Dr Mariel Hecher

Dr Mariel Hecher

Mariel Hecher is a passionate and caring Health care professional. She is trained in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Her interest varies from acute and chronic conditions to sports injury prevention and rehabilitation. Mariel also believes in patient education and patient self-management to achieve optimal results. Mariel’s treatment is evidence based with a reliance on osteopathic principles. She utilises a wide range of osteopathic techniques and exercises prescriptions during treatment. Some examples are joint manipulation (HVLA), joint mobilisation, soft tissue release, balanced ligamentous tension (BLT) and muscle energy techniques (MET). She is also qualified to treat injuries using dry needling and cupping therapy. Mariel’s treatment is suitable for patients of all ages, from toddlers, to sporty teens, weekend-warriors and the older aged. Mariel has a personal passion for football (she plays professionally for Brisbane Roar FC and for Lions FC during the W – league off-season), exercise and dogs. Furthermore, she has a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) and a Master of Osteopathic Medicine course. Mariel has also completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from UNIVAP (Bzl).

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