Our Practitioners

Yvette Peters

Yvette graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complimentary Medicine) and a Masters of Osteopathy with Distinction.

Yvette was initially drawn to Osteopathy as an active adolescent and was inspired by positive results gained through Osteopathic treatment. She has an extensive background in sports, representing Victoria in the Australian Cross Country championships. She has also had competitive involvement in tennis and athletics. Her active lifestyle enables her to better understand the needs and the functional demands of her patients. Since beginning her Osteopathic studies, Yvette has been a firm believer in holistic health care. She recognizes the importance of developing the correct treatment plan to achieve symptomatic relief and ongoing health and wellbeing.

Yvette uses a wide range of techniques and prescribes exercises, postural and lifestyle advice to ensure optimal patient care. She incorporates Trigger Point Dry Needling where required, to compliment her Osteopathic techniques. Yvette treats people of all ages and a wide variety of conditions.
As part of her masters program, Yvette researched the cause and effects of headaches and is well equipped to provide treatment and management.

Yvette has worked as an assistant lecturer at RMIT University, teaching anatomy and practical classes to osteopathic students.

Yvette is a friendly, honest and outgoing osteopath, who loves working alongside her patients with the ultimate aim in helping them achieve their goals in improving their health and quality of life.  

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Justin Johnson

Justin graduated with a double bachelor’s degree in Health Science/Applied Science (Osteopathy) with distinction from RMIT University.

Justin’s passion for osteopathy originates from his desire to help others in need. A sound understanding of the body’s structure and function, including common musculoskeletal injuries, enables him to utilise a variety of osteopathic manual techniques in conjunction with exercise rehabilitation, pain education, ergonomic advice and lifestyle interventions to achieve his client’s goals and improve their overall quality of life.

As part of Justin’s osteopathic training he undertook an international internship in Goa, India. During his time abroad he worked alongside other health professionals in a tertiary healthcare facility. He has also gained exposure to healthcare at the elite sporting level in India and he was fortunate enough to tour with a professional youth soccer development squad to Thailand.

Justin currently provides osteopathic and sports trainer services to La Trobe Uni Soccer Club that competes in the Football Federation Victoria (FFV) State Leagues. He is a practicing member of Osteopathy Australia, Sports Medicine Australia and is an original member of Osteo Sports Network (OSN).

Justin is available for appointments on Monday afternoons, Wednesdays, Thursday and Saturday mornings.

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Sarah Brookbank

Dr. Sarah Brooksbank graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complimentary Medicine) and a Masters of Osteopathy with Distinction. Sarah also holds a Diploma of Clinical Pilates, allowing her to educate her patients with a greater range of exercise protocols for the management of their conditions.

Whilst completing part of her degree, Sarah worked with a local AFL team as a sports trainer where she gained further knowledge about sporting injuries and the application of first aid, taping and treatment procedures in these cases. She has also completed a dry needling and cupping course to enable her to further assist her clients and their recovery process.

In 2018, Sarah received a certificate in Cranial Techniques and Advanced Treatment Protocols in Paediatric Osteopathy. She enjoys treating children of all ages and working with both the parent and child to help achieve optimal treatment outcomes. Sarah has a great passion for Osteopathy, is very approachable and thoroughly enjoys working with people of all ages to help them get back on track. She uses a

range of techniques to treat many conditions including headaches, neck pain, back and shoulder pain, muscle injuries, joint pain and sporting injuries. She often demonstrates exercises and stretches that can be incorporated into everyday life to further enhance the recovery process.

She is a member of Osteopathy Australia, registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, qualified for dry needling and is registered for private health rebates through the HICAPS facility.