Vanessa completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Musculoskeletal Therapy/Myotherapy in 2016 and a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2007. She has been
working in the industry for more than 10 years.
As a Myotherapist, Vanessa aims to underpin the causative factors involved in musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain and treat the individual accordingly. An initial assessment may involve a series of orthopaedic tests, postural and biomechanical analysis. The treatment is then tailored to suit the individual’s requirements using a variety of techniques. As a therapist her goals are to reduce pain and to improve movement and functionality.
Vanessa is also competent in a range of remedial therapies including deep tissue massage, pregnancy massage, manual lymphatic drainage massage and various soft tissue therapies.
Trigger point therapy
Deep tissue massage
Electro dry needling
Muscle Energy Technique
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
You’ll find Vanessa at our James Street location.