Welcome to Hands on Myotherapy
The clinic has been operating since April 2013. Previously in Scoresby, we relocated to the newly refurbished Wantirna location in March 2016. From small beginnings of a couple of days a week, the practice now operates six days; including Saturday mornings and offers after work appointments to accommodate all needs.
At Hands on Myotherapy we aim to provide professional and caring service. All our friendly practitioners are fully qualified and insured. Their purpose is to identify and treat your concerns with utmost care and professionalism.
Alison has an Advanced Diploma in Remedial Massage and is a qualified Myotherapist. She has been practicing as a Myotherapist for over 8 years.
She has had experience as a sports trainer for various sporting teams and competitive athletes.
Her interest lies not only in the treatment of sporting injuries but in the rehabilitation and maintenance of the whole body to promote optimal health.
She listens to her patients and offers caring and considered responses to their physical and emotional needs.
Alison manages to skillfully incorporate Remedial Massage work with dry needling, deep tissue and corrective exercise programs to successfully treat many soft tissue conditions.
With a passion for keeping fit and healthy through participation in boot camps and Bikram yoga, Alison understands the importance of maintaining the body.
"We all have busy lifestyles and we need to look after our bodies in order to enjoy life to the fullest. I’m privileged to be able to assist people to overcome and recover from pain and injury. I strive to empower my clients with strategies for building and maintaining strong resilient bodies and help build confidence and peace of mind for coping with stresses and strains along life’s way. We are all learning, everyday of our lives and I learn so much from my clients; each one is unique and special to me. We work together to gain a positive outlook and control of our lives."
Daleen, known as Dee to her friends and patients, has an Advanced Diploma in Remedial Massage and is a qualified Myotherapist. She also has a Certificate III in Personal Training.
Her background is in the Health and Fitness industry where she worked as a Personal Trainer for over 4 years. This is where she developed a passion for the health and wellbeing of her clients. She has combined these experiences with her qualifications in Myotherapy to equip herself to offer the latest knowledge and expertise in treating her patients.
Along with common aches and pains, Dee has a particular interest in the treatment of chronic pain management such as Frozen shoulder, RSI and Sporting Injuries.
With a passion for keeping fit and obtaining a healthy lifestyle through participation in strength and cardio classes, Dee appreciates the importance of maintaining a healthy body and mind.
Jacqui MulhollandRemedial Massage Therapist
Jacqui has a Diploma in Remedial Massage and has been practicing for over 14 years.
She is a qualified Yin Yoga teacher, meditation teacher and believes in a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.
Her interests are in the treatment and management of chronic pain conditions such as headaches, migraines, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue & osteoarthritis. She also assists patients who suffer from mental illness, stress, depression, anxiety, burnout and body image issues. She uses a range of remedial massage techniques including trigger point therapy, deep tissue, myofascial release and muscle energy technique. Jacqui is also trained in manual lymphatic drainage which is great for swelling, post surgery inflammation, pregnancy and oedema.
She is passionate about self care, self awareness & self compassion practices. Jacqui brings her training and experience in mindfulness and meditation to assist patients in becoming more present and support themselves through experiences of discomfort and pain. She promotes breathing techniques to reduce the intensity of the experience of discomfort during treatment. She aims also to empower individuals to be able to manage symptoms outside of the treatment space and provides stretches and strengthening exercises to help in the recovery of musculoskeletal conditions where appropriate.
"I believe in the strong interconnection between mind & body health. Therefore I treat each patient with a holistic approach to their overall well being. Sensitive to the needs of the individual, I aim to provide a safe and supportive space in which to cultivate the ability to relax and become attuned to the body's needs through conscious awareness."
Laura recently graduated from RMIT, gaining a Diploma of Remedial Massage and qualifying as a Myotherapist.
Her love of sports and helping athletes has led her to participating in placements at the AFL Draft Combine and most recently as a trainer at Wantirna South Football Club. Here she gains more experience treating a large variety of injuries and muscle soreness that are both sport and health related.
Laura understands that the majority of people who work desk jobs suffer from lower back and cervical pain due to the long hours spent sitting at a desk with incorrect posture. With the combination of hands on treatment, dry needling and corrective exercises; focusing on improving ergonomics, Laura looks forward to working with her clients to relieve their pain.
She believes it’s important to keep physically fit and enjoys going to the gym and taking her dog ‘Wilson’ for walks. This ensures that she is able to put 100% effort into all of her treatments and enables her to share health and fitness advice with her clients.
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