Sally Mason – Myotherapist *
Sally is a qualified and experienced myotherapist located in Eltham. She started her interest in massage studies in 1998 and holds an Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy), Certificate of Sports Massage, Certificate of Oriental Massage, Certificate of Pregnancy Massage, and Sports Trainer level 1 certificate. Sally teaches at Melbourne Institute of Massage and Myotherapy (MIMT) in Heidelberg. Her further professional development is centred around pain management, neuro-plasticity and functional movement.
Sally has a special interest in hip pain management and has completed additional training in post hip arthroscopy rehabilitation. She assists clients to overcome or manage low back pain symptoms, shoulder and neck pain, tension headaches, and most soft tissue (muscles, tendons, ligaments) injuries. Every treatment is customised to suit the client on the day. When needed, Sally has a wide and varied network of trusted professionals who she is able to refer clients to. Referrals can be taken from GPs, psychologists, physiotherapists or any treating health professionals.
Sally encourages ongoing communication with other treating practitioners, as often a multi-faceted approach is needed to address a particular condition. She is registered with Massage and Myotherapy Australia, and continually participates in workshops and related online discussion forums to further her knowledge.
Simone Tunzi – Remedial Massage Therapist *
Simone is a remedial massage therapist, and has been in the health and fitness industry since 2005. Since 2009 she has been seeing clients from teens to 90+ years as a personal trainer at Ivanhoe Aquatic. After a serious cycling accident in 2010, Simone became interested in injury rehabilitation. She now holds a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Melbourne Institute of Massage and Myotherapy, which compliments her additional rehabilitation training well. She has experience in the sports event environment, having worked with the Box Hill Hawks Football Club, at the Australian Tennis Open Showdown Tournament, the Melbourne Marathon and other events. Simone is qualified to treat using dry needling techniques.
Simone has experience in aged care massage and holds a Working with Children check. She has an amazing attention to detail and is committed to helping you find your optimum painless movement.
Simone welcomes referrals and is happy to liaise with other health professionals to ensure the best outcome for her clients. She may prescribe exercises during or after a remedial massage treatment, and also offers personal injury rehabilitation management plans (separate consultations). Book an appointment if that pain or niggle is holding you back from performing at your best. Mobile: 0412 281 477
Michael Davis – Myotherapist *
Michael holds an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy from the Melbourne Institute of Massage and Myotherapy and is keen to support athletes of all ages to overcome pain or injury and to perform at their best.
A tall netballer, Michael has played and worked with both the Victorian and Australian Men’s Netball teams. After recovering from a knee re-construction, he returned to play another season, and has now taken a break from playing to work as a sports trainer with the Victorian Men’s Under 17s through to ‘Open’ teams, as weekly sports trainer as well as during tournaments interstate and in New Zealand.
He also works in junior management in hospitality. He has supported other events including the Melbourne Marathon with sports massage.
He is able to assist with pain management using dry needling, and has completed a workshop on advanced dry needling techniques for the shoulder.
Michael is available on Mondays. He is able to treat and manage any soft tissue pain or injuries. Mobile: 0430 574 463
Carmen Schmandtke – emedial Massage Therapist *
Carmen has been working as a massage therapist since 2015, and qualified as a Remedial Massage Therapist through Melbourne Institute of Massage and Myotherapy in May 2018. She has a clinic in Canterbury and also offers a mobile service. While studying, Carmen volunteered at the South Eastern Private hospital for 18 months, offering massage in the Oncology and Rehab wards. At this time her interest in treating lymphoedema symptoms arose, as she saw many patients post breast cancer treatment dealing with fluid retention.
Carmen has completed ‘Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy’ Level 1, under the trainer Astrid Diercks at the Manual Lymph Drainage Centre. Carmen has extensive experience treating clients aged between 12 to 95 years, those with mobility issues, cancer patients, treating lymphoedema and has also treated patients in Palliative care.
Carmen is a caring therapist who is passionate about using her skills to help others, especially when it comes to Lymph massage. Carmen has a current WWCC. She is married with 3 daughters and 2 step sons.
Carmen is available on Fridays for Remedial or Lymph Massage. Mobile visits available on request. Mobile: 0427 050 301
* Please note that all therapists are independently registered and insured