About Stephen Wayne-Smith

 

 

About Stephen Wayne-Smith

Stephen’s training in Health Science is extensive and he specialises in a range of Massage Therapies including sports, swedish, remedial, deep connective tissue massage, as well as Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Shiatsu, and the Chinese massage techniques of Tuina and Acupressure.

His belief in the underlying emotional bed of illness has led him to develop techniques to assist people identify their root cause or problem based on wholistic counselling.

He has been featured in many press articles including the following;
Nature and Health magazine
Dance Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald
Body and Soul, Sunday Telegraph

His treatments are based on his personal philosophy which combines a number of elements of health and fitness based on Eastern principles.

The result is a system of good health based on diet or macrobiotics and Chinese health principles. Eastern forms of exercise such as Tai chi, Qi gong and Yoga. Meditation, Colour therapy, Tuina or Chinese massage, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Reiki based on energetics.

The Eastern principles are applied in conjunction with the standard Western principles of health science which encompass nutrition,
anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and exercise.

This fusion of East and West is the basis of Stephen’s personal philosophy to treat both the physical and spiritual elements of a person,
thereby creating the state of balance and harmony that has been written about for centuries in various Eastern texts.

Treatments are given based on the individual’s physical and spiritual needs.
Plans and programs are developed to encourage the individual on their physical and spiritual journey to good health.

• Deep tissue massage – focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. Pressure can be varied to suit individual requirements and preferences.

• Trigger point therapy – finger or thumb pressure is applied to the specific points that cause pain and restricted movement.

• Dry Needling to affected areas

• Muscle energy techniques – a gentle stretching techniques that uses the clients own muscular efforts in association with the therapist.

• Myofascial release – the application of pressure techniques to release disruptions in the fascial network that links every organ and tissue in the body with every other part.

• Cupping – use of suction cups to bring blood flow to stagnant skin and muscles, loosen adhesions, stimulate the peripheral nervous system and drain excess fluid.

Accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society

Rebates on Remedial Massage