Sam has pursued a wide range of studies in allied health care, including a Bachelor and Masters degrees in Osteopathy, as well as qualifications at certificate or diploma level in nutrition, sports medicine, counselling, acupuncture, dry needling, biomedical acupuncture, remedial massage, myofascial release, shiatsu and lymphatic drainage.
Sam has a strong interest in the field of pain medicine and the insights it is providing into acute and chronic pain experiences in patients. He has published in an international peer reviewed journal on manual therapy treatment of centrally mediated chronic neck pain, and co-authored a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Fascia in Amsterdam. He regularly attends conferences in this field, covering both mind and body approaches to the treatment of pain.
With over 20 years clinical experience and has established successful clinics in Canberra, Kyoto and Sydney. His practice specialises in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal pain using therapeutic needling as an effective adjunct to other manual and movement therapies and self-management education. He continues to work with a wide range of health professionals and medical specialists in the hope of better patient outcomes. To this end he is a founding board member of the Eastern Suburbs Allied Health Network, ESAHN, an organization that is trying to establish links between allied and medical health practitioners in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney. (Sam also practices in North Sydney.)
Regular osteopathic treatment will help to reduce pain and help your conditions. These conditions include:
Back and neck pain, especially associated with pregnancy
Nerve disorders and injuries
Sports injuries, such as tendonitis, bursitis, sprains
RSI and work related injuries
Disc and joint injuries
M Ost, B App. Sci (Ost), Cert Ac.,
BArts, B Asian. Studies,
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