WebpicAmanda Da- Silva is a Licensed Remedial Massage therapist, Certified Lymphoedema,     and Manual Lymphatic Practitioner specialising in treatment for;

  • Bodywork during cancer treatment: chemotherapy and radiation
  • Restricted movement after surgical procedures
  • Scars and adhesions after surgery
  • Mastectomy aftercare
  • Lymphoedema management
  • Fibromyalgia

Amanda is particularly passionate about using integrative techniques to help clients manage the symptoms of cancer treatment, and can work with you through all stages of chemotherapy and radiation to improve quality of life.

Amanda incorporates techniques such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Cupping to improve healing time and reduce scar tissue formation, Somatic techniques for movement disorders and other Therapeutic Massage techniques for musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain.

Amanda offers treatment from two locations in the Illawarra region:

  • Alchemy Health in Port Kembla, NSW
  • Harmony Therapeutics in Thirroul, NSW  **Note: Please call direct to Harmony Naturopathics for availability on (02) 4268 1928 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage (2013)
  • Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy Casley-Smith Method (2014-2015)
  • Manual Lymph Drainage – Vodder Academy International (2015)
  • Oncology Massage Training Modules 1-2 (2016)
  • Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: Introduction to Assessment & Assessment After Mastectomy (2016)
  • Oncology Massage Level 4 Practitioner: Clinical Oncology Massage, Advanced Hospital and Palliative Care Oncology Massage Training

Ongoing Professional Development:

  • Clinical Oncology Massage, Advanced Hospital and Palliative Care Oncology Massage Training at the Austin Hospital & Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia. (2017)
  • Research Project: “The Relative Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Therapy on Adhesions after Breast Cancer Therapy.” (2016)
  • Product Review of latest bandaging system for ongoing management of Secondary Lymphoedema and its symptoms. (2016)
  • Asia Pacific Lymphology Conference Darwin Australia (2016)

Memberships:

  • The Association of Massage Therapists (AMT)

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