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Our osteopaths are experienced and qualified practitioners with over 30 years combined clinical experience in treating all ages, from newborns, pregnant women and elite athletes to the elderly. Liz, Kate, Chloe and Nicole are all registered osteopaths.  We are compassionate, caring people who love our job and the opportunity to help our patients on a daily basis.  Eastern Osteopathy Melbourne's osteopaths are the ideal practitioners when you are seeking osteopathic health care for all members of your family.
 


 
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Dr Elizabeth Johns
Osteopath
B.App.Sc. (Clin.Sc.)
B.Osteo.Sc. (Dist.)
Grad.Cert. Infant Manual Therapy

Liz graduated with distinction from RMIT University in 2002. After graduating she worked, lived and operated her own Osteopathic Clinic in New Zealand. She had the pleasure and opportunity to work with some of the best Osteopaths in that country.

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Dr Kathryn Johns
Osteopath
B.App.Sc. (Clin.Sc.) 
B.Osteo.Sc.

Kathryn graduated from RMIT University in 2002 and since graduating she has been working and operating her own business around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. During this period Kate has worked with numerous elite athletes, sporting teams, pre and postnatal women and the general public. Treating such a wide variety of patients has given Kate years of practical experience treating both acute injuries and chronic repetitive strain injuries

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Dr Chloe O’Brien 
Osteopath 
B.App.Sc. (Comp. Med.) 
M.Osteo

Chloe graduated from RMIT University with a Masters of Osteopathic Science. Since graduating, Chloe has worked at several clinics in and around Melbourne which has given her the opportunity to treat a wide range of conditions including head aches, low back pain, pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy and sporting injuries, to name just a few. She has gained confidence in treating people of all ages.

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Dr Nicole Cukierman
Osteopath 
B.Sc. (Clin.Sc.)
M.Hlth.Sc. (Osteo)

Nicole completed her five year combined Bachelor and Masters in Osteopathy at Victoria University with commendation in multiple subjects. Since graduating she has treated patients of all ages complaining of conditions ranging from headaches and ankle sprains to bed wetting.


DR ELIZABETH JOHNS - Osteopath

Liz graduated with distinction from RMIT University in 2002. After graduating she worked, lived and operated her own Osteopathic Clinic in New Zealand. She had the pleasure and opportunity to work with some of the best Osteopaths in that country.

Liz has over 10 years experience in treating people of all ages, including newborns, pregnant women, elite athletes and the elderly. However, she has a special interest in assisting people in trauma recovery, supporting women through their journey of pregnancy and the treatment of babies and children.

Liz is passionate about osteopathy, she enjoys treating both acute and chronic musculoskeletal ailments. With her great knowledge and understanding of the human body and the osteopathic principles she will not only identify and treat the cause of your pain, but will endeavor understand why you were susceptible to this type of strain and by improving overall alignment, movement and function help prevent reoccurrences.

 Liz has a strong desire to continue learning and has completed extensive studies in the areas of; paediatrics, pre and post natal care, osteopathy in the cranial field, biodynamics in the cranial field and visceral osteopathy. In 2011 Liz graduated from a post graduate certificate in neonatal and paediatric manual therapy at Victoria University. This was another stepping stone in the pursuit of excellence as it provided Liz with the skills to diagnose infant musculoskeletal disorders, assess spinal and primitive reflexes, and monitor developmental milestones.

Liz is a qualified Prenatal Yoga teacher. With her great understanding of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics she is able to safely prescribes asana (yoga poses) to provide pain relief during pregnancy and help prepare the pelvis for labor. Liz believes that yoga is an extension of osteopathy and she enjoys working with people to help them improve their yoga practice and also uses yoga asana to support her osteopathic treatments.

The emphasis of Liz’s treatment is on the person and not their symptom. With her extensive study and palpatory skills, she endeavors to identify the cause of your pain and formulate a treatment plan to help to restore optimal health and wellbeing. Through body awareness, and education Liz will aim to empower you to achieve your health goals. 


DR KATHRYN JOHNS - Osteopath

Kathryn graduated from RMIT University in 2002 and since graduating she has been working and operating her own business around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. During this period Kate has worked with numerous elite athletes, sporting teams, pre and postnatal women and the general public. Treating such a wide variety of patients has given Kate years of practical experience treating both acute injuries and chronic repetitive strain injuries.

Kate listens to her patients, her aim is to discover and treat the true cause of your pain using safe and effective techniques. Kate individualizes a treatment plan, then through education and rehabilitation endeavors to prevent re occurrence of the injury and empower the patient to take control of their own health. 

Kate has been working in the field of sports medicine and pilates for over ten years, where she has a great understanding of the biomechanics of the body and how the function and rehabilitation of the musculoskeletal system and core assists in pain management and injury recovery and prevention.

Kate has also worked alongside some of Melbourne’s most talented naturopaths, acupuncturists and midwives in the area of pre and postnatal care and fertility. Kate’s knowledge and understanding of the pregnant body allows her to compassionately and safely treat various complaints associated with pregnancy and childbirth. With her extensive background in pilates, Kate can assist you with all of your postnatal exercise requirements to help you get your pre pregnancy body back.

Kate has completed extra training in the areas of Pilates and dry needling, visceral and cranial osteopathy, women’s health, pre and postnatal care and the treatment of children and babies. In the past Kate has worked as a lecturer in the field of visceral osteopathy, where she enjoys treating a wide range of visceral complaints including; constipation and IBS, reflux and breathing difficulties, and period pain.

Kate is passionate about osteopathy; this is evident in her social life, where she has combined travel and osteopathy. Kate has been known to have patients knitting and donating clothing for her travels to third world countries, where she has visited orphanages and treated underprivileged and disabled children. This compassion extends to her life in Melbourne, where she regularly donates treatments, pillows and pilates sessions to local fundraisers.


DR CHLOE O'BRIEN - Osteopath

Chloe graduated from RMIT University with a Masters of Osteopathic Science. Since graduating, Chloe has worked at several clinics in and around Melbourne which has given her the opportunity to treat a wide range of conditions including head aches, low back pain, pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy and sporting injuries, to name just a few. She has gained confidence in treating people of all ages.

Chloe listens to her patients and will aim to determine and treat the true cause of your complaint. She uses a variety of gentle and safe approaches to treatment including, a bio dynamic approach to osteopathy in the cranial field and muscle energy technique. Chloe will individualize a treatment plan and through education and rehabilitation will endeavour to prevent the re-occurrence of your complaint and help you to take control of your health.

Chloe enjoys treating a wide range of complaints and people of all ages. In particular, she has a special interest in supporting women through pregnancy and treating babies and children. Chloe’s passion for treating babies has led her to regularly donate her time to a monthly children’s clinic, where she treats babies and children who may otherwise not be able to afford treatment. This has given Chloe the opportunity to learn from some of Melbourne’s best paediatric osteopaths.

Chloe has completed extra training in a bio dynamic approach to osteopathy in the cranial field, women’s health, pre and post natal care and paediatrics. She regularly travels throughout Australia and overseas to advance her knowledge and skill set, enhancing her treatment and care of her patients.

The emphasis of Chloe’s treatment is on the individual. She will aim to work with your body’s natural self healing mechanism to not only improve your symptoms but to also enhance your overall health and well being.


Dr Nicole Cukierman - Osteopath 

Nicole completed her five year combined Bachelor and Masters in Osteopathy at Victoria University with commendation in multiple subjects. Since graduating she has treated patients of all ages complaining of conditions ranging from headaches and ankle sprains to bed wetting.

Whilst Nicole enjoys treating patients of all walks she has a particular interest in working with babies, children and individuals with special needs. Her knowledge in paediatrics has been enhanced through extra courses in the osteopathic treatment and management of children. Additionally, Nicole has spent time shadowing a paediatric Occupational Therapist and, as a student, worked as a disability support worker.

Nicole loves her sport including gym and playing competitive tennis and netball. She has experience managing acute and repetitive strain injuries though her work as a sports trainer and aims to return the individual to good health and back to playing their chosen activity as soon as possible using appropriate treatment and rehabilitation.

Nicole embraces every patient as an individual finding the primary cause of their complaint and selecting a combination of appropriate direct and indirect techniques in treating them and restoring optimal health.