Sarah Nugent - Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
BSc (Clin. Sci), MHSc (Osteo), BSc
Sarah completed her Masters of Osteopathy following a Bachelor of Science at RMIT in Melbourne. Graduating with distinction enabled her to work as a practical assistant to osteopathic students in their lectures. This passion for education led her to volunteer in Africa where she assisted physiotherapists in treating clients in the hospital as well as teaching osteopathic techniques and philosophy. Sarah is passionate about education and believes that the more one can understand about the human body the more one can live a happier and healthier life. It is this philosophy that Sarah uses not only in her own life but uses in the treatment of her clients.
Sarah uses a direct approach to treatment and has pursued further studies in myofascial dry needling, kinesiology taping, myofascial techniques and studies into women's health; including visceral techniques and treatment through pregnancy. Her treatment goal is to find the cause of a person's complaint and not just treat the symptoms. In addition to hands on techniques, Sarah provides sound advice and education on workplace ergonomics, nutrition, rehabilitation and appropriate exercise prescription.
Sarah has experience in treating a multitude of different sporting persons including Australian footballers and netballers, golfers and children in sport. vShe is interested in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints including headaches and neck pain, back pain, postural complaints, pregnancy and post-partum issues, and various sporting injuries.
Sporting background: rowing, basketball, pilates, circuit training
Interests: random facts and having a good chat, volunteering, travelling, exploring and getting lost, rowing
Passionate about: health and fitness, rowing, exploring and experiencing new things
Favourite Quote: If you believe you can, then you will