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Spring Osteo Clinic offers osteopathy, clinical pilates and massage therapy catering for all ages and many pain types including back pain, headaches, sports injuries, pregnancy related injuries and postural related injuries.
Spring Osteo Clinic
Spring Osteo Clinic was established in 2010. We saw an opportunity to apply our osteopathic passion in a professional clinic that is fresh and energetic and with an approach that is easy for every body to understand.
All osteopaths at Spring are university trained allied health professionals. We are government registered and members of the Australian Osteopathic Association.
Dr Jackson Clark
BSc (Clin.Sc.), MHS. (Osteo). Member AOA
Jackson approaches his treatments in a holistic manner. He combines the direct treatment of his patient’s area of pain; elimination of contributing or causative factors; and the active engagement of his patients in his treatment process. Jackson has a strong interest in sporting injuries and rehabilitation and has a deep understanding of injury prevention and ergonomic assessment. Jackson is trained in dry needling.
Prior to becoming an osteopath, Jackson was already entrenched in the health and fitness industry. He is a qualified personal trainer and tennis coach. He worked as a personal trainer, gym instructor and group fitness instructor for over two years and as a tennis coach for five years. Jackson played at many levels of competition tennis for fifteen years and he also enjoys football, soccer and skiing.
Dr Amanda Pike
BSc (Clin.Sc.), MHS. (Osteo). Member AOA
Amanda is an enthusiastic osteopath who has a keen interest in sports injuries, pregnancy related pain and women’s health. Prior to becoming an osteopath, she spent four years as a trainer at various football clubs across Melbourne where she examined, diagnosed and treated many short and long-term injuries. A deeper understanding of acute injuries came through her Masters which focused on the management of swelling in acute sports injuries.
Amanda has also seen first hand the successful results that pre and post-natal women get from looking after their bodies through osteopathy whilst pregnant and in the early weeks of motherhood. She now takes a particular interest in assisting her patients through this important and special time. Amanda’s vast sporting background includes gymnastics, diving, athletics and swimming.
Dr Kate Foord
B.App.Sci (Comp Med), M.Osteo, Member AOA
Kate’s passion for osteopathy was sparked at a young age when she saw the physical benefits it can have on the body and lifestyle. Kate’s work at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, as well as her involvement with the Box Hill North and Elsternwick Amateur Football Clubs has given her a particular interest in women’s health, orthopaedics and sports injury rehabilitation. Kate believes that the holistic nature of osteopathy makes it a superior therapy in reducing pain and injury prevention.
In addition to offering osteopathic treatments, Kate is qualified as a clinical pilate instructor and runs the clinical pilates programs within the clinic.
Dr Nick Harrison, BSc (ClinSc) and a MHSc (Osteo) Member AOA
Nick is passionate about osteopathy’s principles when assisting his patients to achieve an improved level of health. Nick provides a holistic treatment by reviewing his patient’s direct area of pain, their whole body and their lifestyle.
He has specific expertise in pelvic dysfunction and sports related injuries. Nick has worked in several well-recognised clinics in Melbourne and is an active member of the Australian Osteopathic Association (AOA). Nick is currently training for the Melbourne Marathon and plays golf on a monthly basis.
With thirty years experience as a qualified massage therapist, Jing complements the Spring team through her ability to treat acute muscle injuries as well as sooth general aches and pains. Jing first qualified in the management of medical technician in Beijing where she worked for the Medical Union for ten years. Since relocating to Australia, she completed a diploma in remedial therapy. Jing has been with the Spring team since 2010. Her specialities include deep tissue and sports massage; trigger point therapy; lymphatic drainage massage and cupping. In addition she works closely with the osteopaths to achieve strong results for several mutual patients. Jing is devoted and passionate to health and well being and is continually updating her skills. For a more detailed description of our massage and remedial therapies, please see our blog article – Spring’s massages.
Contact us today to spring free from pain and into life