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Dip. Adv. Myotherapy (Melb.), Pilates’ practitioner

Phoebe consults as a Myotherapist and Pilates’ practitioner having completed the Myotherapy course at RMIT University in 2006. Since then Phoebe has gained experience working with the Australian Ballet company, the Victorian Junior boys’ Gymnastics, and the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.

Phoebe’s interests extended to training in hip conditions and the rehabilitative stage working alongside orthopaedic surgeons following arthroscopy. Phoebe has also completed the post graduate training in the management of neck pain dysfunction, TMJ (temperomandibular joint) disorders, shoulder conditions and headaches. She has a passionate interest in rehabilitation and prevention and has completed her qualification in Clinical Pilates with Dance Medicine Australia Clinical Pilates, APA Physiotherapy Certification and Pilate’s international, Aligned for Life.

As well as her colleagues at the Clinic, Phoebe has become a member of the Australian Laser society of Australia and continues to see great outcomes from laser therapy treatment for pain and injury.

Phoebe has a holistic approach to pain treatment having completed the postgraduate pain treatment seminar and pursues her passion for prevention of musculoskeletal pain as well as assisting those dealing with chronic pain. Phoebe lectures in Anatomy and has assisted Dr Peter Selvaratnam in his Dry Needling APA seminars at the Austin Hospital and on TMJ and headache conditions.

Phoebe believes that in addition to providing symptomatic pain relief through the application of soft tissue manipulation, that guiding people to move in an efficient manner is most beneficial in the long term management of a patient’s physical condition as well as providing holistic management and prevention of musculoskeletal pain.

Phoebe likes to spend time on the weekend with friends and family and is blessed with the delightful Sofia. 

Myotherapy approaches include:

  • Rehabilitation/Clinical Pilates’
  • Soft & deep tissue mobilisation
  • Myofascial release
  • Dry Needling
  • Laser for pain therapy
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Joint oscillation
  • Posture correction training
  • PNF stretching & release
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • Breathing techniques
  • Lymphatic drainage exercises