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.
Jason Lee Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Jason Lee Osteopath arrived at osteopathy by happy coincidence. Having spent much of his active yet accident prone youth being patched up by compassionate health professionals, it was only a matter of time before he joined their ranks.
Prior to osteopathy Jason enjoyed a rewarding career as an architect, having worked on large and small scale projects in Victoria and abroad. Architecture enabled him to cultivate his innate attention to detail while encompassing the overarching design and function of the whole structure. As an inquisitive thinker, Jason’s love for working with complex components and dense structure to achieve something elegant and functional extends seamlessly into osteopathy, and reflects his level of patient care.
Jason relishes in treating sporting injuries, with particular interest in shoulders and hips, and the arms and legs they attach. On the flip side, having spent plenty of time in front of a computer Jason is very sympathetic to the plight of every office warrior. He enjoys treating headaches, neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, and other symptoms arising from the famed desk disease.
Jason will often provided massage, stretching, dry needling and joint manipulation as well as a variety of other Osteopathic techniques. He has also done additional studies in biodynamic osteopathy and enjoys treating everyone from infants, to the elderly, to patients who struggle with chronic pain to patients who just prefer and respond well to a more gentle touch.
Albeit less accident prone these days, Jason continues to stay active, having dabbled in weight training and Crossfit, and provided onsite health support to competing team members at local competitions.
Jason is fluent in Cantonese.
Jason is available Monday and Thursday.
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm
Tram Tran Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Tram Tran Osteopath is an enthusiastic and conscientious Osteopath who graduated from RMIT University with a double bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and Applied Sciences in Osteopathy.
From a young age, Tram has always had a keen interest in anatomy and the human body.
Whilst at university, Tram discovered her passion for educating others working as a group workshop facilitator for neuroscience. As such, she ensures to thoroughly educate every patient regarding their diagnosis, treatment and management options. Tram aims to have patients feel empowered to eventually self-manage and take back control of their injury or pain. She firmly believes in working collaboratively with her patients to create achievable goals in order to return them back to their life as soon as possible!
Tram works to investigate beyond the symptoms in order to discover the underlying cause.
Tram has a background in exercise rehabilitation and commonly works with weekend warriors to athletes.
She enjoys the challenge of treating complex cases and chronic pain. She commonly treat back pain, neck pain and repetitive strain injuries (RSI) and sporting injuries.
Tram offers Dry Needling, exercise prescription and lifestyle advice.
Outside of the treatment room, Tram can be found training at the local Muay Thai gym or wandering through the Royal Botanical Gardens. She is a proud Melburnian who loves to visit new cafes, bars, art galleries and anything hidden down a cobblestone laneway. So, if you have any recommendations, please share them with Tram!
Tram is available Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm
Tram will often provide massage, stretching, dry needling and joint manipulation as well as a variety of other Osteopathic techniques.
Grace Knight Osteopath found her passion for Osteopathy during her 19 years of ballet training and 6 years of teaching. Strongly focusing on the rehabilitation of both her and her student’s injuries, she places an emphasis around whole body strength and further injury prevention applicable to both the sporting and general populations.
Grace enjoys treating a wide range of conditions with a particular interest around neck and headache pain. She prides herself on her ability to incorporate a number of different techniques into her treatments, including direct hands on skills such as manipulation and dry needling in combination with a more gentle indirect approach.
She strongly believes that effective communication and an appropriate management plan for the individual patient is key to optimal patient satisfaction. When Grace isn’t working in the clinic, she can be found brunching with her friends and travelling back to her hometown of Yarram to visit family and friends.
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm. Massages, stretches and manipulates.
Grace is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Amelia Flynn Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Amelia Flynn Osteopath graduated from Victoria University. She is passionate about exercise and fitness which contributed to why she chose to study Osteopathy and develop her knowledge of the body.
Amelia places an emphasis on the whole body when treating. A variety of different hands-on techniques during treatment are used, including massage and manipulation. She has completed external courses for dry needling and cupping to add to the range of treatment skills. Amelia has an interest in in shoulder complaints, mid back and neck pain. As well as providing a thorough Osteopathic treatment, Amelia will provide appropriate management; from postural and ergonomic advice, to stretches and strengthening exercises.
Through patient education and excellent communication skills, Amelia aims to provide her patients with the knowledge required to understand why they are in pain and how this can be prevented to provide successful treatments.
In her spare time Amelia works as a Pilates instructor and loves teaching and educating clients about their bodies.
Amelia is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Treatment Style: Gentle, Medium, Firm.
Amelia will often provided massage, stretching and joint manipulation as well as a variety of other Osteopathic techniques.
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