Meet The Team
Dr. Paul Milne (Osteopath) – BSc.(clinical sci.), MHSc. (osteo)
Paul is the owner and practice principal at Burleigh Osteopathic Clinic. He started the business in 2005 from “The Old Blue House” in Park Avenue Burleigh Heads. Paul graduated from Melbourne’s Victoria University in 2004, and has been working hard ever since. He has always believed in growing the business by helping people to the best of his ability, and by treating patients the way he would like to be treated. Paul also enjoys being able to offer a professional, relaxed and friendly clinic atmosphere. Paul is an active surfer, enjoys a variety fitness activities including martial arts, and likes treating a broad range of people from elderly to sports people, office to construction workers, and anyone in between. He approaches treatment using a variety of techniques including but not limited to, soft tissue massage, muscle energy technique, HVLA manipulations, mobilizations, TENS, myofascial / functional release, ultrasound and cranial Osteopathic techniques.
Dr. Andy Gordon (Osteopath) – BSc.(Hons) Ost.
Andy qualified as an Osteopath from the University of Brighton (London School of Osteopathy) in 2004. Andy has a special interest in sports and rehabilitation, and uses a structural / biomechanical approach to treatment, including soft tissue massage (STM), joint manipulations (HVLA), stretching, exercise prescriptions, postural advice and myofascial dry needling among others. Andy is a medal winning beach and flag sprinter/lifesaving athlete and has competed in several world championships.
Rachael Ahrens ( Remedial Massage Therapist) – Dip.(rem.massage)
Rachael takes a holistic approach to treatment and offers a range of techniques within her massage sessions including deep tissue, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial releasing, lymphatic drainage as well as slide cupping, reflexology and acupressure for relaxation. She is a fully certified and accredited member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia and able to offer health fund rebates through HICAPS. Working with a wide variety of clients of various ages, athletic abilities, lifestyles and health conditions, her growing experience and continued education supports her aim to address each clients specific needs and preferences through massage in order to create more space, flow and ease within the bodies structures and mechanisms. This can help decrease pain and physical or mental tension, condition muscles to improve functionality and range of motion, nurture body systems to increase and promote healthy blood circulation and lymphatic flow or calm down and free up the nervous system; all of which can help to better the health and quality of life for the individual and by extension families and the community.
Dr. Hannah Lynch (Osteopath) – B.ClinSc (Maj Ost.Human Structure & Function), M. Ost Med
A long-term resident of the Burleigh Heads area, Hannah is passionate about the outdoors, people and wellness. Hannah actively listens, equips her patients with an understanding of their bodies, and provides a custom therapeutic experience. Hannah uses her advanced knowledge of the musculoskeletal system to address a range of complaints, from lower back and neck pain to headaches, jaw issues, sciatic pain, tendonitis, elbow, hip, knee and foot issues. As a female, Hannah also has a strong interest in women’s health. Applying the key principles of osteopathy, treatment plans may include massage, gentle manipulation, stretching, releasing restricted joints and muscles to help to improve structure and function. Invested in promoting the benefits of osteopathy to the wider community, Hannah posts content relating to pain education, exercise and holistic living via her social media platform @hannahtheosteo. "
Matthew Rimmer (Podiatrist) – BSc.(pod)
Matthew graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science Podiatry degree with honours . He has extensive experience working in private practice and the public health system in both the UK and Australia. He is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and is committed to continued professional development. Over the years he has treated patients aged from 2 years old to 102 years old! Matthew enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and likes to see a varied case load. He is referred patients from G.Ps, Practice Nurses, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Acupuncturists and Massage therapists amongst others and has built a good network of other likeminded practitioners so that he can provide a multidisciplinary approach to his patients so that they receive the very best care. He provides a comprehensive, reliable, friendly service practicing with honesty and integrity and aims to provide the best quality treatment at an affordable price.