The team at Melrose Park dazzled Val at her going away surprise party with the Nutbush City Limits dance!
Get To Know Alicia
If you’re a regular at the Melrose Park practice, then you more than likely would already know Alicia Fernandes!
Alicia has been a valued part of the Melrose Park practice’s team for over 4 years.
Alicia has a Bachelor in Physiotherapy from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India
A Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and a Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Her experience includes:
- Dean Watson Headache level 1
- Core Physio Shockwave
- GEMT Dry needling level 2
- GEMT Dry needling level 1
- Core Physio Pilates Training Program
Fun Things About Alicia
We asked Alicia some questions so that we can get to know her a little better and find out some fun things that you may not have had the chance to ask her during a treatment.
What was your first paying job? Doing small jobs for Grandma.
Who inspires you? Different people/animals/events and different stages of my life.
What kind of music do you like? Country, pop & Bollywood.
Do you like travelling? Yes, not too much, not too often.
What’s the best place you’ve travelled to? New Zealand – Queenstown
What animal would you consider your spirit animal? A Tortoise
Do you have any vacations planned? Yes, around Aus for the moment.
What’s something you’re proud of? My family, my heritage 🙂
What’s your favourite food? Home-cooked meals
What’s your favourite movie? I have a list – ‘Sixth Sense’ If I have to choose one, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ A Bollywood movie.
Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies? Yes, there are many – they are meant to be hidden so I can’t reveal them.
Bollywood Movies Are A Favourite Of Alicia's
Do you have any pets? I have 5, they are not here with me at the moment.
Are you a sports fan? Yes
Who are your favorite teams? The Indian men’s cricket team, Australian Women’s Cricket Team, Mumbai Indians, and Chennai Super Kings – IPL
Are you a morning person or a night owl? I’m a morning person.
Do you prefer coffee or tea? Tea- Indian masala chai
What’s your biggest fear? Getting drowned in the ocean
What motivates you at work? The human body itself, the most beautiful creation
What’s one thing you’re really bad at? Talking
What show are you currently binge-watching? The good doctor
Have you ever met anyone famous? Yes- Indian cricketers and Bollywood celebrities.
What’s a skill you’d like to improve on? Learning a musical instrument and language, cooking Asian, reading the night sky.
What’s your favorite memory? I have too many.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An Athlete/ Astronaut
What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends? Walking trails, hike and cricket
What’s your favorite holiday? Anywhere with family and friends
Can you speak more than one language? YES
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? On the moon or Mars – Come on – Elon Musk!!
What was your favorite subject in school? Science and Biology
Do you play any sports? Yes – at the moment cricket only.
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Introvert – I think and a selective extrovert- haha
Do you like roller coasters? Just watching them.
Do you have any phobias? Yes – the ocean and heights
If you could play an instrument, what would it be? Any percussion instrument. trumpet
Which historical figure would you most like to meet? Hitler
What’s your favourite season? Summer and spring
Which three items would you take with you to a deserted island? Sunglasses, phone with lots of data, jumper
What’s your idea of a perfect day? People happy and smiling around me.
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