Dr. Ashton Wilson
Dr. Ashton Wilson began her studies with a three year Bachelor of Biomedical Science, where she majored in Anatomy and Physiology. She then switched to a more hands on approach, where she completed a three year Bachelor of Clinical Science and a two year Masters of Osteopathy. Ashton has since completed further education and is a qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach as well as a Kinetic Link Trainer.
She works with a variety of aches and pains, and has a strong passion for working with athletes and elite sports. She was a professional swimmer at age 13 competing at state and national level. She has also been involved in a number of other sports including netball, soccer, tennis, golf and CrossFit. Ashton has a keen interest in rehabilitation and strength training particularly for those from sporting backgrounds. Ashton is an active member of the community, as an Osteopath servicing the areas of Newport, Altona, Yarraville and Williamstown, and as a volunteer working with the Maribyrnong Swifts in West Footscray.
Ashton has a keen interest in working with connective tissue disorders including Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). She understands the hypermobile body and uses a unique combination of manual therapy and exercise rehab to stabilise the body. Athletes commonly affected by these conditions include dancers and gymnasts, but is not limited.
Ashton has worked with professional athletes for many years, including Southport Sharks Football Club, Burleigh Bears Rugby League Club, Williamstown Football Club, the Collingwood Football Club and most recently the Victorian Thunderbolts Rugby League Academy. Her roles involve injury management and prevention, rehabilitation, and game day involvement as she is also a qualified Sports Trainer.
In her spare time, Ashton enjoys hiking, watching sports, chilling out by the beach and socialising with friends. She has played a lot of different sports, including soccer and touch rugby, but now spends more time running and training in the gym. She has a passion for travelling the world and considers herself a cheese enthusiast.