Staff

Staff

IdealFysion henkilökunta

We are a Helsinki-based company specializing in the examination and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. We have been in operation since 2014. Our services include sports massage, orthopedic osteopathy, and physical therapy. We also offer services to maintain and improve well-being at work for companies. All members of our staff are licensed professionals registered by Valvira, the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health. We have two clinics in Helsinki, one in Töölö (Idealfysio Töölö, Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 11) and another in Kaartinkaupunki (Idealfysio Helsinki, Pieni Roobertinkatu 11).

Joonas Lahtinen (Helsinki, Töölö)
Osteopath

I graduated as a sports massage therapist from the Sports Massage Institute of Finland in 2010, and as an osteopath from OOKK (the orthopedic osteopathy training center) in 2017. At the moment Im doing Masters in Sports physiotherapy in Jyväskylä. Over the years, I have treated many different types of athletes: ice hockey, basketball and handball players, as well as marathon runners in Helsinki and Stockholm. From 2016 to 2019, I worked as a sports massage therapist and osteopath for the representative team of the Finnish basketball club Torpan Pojat and currently Im working with Helsingin IFK womens ice hockey team. I have played ice hockey myself for nearly 15 years. It is important for me to treat each customer according to their specific needs, whether they are top athletes or senior citizens.


Karri Eliasson (Helsinki, Töölö)
Osteopath

I have graduated as a sports massage therapist and osteopath. I have a lot of experience in treating different types of athletes (ice hockey players, basketball players and track and field athletes, to name a few). In addition to different kinds of soft tissue techniques, I use acupuncture needles in my treatments. I normally add a low electric current, which enhances the effect on the activity of the nervous system, reducing pain and improving muscular functions. I always discuss treatment options beforehand with my patients.

I want to help athletes reach their full potential. This requires a healthy, functioning body. I am also happy to treat all sorts of everyday ailments, regardless of the patient’s age and occupation.


Johanna Kaarela (Helsinki, Töölö)
Massage therapist / Sports massage therapist

I graduated from the Sports Massage Institute of Finland in 2015. I did my degree in Spain. My own sports background and previous working experience made me interested in body care, musculoskeletal disorders, and improving the ability to function. I have training and coaching experience in track and field athletics and artistic gymnastics. We all have our own bumps and bruises, and this is why I find it extremely important to treat each customer as an individual.


Henrik Ruokanen (Töölö)
Massage therapist / Sports massage therapist

I graduated as a sports massage therapist in Spain in spring 2019. I have a strong background in sports, and I have played soccer and ice hockey since I was a kid. A few years ago, I had to quit playing ice hockey, as my style of playing led to a shoulder injury. Because of my background, I had dreamt of becoming a sports massage therapist for years, and finally decided to make it happen. I believe that the well-being of the body is directly linked to the well-being of the mind, and my goal is to help customers reach an overall state of well-being.


Matilda Cordeiro
Physiotherapy / Sports Massage

I am a physiotherapist and a sports masseur. Injury prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems are areas that particularly interest me. Team sports have always been a favorite of mine; being a player myself, as well as a coach and physiotherapist for the Sparta B-girls handball team, helps me understand the athletes’s needs for a practical and effective prevention and rehabilitation program.

During your appointment, I will carefully listen to you and then we will together design a tailor-made rehabilitation plan and go through the exercises. Throughout the treatment, I prefer using a lot of different mobilisation techniques. I also offer kinesiology- and sporttaping. See you in Töölö!


Kukka Kyyhkynen (Helsinki)
Massage therapist / Sports massage therapist

I am a sports masseuse graduate from Erottaja massage school. My own sports career in basketball ended due to an injury however, I have continued in sports by working as a basketball and gymnastics coach. My intereset towards overall wellness, musculoskeletal system problems and body care has come from experience and education. I work a lot with athletes but I am more than happy to take care of more common everyday problems. With my work I want to positively affect my clients overall well-being.

The best part about my job is that I get to give my clients individual care catered just for them and to see the progress and results after appointments.


Essi Suomilammi (Töölö, Kamppi)
Osteopathy

Essi obtained her masters degree in Osteopathy from United Kingdom. She is passionated about human body and rehabilitation which keeps her studying and reading the latest reaserach in order to give evidence based up to date care for her patients. She is spesialised in pain management and she is consulting chronic pain patients such as migraine, unexplained pain, tendon pain, chronic back pain, fibromyalgia and neurological issues such as neuropathic pain, disc bulges and nerve entrapments.

Essi is also spesialised in women’s health and paediatric care. She is consulting women during pregnancy with any issues that might occur such as pelvic girdle pain, back pain or musculoskeletal problems that already existed before pregnancy. She is also able to provide care after giving birth in order to make succesful recovery. During the post-natal check she can provide rehabilitation program for  scars (c-section and tears), pelvic floor muscles and abdominal diastasis.

After graduating Essi started her career in London working in a multidiscplinary team helping athletes, office workers and pain sufferers. After she continued her career in Belgium where she also started instructing Pilates classes before returning to her home country Finland.