Dave completed his studies at Victoria University in 2003. After initially working on the Sunshine Coast in QLD, Dave and his wife moved back to Beaumaris to establish Seaview Osteopathic Clinic. After 4 years of increasing growth, Dave and Sara expanded the business to include Physio, Podiatry, Massage, Exercise Physiology and Pilates. In doing so they renamed the clinic, Seaview Health Group.
Melissa graduated from Victoria University with an Undergraduate degree and Masters in Osteopathy in 2013. It was Melissa’s love of sport that initially drew her to a career in osteopathy, however her passion for the profession blossomed shortly after with the experience in providing holistic care to help different people every day.
Julia graduated from Victoria University in 2010 completing her Bachelor and Masters in Osteopathy. Julia is passionate about the hands-on, holistic approach Osteopathy provides. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and has gained experience in a wide range of injuries and conditions including postural related complaints, neck pain, headaches and sporting injuries. As well as manual treatment, Julia endeavors to educate her patients about self management in the form of ergonomic advice and rehabilitation exercises in order to manage their symptoms and help with long term injury management and prevention.
Jason was drawn to Osteopathy at a young age having played local Australian Rules Football in the Eastern football league. He had his fair share of injuries and his trainer at the time was an Osteopath, hence his pathway to Osteopathy. Having recently graduated from Victoria University with a Masters degree in Osteopathy, his hope is to pass on his knowledge in the field to others that were once in his position.
Sarah has always had an interest in sport, whether it be playing high-level netball for Dingley or watching her beloved Tigers at the ‘G’ every week. Over the years of playing netball Sarah saw many health professionals for various injuries. Having this early exposure to health care practitioners stemmed her interest in the musculoskeletal system, and the importance of its care and management
Jarrad graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry from La Trobe University in 2011. As a valued member at Seaview Health Group, he will provide clients with the latest developments in Podiatry research and techniques. Jarrad is well known for being the first podiatrist to design specialised orthotics for sprinters, which has seen immediate improvements in performance.
Trav is a 2010 graduate from Victoria University where he earned his Graduate Diploma in Exercise Physiology. Prior to that, he earned his Bachelor of Exercise Science degree in 2009. Trav has been an Accredited Exercise Physiologist since 2014 and has completed multiple seminars and certifications since, as well as an extensive internship in the USA (Boston) with a focus on Strength & Conditioning.
Emily has believed in following a healthy lifestyle since she was young. This led her to being involved with multiple sports teams growing up and finally to studying remedial massage at Chisholm Institute. Over this time she has developed her skills in deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. Currently she is furthering her study towards becoming a Myotherapist to further develop her assessment and hands on Skills, along with myofascial cupping and dry needling.
Peter is a highly skilled massage therapist who has been working in the field for the past ten years. He is qualified in both Remedial and Shiatsu Massage, which includes the use of Trigger Point and Acupressure Therapy.
During his years of experience, he has treated a range of clients from all walks of life, from the young and elderly to sports people, including runners, cyclists, triathletes and swimmers, as well as professional dancers.
David is a passionate physiotherapist who strives to improve the health and well-being of patients, allowing them to reach their personal goals. Whilst working in the Geelong Football League, David has developed a strong skill set in acute sports injury management. David has a strong interest in designing personalised, preventative and rehabilitation exercise programs.
Kelly is a clinical Pilates instructor and allied health assistant, with a background in personal training and exercise therapy. She began her training in 2007, working alongside a Paralympic physiotherapist, and eventually completed a Certificate III & IV in Fitness and Personal Training, and a Diploma of Professional Clinical Pilates Instruction. She has also completed training in chronic pain management and life coaching.
Vanessa started her career as a professional dancer and has since been teaching dancing and fitness for over 20 years. With her qualification in Pilates, Vanessa has worked extensively with professional dancers to teach them how to safely develop their alignment, strength and flexibility, with a focus on injury prevention.
Michelle has lived in the Bayside area for most of her life. Prior to working at SHG, she spent a number of years working as a Dental Assistant and Practice Manager for an Orthodontist.
She has two daughters who attend Beaumaris Secondary and Beaumaris North Primary School, and you will often see them popping into the clinic on their way home from school!