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Kristy McLaren

Kristy McLaren

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Experienced Remedial Massage and Musculoskeletal Therapist providing effective treatment to decrease pain and muscle tension, improve posture, speed up recovery time from injury, and increase health and welbeing.

Remedial Massage and Musculoskeletal Therapist

Servicing area

Warrnambool, Victoria

Focus areas

Joy Postural dysfunction Pregnancy support Manual lymphatic drainage Anxiety Complementary


About Kristy McLaren

Kristy is an experienced therapist who has always been passionate about helping people reach their health goals. After completing a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2004 at The Australian Catholic University, she enjoyed some time working in the fitness industry, before deciding to pursue a more hands-on approach to healthcare. This led her to completing a Bachelor of Health Science (Musculoskeletal Therapy), and a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Endeavour College of Natural Health, Melbourne (formerly ACNM).

Prior to returning to Warrnambool Kristy has worked as a Musculoskeletal and Remedial Massage Therapist at various locations throughout Melbourne, in Osteopathic and Physiotherapy clinics, gymnasiums and in the corporate sector. She was also employed as a Clinical Supervisor and Tutor at the Endeavour College of Natural Health.

What is Musculoskeletal Therapy and how can it benefit you?

Musculoskeletal Therapy (MST) is a new and exciting style of manual therapy within the complementary and natural health industry. It requires 3 years of full time study and is the first degree level course of its kind. A consultation will involve a brief assessment of the muscular and skeletal systems which will then form the basis of a specific treatment plan, This will help to restore normal movement and function, increase range of motion, speed up the recovery process from injuries as well as alleviating and preventing pain.
Treatment utilises various specialized soft tissue techniques. These include:
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Myofascial release
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Stretching techniques and corrective exercise prescription
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Cupping

Complaints MST and Remedial Massage can help with:
  • Neck and shoulder tension
  • Low back pain
  • Headaches, tension headaches, migraines
  • Postural related pain and dysfunction
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Sport and workplace related injuries
  • Pregnancy associated complaints (specialised pregnancy table available so you can lay on your stomach)
  • Tendinopathy
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tennis / Golfer’s elbow
  • Stress and anxiety

So whether you have a new or old injury, muscle pain and tension, or just want to relax and de-stress after a busy week, massage can help!
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Musculoskeletal Therapy)
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Certificate IV in Massage

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