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Daniel 'Vern' Verrier

Remedial Massage Therapist 

Vern has always had a passion for sports and fitness. It was his own experience with injuries and accidents that led him to pursue a career in Remedial Massage and Myotherapy.

 

Vern holds a Diploma in Remedial Massage and an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy. Vern takes a an educational perspective to his treatments. 

He believes optimal musculoskeletal wellbeing is achieved when individuals are given the opportunity to participate in their treatment through education and self-care strategies, which in turn helps to achieve better outcomes and prevent re-injury or further injury.

 

Vern delivers Remedial Massage and Myotherapy treatments which incorporate soft tissue manipulation, trigger point therapy, joint mobilisation, Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release Technique, dry needling, cupping, stretching, corrective exercises and education.

 
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Pipsa Rippon

Sports Massage Therapist 

Pipsa is from Finland and completed her Certificate in Sports Massage at the Vuokatti Olympic Training Center in 1995. Whilst working as a therapist she studied and completed Masters Degree in Physical Education and Health Education in the University of Jyväskylä.

 

Pipsa has 25 years of experience in soft tissue therapy treating in Australia, Great Britain and Finland. She enjoys working in a team of professionals to best benefit the client. Many years working with the elite athletes in the English Institute of Sport and UK -Athletics has given Pipsa great insight and experience of the many ways we can all be supported and how the body can benefit from many kinds of treatment. The combination of her educational and work experience has allowed Pipsa to develop a holistic understanding of different individuals’ needs.

 

In her free time Pipsa is usually found doing the parent run arounds with her four children’s activities. She can be found freezing in the Ice Hockey rink in Boondall or Acacia Ridge, sweating by the dojo in Ohori judo or handing snacks out to the sailors in Moreton Bay.

 

Pipsa is looking forward to sharing her expertise and knowledge to make a positive difference in the wellbeing of the clients in Bayside Health Nook.

 

Professional Qualifications:

  • Sports Massage Therapist

       Vuokatti Olympic Training Center, Finland

  • Master of Sport and Health Sciences Degree

       University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  • Bachelor of Sports Science Degree (Physical Education and Psychology)

       University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  • Certificate in Health Education (Sport and Health Sciences)

       University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 
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Kenton Erb

Remedial Massage Therapist 

After having his leg amputated in a motorcycle accident and being restricted to a wheelchair for almost three years, Kenton’s journey through rehabilitation left him with a passion for helping others improve their health and wellbeing.
A former member of the national para-powerlifting team, Kenton has a thorough understanding of movement and physiology. 

With over five years experience, Kenton has worked closely with other world class professionals including physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and myotherapists. 

Kenton has worked with numerous professional athletes and sporting teams, including the Queensland Reds, Australian Wallabies, Brisbane Broncos and the Queensland Ballet. 

When not in the clinic Kenton can be found currently working with the Brisbane Lions and Queensland Firebirds.

In his down time Kenton enjoys performing living room rock concerts on his guitar for his dog Mitch.