Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Musculoskeletal Therapy/Myotherapy) – 2016
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage – 2007

Approach

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.

Techniques

Trigger point therapy

Myofascial release

Deep tissue massage

Cupping

Dry needling

Electro dry needling

Joint mobilisation

Neuro-dynamic mobilisation

Muscle Energy Technique

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation