WHAT IS 

OSTEOPATHY?

Osteopathy is a manual therapy and way of looking at the body in order to improve its function. During your consult, your Osteopath will help diagnose your issue, which will help you to understand the cause of your pain. Your Osteopath will then work with your body to help relieve your immediate symptoms, whilst also helping to guide you in how to prevent reoccurring issues and speed up your recovery. 

 

Osteopaths work to relieve your pain by focusing on how you function as a whole body unit. We aim to look at the real cause of the issue and not just at the immediate symptoms. This is one reason why it is so effective at resolving long-term/chronic aches and reoccurring pains, as well as acute injuries. Treatment includes hands-on techniques to reduce pain, a care plan that may include rehabilitative exercises and dietary advice

 

 

Osteopathy may help treat:

  • Headaches & Migraines

  • Back and Neck Pain

  • Pelvic Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Elbow Pain

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  • Heel/Arch Pain

  • Sports injuries

  • Joints & Flexibility

  • Posture

  • Knee Pain

  • Ankle Sprain

  • Hip and Groin

  • Workplace injuries

  • Chronic pain

  • Pregnancy

Reference: Australian Osteopathic Association
OUR TEAM
Northern Osteopathy

SWEATAL SHAH

 

(OSTEOPATH)
B.SC. (HONS), ND

Sweatal received her training at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating in 2003. Her passion lies in bringing together a wide range of techniques to devise a treatment plan that looks to helping patients achieve their health goal holistically.  Her highly personalised treatments combines structural and cranial techniques together with rehabilitation, exercise and nutrition.

Her interest lies in working with women during pregnancy and their recovery after giving birth.

Outside of the practice, Sweatal enjoys swimming and hiking with her young family. She recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and is looking to go to Everest Base Camp soon.

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ADDISON LEVENS

 

(OSTEOPATH)

M.Ost

Addison has an experienced approach that is very patient care focused. He uses a variety of structural hands-on techniques, functional releases, soft-tissue massage techniques, joint articulation/mobilisation, joint manipulation, trigger point dry needling, and taping. Addison has a passion for sports and sports related injuries.

After graduating from the British School of Osteopathy, Addison completed a Post.Grad in Paediatric Osteopathic practice, gaining experience using a gentle approach when working with all ages from babies to adolescents. Since then he and his wife decided to come to Australia to fulfil their beach life dream.

Outside of work Addison enjoys going to the gym, bouldering, running along the beach and playing social golf.

EMILY NELSON

(OSTEOPATH)

B.HSc & B.AppSc 

Emily graduated as an osteopath from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with distinction.

 

After seeing firsthand how much it benefitted others, Emily was drawn to study osteopathy, which gave her the opportunity to help people with the treatment and management of their pain.

 

She is passionate about providing a holistic treatment approach and helping patients work towards their goals. Emily has a deep interest in the human body and takes into account that no two bodies are the same in her treatment plan.

Outside of the clinic, Emily enjoys keeping active, going to the beach and exploring the great outdoors.

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SARAH BROOKS

(ACUPUNCTURIST & HERBALIST)

BAppSc (Chinese Medicine/Human Biology) RMIT

Sarah is a passionate & skilled doctor of Chinese Medicine, Doula & mother of three.

Combining gentle Acupuncture techniques, extensive Chinese herbal medicine knowledge & classical pulse diagnosis, she is committed to optimising her clients’ health naturally.

Sarah has a special interest in women’s health, fertility, pregnancy & childbirth.