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Garry Lavis

Dip Health Science (Massage Therapy)
Dip Remedial Massage
Cert 4 Fitness
Adv Dip Myotherapy (Pending)

Garry Lavis is the founder of Platinum Training and has been a Remedial Massage Therapist for 12 years. Playing rugby league professionally and also competing in the Subaru Triathlon Series in Ontario Canada for 4 years, Garry has developed a keen interest in the shoulder. Garry has an excellent understanding of the Massage industry having been on the National Board of Directors for the Australian Association of Massage Therapists for 8 years , 4 as National President and 10 years as the AAMT National Conference Committee Chairman. Garry has presented workshops and lectures both Nationally and Internationally.

Garry is the co-owner of a large multi-disciplinary rehabilitation clinic in the lower Hunter Valley in NSW and employs Physiotherapists, Remedial Massage Therapists and Podiatrists . Garry’s caseload of clients varies from everyday office workers, tradesmen, elite level athletes including World Champions at individual events ,MMA cage fighters and a V8 supercar driver.

Garry’s workshop “Not just the Rotator Cuff” focuses on the entire shoulder girdle not just the rotator cuff and explains the important role the scapula plays in a fully functional shoulder. The therapist is taught how to identify and correct scapula dyskinesis.

Garrys workshop, “The Funky Chicken” focuses on poor strength and stability of the cervical and thoracic spine, explaining the important role optimal posture plays in a fully functional thorax. The therapist is taught how to identify and correct  cervical forward head posture and thoracic hyperkyphosis.