Dr. Darrell Pummeroy
Principal Osteopath of Kardinia Osteopathic Clinic with 15 years experience.
He has a structural approach to osteopathy with an emphasis on soft tissue work and joint manipulation and also practices Dry Needling where appropriate. He enjoys working with all sorts of patients and conditions.
Darrell has practiced in Geelong since 2003, initially working under the banner of ‘Pakington Street Osteopathy’. During his time in Geelong he has worked with various sporting clubs including the Geelong Football Club.
Before coming to Geelong he was fortunate enough to work with well known Melbourne Osteopath Graeme Rhodes in Ascot Vale, where he honed his osteopathic skills.
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Dr. rachael Barton
B.HSc (PubHlth), B.Sc (ClinSci), M.HSc (Osteo)
Rachael completed her Osteopathy studies at Victoria University. This included a masters which looked at Osteopathic treatment of Primary Dysmenorrhea (Period pain).
Rachael has a keen interest in all areas of Osteopathy and treating all ages. In particular her interests are sports injuries (treatment of and prevention of re-occurrences), women’s health (all ages), pregnancy and post-partum health and well-being.
Rachael has a particular passion for preventative and rehabilitative treatment to restore your body to its optimal function, health and performance. Rachael also utilizes dry needling and cupping techniques.
Dr. Matthew Kelley
Matthew commenced his studies completing a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) to allow him to pursue his interest in sports and study the science behind it. This provided Matthew with experience in exercise prescription, rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. This qualification meant Matthew was able to work as a remedial massage therapist for three years whilst completing his degree and Masters in Osteopathy, allowing Matthew to gain invaluable practical experience in treating patients. He worked in Melbourne after graduating in 2011, for 2 years, before making the move to Greater Geelong.
Matthew has a particular interest in treating postural issues as well, specialising in joint manipulation but also utilising other direct and indirect techniques.
He enjoys treating and helping his clients work through sporting injuries and how to prevent re occurrence.
Matthew has a keen interest in martial arts and has been a martial Arts instructor at Gallijess Martial Arts Dojo.
Dr maureen Mola
Maureen completed her five year osteopathic degree at Victoria University.
In her final year, Maureen had the fortunate opportunity to undertake an internship at Sportmed Mumbai, where she enjoyed working alongside orthopaedic surgeons in the management of their patients pre and post surgeries. She was also involved in an Inter-professional Development Program at VU where she worked with students of different modalities in learning how to devise a variety of multidisciplinary care plans.
Whilst studying, Maureen worked as a sports trainer for Williamstown CYMS football club. There, she gained invaluable experience in the prevention and management of sporting injuries. Maureen believes osteopathy is useful in empowering people to improve their own quality of life. She looks forward to learning more about what it has to offer, and supporting patients’ overall health and wellbeing.