Our Team

Together, our team are committed to helping clients achieve holistic wellness. As well as all completing their Bachelors and Masters degrees to attain their registration with Ahpra, all of the Osteopaths at Sutherland Osteopathy are members of Osteopathy Australia, our national professional body.  This requires us to consistently uphold high standards of professional conduct along with evidence-based practice and safety in all areas.

 

Dr Kerrin Murnane

Osteopath
B.App.Sci(Osteo) M.Osteo

It was a passion to contribute to people’s wellness, and a natural inclination to hands on manual therapy,  that led Principal and owner of Sutherland Osteopathy, Kerrin Murnane to become an Osteopath. Ever since opening in 2008, her goal has been to ensure Sutherland Osteopathy is not only a place where people come for pain relief, resolution and management of their ailments, but also a calm and friendly environment, where members of our local community can feel welcome, supported, see smiles and hear laughter. Her areas of interest are musculoskeletal pain, arthritic pain, headaches, jaw pain, and women’s health.  

Other experience, roles and recognition:

  • Lectured at University level in Anatomy and various Osteopathic techniques
  • Clinical Supervisor and Examiner in the UWS Allied Health Student Clinic
  • Practitioner Member on the Osteopathic Tribunal, ensuring the standards and reputation of her chosen profession are maintained.
  • Current- President of the NSW Osteopathy Council

Mother to three children, Kerrin has an an understanding and appreciation of the busy-ness of modern day life, the external demands it places upon us – and, importantly, how that shows up in our bodies.

 

Dr Natalie Challinor

Osteopath
M.Ost

Hailing from the UK, Natalie’s interest in sports and horse riding lead her to a passion for Osteopathy. Finishing up her studies at the British School of Osteopathy in London, she set out on a mission to find some sunshine and a better balance of work and play. After finding her way to Sydney, she joined Sutherland Osteopathy 2017, and has fit in splendidly ever since. In her spare time, you can find Natalie sniffing out the best coffee haunts in Sydney and exploring new restaurants.

With a special interest in treating women before, during and after pregnancy, Natalie loves seeing the changes in her patients throughout treatment. For her, it’s all about seeing her patients gain the confidence to perform daily tasks and exercise regimes.

 

Dr Brandon Henness

Osteopath
B.HealthSc/B.AppSc (Osteo)

Brandon suffered numerous sporting injuries growing up. As a result, he was recommended to see an Osteopath. Brandon was amazed by the ability of the Osteopath to effectively treat the numerous dysfunctions that would present throughout his sporting endeavours. He has wanted to become an Osteopath ever since this so he too can assist people in continuing to participate in the activities they love. Brandon has adopted a patient centred approach that allows him to actively listen to the patient so he can provide a personalised treatment and management plan that addresses the key mechanisms causing the pain. Brandon applies a structural/biomechanical osteopathic approach through a range of direct/indirect techniques when treating patients. Brandon has interests in assisting those suffering from acute and chronic persisting conditions.

Brandon grew up in Sale in regional Victoria, playing Basketball, Football (AFL) and Tennis. He currently plays Basketball and dabbles in Surfing and Golf.

 

Dr Kate Major

Osteopath
M.App. Sci(Osteo) M. Osteo

Kate is currently on an extended maternity leave.  Please watch this space for her return.

 

Dr Gabby Rosaia

Osteopath
B.HealthSc/B.AppSc (Osteo)

Gabby has always had a strong desire to help people in a very caring and nurturing manner. This motivated her to ensure she found a career that allowed her to utilise her strengths as she finds great satisfaction in being involved in her patient’s improvement. Gabby is eager to ensure a holistic approach to all musculoskeletal conditions to improve the general health and wellbeing of those in the Sutherland shire and surrounding communities.

Gabby has experience with dry needling and cupping as well as an array of direct and indirect treatment techniques.  She has also worked closely with sporting teams previously which have prepared her for managing acute injuries and loves being able to work with a variety of different patients to help them through their pain journey.

Gabby grew up in regional Victoria and is enjoying exploring the Shire for the best beaches, restaurants, and coffee shops.  

 

Dr Zeb Jarvis

Osteopath
B.HealthSc/B.AppSc (Osteo)

Zeb graduated from RMIT in Melbourne with distinction after completing a Bachelors of Health Science/Bachelors of applied sciences (Osteopathy). He has experience working with sporting teams throughout his time in Melbourne at a junior, amateur and even a professional level within the AFLW.

Zeb comes from a history of multiple sporting backgrounds including basketball, AFL and now more recently running. You may even pass him running up and down the esplanade in Cronulla on his days off! From a young age, sport introduced him to an array of injuries of which he found his osteopathic passion.

In conjunction with osteopathic techniques, he also uses dry needling, cupping, taping and exercise prescription to help his patients move forward through their pain presentations.

Dr Alana Lloyd

Osteopath
B.ClinSci, M.Osteo
Alana hails from South Coast of NSW and grew up all over the place before going to uni in Wollongong in 2010.  She is the first in her family to attend and graduated in 2015 with Bachelors and Masters degrees in politics with distinction.
While on her own fitness and health journey Alana sustained a chronic shoulder injury that changed the path of her life by landing her in an Osteopathic clinic as a patient. Fascinated, curious and taken by the patient-centred approach to healthcare, Alana ultimately took the plunge into a career change and enrolled at SCU Lismore to study osteopathy.
Having lost nearly 50 kilograms, Alana has found a love and appreciation for movement and the power of the human body. Alana aims to make health and recovery achievable and accessible for all through a multimodal approach to treatment with the person at the core.
Alana has been strength training for over a decade and has dabbled in CrossFit, Olympic lifting and Powerlifting.

Tina Haddad

Remedial Massage Therapist
Dip.Rem.Mas.

Tina is a stand out Massage Therapist, with strong, confidents hands balanced by her ability to gauge and adjust to the clients needs, making her a great choice for a range of clients.  Tina is confident massaging a variety of clients from the sports person, to the senior citizen.   She has a beautiful, kind nature and genuine inclination to want to help people, which enhances her skills as a massage therapist.  Tina was highly recommended to us and we feel very grateful for this recommendation. 

 

Support Staff

We are very lucky at Sutherland Osteopathy to have such brilliant and committed support staff.  This not only makes the clinic a happy and cohesive place to be, but assists the practitioners to apply themselves as best they can to your needs.

Natalie

Practice Manager

Those of you who are already familiar with Sutherland Osteopathy, will be well aware that Natalie is much more than your typical Practice Manager.  Natalie joined Sutherland Osteopathy in 2014, and has been keeping us organised and ensuring that the clinic runs as smoothly as possible ever since.  She consistently goes above and beyond for our patients, and us- the practitioners, constantly displaying genuine care and efforts when dealing with the intricacies of appointment and people management.  Not a day goes by without hearing, “Thanks Natalie”… many times over!

 

Georgina

Casual Receptionist

Georgina has been with us for many years now, but has not lost her care and enthusiasm. Georgina is a pleasure to work with.  Her organisation skills and work ethic is unfaltering, which you will notice whenever you interact with her.  Georgina will do her best to ensure you feel warm and welcome at Sutherland Osteopathy as soon as you call or walk through the door.

Michelle

Casual Receptionist

Michelle is the newest member of the Sutherland Osteopathy Support staff crew, and she has fit in beautifully.  Michelle is always cheerful and helpful.  She has worked in an administrative capacity for many years, and we feel very lucky to have her as part of the team.  Michelle always endeavours to manage the appointments, and needs of patients and practitioners to the best of her ability.

 

Sophie

Junior Receptionist

Sophie began at Sutherland Osteopathy as a junior receptionist whilst completing her schooling, and continues to work with us throughout her university commitments.  Over the years, Sophie has proven to be a reliable young lady who never leaves a stone unturned and has become an absolute asset to the clinic.  Sophie has our patients best interests at heart, and will ensure she does her best to meet their needs.