Pavel Pracný

Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist

 

Qualifications

Pavel moved to Australia from the Czech Republic in 2013 – he is of Czech and German descent. He undertook his two-year training, Cert IV & Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy at the NSW School of Massage, completing in 2015. He has worked extensively as a remedial massage therapist in a variety of settings in NSW until moving to Adelaide in 2020 when he joined the City Physio team.

 

Special Interests

Pavel’s speciality is in the treatment and prevention of posture imbalances, the reduction of pain, and assistance in recovery from sports-related complications.

Pavel is experienced in treating and performing the following as a sports and remedial massage therapist:

Pain Reduction

    • Chronic pain 
    • Neck pain
    • Back pain
    • TMJ/ jaw pain
    • Hip pain
    • Knee pain
    • Leg pain
    • Arm pain

Rehabilitation

    • Shoulder impingement
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Calf strain
    • Forearm pain
    • Quadriceps and Hamstring injury or pain
    • Overtraining injuries and stiffness
    • Strained back muscles
    • Hip flexor tightness
    • Post game or running soft tissue release

Wellbeing and Day-to-Day

    • Prevent posture imbalances
    • Lower/upper crossed syndrome
    • Migraine and headache
    • TMJ/ jaw pain
    • Low back pain
    • Arthritis management
    • Fascia release
    • Cupping
    • Stress reduction
    • Improved sleep

Sports

    • Tennis elbow
    • Golfer’s elbow
    • Running injuries
    • Sports injuries
    • Post-event sports massage

Pavel has the experience and training in all areas of massage including sports, remedial, rehabilitation, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, pregnancy massage, soft tissue release, scar tissue massage, trigger point massage, muscle stretching, joint mobilisation, cupping, and releasing adhesions.

 

Off Duty

Pavel loves sports; he plays ice hockey and used to play a variety of other sports including softball, golf, floorball, and futsal. He also loves travelling with his partner, exploring the great outdoors, and playing board and video games. He loves a good coffee, eating and (sometimes) cooking tasty meals and loves to have a chat and a laugh. Pavel has a passion for lifelong learning and holds a Diploma in Sports & Recreation Management (Australian College of Sports & Fitness), and an Advanced Diploma in Leadership & Management (Australian Pacific College), back in Europe he was studying Mechatronics at the Uni of Liberec, Czech Republic.

Pavel is a whole-hearted massage therapist, who’s life’s mission is to help people. He is a member of The Association of Massage Therapists (AMT), which means he is insured and is registered with private health funds. Pavel is available for bookings at City Physiotherapy on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

 

Remedial and Sports Massage Price

1/2 Hour Remedial or Sports Massage $62

One Hour Remedial or Sports Massage $94

 

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