About – Sports + Remedial Massage Therapist – Paula Espinoza Pena
Paula is a former pro tennis player and coach who played on the national circuit in Chile and on the WTA, ITF tours in South America. Both as a player and coach Paula understood the importance of keeping the body in tune which led Paula to undertake her training in Acupuncture, TCM and remedial massage in 2012.
Prior to moving to Australia, Paula ran her own clinic in Chile working with tennis players, various athletes, office workers and domestic carers. Paula is currently undertaking further studies in Acupuncture and TCM in Melbourne and joins us as a remedial and sports massage therapist. Paula has a strong interest in women’s health, musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and rehabilitation and uses a range of techniques including acupressure, trigger point release, stretching and Tuina. Paula forms an important member of our patient centered approach at the Shannon Clinic. She is a registered provider with all health funds except for Medibank Private.