Carmen Schmandtke

Remedial Massage Therapist and Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Carmen is a passionate and qualified Remedial Massage therapist. She completed her diploma of Remedial Massage at MIMT and has been massaging since 2015. While studying, Carmen volunteered at the South Eastern Private hospital for 18 months, during that time she offered massage in the Oncology and Rehab wards. It was during this time her interest in treating Lymphoedema arose, as she saw many cancer patients dealing with fluid retention.

Carmen then completed ‘Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy’ Level 1 training in August 2017, under the trainer Astrid Diercks.

Carmen recently completed a 2-day Manual Lymphatic Drainage workshop under the trainer Michelle Vassallo, updating her skills.

Carmen has extensive experience treating clients of all ages, clients dealing with mobility issues, cancer patients, Parkinsons, Lymphoedema, pain management, to mention a few. Carmen has also treated patients in Palliative care.

Special Interests

  • Assisting patients with mobility issues, Parkinsons, Lymphoedema
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Assisting patients in Palliative care or with cancer


  • Remedial Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Cupping
  • Pregnancy Massage


Diploma Remedial Massage

Consultation times, fees and bookings
Carmen will be starting at the NIIM Clinic from 16/09/2019. For bookings, details on appointment availability and the schedule of fees please contact the NIIM Clinic Reception on (03) 9804 0646