Osteocare Nundah - North Brisbane

Osteocare practitioners are university qualified and registered with the Osteopathy Board of Australia. And in line with other primary health care professionals, the Osteopaths are kept well informed of the latest research in Musculoskeletal Medicine, ensuring that you receive the best available care.

Joanne Brass
B.App.Sc(Clin.Sc) M.Hlth.Sc(Osteo)
Principal Osteopath

Joanne graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Science) and a Masters in Osteopathy.

Upon returning home to Brisbane Joanne gained valuable knowledge working as a structural Osteopath at a clinic in Tarragindi as well as a mixed complementary medicine clinic in Paddington. With the growing need for Osteopaths on the Northside of Brisbane Joanne & her partner opened their own Osteopathic Clinic in 2004 called “Osteocare” in a beautiful heritage building along Sandgate Road, Nundah. This clinic has been operating for the last 10 years and has a great reputation in helping families within the local community.

As a structural Osteopath, Joanne treats all your common musculoskeletal disorders from; Back pain, neck & shoulder pain, headaches to pregnancy related matters.

When not working, Joanne enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach and movies.

Joanne Brass Osteocare Osteopath

Natalie Anderson
Registered Osteopath (Contractor)
B.App.Sc (ComplMed), MOsteo

Natalie graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary medicine) and Master’s of Osteopathy with distinction. Natalie loves to help people feel and function as well as they can. This could mean helping an athlete with biomechanical and alignment issues or equally a chronic pain patient to achieve and enhance activities of daily life. Her approach to patient care is individualized and involves a wide variety of techniques ranging from the direct; soft tissue, joint articulation and joint manipulation to the gentle indirect osteopathic techniques, as well as using exercise programs.

Natalie has a background in sports, primarily gymnastics having been involved competing, coaching and judging for over ten years. She believes that a key part of dealing with sports injuries is patient education. Natalie enjoys helping those suffering with chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis and chronic back pain as well as acute musculoskeletal injuries.

In her spare time Natalie is involved in gymnastics and sailing and recently has been enjoying travelling both overseas and in Australia.

James Sewell
Registered Osteopath (Contractor)
B.App.Sc, B.Hlth.Sc(Ost)

James has recently relocated to from Melbourne to Brisbane to practise at Osteocare.

As a Kwong Lee Dow young scholar, he completed his Bachelor of Science, majoring in human structure and function, at The University of Melbourne. He then completed his osteopathic studies at RMIT University, graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Health Science (Osteopathy), with first class honours.

From 2014-2016, James tutored anatomy, physiology, and foundations of diagnosis to undergraduate health science students. He completed a year-long coveted student exchange to Oxford Brookes University in the U.K., being one of only two Australian osteopathic students to be accepted into this program. In his final year, James completed a month-long placement at SportsMed orthopaedic hospital in Mumbai, India, treating a plethora of chronic musculoskeletal injuries across a diverse patient demographic.

James amalgamates manual therapy with biopsychosocial rehabilitation; empowering patients to prevent injurious relapse and optimise quality of life. He has historically worked in a variety of work environments, including administration, hospitality, retail, and recruitment, and therefore has a good insight into the influence of the workplace on an individual’s recovery. He is also a keen runner, cyclist, and rower; eager to assist other amateur and elite sportsmen and women. James is a big advocate for individualised healthcare, and thus tailors each patient’s management plan to the context of their health and social environment.

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