Arpitha graduated from Monash University in 2017 and has predominantly worked in private practice since. She is skilled in manual therapy, dry needling, exercise prescription, and Pilates based rehabilitation. She is passionate about physical and mental wellbeing, and aspires to build meaningful relationships with her patients.
Arpitha Shastry is a Physiotherapist with 20 years of Indian classical dance experience. As a dancer, Arpitha has developed a heightened sense of movement awareness, an advantage in understanding the biomechanics of the body, and the injuries patients encounter. Arpitha’s special interests include dance physiotherapy, and holistic treatment of the musculoskeletal system.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
- Diploma of Bharatanatya (Indian Classical Dance)
- L3 Advanced APPI Mat Pilates
Arpitha has worked as a sports trainer for a Football club, performing assessments, providing injury prevention, rehabilitation exercises, and taping to senior players. Arpitha also regularly practices a form of Indian Classical dance called Bharatanatya, which she also teaches. In addition, she enjoys choreographing and teaching Bollywood dances, both for fitness and artistic development. Combining her physiotherapy and dance experience, Arpitha has a wealth of knowledge in treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, and she uses this knowledge to treat the body as a whole.