Alice graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Denmark, Scandinavia. The fifth semester of her education was based at Melbourne University where Alice was the first exchange student in Australia from Denmark. Immediately after the graduation Alice emigrated to Melbourne. During her six years in Melbourne Alice worked primarily in the areas of neurology and neuroscience including assessment and treatment of vertigo (dizziness) based at The Alfred Hospital as a senior physiotherapist.
Alice moved to Darwin in July 2004 and worked at Top Health Physiotherapy & Acupuncture for nearly ten years. Alice treats a wide range of conditions including neck and back pain, joint and muscle problems, arthritis, headaches, sports injuries and post-surgical management. Alice has specific training as a vestibular physiotherapist and as such, she treats various cases of vertigo.
In 2005 Alice graduated as an acupuncture therapist via The Australian Physiotherapy Association Acupuncture Special Group. Alice is a member of The Australian Society of Acupuncture Physiotherapists (ASAP). Alice has two boys and loves more than anything being a mother. Alice has a particular interest in and passion for helping couples conceive and she has had increasing success rates both with acupuncture for unexplained infertility and IVF support.
Acupuncture is the ancient practice of inserting needles in specific points on the body to manipulate the flow of blood and energy (qi). Acupuncture is used in the treatment of various physical and emotional conditions.
Acupuncture is one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine used to improve fertility and treat infertility. Research suggests that acupuncture may be helpful to couples undergoing IVF, by increasing blood flow to the uterus and relaxing the muscle tissue, giving the embryos a better chance of implanting.
A physiotherapist uses manual therapy to accelerate healing and provide relief from pain caused by various forms of injury. Modern physiotherapy has been used in medicine since the late 19th century, and is recognised as an important part of injury recovery.
Vertigo or dizziness is often caused by illness that affect the inner ear, including Benign Paroxymal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), migraine and inflammation of the inner ear balance organ (vestibular neuritis). Occasionally dizziness can be caused by more severe conditions.