Mathew Ptak-Zylka – Adv Dip Myotherapy,Dip Remedial Massage
Mathew Ptak-Zylka is a founder of MA Health Connection and Absolute Health Connection.
Mathew graduated from Q-Academy of Massage Therapy and has been practicing as a Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist since 2012 and more recently since 2014 as a Myotherapist.
Since graduating Mathew has continued to broaden his knowledge and education through ongoing post-graduate studies. These included: Post-Graduate Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy, Reflexology, Dry-needling and advanced TRP techniques. He is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Podiatry.
Mathew is passionate and caring and strives to provide best possible care to his clients.
Mathew’s special interests include: pain management, postural correction, balancing the muscular system to allow better movement, performance and injury recovery and prevention. Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Myofascial Dry Needling.
Anna Ptak-Zylka BNursing (Hon), GradDip (OR), BAppHsc (Oral Health)– RN, OHT(Oral Health Therapist/Dental Hygienist/Orofacial Myologist)
In 1995, Anna graduated with Honours from Bachelor of Nursing and was awarded a Postgraduate scholarship in Peri-operative Nursing. In 1997, Anna specialised in Dental Anaesthesia which enabled her to assist specialists in various complex dental procedures for patients under sedation and GA.
Anna pursued her interest in dentistry to Graduate from The University of Queensland in 2004 with a Degree in Oral Health with various academic awards. She has undertaken further studies in Orofacial Myology and is currently undertaking Masters in Complementary Medicine.
Since graduating from Oral Health, Anna has been employed as an Oral Health Therapist in various dental settings. She has experience in General Dentistry, Periodontics, has been involved in teaching at the University of Queensland, has practiced Orofacial Myology (habit cessation ie thumb sucking) and for over 10 years has been involved in prevention and treatment of gum disease in a two prominent Gold Coast specialist clinics.
Anna loves helping people achieve an ultimate health and wellbeing. She believes that the knowledge and skills she acquired through her ongoing education and experience have helped her develop a professional and enthusiastic approach to patient care.