Our Therapists

Meet our skilled and dedicated team

Sarah Searle

Musculoskeletal Therapist, Myotherapist, Remedial Therapist and the founder of Studio Musculoskeletal.

 

Sarah has dedicated her career to helping others achieve optimum health. Holding a bachelor’s degree in Health Science, Musculoskeletal Therapy and a diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy, Sarah has worked both within private practice and sporting teams, helping people to both heal and correct concerns and achieve peak performance. Over the past 12 years, Sarah has demonstrated how manual therapy is a powerful treatment option that can alleviate pain, stress and injury while dramatically improving the quality of life.

 

After graduating from her studies, Sarah entered the world of physical therapy to combine her passion for health, healing and education. Her non-clinical, hands-on technique, led her to focus on innovative, holistic therapies she knew would bring results to her clients. From here, Sarah embarked on her journey to create Studio Musculoskeletal, to help people achieve optimal healing and health. Her caring and thoughtful approach makes each and every client feel welcome, considered and cared for and she makes it her mission to ensure everyone is educated and informed.

 

As a thought leader in physical therapy, Sarah’s purpose is to educate people beyond their treatment, giving them the knowledge and support to achieve long lasting results, in and out of the studio.

 

Sarah’s professional interests include:

  • Musculoskeletal and postural imbalance
  • Headaches
  • Cervical pathology
  • Lower back and pelvic dysfunctions
  • Chronic pain syndromes
  • Occupational related injuries

 

Common conditions treated include, but are not limited to:

  • Headaches
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Shoulder pain and misalignment
  • Conditions of the thoracic spine and ribs
  • Lower back pain and stiffness
  • Conditions of the hip
  • Sciatic pain
  • Plantar fasciitis

 

Sarah delivers Musculoskeletal Therapy treatments which incorporate, soft tissue manipulation, trigger point therapy, dry needling, cupping, Myofascial Release Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, joint and neurological mobilization.

Kristina Bannister

Musculoskeletal Therapist, Myotherapist and Remedial Massage Therapist

 

Kristina’s passion for personal training and fitness lead her to discover natural health and take a more holistic approach in her work. Following her passion for Massage Therapy she went on to complete a Bachelor of Health Science Myotherapy (Musculoskeletal Therapy), combining her passions of health and overall healing.

 

Kristina believes client education is a key component of improving her client’s health and treating the root of the musculoskeletal concern. She is dedicated to guiding, educating and supporting her clients with the correct education and treatment plan.

 

Kristina’s areas of interest include:

  • Functional impairments of nerve
  • Cervical conditions including migraines/headaches
  • Shoulder and knee conditions
  • Sporting injuries and rehabilitation

 

Common conditions treated, but not limited to:

  • Headaches
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Shoulder pain and misalignment
  • Lower back pain and stiffness
  • Conditions of the hip
  • Sciatic pain
  • Knee pain

 

Kristina delivers Musculoskeletal Therapy treatments which incorporate, soft tissue manipulation, trigger point therapy, dry needling, electro-needling, cupping, Myofascial Release Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, joint and neurological mobilization, as well as Musculoskeletal Sports Therapy and Remedial Therapy.

Lee Ren

Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner

 

Lee grew up in China and witnessed the effective benefits of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine first hand. After migrating to Australia with her family, both her enthusiasm for Natural Medicine and the desire to help others motivated her to pursue a career as a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner.

 

Lee completed her Bachelor of Health Science – Acupuncture at the Endeavour College of Natural Health. After graduation, she completed additional studies in Japanese Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Qigong Therapy. With her extensive knowledge and skills, Lee strongly believes she can assist clients with Musculoskeletal and Systemic complaints reach their optimal physical and mental health.

 

Lee’s professional interests include:

  • Mood disorders including anxiety, depression, stress and insomnia
  • Female Health including menstrual disturbances, PCOS, fertility support and menopause support
  • Digestive health conditions especially Crohn’s Disease and IBS.

 

Lee believes that there is nothing more fulfilling than supporting individuals to reach their wellness goal and health goals.

Your first visit with us

Your Appointment

Please visit our booking page here to make your first booking. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Pricing & Health Funds

Find out more about our full price list and ‘on the spot’ claiming here

Parking

Parking is available onsite and located at the back of our studio.  When you arrive, turn onto Highlands Street and immediately left onto the first driveway.

EXPERIENCE THE STUDIO MUSCULOSKELETAL DIFFERENCE

Myotherapy

 

As an evidence based rehabilitation treatment for musculoskeletal pain, stress and discomfort, Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat and prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement. Founded on Western Medicine principles, this hands-on treatment works to heal musculoskeletal structures contributing to pain, dysfunction and an altered state of physical wellbeing.

Acupuncture

 

We strongly believe that acupuncture, massage and good nutrition are the key tools for maintaining a thriving standard of wellbeing in today’s busy lifestyle. Traditional methods, like Acupuncture, have been used in China for thousands of years and have been found to be a superb tool for maintaining optimum health and promote healing.

Pregnancy Massage

 

Our pregnancy massage is a combination of Remedial Massage and Myotherapy techniques, tailored to the needs of expectant mothers. In the hands of our qualified professional therapists, we are with you through your pregnancy and early stages of parenthood, providing musculoskeletal care from the prenatal stage, through each trimester of the pregnancy, and postnatal.

Remedial Massage

 

If you suffer from muscular pain or stiffness, regularly engage in physical activity or experience high stress levels; our highly trained therapists can assist to alleviate musculoskeletal stress, discomfort and pain; so you can achieve optimum physical health and well-being. At Studio Musculoskeletal, we’ve got your back!