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 

PRINCIPLE OSTEOPATH

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 professio
nal 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.

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DR SHANTEL HUSSEIN

Osteopath

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.

DR SHAUN KOSTIZEN

Osteopath 

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. 

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