MEET THE BRIMBANK OSTEOPATHY TEAM
Our experienced and specialised team at Brimbank Osteopathy are readily available to exceed your expectations.
DR LAUREN TOY
DR LAUREN TOY
Dr Lauren Toy who is the practice principal and owner of Brimbank osteopath. Lauren has been working at Brimbank osteopathy for 12 years. Initially Lauren got into osteopathy to help people, and after her first consultation with an Osteopath she knew this was how she wanted to do it. Over her time at Brimbank Osteopathy Lauren has done further study in the areas of dry needling, kinesio taping and pre and post natal treatment.
Having played semi professional basketball for 10 years Lauren has an interest and background in treating and rehabilitating short and long term sporting injuries.
Lauren also has a keen interest in treating pre and post natal conditions, along with babies and children and her interest in this area has deepened since having her own children and has lead her into further study in this area to allow her to persue this area of treatment further.
While injury treatment and rehabilitation and pregnancy are areas of interest for Lauren this is not the limits of what she treats and is interested in. Her everyday patients range from babies to the elderly, desk workers, labourers or the weekend warrior.
When not at work you can find her spending time with her family or playing a social game of basketball with her friends.
DR OLIVIA WHITE
Olivia graduated from VU with a bachelor of science and a masters of health science (Osteopathy). Olivia’s interest in Osteo started in her late teens, coming from a sport enthusiastic family meant injuries were quite common. As a result, spent a lot of time with her Osteo which allowed her to manage and learn about her injuries. This is what ignited her passion for Osteopathy.
Olivia holds a special interest in sporting injuries as she is a qualified sports trainer. She is also qualified in Level 1 Dry Needling and Cupping. Olivia is also currently completing a certificate in Pilates.
When Olivia is not in the clinic you will find her either at the boxing gym, at Pilates or at the local football club with her family supporting Keilor.
DR SHANTEL HUSSEIN
Shantel graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Master of Health Science (Osteopathy). Shantel’s interest in Osteopathy started with a passion for helping others and improving the general health and well-being of those within the community.
To compliment her treatments, Shantel has completed further study in dry needling and myofascial cupping. Having had extensive experience working with both amateur and junior elite football clubs, Shantel enjoys treating and managing all kinds of sports injuries. Additionally, she enjoys treating many other musculoskeletal conditions, such as postural or occupational related problems.
When Shantel is not in the clinic, you will find her playing social netball and following her beloved football team, the Tigers.
Joseph has graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (health science) and Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). Joseph’s interests in Osteopathy began as a young, up and coming, soccer player, having played at a semi professional level for 10+ years and had to deal with multiple sporting injuries.
Joseph has a keen interest in manual therapy including soft tissue massage techniques and HVLA (cracking/manipulation) along with exercise rehabilitation. He also has a level 1 in dry needling and cupping qualification to compliment his other treatment techniques. He enjoys working alongside patients, encouraging time orientated goal setting and tailoring treatment and management plans to provide quick and safe return to normal activities, and to also prevent re-injury.
He has a particular interest in treating neck and back pain patients and helping them return to their activities of daily living pain free. He also enjoys treating patients of all age demographics, especially adults and elderly. When not at work, Joseph is a huge sports fan who enjoys watching soccer, AFL, rugby and basketball to name a few. He likes to stay active so outside of treating he is likely at the gym or playing sports.
Tempest is currently a 5th year Osteopathic student from Victoria University. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) in 2019 and is currently in her final year of her Master of Health Science (Osteopathy). Tempest’s interest in Osteopathy started during her early teens as a result of sporting injuries. She is a martial artist (BJJ) with a national title and was previously a ballerina for 14 years. These activities exposed her to various types of injuries which were effectively managed by Osteopaths. The holistic approach implemented is what initially interested Tempest in pursuing this career.
Tempest has a keen interest in sports related injuries as she is a qualified sports trainer and has helped manage a range of common injuries in football, netball and martial arts. However, she also enjoys treating and managing a diverse range of patients.
When Tempest is not in the clinic you will find her either training at her Martial Arts gym (Phoenix) or with her family.
Shaun graduated from RMIT University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and Applied Science (Osteopathy). Shaun decided to pursue a career in osteopathy because of his keen interest in sports, health and his caring nature.
As an osteopath, Shaun believes in a holistic treatment approach to help and support patients reach their goals. Shaun has a passion for treating a variety of conditions which include back/neck complaints and sporting injuries. Shaun utilizes a variety of manual techniques and has qualifications for dry needling and taping.
Outside of the clinic, Shaun enjoys an active lifestyle that includes playing for a local football team and participating in outdoor activities like hiking. He also enjoys spending time with his family/friends and supporting the Melbourne Football Club.
DR EREN YONDEMLI
Eren graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) and a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). He discovered the effectiveness of Osteopathy having fallen victim to a series of injuries playing football and basketball. this ignited his fascination with the human body and how it operates.
Eren likes to take a structural approach to improving the body's functioning. With a focus on movement, he combines hands on therapy with advice and education to help his patients achieve their goals. He believes that movement is a key concept of healing and aims to help his patients not suffer from painful and restrictive barriers.
He has a special interest in sporting complaints (as he is also a certified sports trainer) and neck, shoulder and back pain. Although Eren is a welcoming Osteopath and is confident in treating may other complaints across different ages and professions.
When not at the clinic, he spends time playing social basketball, spending time with family and catching up with friends to cheer on the mighty Essendon Bombers.