Dr. Rose Pirritano
Dr. Rose Pirritano is an experienced Osteopath who has worked in many clinics around Melbourne prior to establishing Altona Meadows Osteopathy. After completing a 5 year double degree including a Masters degree Rose has developed a thorough understanding of musculoskeletal issues. Rose’s treatment approach is tailored to suit the individual's needs.
Rose has furthered her studies in many areas including Dry needling, pregnancy and paediatric care. She has also a keen interest in sports injuries having worked with both local football and soccer clubs. Rose treats a variety of people from babies to the elderly, from injured workers to elite sports people.
Rose is extremely passionate about osteopathy and prides herself on providing the highest quality healthcare.
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Dr. Aziza Hassan
Dr. Aziza Hassan completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Complementary Medicine and her Masters of Osteopathy at RMIT University. She has also furthered her studies in paediatric osteopathy and pregnancy osteopathy. More recently she travelled to England to complete a short course in paediatric osteopathy. She has a particular passion for treating both children and pregnancy related issues and aspires to specialise in this particular field, “treating children and pregnancy is my passion, there is an immense amount that osteopathy can offer in giving a child an optimum start to their life”. - Dr. Aziza Noor Hassan
Dr. Aziza Hassan has worked in many clinic around Melbourne. Through this she has gained a great amount of knowledge in the management of different issues and treatment styles. Aziza combines both a structural and cranial approach to treatment which produce great results for her patients.
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Dr. Arantxa Rodriguez
Dr. Arantxa Rodriguez completed her 5 year Osteopathic training at Victoria University. During her studies she was involved in assisting students with demonstrations in osteopathy and was also the anatomy lab assistant. Arantxa has also furthered her studies by completing a short course in Dry needling. Arantxa is a dedicated, passionate member of the team who will strive to get to the bottom of your complaint. She has a keen interest in all facets of osteopathy and incorporates exercise prescription into her management of your complaints.
In her spare time she enjoys swimming, reading and cake decorating. She recently made her own amazing wedding cake.
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Dr. Petar Fiamengo
Many of you may already know Petar as the former remedial massage therapist at the clinic. Dr. Petar Fiamengo has completed a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Science and Masters of Health Science in Osteopathy.
Petar has furthered his studies in functional rehabilitation and dry needling.
He enjoys treating various conditions such as headaches/migraines, postural and mechanical dysfunctions. His passion is treating elite, recreational athletes and sporting injuries. Petar is a strong believer in a proactive approach, therefore can provide management and rehabilitation for back to work and sporting purposes.
He brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on experience after working in a number of clinics around melbourne. Petar's jovial nature will make you feel at ease especially if you anxious about receiving treatment.
Petar is learning martial arts and plays basketball for a team during his spare time. He enjoys travelling and learning about many different cultures.
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Dr Stepahnie Trembath
Stephanie Trembath attended RMIT university and graduated her Osteopathy degree with Distinction. She currently holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Growing up in the Macedon Ranges she was member of many local and representative sporting clubs. Being so heavily involved in different sports throughout her life has strongly influenced her interest in Sports Osteopathy; this interest resulted in her taking on the role as the Head Sports Trainer at one of Melbourne's amateur football clubs. Working as a sports trainer allowed her to put her years of study into practice through hands on learning, gaining further insight into how to best treat and manage sporting injuries.
Among some of the many conditions that are of particularly interest to Stephanie, include:
- Pain management and treatment of headaches and migraines
- Female health conditions
- Sporting injuries
- Children over the age of 5.
With her comprehensive osteopathic knowledge, Stephanie has gained an appreciation of both direct and indirect osteopathic techniques, striving to provide a holistic and patient centered approach to treatment; whilst acknowledging the benefits of an interrogative approach to patient complaints through the use of various allied health professionals.
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Dr Patrick Millsom
Dr. Patrick Millsom graduated from RMIT with a double bachelor in Health science and Applied science (osteopathy).
Patrick has an interest in treating back pain, headaches, sporting injuries. Having been a keen sportsman, he knows the frustration of pain and injuries all too well and subsequently understands the requirements of treatment and rehabilitation.
Patrick offers tailored treatments using soft tissues techniques, muscle stretching joint manipulation and dry needling in order to get patients mobile, active again and back to doing what they love. Patients are encouraged to take an active role in their health and well being
Patrick completed a university placement working under orthopedic surgeons in Mumbai, India, the experience gained was invaluable. He has also worked as a sports trainer.
Patrick is a member of Osteopathy Australia and is registered for private health rebates through the HICAPS system.
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Remedial Massage Therapist
- Diploma of Remedial Massage
- Certificate 4 in Massage Therapy
- Cupping Therapy
- Sports massage & taping
- Hot Stone Massage
Sarah is a strong believer in using regular massage to relieve stress, improve posture, prevent sports injuries and to achieve optimal levels of wellbeing. She has a great understanding of how chronic pain can impact on quality of life. Over the years, she has suffered from chronic pain, which led to multiple surgeries in her shoulder, spine and hip.
Her main interests lies in chronic and acute pain management, postural awareness, neck, shoulder and back pain and headaches. Sarah uses a variety of techniques including deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, mobilising, stretching, METs, and cupping.
Sarah has been working as sports trainer/massage therapist with Hockey Victoria Women’s Masters teams, travelling away for the annual Masters National competition. She also has worked with many individual athletes from elite to recreational.
She is an active member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia Association, which allows her to keep up to date with current research related to Remedial Massage Therapy and health issues.
Sarah is available Tuesday 12pm – 5pm & Wednesday 1pm – 7.30pm
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Nutritionist and Personal Trainer (Heart & Bowl Nutrition)
At Heart and Bowl we have been refining our skills in health, fitness, diets and weight loss for nearly a decade. That experience is invaluable and we have a great record of professional and personal achievement. Our unique approach coupled with our success puts us in the ideal position to advise you on the best way for you to balance practical eating strategies with realistic exercise regimes.
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Doctor of traditional chinese Medicine
Jodie McEwan is a fully qualified Doctor of Chinese Medicine and a registered Reiki practitioner.
Graduating in 2007 from Victoria University with a double Degree in a Bachelor of Chinese medicine-Acupuncture and Herbal medicine, Jodie completed her internship at Shandong University in China.
Having worked at Aviation Family Chiropractic in Altona for 8 years and the clinic relocating Jodie is now working with the exciting and innovative team at Altona Meadows Osteopathy and Health Care clinic.
Passionate in all areas of health promotion and wellbeing, Jodie’s particular interests include woman’s health, male and female fertility issues, menstrual care, pre and post natal care, IVF support and labour preparation.
All aspects of health can be treated with Chinese medicine including emotional imbalances, muscular skeletal issues, digestive disorders, headaches and most importantly maintenance of our general wellbeing. Why wait for something to go wrong when regular treatments can avoid future issues? Your health is the most important thing that you have!
Practised for over 2000 years, Chinese medicine does not separate the innate balance between our emotions, our physical body and our connection to nature and the seasons. A wholistic and personal approach is taken throughout the whole treatment and treatments can include:
- Herbal medicine
- Moxibustion therapy
- Remedial Massage
- Nutritional and seasonal advice
- Gua sha (Chinese massage)
- Body movement advice
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Justin Kalopa is a podiatrist and a sports massage therapist. Originally from Niue Island, Justin completed his undergraduate studies at Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Since arriving in Melbourne he has worked within a variety of Podiatry settings around Victoria, up skilling in Laser Therapy, Foot Mobilisation, Dry Needling, Kinesio Taping for injury rehabilitation and attending regular special interest group meetings.
His background knowledge of soft tissue injuries spanning over 14years, has bought a vast array of skills to his podiatric profession. Working with the most elite athletes, to the weekend warriors, he has seen a number of injuries over the years and has a few tricks up his sleeve to assist in getting you back on your feet and onto the sports field of life.
Our aim at Sole Motion Podiatry is to offer a full range of podiatry services, whether sports related injury requiring shoe advice, stretching advice, custom orthotics or a general podiatry problem with the skin and toenails. All of our clinics are located within multi-disciplinary medical centres, allowing a more wholistic approach should your problem require more than podiatric intervention. We deal with all aspects of Podiatry with a special interest in Biomechanical Assessment and Orthotic Prescription. We provide professional management and advice for all foot and lower limb injuries and concerns. As a member of Sports Medicine Australia, Australian Association of Podiatric Sports Medicine, Diabetes Australia and the Australian Podiatry Association, we are committed to continuing education, and our patients can be assured of receiving the most up to date, scientifically based treatments possible. Contact us today on (03) 8360 8363 and see why we are focused on forming long term relationships built on premium customer service, quality care and the latest technology available.
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Anna Pirritano & Kim Carter
Anna and Kim are the friendly and helpful voices that greet you when you phone or walk into the clinic. They are resourceful and willing to help you wherever possible, if they can't they will direct you in the right path. We are extremely fortunate to have such wonderful help. On the odd occassion when they are away from the phones please leave a voice message and they will return your call as soon as possible.
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