Osteopathy

At Williamstown Health + Lifestyle, our Osteopaths understand injury and pain. We know pain can be caused by many things, affecting various areas of the body. Our ability to listen, assess and accurately diagnose each patient successfully, means we can work with individuals on a Osteopathy treatment plan that delivers results.

Our expertise in Osteopathy allows us to effectively treat back, neck and shoulder pain, sports injuries, chronic pain and acute trauma, headaches, migraines and repetitive strain, as well as sciatica, nerve pain and pre and post pregnancy discomfort.

What conditions do we treat?

Back Pain

Lower/upper pain
Pelvic pain
Disc injuries

Neck & Jaw
Pain

TMJ issues
Postural strain

Headaches
& Migraines

Tension headaches
Migraines
Sinus headaches

Hip, Knee &
Ankle pain

Ligament sprains
Bursitis
Arthritis

Shoulder, Wrist
& Elbow Pain

Rotator cuff injuries
Impingement issues
Tennis elbow
Carpal tunnel
Sport injuries

Pre & Post
Pregnancy Care

Pelvic pain
Back tightness
Headaches

Childrens
Health

Postural issues
Severs disease
Torticollis

Our Team of Osteopaths

Cliff Butler

B.Sc(clin) M.HSc(osteo)
Osteopath

Williamstown Health + Lifestyle owner Cliff Butler treats everyone from the robust tradie with a sporting injury, to the new Mum with neck pain. “I treat everyone with passion, enthusiasm and consideration” Cliff says. “My patients may vary but one thing remains the same; they are ready to make a change to their lifestyle and reap the benefits of treatment.” Cliff is dedicated to sharing his vast knowledge with clients. “I really like finding the cause of patient’s issues and problem solving, the more challenging the case the better.”

Interests:

  • Sporting Injuries
  • Ongoing/Stubborn Issues
  • Lower back and Pelvic pain
  • Foot and Gait Issues

Elizabeth Lynch

B.Sc(clin) M.HSc (osteo)
Osteopath

Osteopath Elizabeth Lynch is passionate about helping others. With 17 years’ experience in Irish Dance, she is also no stranger to injuries herself. It is this vast experience requiring musculoskeletal treatment, which inspired her to follow a career into the field, “I found Osteopathy treatment made a significant improvement in my own recovery from multiple injuries” says Elizabeth.

This understanding is something she has implemented into her practice today, “Letting people know what to expect from the beginning, and putting a plan in place together, makes all the difference in patient recovery.”

For Elizabeth, the goal is simple, “Keeping people doing what they love!”

Yuma Hemphill

B.HSc B.As(osteo)
Osteopath

Osteopath Yuma Hemphill is the testament to the depth of care patients feel with the right health expert by their side. Those in his care are quick to point out that they can tell him anything that is going on in their life, feedback he never takes for granted. “The solid relationships I form with my patients motivate me to always ensure the best level of care through a range of different modalities.” For Yuma, allowing patients to take control of their health goals by giving them the tools to do so is the reward.

Tim Ischia

B.HSc B.As(osteo)
Osteopath

“Knowledge is power” Osteopath Tim Ischia believes. Tim – a self-described ‘deep thinker’ – is personally invested in discovering more about pain and uncovering the best results for all his patients. Beyond each visit, Tim works with patients to establish and resolve work and lifestyle factors that contribute to their ailments. ”Going above and beyond our clients needs is simply what we do here.”

Loren Gribble

B.HSc B.As(osteo)
Osteopath

Osteopath Loren Gribble knows that pain can be a frightening experience. “Having the support of someone who can listen and educate you makes a world of difference,” she says. The healing process takes time, so to prevent an injury returning, a combination of hands on treatment is essential, she adds. “Working with a multidisciplinary team means we can achieve great things together. Not everyone will respond to one treatment, so having many options is a huge benefit for patients.”

Joanne Vaughan

B.Sc(clin) M.HSc(osteo)
Osteopath

Osteopath Jo loves her work because she believes Osteopaths are taught to think outside the box. “A lot of my patients see an Osteopath after trying other modalities that haven’t worked for them… I love the challenge” Jo says.

With a Masters Degree in Osteopathic treatment of the hip, Jo has a special interest in hip and lower back pain management. After experiencing chronic headaches as a young adult, Jo has also developed a passion for neck related pain and concussion management.

Jo’s passion and special interests in Osteopathy have taken her to America for post graduate study, and recently Canada for work.

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