Amy Conca Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Amy Conca Osteopath graduated from Victoria University. A background in sport drove her passion for biomechanics which led her to osteopathy to further develop her knowledge of the human body.
Amy’s treatment style is holistic, with an emphasis on examining the body as a whole, and an understanding that physical discomfort may be influenced by a range of external factors
After a thorough assessment, Amy will use a variety of techniques to address the source of your pain as well as any underlying compensations which may be contributing.
She utilises a range of hands on techniques, including massage, stretch, and joint manipulation, as well as recognising the importance of education and rehabilitation.
Excellent communication skills and an empathetic nature allow Amy to educate her patients about both the cause and nature of their condition, as well as how to best manage and prevent future episodes of pain and get them back to doing the things they love. She understands each person and their circumstances are unique, and appreciates there is no one-size-fits-all solution to physical and mental health.
She is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm.
Amy will often provided massage, stretching and joint manipulation as well as a variety of other Osteopathic techniques.
Nina Robertson Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Nina Robertson Osteopath, successfully graduated from RMIT with a Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy). Growing up with a sporting background, she discovered her passion for fitness and mental health, paving the way for a career in Osteopathy.
Nina’s approach to treatment is thinking holistically to explain the cause and effect of your dysfunction, as well as taking into account the multifaceted mechanisms related to pain beliefs, tissue damage and exercise rehab.
After a comprehensive assessment, Nina will apply her clinical judgement to explore different hands-on techniques to meet your needs of care and level of comfort. These include – massage, stretching, joint manipulation, dry needling and cupping. These techniques implemented in Nina’s practice are designed to restore tissue tension, improve range of motion and promote healing to help you move at your best!
Nina has previously worked as a sports trainer and has gained considerable professional insight and experience in treating a range of sporting injuries. As a result her practice aims to work proactively and employ exercise based therapies to rehab.
Nina’s compassion and interpersonal skills have enabled her to build excellent rapport and therapeutic relationships with patients. She extends her passion of osteopathy to work with patients of all ages, in particular to those suffering with neck, back, shoulder and knee pain.
She aspires to continue her professional development in Women’s Health Care – with a focus on pregnancy and postnatal care. In addition, Nina will complete her Clinical Pilates course in the next year to add as part of her treatment tools.
Beyond work, Nina spends a great amount of time fuelling her coffee addiction all around Melbourne. To help keep a balanced lifestyle, she enjoys strength training and mediated movement therapies such as hot yoga and pilates to unwind.
Nina is a registered Osteopath with AHPRA, and is a member of Osteopathy Australia.
She is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturdays
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm.
Nina will often provided massage, stretching and joint manipulation as well as a variety of other Osteopathic techniques.
Lisa Brennan Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Lisa is the principle Osteopath at South Yarra Osteopathic Clinic and is well regarded amongst health professionals, fitness professionals and many patients because of her professional and caring nature.
She prides herself on not just providing a thorough treatment addressing the symptoms, but also uncovering the cause. Identifying the cause of the complaint is pivotal for recovery. Lisa firmly believes education is the key to better health so time is spent educating in language that you understand.
She loves the challenge of long standing complaints. The lower back and pelvis are areas of particular interest.
Treatments are tailored with a combination of direct techniques (massage, manipulations, stretching) combined with gentler techniques to achieve effective treatment. She is experienced in treating children (aged 3 and more) up to adults, sports people to desk workers. She uses a biomechanical evidence based approach to diagnosis and treatment.
After completing a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Melbourne, Lisa continued her interest in health sciences and commenced a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters of Osteopathy at RMIT University. Osteopathy was a natural progression for Lisa given her respect and fascination for the human body and its resiliency.
Lisa enjoys working as a clinical supervisor for future osteopaths at the Victoria University student clinic. In her down time she enjoys wining and dining with friends and family, and keeping fit by running.
Lisa is available Tuesday.
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm
Lisa is also available on Friday at our other clinic in Camberwell. Please click here to access Camberwell Osteopathic Clinic’s online booking facility.
Raya Anin Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Raya Anin Osteopath completed a Masters of Osteopathy at RMIT University in 2006. Since then, she has worked in private practice, having spent some time in Bendigo, and also running her own clinic in Melbourne. She enjoys working with people of all ages, from babies through all stages of life and loves being able to guide and educate people through to health.
Raya looks at the body as a whole unit, taking into consideration your daily activities and postures as well as the immediate symptoms to assess and treat a complaint. She has a very hands-on approach to treatment using a variety of techniques such as massage, manipulation, indirect techniques and dry needling to get the best results. As such, she is comfortable in assessing all areas of pain including back pain, neck pain, shoulder and elbow pain, knee and foot pain.
Having also completed a degree in Human Movement prior to studying Osteopathy, she has a greater understanding in pain arising from sport and biomechanical imbalances in activity and is comfortable in prescribing exercise programs to activate and strengthen your body.
Aside from private practice, Raya enjoys working as a clinical supervisor for the Victoria University Osteopathy program and, having recently completed her studies, is embarking on a new venture as an Animal Osteopath.
You can book to see Raya at the following times:
Camberwell Osteopathic Clinic on Monday 8am – 3pm
South Yarra Osteopathic Clinic on Thursday 10am – 8pm