At BaiMed Osteopathy we focus on how your skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves and circulation operate together to improve your health and well-being.
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What we treat
Our team of Postgraduate qualified Osteopaths offer a patient-centred approach to treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems that can often be complicated by other chronic health problems. These include:
- head, back and neck ache
- pregnancy related pain and symptoms
- TMJ and jaw pain
- heel and foot pain
- shin splints
- tennis elbow
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- repetitive strain injury
- various postural problems
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Meet the Team
Name: Christine (aka Chrissy) Weston
Location: Woonona and Performance Centre
Qualifications: Bachelor Applied Science (Osteopathy), UWS Macarthur and Masters of Osteopathy, UWS Macarthur
While Chrissy was studying at University, she worked as a massage therapist in an osteopathic clinic and then, after graduating, gained experience at two practices with quite different approaches. She became a partner in one of the practices for three years before having her first child. This important time helped shape the client-focused approach she takes to her work. Listening, reassuring and treating people who are in various stages of pain and dysfunction is what she is passionate about.
Outside of work, Chrissy spends her time with son Oliver and husband Pat, negotiating the finer aspects of family life. She loves the beach, being active, getting away, exploring different places and eating really amazing food!
Name: Julie Harrison
Qualifications: Bachelor of applied science (Osteopathic Studies), Maters of Osteopathy both obtained at UWS Macarthur.
Julie has been working in clinical practice as an Osteopath for the last 8 years in Kiama. In addition to clinical practice, Julie has extensive experience in providing assessment and management of pain and mobility within in a residential facility for the past 10 years.
She has developed a keen interest in working with people to reduce workplace injuries through education and training. She spent several years developing a guide for safer patient handling for carers and people that are required to perform manual tasks as part of their daily activities.
Outside of work you’ll find Julie enjoying fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding in the Minnamurra River with my partner and going to the gym.
Name: Louise Adam
Qualifications: Diploma of Osteopathy 1981; Masters of Osteopathic Science (RMIT 1996).Independent Osteopathic Consultant (SIRA) – to provide expert advice on injury management by osteopaths.
Louise has a particular interest in assisting clients tackle persistent or re-occurring pain. With over 30 years of practice under her belt, Louise adapts the latest approaches of hands on therapy, pain education and exercise to reduce pain and improve quality of life. Louise takes the time to listen and examine carefully so as to understand the problem and how it’s affecting your life. Louise has held several senior positions including head of the Osteopathy program (University Western Sydney), president of Osteopathy Australia and chairperson of the Osteopathy accreditation authority with responsibility for assessing educational programs and overseas trained graduates.
Louise has been practicing in Kiama and living in the beautiful Jamberoo Valley for 15 years. In her spare time, Louise loves to share meals with friends, cycles with the Swampies, skis, sails and walks her dogs.
Name: Nikki Courtney
Qualifications: : Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters degree in Osteopathy from the University of Western Sydney.
Nikki has been practicing for 10 years. Prior to her Osteopathic studies Nikki completed a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance at the University of Western Sydney (Nepean) and taught various styles of dance for 12 years. Nikki has a passion for treating dance injuries and educating young dancers in how to manage and prevent injuries through safe dance practices and correct technique.
Nikki’s other special interest is the treatment and management of chronic musculoskeletal pain including lower back pain, neck and shoulder pain and headaches.
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