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Team

Meet the team at Ningaloo Massage & Health. Together we look forward to doing our best to look after your health. Our professionally qualified team continue to enhance their knowledge and skills through continued professional development.

Jessica Lim

Physiotherapist

BSC Physiotherapy
(Curtin University of Technology, WA)

Certified In:
Dry Needling

Memberships:
Australian Physiotherapy Association

Health Rebates May Apply
(Direct Bookings, Referrals & Claims Accepted)

Profile:

Qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 2013, Jessica then went on to work in private clinics, aged care and hospital environments in both rural and metropolitan towns.

Jessica has worked across a range of areas in Physiotherapy including women’s health and continence, neurology, cardiopulmonary and has spent most of her career working in musculoskeletal physiotherapy (dry needling offered), treating people of all ages and physical abilities.

Following her special interest in Women’s Health and Continence, Jessica completed further studies in assessment and management of pelvic floor dysfunction. Jessica also has a background in management of small groups within a clinical and sports environment, running daily exercise, aqua and clinical pilates classes.

Valuing an inter-professional and a holistic approach to patient care, Jessica has previously worked with nursing and care staff, has been apart of a team of health care professionals and Doctors providing referred care to patients under the Chronic Disease Management Scheme and treated DVA patients, within private practice.

Jessica values working in a team environment and has shared her knowledge by providing clinical tuition of year 2 and 3 physiotherapy students.

Outside of Physiotherapy, Jessica enjoys the outdoors from diving, surfing and running to camping and hiking.

Having previously worked and visited Exmouth, Jessica looks forward to returning and being your Physiotherapist.

Profile:

Qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 2002, Anne-Marie has worked across both the private sector and public sectors of physiotherapy, over the last 16 years. Previously, Anne-Marie held the position of Senior Physiotherapist (for 8 years) at the Warren and Blackwood Community Health Care Unit in Manjimup, through which she also serviced other hospitals in the South West district. Anne-Marie now provides locum support for public hospitals, private physiotherapy and health clinics, throughout the South West and Exmouth.

Anne-Marie has worked across an extensive range of areas in Physiotherapy including the Intensive Care Unit, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Cardiothoracics, Gerentology, Orthopaedics, Respiratory, Musculoskeletal and Neurology.

Following her interests, Anne-Marie has focused her career in the areas of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and paediatrics and is a member of the Chronic Disease, Cardio, Respiratory and Paediatrics network groups run throughout Western Australia. She has implemented many cardiopulmonary rehabilitation classes over the years, from which she has found many positive outcomes for her clients and their families.

Paediatrics is one of her great passions and being a mother of 4 has helped her professional development. Anne-Marie enjoys all aspects of working with children and their families and has a range of experience, from normal development (clumsy kids, plagiocephally and torticollis issues), breast feeding difficulties, through to having spent some time in the Princess Margaret Hospital burns unit.

Anne-Marie has been a mentor for both new graduate physiotherapists as well as more senior physiotherapy staff over the past 5 years.

In her time off, Anne-Marie is a Medic / Sports Trainer for her local football teams, work on her family farm and enjoys most water sports (including: skiing, snorkelling, surfing), as well as being outdoors, camping and hiking with her children.

Anne-Marie Dunnet

Locum – Senior Physiotherapist

BSC Physiotherapy
(Curtin University of Technology, WA)

Memberships:
Australian Physiotherapy Association

Health Rebates May Apply
(Direct Bookings, Referrals & Claims Accepted)

Joanne Brown

Remedial Massage Therapist

Diploma of Remedial Massage
(Australian Institute of
Health Science, QLD)

Memberships:
Australian Natural Therapists Association

Health Rebates May Apply

Profile:

Joanne qualified as a Remedial Massage Therapist in 2004 and has practiced in a variety of environments, including hospitals, physiotherapy practices, nursing homes, massage clinics and health and wellness centres. Previously Jo spent six years in the Army Division of the Australian Defence Force as a Medic and then 5 years as an Enrolled Nurse working in the Redcliff Hospital and the Bribie Island Retirement Village, in Queensland.

Jo has always held an interest in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and enjoys helping people to achieve and perform their best. She is focused on striving to gain good outcomes for each of her clients.

Joanne applies a wide range of remedial massage techniques amongst her treatments, including: deep tissue, soft tissue manipulation, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (stretching and contraction of muscles) and cupping. Joanne also enjoys providing hot stone, pregnancy massage, reiki and relaxation massages.

In her spare time, Jo enjoys exploring the outdoors, snorkeling, diving, kayaking, fishing and surfing, which has lead her to move to Exmouth.

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Kai qualified as Remedial Massage Therapist in 2018. She has always held a passion for women’s health and the understanding of how the body works. Kai enjoys learning the positive impacts massage has on the body’s wellness, both physically and mentally.

Kai has spent some time volunteering with mothers who suffer from post-natal depression and to see the difference in the mums after her sessions has been a huge incentive throughout her studies.

During her massages, Kai may apply a variety of techniques including, deep pressure, trigger point therapy, myofascial tension techniques and stretching, to treat men and women of all ages and to help relieve them of their ailments.

Born in Germany and spending her early years growing up in Northern England, Kai’s family then relocated to the south east coastline of Victoria when she was 9 years old and now she could not think of calling herself anything other than Australian. Kai has travelled the world and is excited to live in Exmouth.

In her spare time Kai enjoys being out in the sunshine and can usually be found in the water or hiking deep in the countryside. On her quieter days she also enjoys simply reading a book and drinking lots of tea.

Kai Busch

Remedial Massage Therapist

Diploma of Remedial Massage
(Melbourne Institute of Massage & Myotherapy, VIC)

Memberships:
Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Health Rebates May Apply

Tania Knight

Owner Manager
Remedial Massage Therapist

Bachelor of Business
(Charles Darwin University, NT)

Diploma of Remedial Massage (Diploma of Sports Injuries & Massage)
(Westminster, London UK, Converted at the Australian Institute, WA)

Diploma of Holistic Massage
(Westminster, London UK)

Certified In:
Dry Needling
Traditional East-West Cupping
Hot Stones
Reiki
Infant Massage Instructor

Workshops & Classes Attended:
Lower Back Pain –
Assessment and Treatment Strategies
(Perth, WA)
Real Time Imaging
(Perth, WA)
Wet Labs
(Curtin University & UWA, Perth WA)
Stretching Master Workshop
(Westminster, London UK)
Back Master Workshop
(Westminster, London UK)
Massage Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction of the Hip & Sacro-Iliac Joints Workshop
(Perth, WA)
Massage Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction of the Thoracic Spine & Scapula Workshop
(Perth, WA)

Memberships:
Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Health Rebates May Apply

Profile:

Tania is the Owner Manger of the health clinic: Ningaloo Massage & Health. Following her interest in the rehabilitation of the human body, Tania graduated from her first massage diploma in 2003 and continued her studies by completing another diploma in sports injury and massage. Travelling around the world, Tania has shadowed Olympic Physiotherapists in London, France and Australia and worked in a variety of clinics as a professional Massage Therapist. Returning to Australia in 2007, Tania became a Remedial Massage Therapist and established her business in Perth. Following her passion for the ocean to live in Exmouth by the Ningaloo Reef, Tania moved to Exmouth: Western Australia and on the 9th December 2008 relocated her business to Exmouth, now known as Ningaloo Massage & Health.

Tania continued her professional development as a Remedial Massage Therapist, which has involved using real time imaging machines to view the muscular skeletal system, wet labs to view the actual human anatomy, and a variety of complementary workshops and courses.

Simultaneously, Tania also followed her maritime interests, which allowed her to train as a Dive Medical Technician and Decompression Chamber Operator. During training through The Underwater Centre Fremantle Pty Ltd (TUCF), Tania trained and assisted at the Hyperbaric Chamber Department of the Fremantle Hospital, the Emergency Department of the Fremantle Hospital and in an operating theatre at the Royal Perth Hospital. While working internationally offshore, Tania operated a decompression chamber as a Commercial Diver.

Tania previously completed a Bachelor of Business and worked as a Senior Business Management & Process Re-Engineer Consultant and Senior Analyst, for over 7 years, on local and international projects in the NT, WA and UK. Tania worked with 4 of the Big 5, employed by Arthur Andersen Consulting, Ernst & Young, DMR Consulting Group, and worked as a freelancer in conjunction with Deloitte & Touche and KPMG / ATOS.

Tania was involved in project management teams, conducting strategic reviews and advising fortune 500 companies (Wesfarmers) and government organisations on how to optimise, re-engineer and maximise the efficiency of business processes, roll out methodologies, audit processes, conduct risk assessments & change management strategies, implement technologies, testing and training.

Tania has worked across a large number of industries in an variety of locations including St Georges Terrace; Perth Western Australia, the business district of Darwin; Northern Territory, and the financial district of London; United Kingdom, where she has gained an in-depth understand of business requirements.

In 2011 Tania completed a 6 month Leadership WA program, after receiving a scholarship from Rio Tinto. Leadership WA is ‘an independent, non-for-profit organisation that facilitates leadership enhancement opportunities for high potential leaders’ (LWA website 2011). The program incorporates individual development and community involvement. Participation in this program encouraged and supported Tania to pursue her interest in helping the rural community of Exmouth, which lead to the development of the Physiotherapy service in our clinic.

Merging her skill set from all careers, Tania aimed to evolved Ningaloo Massage & Health clinic from a service of remedial massage into a clinic which could provide a full circle treatment program to our remote town, whereby clients could seek assistance from a team of professional Therapists.

To date, our clinic has employed a range of professional Therapists from Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Massage: Remedial and Relaxation, Integrative and Nutritional Health and Life Coaching. Ningaloo Massage & Health clinic continues to evolve and employs a team of Therapists with a passion of “supporting a healthier lifestyle” for our clients.

LEADERSHIP

In 2011 Tania completed a 6 month Leadership WA program 2011 after receiving a scholarship. Leadership WA is ‘an independent, non-for-profit organisation that facilitates leadership enhancement opportunities for high potential leaders’ (LWA website 2011). The program incorporates individual development and community involvement. Participation in this program encouraged and supported Tania in pursuing her interest in helping the rural community of Exmouth. Refer to website http://www.leadershipwa.org.au/ for more details.