Penny Wood

Soft Tissue Therapist

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Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma of Health Science (Soft Tissue Therapy)
  • Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy
  • Kinesio Tape – KT1 & KT2
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Sports Level 1 Trainer
  • Myofascial Dry Needling
  • Understanding Dementia & Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania MOOC)

 

Association Associations

  • Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT) Provider #030844
  • Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

Professional Achievements

  • Soft Tissue Therapist for Carers ACT
  • Soft Tissue Therapist for Alzheimer’s Australia
  • Eastlake Umpires (AFL) pre-season training camp 2015
  • Canberra Half Marathon 2015
  • Sydney Roosters (NRL) pre-season training camp 2014

 

Treatment Areas of Interest

  • Neck pain including upper limb neural symptoms
  • Posture related pain
  • General remedial massage for every day aches and pain
  • Home care exercises for pain management
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and swelling management
  • Alzheimer’s clients
  • Special interest in working with women experiencing health related issues

 

About Penny

Penny is a Soft Tissue Therapist who has a deep love of the human body and looking after the body and mind. Penny enjoys treating a wide range of clients for general and maintenance issues and has a special interest in working with women who are experiencing health issues including autoimmune disease, stress, anxiety and/or ongoing chronic pain.

After having her own experiences with illness and injury, Penny understands how frustrating and disheartening it can be to start the journey back to optimal health. Penny works with her clients to develop a specific treatment plan to help promote, maintain and manage their health concerns by using a combination of soft tissue therapy, home care exercises and education.

 

Penny is available at both Macquarie and Deakin locations.