Sally is a qualified and experienced myotherapist located in Eltham. She started her interest in massage studies in 1998 and now 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 also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and teaches at Melbourne Institute of Massage and Myotherapy (MIMT) in Heidelberg.
Sally has a special interest in hip pain management and has completed additional training in post hip arthroscopy rehabilitation. She enjoys using her skills to help her clients overcome low back pain symptoms, shoulder pain and dysfunction, 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, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and/or other health professionals.
Sally encourages ongoing communication with other treating practitioners, as often a multi-faceted approach is needed to address a particular condition. Sally strives to maximise every opportunity for the best possible outcome for the client.
She is registered with Massage and Myotherapy Australia, and continually participates in workshops and related online discussion forums to further her knowledge. Sally offers HICAPS (on the spot health fund claims) and EFTPOS (VI/MC/AMEX).
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. She runs her own mobile massage business, 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 on Tuesday or Saturday if that pain or niggle is holding you back from performing at your best.
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 the year off to rather work with the Victorian Men’s Under 17s through to ‘Open teams, as sports trainer during tournaments. He also works in junior management in hospitality. He has supported events like the Melbourne Marathon with sports massage, and you may also see him this year at the Diamond Creek Women’s Football Club on the occasional Sunday game volunteering as sports trainer/medic!
Michael is available on Mondays and has appointments until 6.30pm. He is able to treat and manage any soft tissue pain or injuries. Book in with Michael, or book your sporty teenager in as soon as possible if they’re showing signs and symptoms of Osgood Schlatter’s (knee pain) and Sever’s (heel pain) for the best management plan.
* Please note that all therapists are independently registered and insured