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Meet the Team

Zana Chen- Ellenbrook clinic

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy
  • BA Linguistics

Zana enjoys the hands-on approach to a massage treatment and specialises in releasing the tension, or injury which a patient may be experiencing. She believes in stress management through a combination of massage therapy techniques to encourage the body’s ability to self-heal.

Area of expertise:

  • Headache and migraines
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Chronic back pain
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Sciatic pain
  • Knee and joint pain

Treatment techniques include:

  • Relaxation/ Swedish Massage
  • Trigger Point Release
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • Direct/ Indirect Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Kinesiology Taping for posture correction and pain relief

Through her manual techniques, her understanding of the body’s function and underlying dysfunctions Zana is able to treat symptoms holistically, alleviate pain and allow her patient’s bodies to return to optimum health.

Outside of work Zana enjoys keeping fit doing cardio work outs as well as painting watercolours for relaxation.

Ellie Cusworth – Osborne Park and Wembley clinic

 

Ellie studied at the Australian Institute of Fitness, which is where she obtained her certification and wealth of knowledge that helps her to craft the perfect care plan for patients from all walks of life.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage

In addition to massage therapy, Ellie is happy to offer dry needling and cupping, and will soon be starting a certification course in Pilates.

When it comes to her therapy, her goal for patients is to enhance their quality of life by bringing better function to their muscles while reducing pain and discomfort. She hopes that she’s able to make a difference in your life!

Ellie has a particular interest in working with patients who have lower back and hip tension but enjoys welcoming patients experiencing any muscular pain problems.

Areas of expertise:

  • Postural alignment
  • Lower back pain
  • Headache and migraine pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain

Treatment techniques include:

  • Relaxation/Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Remedial Massage
  • PNF Stretching
  • Pregnancy Massage

Ellie is keen to get her healing hands onto as many new patients as she can. She treats each patient as a whole and aims to get to the root cause of the issue as well as treating the symptoms.

Outside of the practice, Ellie enjoys spending time with friends and considers herself to be a ‘social butterfly’. She’s eager to begin her Pilates certification and can’t wait to see where that takes her.

Learn more about Ellie when you visit us for your next appointment.

Call or email today to make an appointment with our massage therapists in Perth at Complete Care Health.

Joana Niere – Wembley and Maddington clinic

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Cert 4 in Massage Therapy Practice

Our talented Remedial Massage Therapist Joana works with unique patients every day which allows her to craft custom, focused massages to help them live pain free!

Joana joins our team holding a Cert 4 in Massage Therapy Practice as well as a Diploma in Remedial Massage. Her unique education also gave her insight into sports-oriented massage as well as trigger point release techniques and PNF stretching, chair massage, and pregnancy massage.

In 2015, she had the exciting opportunity to attend the EveryWoman Expo as a volunteer masseuse over the course of two days, interacting with incredible people and offering rewarding care.

For her, one of the best parts about being a massage therapist is seeing the relief she brings patients after an appointment—” when they arrive in pain and leave smiling, you know you’ve done your job well.” One of her ultimate goals in massage is to help relieve the pain of terminally ill patients.

Joana is able to help patients of all walks of life experience the benefits of massage and loves how versatile the profession is, as her skillset allows her to be of service to people all over the world.

Treatment techniques include:

  • Relaxation / Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Myofascial release
  • Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point Release
  • MET and PNF
  • Lymph Drainage
  • Pregnancy Massage

Outside of the practice, Joana enjoys spending time with friends and playing games. She’s currently studying for the N2 level of the Japanese Language Proficiency test and enjoys traveling as well as most things creative.

Call or email today to make an appointment with our massage therapists in Perth.

Egert Ertel – Osborne Park and Wembley clinics

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy

Egert’s interest in the benefits of Remedial Massage began when he himself was a prolific athlete. He sees the benefit of massage helping athletes in reaching their performance goals, speeds up recovery, and treats specific muscular issues.

He has an ‘assessment’ first approach to his treatment and tailor’s every treatment specific to each patient’s needs. Every treatment begins with a quick assessment and a discussion around issues and treatment goals. He then works together with his patient towards them.

Due to his sporting background, Egert has a particular interest in treating athletes. In the past, he has worked with Australian rugby and footy teams as well as Championship powerlifter Rait Sagor.

Treatment techniques include:

  • Sports massage
  • Remedial massage
  • Deep Tissue massage
  • Myofascial cupping
  • Functional release cupping
  • Swedish/ relaxation massage

Areas of expertise:

  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Sports injuries
  • Sport recovery
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Upper and lower back pain
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Postural mis-alignments & functional imbalances

Outside of work, Egert keeps himself active by playing basketball and soccer.

Asuza Omori- Wembley clinic

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy

Azusa has a holistic approach to her treatment. Taking each patient’s specific needs and personal history into account. She considers not only the presenting pain but also patient history, activity levels, work type, and any previous injuries or musculoskeletal issues. She uses a combination of treatment techniques to tackle her patient’s concerns. Therefore, she develops a customised treatment management plan going forward.

She is also currently expanding her understanding of the body and its function by completing a course in fitness. With this, she will be able to identify pain causes easier. Further, she recommends at-home treatment management techniques.

Treatment techniques include:

  • Deep tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Swedish
  • Muscle energy technique
  • PNF stretch
  • Functional Release
  • Positional Release
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Reflexology

Areas of expertise:

  • Neck, upper-lower back pain
  • Leg, arm, and foot pain
  • Tension headache due to desk work, Upper/Lower crossed syndrome etc)
  • Herniated disc pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tennis elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Joint impingement
  • Sciatica

Outside of work, Azusa likes to keep fit with dancing and yoga and relaxing with reading and listening to music.

Courtney Turner- Ellenbrook clinic

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy

Courtney loves helping patients. She assists with chronic neck and back pain as well as headaches. Believing in the importance of understanding that our bodies and our minds are connected, and how relieving pain in one can help the other heal. She also understands the strong connection and benefits of massage in treating the physical pain associated with mental health.

With a ‘patient first’ mentality, she treats each patient with empathy, care, and attention and aims to make everyone feel relaxed and in less pain when they leave.

Treatment techniques include:

  • Swedish/Relaxation massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Deep tissue
  • Myofascial release and cupping
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Soft tissue release
  • Sports massage
  • PNF Stretching

Areas of expertise:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Neck and back pain
  • Stress & anxiety
  • Mental health
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • TMJ syndrome

Outside of work, Courtney is an enthusiastic amateur actor with The Open Lid Ensemble. She also sees herself as an ‘amateur gardener’ as succulents are easy to keep alive!