MEET THE TEAM

Dr Vin Cahill

Dr Vin Cahill

Osteopath

Provider No. 4054525Y I B.Sc (Clinical) I M.H.Sc (Osteo)

Vin was born and raised in Country Victoria and moved to Melbourne to start his 5 year Osteopathic Masters degree in 2000. Since completing his degree he has worked in busy successful clinics in Melbourne, Tasmania and Brisbane. He has also enjoyed volunteer work in an orphanage in Cambodia and at the Mother Teresa hospital in India.


Vin is experienced with acute and chronic injuries and has special interests in treating sports injuries, acute and chronic spinal pain and headaches. He has also treated a range of young athletes including dancers and Crossfit athletes. Vin loves the holistic approach to the Osteopathy and getting to the root cause of peoples pain. 


Vin enjoys travelling and keeping fit. He used to be an avid footballer but now enjoys running, riding, swimming and functional fitness. He enjoys a good book and a bad joke. He loves the healthy outdoor lifestyle of the Sunshine coast that he shares with his two daughters and wife.



Dr Greg Oliver

Dr Greg Oliver

Osteopath

Provider No. 5049532B I B.Clin.Sc, M.Osteo.Med Member O.A

Greg believes that your body is the only one you have that is truly yours and will be with you for your entire life. It needs to be well looked after so you can live your life to it’s potential.

 

He is passionate not only about relieving pain and improving how you move but also in educating people in how they can develop their own health with exercise and lifestyle choices. His goal is to allow your body to perform reliably without pain and to reduce its chance of failure.

 

Greg holds a Bachelor of Clinical Science (Human Structure and Function & Osteopathy) as well as a Master of Osteopathic Studies from Southern Cross University. A family man and long term resident of the Sunshine Coast, he is a lifelong surfer who also enjoys yoga, stand-up paddle boarding and mountain biking.

 

He was drawn to Osteopathy due to its emphasis on assessing and treating the whole person. He has a particular interest in treating lower back and neck conditions having done post graduate studies in these areas.


Greg has developed a strong reputation for the management and resolution of Lumbar Spine complaints, in particular Lumbar disc injuries, prolapses and degeneration of the spine.  He implements pragmatic solutions with progressive exercise and self help strategies. 

Dr Patrick Mudge

Dr Patrick Mudge

Osteopath

Provider No. 2642057W I B.Sc (Clinical) I M.H.Sc (Osteo)

Patrick grew up running and playing music in central Victoria, and became interested in the manual medicine approach of osteopathy in his later years of schooling. He went on to study at Victoria University in Melbourne, and has since been in practice for over 15 years, working in Victoria and on the Sunshine Coast.

Together with his clinical experience in helping his patients, Patrick's fascination with the biological and mechanical workings of our bodies and his curiosity for finding the causes of injury and illness, have helped him develop highly attuned hands-on skills in examination, treatment and rehabilitation for a wide range of musculoskeletal and related neurological conditions.

Patrick treats patients of all ages, and has a special interest in chronic and complex cases, including shoulder injuries, low back and hip pain, neck pain and headaches, postural problems and running injuries.

Away from work, Patrick loves living life on the Sunshine Coast with his wife and their two children, and still enjoys his running and music as much as ever.

Dr Rachel Poustie

Dr Rachel Poustie

Osteopath

Provider No. 2535735X I B.App.Sc. (Clinical) I B. Osteo.Sc.

Dr Rachel Poustie grew up in country Victoria and knew she wanted to be an Osteopath from the age of 15, after drawing inspiration from seeing a brilliant Osteo when suffering a serious injury. From that point she was laser focused on making her dream a reality.

 

She grew up playing high level basketball and continues to be passionate about sport and developing athletes. Running is her current passion, although she is keen to learn how to surf now that she's living on the Sunshine Coast.

Rachel studied Osteopathy at RMIT in Melbourne and graduated in 2003 with a double degree. She has worked in Bendigo, Victoria since 2003, and has owned her own clinic for the last 4 years. 


Her main clinical passion is treating chronic tendinopathies that have been unresponsive to other types of therapy.  She is treating these types of condition using Radial Shockwave Therapy (RSWT).

 

Conditions that she most commonly treats include:

* Plantarfasciitis

* Achilles Tendinopathy

* Rotator Cuff Tendinosis

* Gluteal Tendinopathy

* Tennis Elbow

* Patella Tendinopathy


Rachel has been using RSWT for the past five years with huge success. This is revolutionary technology that accelerates healing and assists recovery in conditions that otherwise take forever to recover.

  

Dr Lauren Kidston

Dr Lauren Kidston

Osteopath

Provider No. 4891849L I B.Sc (Clinical) I M.H.Sc (Osteo)

Dr Lauren Kidston was born and raised here on the Sunshine Coast and enjoyed an active and sport filled childhood. Through sporting injuries as a teenager, she discovered Osteopathy and it sparked her interest in pursuing it as a career.


Lauren studied Osteopathy at Victoria University in Melbourne attaining her Bachelor and Masters degrees. Coming from a sport loving family, Lauren loved living in the sporting capital of Melbourne for a number of years before returning home to Queensland.


One of the things Lauren enjoys most about being an Osteopath is connecting with her patients. She loves the holistic nature of being an Osteopath- not only in looking at the body and how it functions, but in the way each body needs to work differently from person to person.


Lauren treats patients of all ages, including children and babies. She has found her clinical passion in treating women who are pregnant and supporting them through their pre/postnatal journeys. She enjoys being a part of her patient’s ‘team’ to provide manual therapy, advice and support, education and exercises when necessary.


Outside of work Lauren is a local at the dog beach with Polly, her Border Collie or can be found enjoying a good book and a coffee.

Dr Kieran Schulz

Dr Kieran Schulz

Osteopath

Provider: 4433966H I B.Sc. (Hons) I D.O.

Kieran completed his studies at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone, England in 2010 and returned to his native Queensland to work at Brisbane's largest Osteopathic practice, where he gained a wealth of training and experience.


He is a passionate Osteopath who enjoys the diversity of general practice and is especially interested in treating work-related postural strain (anyone reading this hunched over a computer right now?), injuries in runners and swimmers, and has completed further studies in dry needling.


Kieran prides himself on his personal approach to patient care and likes to offer concise, effective, practical treatment and management plans to ensure long term results with all his clients.


When he's not at work Kieran spends his time hiking, swimming, running, dreaming about architecture and wondering what's for dinner.


Dr Tim Ellis

Dr Tim Ellis

Osteopath

Provider No. 5789622Y I B.Clin.Sc, M.Osteo.Med Member O.A

After experiencing a neck injury whilst playing rugby growing up, Dr Tim Ellis was introduced to Osteopathy and was impressed by the results and holistic nature of the treatment. From this experience, he later decided to pursue a career in Osteopathy and graduated from Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Master of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also completed further studies in dry needling.


Tim is passionate about treating athletes and has considerable experience with pain, injury and rehab, from CrossFit through to rugby. Tim has a particular interest in shoulder complaints, having completed further study in the field. Although he is well equipped to treat patients of all ages and healthcare needs.


Tim can assist in getting you pain free and returning to your daily activities. He is passionate about working with patients to create an individual, goal-oriented treatment plan in order to achieve success.

Dr Julia Diamantourou

Dr Julia Diamantourou

Osteopath

Provider No. 6145341T B.Clin.Sc, M.Osteo.Med Member O.A

Julia has a Masters degree in Osteopathy and a Diploma in Naturopathy. For the past few years she has been working in different multidisciplinary clinics in the UK, Greece and New Zealand, and completed an additional postgraduate training in Ergonomics, Work Space Assessment and Cognitive Psychology. Julia has a particular clinical interest in using manual therapy to help people experiencing persistent musculoskeletal pain. By recognising how psychological factors (e.g. fear, depression, anxiety) influence the experience and behaviour of individuals suffering chronic pain, she is able to formulate a holistic treatment plan tailored to the individual person. She also has experience in providing osteopathic treatment to expectant mothers and children.

Dr Josh Paterson-Allsop

Dr Josh Paterson-Allsop

Osteopath

B.Sport.Ex.Sc | B.Clin.Sci | M.Osteo.Med

Born in Sydney, Dr Josh Paterson-Allsop moved to the Sunshine Coast with his family where he grew up around the beautiful beaches of Noosa and loves the relaxed lifestyle which the Sunshine Coast has to offer.


Dr Josh has had a keen interest in exercise and holistic manual therapy since his early 20's. His passion for understanding the human body and it's optimal movement patterns saw him move to the Northern Rivers to pursue this as a career. Dr Josh graduated with a Master's Degree in Osteopathic Medicine and a Bachelors of Sport and Exercise Science at Southern Cross University.


Dr Josh uses a wide variety of manual therapy techniques and utilises individually tailored exercise prescription to suit the patient's needs. Dr Josh enjoys connecting with people and helping them to reclaim their health. In his spare time, Dr Josh enjoys exercising in both outdoor and gym environments.

Rebecca Norman

Rebecca Norman

Remedial Massage

Bec has joined us after many years of clinical experience including time spent working with the Manley Sea Eagles NRL team. Bec is a warm, passionate and knowledgeable practitioner who enjoys treating all patients especially sporting recovery, rehab presentations and injury management. 

She loves to get in there and get to those sore aching muscles to release. Bec loves keeping fit and lifting heavy!

Naomi Horsfall

Naomi Horsfall

Exercise Physiologist

Provider No. 5011203K | BClinExSc. | AEP ESSAM

Naomi studied at the University of the Sunshine Coast completing a four year degree in Clinical Exercise Science to become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Naomi enjoyed running her own Allied Health Clinc on the Sunshine Coast for over ten years before joining the team at Advanced Health.


Naomi's fascination with the human body began at a young age and an 8-year career in the British Army with travel around the globe meant she was able to fully explore the capabilities, both physically and mentally, to which the body can adapt. Naomi enjoys working with people to treat a diverse range of conditions- from musculoskeletal injuries, chronic back/hip/shoulder pain to diseases such as arthritis, diabetes and osteoporosis.


Naomi is passionate about education and helping people understand their bodies better so they can make more informed lifestyle choices to reduce pain and restore optimal function. Naomi believes in a holistic approach to health and is a passionate advocate for the incorporation of manual therapy alongside tailored movement to help people move better and fully enjoy life.


Outside of work Naomi enjoys spending time with her young family, hiking mountains around the beautiful Sunshine Coast and challenging her body with calisthenics.

Stacy Fay

Stacy Fay

Myotherapist

Adv Dip. Myotherapy I I.R.M.A. Myotherapist

Stacy Fay (Mateuszczyk) Relocated to the Sunshine Coast from Melbourne in 2006. She has been in practise for 17 years and holds an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy, a Post Graduate in Musculoskeletal Management and a Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science. Prior to moving to the coast Stacy also tutored Anatomy. Stacy is well-established on the coast with her husband Mick and has 3 daughters Marley, Pippa and Lexi.


Muscular Health relocated in 2010 to Buderim from Alexander Headland and is currently located at Burnett Street, Buderim. Stacy is renowned for her excellence in dry needling techniques and is regarded amongst her peers as one of the most experienced in her field. She is regularly referred to by local GP’s, podiatrists, physiotherapist, osteopaths and orthopaedic Surgeon’s amongst other allied health professionals.


Stacy has a particular interest in neck and shoulder pain, postural syndrome and lower limb biomechanics. As part of being a leading Myotherapist Stacy also acts a clinician to her associate Myotherapists and assists in a wide range of muscular dysfunction and injury.

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Practice Manager

Sam has done everything from running her own furniture importing company, to managing a sports stadium to book keeping to organising festivals. She is as useful as a Swiss army knife and as efficient and refined as a Thermomix. Sam started the Practice managing role at the start of this year and has shown what a people person she is and has seamlessly integrated into the Advanced Health Family. 

Alyssa Derby

Alyssa Derby

Reception

Alyssa Derby has come to us after finishing school and is 

currently completing a traineeship and her Certificate III in Business here at Advanced Health. Originally from Adelaide, Alyssa moved to the Sunshine Coast when she was 5 years old. When not at work, she loves to make clothes, hang out with friends and play with her two dogs Marnie and Foo. Alyssa is bright and bubbly and enjoys long chats with our patients. 


Stella Ghouse

Stella Ghouse

Reception

Stella joined the Advanced Health team in January of 2022 after being a patient of the clinic herself, giving her the ability to make those strong connections with patients as she has been in their shoes. In her spare time, she enjoys crossfit, movies and spending time with her new puppy, Frankie.

Emily Dwyer

Emily Dwyer

Reception

Emily graduated high school at the end of last year and joined the Advanced Health Team in January. She is currently completing a traineeship and her Certificate III in Business. She recently moved to the Sunshine Coast and enjoys spending her free time soaking up some sun at the beach and a chicken paramigiana. Emily is highly efficient and is always wearing a smile.

Ziggy Cahill

Ziggy Cahill

Therapy Dog

Ziggy is our most popular staff member. He is mainly seen at the Birtinya clinic on Wednesdays but will make surpirse appearances during the week. While he may be small in stature, he still manage to fill any room with his big personalilty. He loves a scratch and welcoming patients to the clinic but he hates vaccum cleaners and peoples shoes.