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.
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Qualifications: BSC Physiotherapy (Curtin University of Technology, WA)
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.
BSC Physiotherapy (Curtin University of Technology, WA)
Qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 2002, Anne-Marie has worked across both the private sector and public sectors of physiotherapy, in the last 15 years. Anne-Marie holds the position of Senior Physiotherapist at the Warren and Blackwood Community Health Care Unit in Manjimup, (as she has for the last 8 years), through which they also service the hospitals in their district.
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, respiratory rehabilitation and paediatrics and is a member of the Chronic Disease, Cardio, Respiratory and Paediatrics network groups run throughout WA. 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 PMH 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, works on her family farm and enjoys most water sports (including: skiing, snorkelling, surfing), as well as being outdoors camping and hiking with her children.
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Remedial Massage Therapist
Diploma Remedial Massage
Kai studied her Diploma of Remedial Massage in Melbourne and has always had 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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, (Charles Darwin University, NT Australia)
Diploma of Remedial Massage (Diploma of Sports Injuries & Massage,
Westminster, London, UK, Converted WA)Diploma of Holistic Massage (Westminster, London, UK)Certificates, Workshops & Classes:Infant Massage Instructor Course (Perth, WA)Dry Needling Certificate (Perth, WA)Traditional East-West Cupping Master Class (Margaret River, Australia)Hot Stone Massage Course (Perth, WA)Reiki Courses (Perth & Exmouth, WA)Real Time Imaging Course (Perth, WA)
Wet Lab Courses (Curtin University and 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
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 in sports injury and massage, to then become a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist.
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.
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 also train as a Dive Medical Technician and Decompression Chamber Operator. During training through The Underwater Centre Fremantle Pty Ltd (TUCF), at the Hyperbaric Chamber Department of the Fremantle Hospital, Tania was able to assist at the Emergency Department of the Fremantle Hospital and an operating theatre at the Royal Perth Hospital. While working internationally offshore, Tania operated a decompression chamber as a Commercial Diver.
Tania previously worked as a Senior Business Management & Process Re-Engineer Consultant & Senior Analyst on local & international projects in the NT, WA & UK. Tania worked with 4 of the Big 5: Arthur Andersen Consulting, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, KPMG / ATOS & DMR Consulting Group. Tania was involved in project management teams, conducting strategic reviews & advising fortune 500 companies (Wesfarmers) & government organisations on how to optimise, re-engineer & maximise efficiencies of business processes, roll-out methodologies, audit processes, conduct risk assessments & change management strategies, implement technologies, testing, training & understanding Client requirements. Tania has worked across a large number of industries in an variety of locations including St Georges Tce; 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.
Merging her skill set from all careers, Tania established the clinic: Ningaloo Massage & Health. Beginning with the service of Remedial Massage, Tania aimed to be able to provide a full circle treatment program to our remote town whereby clients could seek assistance from a team of professional Therapists.
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.
To date, her clinic has employed Physiotherapists, an Osteopath, Massage Therapists, an Integrative Nutritional Health Coach and Life Coach, and continues to develop and employ a team of Therapists with a passion for “supporting a healthier lifestyle” for our clients.
Remedial Massage Therapist
Holistic Massage Therapist
Infant Massage Instructor
Health Rebates May Apply
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.