completed her double degree in Osteopathy at Victoria University,
where she completed her Master's degree investigating Patient
Perceptions of Clinic Environments. Catherine particularly enjoys
treating headaches, sport injuries( including dance) and likes to
promote general wellbeing with diet and exercise regimes. She also
has an interest in pursing further studies in the areas of Clinical
Pilates, pediatrics and craniosacral therapy.
is a safe, gentle and effective form of hands-on therapy, which
primarily treats the musculoskeletal (muscles, ligaments, joints)
system of the body. It is one of the oldest forms of modern-day
manipulative manual therapy having started in the U.S.A. over 130
also recognises that when the musculoskeletal system is in correct
alignment the body has an innate ability to repair
do osteopaths treat, diagnose and prevent?·
injuries such as strains, sprains, bursitis and tendonitis· Back,
neck, jaw and shoulder pain· Arthritis and joint injuries· Headache
and migraine· Postural and repetitive strain injuries (RSI) · Hip,
knee, ankle and foot pain· Elbow, wrist and hand pain· Asthma &
to expect at your initial consultation
treatments involve a 45 minute visit (and 30minute standard 'follow
ups’) in which a detailed history is obtained and a general screen
is performed of your muscular and skeletal system, including
orthopaedic testing on relevant areas.
diagnosis is made and a discussion of the most appropriate
treatment methods and options is provided (which may include
sending you off for x-rays). Hands-on treatment is given, which may
include some of the following techniques such as gentle joint
manipulation, massage, stretching, articulation/mobilisation,
muscle energy and myofascial techniques.
importantly, a management plan is developed with you to provide the
best prevention and rehabilitation for your
choose St. Kilda Osteopathy?
aim is to not only treat your injured area, but to provide you with
the appropriate knowledge on how to best prevent the
injury/condition from occurring through strengthening, stretching,
postural and nutritional advice.
initial consultations help provide your osteopath with the ability
to assess the injury and also the surrounding areas to determine if
any secondary biomechanical changes have taken place. It is very
important that you understand your condition, as this will also aid
in the fastest path to full recovery.
we are located at Stable Health Clinic in St.Kilda, our
patients come from all over surrounding areas such as Prahran,
Brighton, Windsor, Albert Park, Middle Park, Elwood, Elsternwick,
South Melbourne, South Yarra, Toorak and Caulfield because we are
so conveniently located off St.Kilda Rd and opposite bus and tram
treatment $88 (45 mins)
treatments $70 (30 mins)(Concession rates are
further information, please Contact Us.