Jessica graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Complementary Medicine and a Master of Osteopathy.
She enjoys treating the variety of conditions that present to osteopaths and alters her treatment methods to fit individual patient’s needs. She enjoys the diversity that working as an Osteopath brings and treats a range of conditions in people of all ages. Her passion for helping patients drives her to continually expand her skill base.
Jessica’s approach places emphasises on the overall wellbeing of her patients and in implementing long term self-management strategies to help them regain optimal functionality and pain- free movement.
Jessica has a keen interest in dance, gymnastics and snow sports and sports related injuries and rehabilitation. She is an accomplished snowboarder and skier and has competed in snowboard racing events within Australia and overseas.
She also is very interested in Clinical Pilates, being a trained instructor, and believes it be a vital factor in rehabilitation as well as developing core stability to enable optimal musculoskeletal health. Jessica enjoys keeping fit by taking part in regular Pilates classes as well as going to the gym.
Jessica has a great love of travel and of experiencing the cultures and customs of other countries. During her University studies Jessica was part of a team of students who travelled to Kenya to treat patients in a local hospital.
Jessica is extremely pleased to have recently joined Osteo Net and is available for consultations on Monday, Thursday, Friday and alternate Saturdays.
Lauren graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine) and a Masters of Osteopathy.
Lauren’s caring personality is evident in her approach to osteopathy, with her core focus being on the patient outcomes and maintaining optimal health and fitness. Lauren has a strong background in coaching and competitive sports and enjoys treating a wide range of sporting injuries and has a keen interest in conditions related to spinal pain. In 2014 Lauren worked as an osteopath at SportsMed, in India providing her patients with effective health care, considering the limited facilities that were available and aided to expand her osteopathic skills.
Lauren herself continues to stay fit and healthy being involved in netball, water polo and skiing throughout the year. This is evident in incorporating her love for sport and osteopathy. With Lauren’s passion towards patient outcomes she uses a variety of techniques to achieve each patient’s optimal functionality. It is important for Lauren to provide excellence in delivering quality osteopathic care.
Lauren is excited to be part of the amazing team at Osteo Net and is available for consultations on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays.
Louise is a Myotherapist whom graduated from Kangan Batman TAFE in 2007
with a Diploma of Remedial Massage and an Advanced Diploma of Remedial
Massage (Myotherapy). Since then she has also gained a Certificate IV in
Fitness, Level 2 Sports Trainer Certificate and has also completed Level 1
Manual Lymph Drainage training with the Dr. Vodder International School. She
is currently undertaking study in the field of Osteopathy at RMIT.
Louise is a highly skilled and experienced practitioner. She has worked for
a Premier league Soccer club as well as an amateur AFL club in Melbourne
for 5 seasons before moving to Magnetic Island, Queensland for 12 months
to work as a Myotherapist. Upon her return to Melbourne; she worked at a
successful multi-disciplinary clinic in Armadale, where she refined her skills
as a myotherapist and was able to work very closely with a variety of other
disciplines to provide her patients with a holistic approach to treatment and
management of their health and wellbeing. An approach she still utilises today.
Louise has always been passionate about the health industry and uses a
variety of treatment modalities to help her patients reach their full health
potential. She believes that each person is individual and requires a unique
treatment and management plan that is effective for them. She uses a diverse
range of techniques ranging from soft tissue massage, deep tissue massage,
cupping, dry needling, Manual Lymph Drainage, trigger point therapy,
stretching, articulation, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release as well
as relaxation and pregnancy massage.
Outside of her working life, Louise enjoys spending time with friends and
family, traveling, going to the movies, cooking and especially loves baking
cakes of any description.
Mia graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical
Sciences) and a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). During her time at
university, she completed a Masters in the field of sports bra research, in
particular the effect bra styles have on limiting breast movement. On
completion of her degree, Mia continued to study including courses in pre
and post-natal osteopathic care and more recently in dry needling.
Mia has endeared herself to many with her thorough approach to her patients
and her expertise in the treatment of spinal pain and sports injuries. She
has also developed an interest in the treatment of women during pregnancy.
Mia believes in “Practice what you preach” with regard to exercise and
wellbeing and participates in regular Pilates classes in her spare time. Mia
also has a passion for helping patients to self manage their complaints and
learn coping strategies for dealing with them outside the treatment room.
Sally graduated from Endeavour College in 2008 with a Diploma in Remedial Massage. After practicing for 8 years, she then went on to complete her Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy at MIMT in 2014. Sally’s passion is to assist her patients to live active, healthy lives as they age. “Everyday” aches and pains that we so often take for granted as a normal part of aging don’t always have to be a part of your life. Whether you aspire to participate in the Great Vic Bike Ride or simply want to be able to chase after your children or grandchildren, Myotherapy can help you achieve this. Using various myotherapeutic techniques Sally can assist to increase mobility and flexibility as well as treating various conditions including headaches, frozen shoulder, ankle and knee injuries and helping to ease the symptoms of osteoarthritis and tendonopathies.
Joining Osteonet has given Sally the opportunity to hone her skills in Myotherapy in the company of a group of highly skilled and professional practitioners. She looks forward to meeting you soon.
Sally is available for consultation on Wednesday evenings and alternate Saturdays.