Penny Wood

Soft Tissue Therapist

Qualifications

  • Cert IV in Fitness (Personal Training)
  • Advanced Diploma of Health Science (Soft Tissue Therapy)
  • Diploma Remedial Massage Therapy
  • Kinesio Tape – KT1 & KT2
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • Myofascial Dry Needling (MDN)
  • Understanding Dementia & Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania MOOC)
  • Electrotherapy (TENS & NMES devices)
  • Health & Wellness Coaching (Level 1 & 2)

Industry Associations

  • Senior member Massage and Myotherapy Australia (#30844)

Professional Achievements

  • Mentoring newer therapists
  • Delivering a presentation on how to treat dementia clients
  • Delivering a presentation on lumbar disc injuries
  • Sydney Sixers Big Bash League 2018
  • Australian Netball Diamonds 2018
  • Soft Tissue Therapist for Carers ACT
  • Soft Tissue Therapist for Alzheimer’s Australia/Dementia 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 and hip pain
  • Upper limb neural symptoms (pins and needles)
  • Posture related aches and pain
  • Home care exercises for pain management
  • Clients experiencing stress and or/anxiety
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) relating to swelling post surgery/cancer/injury/stress
  • Special interest in women’s health (inc anxiety/stress/burn out/autoimmune disorders)
  • Recovery & mobility

About Penny

Penny has been part of the Clinic 88 team for almost 6 years. She is a passionate therapist who has a deep love of the human body and looking after both it and the mind. Penny likes to treat the whole person and enjoys bringing elements of healthfulness and recovery into her sessions with her clients.

Penny enjoys treating postural aches, neck pain and neural symptoms, and has a special interest in working with women who are experiencing health issues (autoimmune disease, stress, anxiety, burn out). Penny is also a Personal Trainer and has recently completed Level 2 in Health & Wellness coaching.

Penny is available at the Macquarie Clinic.