The Therapists working in our space each offer their own unique style of treatment incorporating a combination of remedial massage techniques and post graduate training in specific techniques and styles. Each therapist runs their own business with most being referral based – if you can’t find a time that suits you to see them at Niggles & Knots please contact them directly (or contact the clinic and ask us to pass a message on to them to call you back) to discuss other treatment options and locations as some therapists choose to provide treatments elsewhere as well.

Here’s a summary of each therapist’s skills – please click through to read more about each therapist:

Andrea PhillipsAndrea-photo-230x220

Andrea is an experienced massage therapist who offers a versatile range of Remedial and specialty massage styles. She combines clinical reasoning skills learnt through her previous career as a dietician with her in-depth training into musculoskeletal conditions to provide a detailed remedial assessment and treatment for all body areas. She loves to bring in some aspects of her ka huna and reiki training to give a holistic treatment to resolve muscular issues with the added wellbeing benefits of a relaxing massage that balances body, mind and spirit. Read more about Andrea here.

Hours Available Monday 2:30 – 8:30pm
Tues 8am – 2pm & 2:30pm – 8:30pm (alternating)
Wednesday 8am – 2pm

Not available:      All public holidays + Mon 12th June – Sun 9th July 2017

Qualifications & Memberships AAMT, Diploma Remedial Massage, Ka Huna Levels 1-5, Reiki
Health Fund Provider Status Health fund rebates available for Remedial Massage with all applicable health funds.

Ann ApolloniAnn Apalloni Massage Therapist

Ann was a research scientist in her former life, however after training in a range of massage skills and practicing part time for over six years, she chose to move to become a full time massage therapist, and we were lucky enough to have her join the Niggles & Knots team in 2014. Ann’s unique style of massage comes from a combination of her remedial massage training and her true passion for Visionary Craniosacral Work ®. She can capably treat a full range of musculoskeletal concerns including neck pain, back pain and head aches. Read more about Ann here.

Hours Available Tuesday 8:15am – 2:15pm
Wednesday 2:45pm – 8:45pm
Friday 2:45pm – 8:45pm

Not available: Saturday 26th August – Friday 29th September 2017

Ann is transitioning her business to primarily offer mobile massage based around her home location in Fitzgibbon from December 2017 (please note however she will still be offering treatments on Wednesday nights at Niggles & Knots for the foreseeable future). If you wish to continue treatment with her and Wednesdays do not suit you, please speak to her at your next appointment or call the clinic and we will pass your details on to Ann & she will contact you direct to discuss booking options.

Qualifications & Membership ATMS, Diploma Remedial Massage, Craniosacral Levels 1-7 at the Milne Institute
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates available for Remedial Massage with all applicable health funds.

Cale ThomasCale Thomas massage and Musculoskeletal therapist at Niggles & Knots Remedial Massage

We welcome Cale to our team in August 2016. Cale is an experienced musculoskeletal therapist who enjoys treating a wide range of conditions including postural problems, general muscle tension and stress-related musculoskeletal disorders.. Read more about Cale here.

Hours Available Monday          9:15am – 2pm
Wednesday    2:30 – 8:30pm
Thursday       2:45 – 8:45pm
Friday            9:30am – 3:30pm

Not Available:    All public holidays

Qualifications & Memberships ANTA member, Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Therapy (2010)
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates available for Remedial Massage / Myotherapy with all applicable health funds.

Cecilia Flux

Cecilia Flux, Remedial Massage Therapist & Practice Manager at Brisbane massage clinic Niggles & Knots Remedial MassageCecilia is the founder and current Practice Manager of Niggles & Knots Remedial Massage. With fifteen years experience, Cecilia offers a versatile range of massage techniques and has experience treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions for all areas of the body. Her specialties are treating postural problems and neck pain and head aches. Cecilia loves working with hot stones in remedial massage (as she finds the heat helps to release chronic muscular tension & takes the edge off deepter work). In addition she is one of our ka huna practitioners. Read more about Cecilia here.

Hours Available Tuesday   8am – 2pm / 2:30 – 8:30pm (alternating fortnightly)
Thursday  8am – 2pm
Friday       4pm – 9pm
Not Available:    All public holidays
Qualifications & Membership AAMT, Diploma Remedial Massage, Ka huna Levels 1-5, mBIT Certified Coach
Health Fund Provider Status Health fund rebates for Remedial Massage available with all applicable health funds

Jackie Davy

Jackie is a long-time client and now one of our locum therapists at Niggles & Knots. As a therapist, Jackie enjoys partnering with her clients for individualised treatments. She listen’s to her clients to get the whole picture and treats accordingly, working with the client’s own goals. Her clients say she has a calm vibe and they leave feeling like they’ve been listened to.  Jackie’s remedial treatments usually incorporate myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy (for example trigger pointing), muscle energy techniques and stretches within a swedish massage framework. Read more about Jackie here.

Hours Available Wednesday 14th, 21st & 28th June & 5th July,     8am – 2pm
Qualifications & Memberships ANTA member, Diploma Remedial Massage
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates available for Remedial Massage with all applicable health funds.

Jake Griffin

Jake is an experienced remedial massage therapist and personal trainer, and is currently studying towards his Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy. Jake will be joining us to offer his unique style of remedial massage treatments on Sundays from the 18th of June. Read more about Jake here.

Hours Available Sundays 10am – 4pm
Qualifications & Memberships ANTA member, Diploma Remedial Massage
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates available for Remedial Massage with all applicable health funds.

Lucy Bankslucy banks

Lucy has been practising full time as a remedial massage therapist and reflexologist for several years, and previously worked with Cecilia for several years at her previous clinic (so Cecilia was very excited to welcome this wonderful therapist to our team in 2015!). Her passion for helping her clients achieve health through integrated natural and conventional therapies led her to naturopathic studies, and then this year to take on a nursing degree. She offers a beautiful relaxation massage, and a good firm deep tissue or sports massage, however her specialties are pregnancy massage and combining reflexology with remedial massage to treat musculoskeletal and other pathological conditions holistically. Read more about Lucy here.

Hours Available Tuesday   2:30pm – 8:30pm (once a fortnight)
Saturday  8:45am – 4pm (once a fortnight)
Additional availability:      All Monday & Tuesdays 2:30 – 8:30pm between 12th June & 9th July

Not available: After 22nd July (transitioning to full time nursing work – if you wish to stay in contact with Lucy directly regarding future treatment availability please advise her at your next treatment or call the clinic and we will pass your contact details on to her)

Qualifications & Memberships AAMT, Diploma of Remedial Massage, Cert IV Reflexology
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates for Remedial massage available with all applicable health funds

Merryn Harpleymerryn harpley v2

Merryn finished the Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Therapy in 2007 and went on to post-graduate training in a wide variety of musculoskeletal and remedial massage work, including Finch therapy (low load exercise therapy) and craniosacral therapy. She utilises a range of advanced remedial skills including myofascial dry needling and cupping to expertly treat your musculoskeletal complaints. Merryn is a very versatile therapist and can treat all major body areas with success, including elbows, wrists, knees and ankles as well as pelvic, lower back and neck pain. Read more about Merryn here.

Hours Available Monday 2:45 – 8:45pm
Tuesday 2:45 – 8:45pm
Wednesday 8:15am – 2:15pm
Thursday 8:15am – 2:15pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm (once a fortnight)

Not available:    All public holidays, 28th August – 29th September 2017

Qualifications Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Therapy, Diploma of Remedial Massage, AAMT member
Health Fund Rebates Health Fund rebates for Remedial massage / Myotherapy available with all applicable health funds

Shae KarringtenShae Karringten, Remedial Massage Therapist at Brisbane Massage clinic Niggles & Knots Remedial Massage

Shae is an experienced remedial massage therapist who has trained both in Australia and in the UK.   She uses a variety of techniques in her treatments, including cupping and dry needling, and in 2014 received her qualification in kinesiology.  She offers a firm massage and easily adjusts to her clients needs.  Her prior career in an office has given her great insight to the musculoskeletal issues associated with it however she also enjoys treating athletes and dancers. Her specialties are the neck and pelvis. Read more about Shae here.

Hours Available Monday        10:30am – 2pm
Thursday      2:30 – 8:30pm
Friday           10:30am – 2pm
Saturday       8am – 6pm
Sunday          8am – 6pm, by appointment only

Not Available:      Thurs 20th Sept – Wed 13th Dec 2017

Qualifications & Membership AAMT, Diploma Remedial Massage, Diploma Kinesiology
Health Fund Provider Status Health Fund rebates for Remedial massage available with all applicable health funds

Kylie MetcalfeKylie headshot

Kylie is a gentle soul and offers an amazing holistic massage. However don’t let her quiet nature fool you, she can also apply excellent clinical reasoning and assessment skills to treat specific muscular injuries, pain and complaints. After completing her Diploma, Kylie has done post-graduate training in cupping, Joya Crystal massage and Zen Thai Shiatsu. She also loves to incorporate hot stones into your massage if you desire, and can provide a beautiful relieving pregnancy massage. Read more about Kylie here.

Hours Available Currently on Maternity Leave, return TBC
Qualifications & Membership AAMT, Diploma Remedial Massage
Health Fund Provider Status Health fund rebates for Remedial Massage available with all applicable health funds.