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Dr Kieran Step
Osteopath

Bachelor of Applied Science
(Osteopathic studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Kieran graduated from the University of Western Sydney in 2008. Since graduating, Kieran has worked in various clinical settings in Canberra, Tasmania and Canada.

Kieran represented Australia internationally in Cross Country Skiing and was national champion for two consecutive years and state champion for four years. In addition Kieran worked with the Queanbeyan Tigers AFL team in 2009 and 2010.

Also, Kieran recently practised in British Columbia, Canada developing the emerging profile of Osteopathy. He found the experience personally rewarding and is privileged to have practised in such a beautiful country.

In his spare time Kieran has a passion for skiing and is always in search for the ultimate powder day! Travel, adventure and new experiences are always on the horizon.

Dr Stefanie Villinger
Osteopath

Bachelor of Applied Science
(Osteopathic studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Stefanie has returned to work following maternity leave.

Stefanie grew up in country NSW and has always had an interest in health care. Consequently Stefanie moved to Sydney to follow her desire to study Osteopathy.

Stefanie has worked in many areas of Australia as an Osteopath from Canberra to Tasmania. Following an aspiration to combine Osteopathy and adventure, from 2013 to 2015 Stefanie practised in Canada which also included treating Paralympic athletes of the winter games. She also loved incorporating travel, skiing and hiking.

In addition Stefanie enjoys treating headaches, pregnancy related conditions and infants. Stefanie treats with a wide variety of Osteopathic techniques as well as dry needling. Stefanie appreciates continuing her education with the latest evidence based medicine, techniques and courses.

Dr Tom Eastman
Osteopath & Pilates Matwork Teacher
Bachelor of Osteopathic Medicine
Diploma of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia
Pilates Matwork Teacher

Tom graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009.  After graduating Tom opened his own clinic in the South of England. As well as working in clinical practice Tom has worked with two Crossfit gyms treating their athletes and members.

Tom has trained as a Pilates matwork teacher, which he finds very helpful when giving rehabilitation exercises to his patients. Tom also enjoys teaching Pilates group classes at Step Into Health Care.

Tom now calls Australia home and in his spare time Tom enjoys Crossfit, cycling, swimming and hiking.

 

Dr Tamsyn Sheffield
Osteopath
Bachelor of Applied Science
(Osteopathic Studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Tamsyn graduated in 2005 from the University of Western Sydney and has practised in well-renowned clinics in both Sydney and Brisbane. She has recently moved to Canberra and is looking forward to establishing her osteopathic practice here.

Tamsyn prides herself on her ethical and compassionate approach to health care – from initial consult, assessment and discussion through to treatment and the rehabilitation phase. She is passionate about working in a multi-disciplinary environment and has previously formed close working relationships with local GPs as well as other allied health practitioners. Empowering people to actively manage their own health and watch them return to what they love doing best is still the highlight of her job.

Over the last 13 years Tamsyn has provided relief to overworked desk-bound staff, weekend athletes, expectant mothers, stressed-out mums, adults with substantial disc injuries, children, the elderly and everything in between.

Tamsyn’s enjoyment of professional education continues through ongoing courses and keeping up with the latest research. She has a certificate in Acupuncture for Somatic Dysfunction (similar to dry needling), has completed phase 2 in the Biodynamic approach to Osteopathy, and is embarking on a course for treating babies.

Outside of work Tamsyn is a proud Mum to two beautiful children – drags them out to explore the bush and beyond of Canberra, keeps travel and adventure on the horizon, and dabbles in the aerial arts.

Dr Denis Yardin
Osteopath
Bachelor of Science
(Nursing)

Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science)
M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Denis is from the beautiful island of Mauritius. His love of helping people with different conditions led him to move to Australia in 2005 to pursue studies in Nursing and then in Osteopathy. Denis has worked for more than 10 years in nursing in areas such as aged care, geriatric, general medical, surgical as well as orthopaedic nursing. Having acquired a valuable insight in what patients go through, has led to Denis’s interest in the care and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses.

Denis further improved his skills through the completion of his University studies in Osteopathy. He is passionate about using a holistic approach to assist the body’s self-regulating and self- healing mechanisms. Treatment with Denis involves taking a detailed clinical history and assessment and formulating a diagnosis to provide you with a treatment management plan. This plan also consists of exercises, an overall prognosis and helpful educational advice.

We are thrilled to welcome Denis into our clinic family as he looks forward to settling himself and his family in Canberra.

Yvette Croft
Massage Therapist
Advance Diploma in Applied Science (Massage Therapy)
Member of Massage Australia

Yvette Croft has worked as a Remedial Massage Therapist for over 18 years and has an interest in a range of remedial and sports massage techniques, as well as pregnancy and infant massage. She provides professional soft tissue therapy treatment for sporting and workplace injuries, aches and pains.

Yvette began studying Remedial Massage Therapy in 1994 with an ‘Introduction to Massage’ course. From there the passion grew and she continued with her studies after the birth of her first child. Yvette completed an Advance Diploma in Applied Science (Remedial Massage) from CIT in 1999.

She has worked with many different modalities including Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists. Yvette is currently a Massage Therapist for the Canberra Raiders and has worked with them for the last 4 seasons.  She has worked with many visiting NRL teams, including the Australian and New Zealand teams in April 2013.  Yvette has also travelled with the ACT Athletics team for the last 3 National Youth Championships and enjoys working with many sporting teams and clubs.

Yvette works with many different clients to achieve the best results for the individual, using a variety of Remedial techniques including Myofascial Release (MFR), Trigger Point Therapy (TPT), Deep Tissue Massage and advice on stretching and home exercises.

Yvette is covered by all health funds and HICAPS is available for claiming your massage at the time of your treatment.

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6 Lonsdale Street Braddon ACT
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