Mrs Mel South

Highly Specialist Physiotherapist
MSc, BSc (Hons)

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Mel South at Spire include:


Other treatments

Rehabilitation of lower limp

Musculoskeletal disorders

Gait lab assessments

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Professional profile

After completing my junior rotations in Kent, I worked in New Zealand for 6 months, specialising in out patients. In 1999, I began my role as ESP physiotherapist for foot & ankle conditions at Southampton General Hospital, where I worked very closely with the foot & ankle surgeons. As part of my role there, I also worked with hip & knee consultants, and was part of the orthopaedic triage service. My interest in Sports injuries has led me to work with various sports, such as fencing, Hants rugby, Solent Stars basketball team, an ice hockey team, as well as individual sportsmen and women. My fascination with biomechanics has enabled me to run the gait lab here at Spire with our podiatry team.

I specialise in lower limb disorders, with a specialist interest in the foot & ankle. I also see many paediatric, post operative patients.

Clinical Interests

Ankle surgery
Elbow surgery
Foot surgery
Podiatric foot therapy
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Paediatric orthopaedics
Paediatric orthopaedics
Soft tissue injuries
Sports medicine

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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Hons) MSc / University of Brighton (BSc Hons) / Manchester Metropolitan (MSc) / 1993
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science

Professional memberships

Association of Foot and Ankle Physiotherapists

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Private contact details

Telephone 023 8076 4348
Private secretary telephone 023 8076 4348
Private secretary email