This is the about us page of the staff at K Point Rehabilitation with profiles of physiotherapist Enrico Massidda ( DPT ) and remedial massage therapist Roberta Paccapelo ( Senior Remedial Massage ).
Despite being probably one of the newest rehabilitative structure in Brisbane, we have a combined 16 plus years of experience in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Enrico undertook his therapy training in Rome, Italy (Physiotherapy, Osteopathy and Applied Nutrition).
He has over 16 years of experience in treating a variety of patients from rugby teams to office workers.
Enrico has worked for 8 years in neurorehabilitation and vascular rehabilitation as well in the assessment and treatment of scoliosis of the growing age.
For 10 years he was the physiotherapist and osteopath of two rugby union teams. He also owned two successful practices in Rome.
in 2014 he started working as a musculoskeletal therapist and lecturer in Adelaide.
From 2016 he worked in Brisbane as Training and Development Coordinator for a large Remedial Massage and Myotherapy company.
Enrico is extensively trained and experienced in spinal and peripheral joints manipulations and mobilizations, strapping/taping, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Orofacial Myotherapy, Cupping, IASTM, Myofascial Release, Stretching, Muscle Energy Techniques, exercise prescription.
He has developed a special interest in the treatment of Jaw pain and TMJ problems, ankle sprains, and sacro-iliac joint pain, also in acute phase.
He is also an expert Remedial Massage Therapist, a member of the Massage and Myotherapy Australia (MMA). He is about to complete his Osteopathy title recognition in Australia, after having repeated his studies.
Enrico is a registered physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Roberta is a Senior Remedial Massage Therapist and has 12 years of experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions that might come from stress factors, lifestyle, poor posture, and sport-related traumas.
She also studied Shiatsu therapy for three years in Rome, Italy and gained experience working in several clinics, together with physiotherapists and osteopaths.
Roberta has the following areas of interest & expertise: Pregnancy massage, Myofascial Dynamic Cupping, Neurodynamic, Myofascial Release, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Shiatsu and PNF stretching.
Her treatments include structural assessment and can involve multiple manual therapy techniques plus individualized exercise prescription.
Roberta is a member of the Massage and Myotherapy Australia (MMA).