In his twenty years as an Osteopath, Bruce has treated people from all walks of life. He has been Osteopath to the Australian Open Tennis Tournament since 2004, and has recently been appointed Osteopath at the Hawthorn Football Club in the AFL. He has previously lectured at Victoria University and RMIT and currently teaches on a number of post graduate courses for Osteopaths.One of Melbourne’s most highly-regarded practitioners, Bruce founded North Carlton Osteopathy in 1998.
Carl joined North Carlton Osteopathy in 2002, bringing with him years of experience in physical education and the practical application of Osteopathy. He has taught at RMIT and Victoria University, and is currently senior lecturer at Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy. He has a passion for postural analysis and the prescriptive value of exercise.
With an award-winning background in dance, and a dual degree in Clinical Science and Osteopathy, Jennifer brings to the clinic a first-hand understanding of how enhanced mobility can improve quality of life. With a keen interest in health and fitness – and a further qualification as a Pilates instructor – Jennifer joined the practice in 2006. Jennifer is currently on maternity leave.
Richard’s has extensive knowledge and experience in Exercise Physiology and Osteopathy. He has a Masters Degree in each discipline and has been a lecturer in Anatomy since 1991. Richard was the Exercise Physiologist to the Sri Lankan Cricket team, Australian Rowing and Hockey Squads and was the High Performance Manager of the 2000 Olympic Taekwondo Squad. His dedication to Osteopathy is shown by him furthering his studies in Dry Needling and is a result of his desire to help his patients achieve their full potential.
Graduating from RMIT University in 2009, and with over 5 years practicing at North Carlton Osteopathy, Kale has developed a focus in treating work-related postural and sport injuries.
With a personalised approach and emphasis on patient education, Kale uses a wide variety of manual techniques to treat pain, improve joint range of motion and increase symmetry in muscle movement and contraction.
Active in crossfit and golf, he believes that health can be achieved and maintained with an understanding of ones injury, an active lifestyle and balance in musculoskeletal posture.
Growing up in High Country Victoria, Emma was lucky enough to spend her winters skiing the slopes of Mt Buller. From this Emma developed a passion for living a healthy, active lifestyle so Osteopathy was a natural choice with its whole body, functional approach. Emma loves the benefits Osteopathy can bring and really enjoys working with her patients supporting them in finding health.
With an extensive background in sport growing up, Dan has always had an interest in how all aspects of health can contribute to function and wellbeing. Dan has worked with the Geelong Football Club in the AFL since 2011, gaining valuable experience working with elite athletes across the country. This exposure has helped him understand how all areas of lifestyle from diet, biomechanics and exercise can all influence and shape an individual’s wellbeing. He draws on all of these aspects in helping his patients achieve health.
Although he started his working life as a carpenter, Steve has now been a full-time masseur for nearly thirty years. Thoroughly grounded in the Alexander Technique, and with further skills in acupuncture and weight training, Steve’s many years of working closely with Osteopaths has seen him develop a unique therapeutic massage technique.
Founding member of the Australian Women’s Natural Health Conference, formulator of her own range of health products, Somatic Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Natural Health practitioner, and with over 25 years experience in alternative health therapies, Leonie brings an unrivalled depth of knowledge and understanding to personal development, health and wellbeing. For more information go to www.leoniehibbert.com