Penny Wood

Soft Tissue Therapist

Qualifications

  • 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)
  • Currently studying Cert IV in Personal Training

Industry Associations

  • Massage and Myotherapy Australia

Professional Achievements

  • 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 pain
  • Neural symptoms in arms/hands (pins & needles or tingling)
  • Posture related aches and pain
  • Hip pain
  • Myofascial Dry Needling (MDN)
  • Home care exercises for pain management
  • Clients experiencing stress and or/anxiety
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) relating to swelling post surgery/cancer/injury/stress
  • Tendon injuries
  • 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 both the body and mind. Penny enjoys treating a wide range of clients for general 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 will work with you to develop a specific treatment plan to help promote, maintain and manage your health concerns by using a combination of Soft Tissue Therapy, at home exercises and education.

Penny is available at both Macquarie and Deakin locations.