Kate Schaffner Osteopath – South Yarra Osteopath
Kate’s passion for health and fitness inspired her to embark on a career in osteopathy after working in office-based work for several years.
Kate Schaffner Osteopath completed a five year osteopathy degree at Victoria University. As a part of her study, Kate received a grant to undertake an internship at the University College of Osteopathy in London (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) where she treated patients in various speciality and community clinics. Kate continues to be involved in university life by teaching osteopathy students at Victoria University.
Kate has a particular interest in treating neck pain, headaches and jaw pain. She also enjoys treating low back and hip pain. Kate has undertaken further postgraduate development focusing on these treatment areas. This training has included both direct and more gentle indirect osteopathic techniques, osteopathy for children and therapeutic yoga as an adjunct to treatment.
In her spare time Kate enjoys tennis, yoga and learning about complementary and alternative medicine. These interests complement Kate’s holistic approach to treating her patients.
Kate is available at the following times:
Thursday: 5:00pm – 7:30pm