Bronwyn graduated from RMIT University after initially completing an Exercise and Sport Science degree from Deakin University. Bronwyn has done further study after her osteopathic degree and is now Australia’s first and only exercise rehabilitative osteopath. So you are getting an awesome resource via her extensive knowledge.
She has a nutrition and rehabilitation background and has worked with many sporting teams over the last 10 years – in particular coordinating a rowing program at Caulfield Grammar School and head trainer at Old Carey football club. She plays a variety of sports herself including netball and triathlons. Bronwyn understands the biomechanics of movement, posture and lifestyle on health and wellbeing. She is an avid “yogie”, and also has dry needling and cupping certificates.
Bronwyn was also involved with an osteopathic program in India treating in one of Asia’s best orthopaedic hospitals alongside world renowned surgeons. This program is based in Mumbai and Goa, where she has been three times.
She is a qualified Pilates Instructor and one of our valuable Pilates team. You can see her for 1:1 or 1:2 classes for intimate, closely supervised rehabilitative sessions. Make use of her extensive sports trainer and osteo history in the studio, she is a valuable resource!
On weekends you’ll find her cheering on her Carlton blue boys at the MCG or hiking/cycling along Victoria’s best trails.
Dr Clair Hurst-osteopath
Clair’s love for sport and fascination for the human body, as well as her tendency to find annual use for a pair of crutches, led her to discover Osteopathy.
Clair graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor and Masters degree in Osteopathy. For her Masters project, she investigated the effectiveness of Electric Soda in reducing inflammation, and looked at the role that evidence-based medicine plays in a clinical setting. Clair has furthered her education, and broadened her scope of treatment, through the completion of a Myofascial Needling and Cupping Course, and has also a qualified APPI Clinical Pilates Instructor. Clair practise Osteopathy & teaches Clinical Pilates in our Queen Street Pilates studio.
Clair has a particular interest in chronic pain, and strives to be the health professional to break its cycle. For this reason, she is very passionate when it comes to identifying lifestyle factors that are contributing to a patient’s condition, and formulating a management plan that addresses these through education, ergonomic advice and rehabilitation.
Outside of the clinic, Clair spends her time running, learning to surf, creating costumes and researching places to travel.