Meet Our Practitioners
Gavin LovettGavin graduated from Victorian University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science/Applied Science/Osteopathy and a Masters of Health Science. He arrived at Osteopathy after an enjoyable period in competitive gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, basketball and coaching. He is particularly interested in the management of acute and chronic conditions including muscle strains, joint sprains, headaches, neck and back pain and degenerative conditions. In his spare time Gavin is devoted to his wife and daughter, family and friends. He loves reading, gardening and, according to his wife, connecting everything he can to WiFi.
Rebecca Lovett graduated as an Osteopath from Victorian University in 2006. After an additional year she gained an Advanced Certificate in Paediatric Manual Therapy.
She is interested in almost all areas of wellness and strives to help people achieve their very best health through appropriate techniques, a holistic view and multidisciplinary approach to care with referral to excellent local health professionals when required.
Rebecca has had a passion for assisting women who are experiencing pain in their pregnancies and post natal period. Other special interests include breathing retraining, assisting with chronic pain, complex and chronic cases.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two year old and husband, growing and cooking her own food, reading anything to do with health and exercising at the gym, pool or on a yoga mat.
Steve graduated from RMIT in 2008 obtaining a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy) and a bachelor of clinical science. Since then Steve has loved working in private practice, helping people achieve their health goals. His major interest lies in the treatment and rehabilitation of chronic pain conditions. He applies a big picture, wholistic approach to each treatment, considering lifestyle factors, diet, postures and activity level. He is passionate about getting alongside patients, encouraging them in their pursuit of whole body health. Steve also has broad experience working with sporting clubs, athletes, the elderly, adolescents and children. When Steve’s not working, you can find him spending time with his two beautiful girls or in the garden musing over how to find room for one more fruit tree. To keep fit he enjoys surfing and weight lifting.
Lauren graduated from Osteopathic studies at RMIT and previously a Bachelor of Science from Melbourne University majoring in Human structure and function. Her combined studies work together perfectly to produce great results and has led her to be sought out for advice amongst some of our local GP’s. She has done some additional training in ergonomic workstation setups.
Lauren loves working with people on their individualized health goals, and getting people get back to doing what they love, whether it is back to sport or knitting! She enjoys seeing her patients progress whether it be lifting or bending down – a win is a win!
She is known around our clinic for her witty dry humour and abilities in clearly explaining all things body to anybody! Lauren has a keen interest in preventative care as well as empowering patients to help themselves heal so they can experience their most fulfilled lives.
When Lauren isn’t working you will find her playing basketball, cheering for a netball team or using advanced fondant skills on birthday cakes for her vibrant nephews.
Angus graduated from his Osteopathic studies at RMIT and is our go to guy for all things exercise based and sports focussed. He spent his youth being active in team sports including cricket and football, and his strong suit is in strength and conditioning.
As a student, Angus worked in concreting and this has laid a solid foundation to understand all trades and their difficulties, however Angus’ interest extend far past the nuts and bolts of structure and function of the musculoskeletal system – he loves getting to the bottom of the issues presented to him.
Angus is interested in how all body’s systems interconnect and the broad variety of treatment options available to optimise function of the whole person.
Angus is known around the clinic for getting off the beaten track for world adventures and enjoying straight black coffee.
Emma graduated from RMIT University with distinction in a Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy). She was first exposed to Osteopathy when experiencing chronic neck pain and headaches, and her passion for the profession has grown ever since.
Emma has an interest in seeing her patients get back to doing the activities they love. She tailors her treatment and management plans to the individual and encourages her patients to take an active role in their recovery by educating them about their condition and providing lifestyle, postural and exercise advice.
Emma treats a variety of acute and chronic conditions with a particular interest in chronic pain, osteoarthritis, back pain, neck pain and headaches. She has also completed additional training in dry needling to compliment osteopathic treatment provided to patients.
When Emma is not working, she enjoys travelling with friends, water skiing and going on long walks with her dog.
Emma is our resident and passionate naturopath, nutritionalist and remedial massage. Her mantra is “Empowering and Coaching People to Better Health”. Her diverse qualifications enable her to support many aspects of health and wellbeing. She offers personal, relaxed, and professional treatment, with over 11 years of clinical experience.
Emma’s passion in naturopathy and nutrition include
- Digestive health (including help with identification of food intolerances and allergies)
- Natural fertility advice
- Pregnancy and post natal care including breastfeeding and paediatrics
- Hormonal support
- Mood and nervous system support
- Immune support
- Thyroid health
- MTHFR support and other metabolic SNP’s
Massage treatments are tailored for ideal outcomes and include:
- Relaxation massage
- Deep tissue
- Pressure points
- Injury management
- Pregnancy massage
- General aches, pain and tension support.
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If you have any queries as to how we can help you, please don’t hesitate to call. Phone 9727 2288. firstname.lastname@example.org