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Staff Biographies

Stuart Hinds

Stuart HindsStuart is a practising soft tissue therapist starting his journey in 1990 and continues as a lecturer in remedial soft tissue techniques at Victoria University (Melbourne Australia) in combination with a busy private practice in Geelong, in that time he has worked with elite road cyclists and a range of athletes from all professional levels of sport, he was a contract soft tissue therapist for the Geelong Football Club, Elite Australian Rules Football League. Stuart has also published articles both nationally and internationally relating to soft tissue treatment and it’s relationship to musculoskeletal dysfunction within industry journals and mainstream publications.

Stuart was part of the soft tissue team for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2004 Australian Olympic Team in Athens, 2008 Australian Olympic Team Beijing Olympic Games and 2012 Australian Olympic team in London.

He has presented at the 2003 Australian Conference in Science and Medicine in Sport on the practical dynamics of soft tissue treatment of adductor strains.

In 2005, Stuart was keynote speaker at the 3rd Joint Sportex Sports Massage Association Conference, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, and the 2009 AAMT National Conference in Hobart, Tasmania.

More recently he was Keynote speaker at the 2012 Australian Soft Tissue Conference.

Brent May

Adv. Dip App. Scie. (Myotherapist)

Brent was born Melbourne in 1980, moved to Geelong in 1990 and completed his schooling at Mercia Primary and Belmont High Schools. After completing VCE he went on to study Myotherapy, a multi-modality therapy within the Allied Health Profession, following keen interest in sports and sporting injuries. Like many practitioners within the Allied Health Profession, the industry appealed to Brent after himself incurring injuries through sporting pursuits with Geelong Amateur Football Club and Highton Tennis Club.

Upon completing the Myotherapy course in 2002 Brent moved into private practice and also joined the medical and fitness staff at Geelong Football Club providing soft tissue treatment to players in preventative, corrective, and rehab phases of therapy to restore normal integrity of the tissues. Since entering the profession Brent has demonstrated a passion for the industry undertaking further short course education such as Functional Facial Taping (FFT) and remaining an active member of the Myotherapy association (IRMA).

Jude Sharp

Jude has been a practising relaxation massage therapist for 10 years and a remedial therapist for 5 she has a Diploma Of Remedial Massage from The Melbourne College of Natural Therapies, Jude has also completed post Graduate studies in Lymphatic Drainage Massage From the Melbourne Lymphatic Drainage Centre and recently completed Training in Oncology massage at the Sydney Adventist Hospital under the expert guidance of Eleanor Oyston, one of the leaders in oncology massage training.

Jude has experience in treating a wide range of health related conditions ranging from lymphodeama, cancer recovery, depression anxiety stress management, migraine and muscular aches pains and stiffness, she treats each client as an individual and promotes total wellbeing for good health and vitality.

Other relaxation treatments that Jude offers are hot stone massage, Reiki and ear candling.

Emma Matthews

Emma is a fully qualified Myotherapist and graduated from Victoria University in 2014 with an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy. Emma has been working as a Remedial Massage Therapist in VFL & AFL football clubs since 2012 and continues to do so now as a Myotherapist. Through this work she has gained excellent experience in the prevention and management of a range of injuries. Using her knowledge Emma is skilled in treating a range of conditions and specializes in sports injuries. Her techniques include; dry needling, deep tissue massage, cupping, trigger point therapy and rock taping. She enjoys helping her clients to feel and perform at their best. She aims to use her wide range of skills and experience in sports to assist her clientele to recover and manage their injury/ailments.

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