The Team

At Back Straight Massage, all the therapists are a minimum Diploma qualified, are passionate, professional, and are focused on the needs of the client and getting results.

If you are interested in a rewarding career in an inspirational team environment, please click here Join the Team


sue website photoSusan Butcher

Susan specialises in the treatment of Lymphoedema (and the related condition, Lipoedema), and now her time is 100% dedicated to the best possible outcomes for those clients.

She received her diploma in remedial massage in 2006, and has since worked full time massaging and developed her own business “Back Straight Massage”. In February 2013 Sue completed a 3 week intensive training in the treatment of lymphoedema. She is a member of the Australasian Lymphoedema Association and included on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR). 2016 she was nominated to the management group for the NLPR.

2015 Sue attended the World Lymphology Congress in San Francisco and in 2016 the Asia Pacific Lymphology Conference in Darwin.

The vast majority of Sue’s waking hours are devoted to her business, and what time she has spare she enjoys spending with family – daughter Hope and her extended family, and son Bronson, who is currently in the US hoping to forge a career in motor racing there.

Enjoys weight and cardio training and cycling, and working in the Holbrook community garden which she helped develop.


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Victoria Guthridge

Victoria completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage from Wodonga Tafe in 2015 and joined Back Straight Massage shortly after.

Has quickly built a loyal client base and she has a strong interest in pregnancy massage.

Lives with her young family in Wodonga and loves the gym life and has interests in sport, nutrition and music.

Victoria is a member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia.






Amita PalBackStraight Massage Low Res ManifeastoPhotography 2016 (12 of 21)

Amita completed Bachelor of Physiotherapy at India, followed by over 4 years experience at an Indian hospital, and has advanced training as a yoga instructor. In Australia, she completed Bachelor of Exercise Science at Victoria University and Diploma of Remedial Massage, and has experience as a massage therapist at Melbourne clinics.

Amita brings a skill set which will complement the rest of the team, and she will lead Back Straight Massage’s move into the areas of exercise science and yoga, for which there is increasing demand for, particularly in the corporate world.

Travelling is something she enjoys, particularly the outdoors and nature, as well as gardening and cooking.



Bethany Farmer

Bethany completed her Diploma in Remedial Massage from Wodonga Tafe, is a member of Massage and Myotherapy IMG_6594001Australia, and has quickly developed a loyal client base.

She is loving the skills she has quickly gained that only comes from working in a large team environment.

Beth moved from Melbourne with her family 3 years ago to the Albury/Wodonga area and is part of the CFA community in Victoria. She enjoys researching health, baking, playing music and adventuring outdoors.




Julian Butcher

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Has been with Back Straight Massage since April 2012 in admin and management.

Enjoys cars, motorsport, music, food, travel, and any opportunity to combine all or any of them.