Maathangi Karunaharan


Maathangi (or “M” as we affectionately like to call her!) graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland. Maathangi has experience in private practice and occupational health settings, working with a wide range of people and conditions. Her experience as a dancer for at least fifteen years has served as the foundation for her clinical interests in pre- and post-surgical management, musculoskeletal and sporting injuries, and Pilates. She is also completing extra professional development on ankle and foot injuries in dance.

Maathangi’s personal philosophy is to not only manage the presenting condition, but to also treat her patients respecting their own individual needs, issues and concerns. She is passionate about providing holistic care and has competencies in dry needling and clinical Pilates. If you are interested in an active, evidence-based approach, Maathangi can to work with you to help achieve your goals through physiotherapy.

Outside of work, Maathangi is a classical Indian (Bharathanatyam) dancer at the Nadananjali School of Dance, who considers that the highlight of her dancing career was performing at a pre-games ceremony commemorating the 2018 Commonwealth Games.