Melbourne University. Sian completed her undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in 2009. Her interests include the management of neck and back pain, sporting injuries and women's health. As well as individual consultations, she enjoys teaching clinical Pilates and functional rehabilitation programs. Sian's goal as a therapist is to understand each individual's problem, and teach them the knowledge required to empower them to rehabilitate themselves. This is often done in a supervised class format or through an individualised independent program. Sian enjoys working with a very wide range of conditions and levels of function, including early post operative rehabilitation or acute injury management, through to increasing athletic performance.