Physiotherapy & Osteopathy
We are passionate about helping to restore health, improve your body’s function and best manage symptoms long term. Our Team believes on a holistic approach to health. We offer a range of different services and techniques to suit our patient’s needs.
We strongly suggest that you bring any relevant reports, imaging, x-rays and doctor’s referral (if applicable). A physical assessment will be carried out. You may be required to remove some clothing so we conduct a proper assessment and provide treatment, so please wear underwear that you will be comfortable with.
Together, patient and practitioner will establish a treatment plan to best manage your complaint including relevant lifestyle changes, exercises, number of visits required and/or referral to other Allied Health Professionals or Specialists.
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Medicare offer the Chronic Disease Management Plan which funds up to 5 visits per year. You need to discuss with your General Practitioner whether you qualify for this scheme. We need a written referral from your Doctor for you to be able to access the Medicare program.
Osteopathy is a form of manual medicine that recognizes the important link between the structures of the body and the way it functions. Osteopaths use their hands to treat working through muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons to increase mobility and restore balance in the body. There is a vast variety of techniques that can be used from more direct manipulations to gentle indirect treatments such as cranial sacral therapy.
You can claim your Private Health Benefit on the spot using our HICAPS system. Your cover may vary depending on your fund and/ or level of membership and if you have Physiotherapy or Osteopathy as part of your extras. Contact your Private Health Cover Provider if you need clarification.
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Tweed Heads Osteopathic Clinic has been firmly established in the Tweed Heads District for the past 20 years under the management of Dr Osteopath Julian Guy.
Renata Asinelli graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapist in 2001. Her passion for travelling and experiencing different cultures lead her around the world. She lived in the Amazon for 18 months helping to establish the first Physiotherapy Clinic on the border of Colombia and Venezuela. Renata has been practicing in Australia for 13 years - the last 10 years in a private practice in Nerang, Gold Coast. In 2008 after experiencing her first pregnancy and its changes to the female body, she developed a special interest in Women’s Health Physiotherapy. She also has extensive training in Clinical Pilates. Recently Renata became involved with the PINC Cancer Rehabilitation Program. Health and Well being are an important part of her life with exercise taking part of her everyday routine.
Osteopath and Exercise Scientist
Pablo has been passionate about exercise and the human body mechanics from a young age. In his teens, he competed in trampoline gymnastics and then developed a love of surfing and martial arts. He completed his Bachelor of Physical Education in Brazil in 2001 and came to Australia in the same year. He has undertaken further education within the Exercise Industry here in and has worked as an Exercise professional at Fenix gym, Camp Eden Health Retreat in Currumbin, CHEK Australia and at his own home personal training studio. Six years ago the passion for hands on treatments in a more holistic way motivated him to return to University and pursuing a career as an Osteopath. Pablo completed Master of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016 and is very excited about combining his years of experience in the exercise industry with the knowledge acquired through his degree to assist patients achieve their optimal health again.
Remedial Massage Therapist
"Gentle and subtle techniques to help release patterns of pain and stress". Yumi is qualified remedial massage therapist and member of ATMS(Australian Traditional Medicine Society) for over 10 years. She is a practitioner in training of Ortho-Bionomy which is a gentle non-invasive structual body work that is effective for both acute and chronic pain, injury, conditions caused by stress and neurological dysfunction. Yumi's gentle caring touch facilitates the natual healing processes and allows self-correction of the body to occur. Yumi incorporates gentle massage and gentle techiniques such as MET(muscle energy techniques), positional release, cranial sacral work. No forceful pressure or painful manipulations are used. Yumi's techiniques are gentle yet work on many deeper levels to promote healing and well being.
Julian Guy has over 20 years of experience as an Osteopath. He has graduated RMIT university in Victoria and founded the Tweed Heads Osteopathy Clinic. Julian’s path in the holistic health realm started earlier in his life as he began his carrier as Homeopath and acupuncturist early 90’s. Julian spends most of his time now teaching both at Southern Cross University and also here at LivMotus, supervising Osteopath students which is one of his passions in life. His treatment approach is unique and involves a combination of techniques such as mobilizations, manipulations and cranial-sacral therapy which is a very gentle and effective technique. Julian spends his free time with his family and playing a variety of musical instruments.
Emma completed a Master of Osteopathic Medicine and Bachelor of Clinical Science (Majoring in Human Structure and Function, and Osteopathic Studies). Other qualifications include a Diploma of Sport (Developmental) and Level 1 Sport Trainer. She has also attended further education in myofascial dry needling, cupping, and evidenced-based management of musculoskeletal injuries. Emma’s takes a direct approach to find the root cause of your complaints. Emma particularly enjoys helping pregnant women through stages of maternity and post-partum, including a 6-week wellness consultation for the baby. She is currently working towards a post graduate certificate of paediatric practice (common conditions). Emma also teaches Osteopathy at Southern Cross University. In her free time, she spends time with family and friends, surfing, and walking her dog Leroy.