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Valerie Mullane

Director and Founder 
BExPhys (UNSW), MPhty (USyd), Dip MDT, APAM



 Provides: Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, McKenzie Method, Dry Needling 

Valerie is the proud founder of Prana Physiotherapy & Health and has a strong vision to empower patients, particularly those who struggle with chronic and complex conditions. She strives to provide a warm, professional and high quality practice for both patients and her team of physiotherapists to evolve their profession according to the literature and working closely with other specialist medical professionals.


With over 10 years of experience, Valerie has developed a special interest in complex musculoskeletal conditions, including neck, shoulder and back pain, pre-and post-surgery, headaches, tinnitus, facial pain and TMJ complaints. 


Valerie graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Physiotherapy. She has a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology from the University of New South Wales. Valerie has worked in both hospital and private practice, treating a range of conditions including sports and workplace injuries. 

Valerie is a Credentialled McKenzie Therapist with the McKenzie Institute International and has a Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. She held a director position on the McKenzie Institute Australia and participates in research programs with affiliated Universities.

Valerie is trained in advanced dry needling, Clinical Pilates and the development of exercise programs to support rehabilitation and return into work, sport or leisure activities.


When Valerie isn’t in the clinic you can usually find her spending time with friends & family, at the beach or playing with her whippet Winnie. 

Book online now or give us a call to organise your next appointment.

Relevant Post Graduate Training

  • Master of Physiotherapy USyd

  • Bachelor of Exercise Physiology UNSW

  • Diploma of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapist MII

  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapist Part A-E – McKenzie Institute Australia

  • MDT Masterclass – MDT and the Athlete

  • MDT Masterclass – MDT Management of Radicular Syndrome

  • Powerliving 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

  • APPI Therapeutic Yoga

  • APPI Clinical Pilates Equipment Level 1-4

  • APPI Clinical Pilates Matwork Level 1-4

  • Pilates for Antenatal and Postnatal

  • Advanced Dry Needling

  • APA Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

  • Lyn Watson – Shoulder Level 1

  • NOI Group – Mobilisation of the Neuroimmune System

  • Polestar Pilates - Studio Rehabilitation Course Series

  • Polestar Pilates - Complete Matwork Course Series

  • Accredited Mental Health First Aider


  • McKenzie Institute Australia 2016 – 2020

  • North American Spine Society - International Conference in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy 2017

  • 11th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain 2023 Melbourne


Teaching Positions

  • Probationary Teaching Faculty - McKenzie Institute Australia

Board Positions

  • McKenzie Institute Australia Director 2017-2021



  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member

  • McKenzie Institute Australia Member

  • Blue Knot Foundation Professional Membership


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