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Matt Wierzbicki Remedial Massage Therapist

Types of Massage: remedial, deep tissue, sports, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, reflexology, therapeutic and relaxation  

Matt brings a wealth of experience to the Health Lodge team in the areas of massage therapy, yoga, injury treatment and rehabilitation, and body work.

With 10 years of massage experience, Matt has spent many years working closely with physiotherapists which has given him the tools and confidence to work with all sorts of injuries and medical conditions.  Matt combines the Eastern healing arts with Western medicine to give people an integrated and holistic approach to treating musculoskeletal dysfunction.

Whether you need to release muscle tension/tightness, or you have some niggles that you need to manage, or you have severe restricted movement such as frozen shoulder then Matt’s bodywork can help you. For injuries and imbalances Matt recommends correctional stretching in conjunction with massage as this gives the best results and this can be incorporated into the sessions if you wish.   

If you have health issues or chronic diseases then Matt utilizes the “Touch for Health” bodywork which is a gentle and supportive treatment which reduces pain, tension, and anxiety. More importantly this promotes deep rest which is greatly beneficial in healing. 

Prices (Private health rebates available through HICAPS)

30 min massage - $50 / 60 min consult - $95 / 90 min consult - $150

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Miles Sanderson Ka Huna Massage

Somatic Experiencing

As a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Miles works closely with individuals to help resolve trauma or accumulated stress within their system.   His individualised sessions respect the needs and safety of each client and promote more of a sense of well-being within.   As a result of this clients are able to find freedom from things that have been affecting their lives either in the short term or for some decades.   Sessions can be either a ‘face-to-face’ therapy, use hands-on touch, or be a combination of the two.   SE is not about re-telling the story – Miles works to educate the client and their system to find peace within. As a result of this the trauma event/s lose their charge and clients find relief, often feeling more like themselves and are therefore able to live a more harmonious life.

Ka Huna Bodywork

As a Ka Huna Bodyworker, Miles works to promote a sense of overall health and well-being for each client.   He tailors each session so that individual needs can be met and it is often a journey into the head, heart and soul of the system. Clients come to see Miles whether they want a relaxing massage or are working with something deep within the cells. His caring and intuitive approach used with his multi-disciplinary skill-set brings lasting results.

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Ilse van Oostenbrugge Physiotherapy Massage

Types of massage: remedial, sports massage, relaxing, Swedish and soft tissue techniques

Ilse  can work “head to toe” finding and releasing tension where she finds it or it can be a very targeted, focused session such as a dedicated upper body, shoulders and neck session.

As a fully qualified and experienced physiotherapist,  Ilse understands what is helpful for your condition or treatment goal. She has the ability to combine gentle soft tissue techniques with various (stronger) kneading techniques.

She will check in with you several times during the session to make sure that your comfort levels are met. No matter what techniques you prefer, you can expect a caring, professional, heart centred touch.

Session time can be tailored to your needs. Rebates might apply. Open on Saturday.

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Kristin Zanotti Naturopathic Massage

With 20 years experience as a massage therapist, Kristin offers massage that is nourishing and intuitive with a  strong therapeutic focus.

Types of massage: remedial, relaxation, deep tissue, pregnancy, lymphatic drainage

Kristin uses a variety of essential oils, herbally infused oils and flower essences tailor made for a truly personalised and holistic massage.

As a naturopath all of Kristin’s consults include a 15 minute naturopathic consultation to ascertain best products to use in the massage as well as general naturopathic advice.

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Simon Sullivan Osteopathic Massage

In addition to providing Osteopathic consults Simon is available for one of the best remedial massages in Byron Bay. 

Simon has worked for 10 years as a massage therapist prior to completing his osteopathic studies. He has successfully worked with top sporting teams including the Queensland and New Zealand rugby league and New South Wales cricket teams. 

With his in depth understanding of the bodies  structure and function Simon is able to relieve tension and tightness from restrictions creating freedom of movement through deep tissue massage.

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Joshua Leishman Traditional Chinese Medical Massage

Josh offers a 45 min massage incorporating meridian work and acupuncture points with his technique. This style of massage is deeply therapeutic and supports recovery from injury, chronic inflammatory conditions, immune and digestive disorders. TCM massage will leave you feeling relaxed and recharged after having your energy centers balanced.

This form of massage is wonderful for mental health support lifting mood and settling anxiety.

Josh also prescribes Chinese herbal medicine to complement his treatments.


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