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Dr Marnie Norfolk BSc MHS (Osteo) Grad Cert Tert Ed, Grad Cert Neonatal & Infant Paeds Man Ther
Dr Marnie Norfolk is a qualified Osteopath. She obtained her degrees from Victoria University in Mebourne in 2001. This included a Masters project on rehabilitation of ankle sprains in football.
Marnie has an interest in sports injuries and has mainly been involved with football, volleyball, dancing, gymnastics and diving. Work experience has been gained in hospitals both in Australia and overseas.
Marnie is an avid learner and continues to strive to learn more about your health. Marnie is currently teaching at Victoria University in the osteopathy program, the class is indirect techniques. Marnie is also the past Vice President of the SCTF of ANZ. She is involved in postgraduate teaching of osteopathy in the cranial field, pregnancy and babies and children.
Marnie also treats at Alliance Health Clinics in Mitcham and Prahran.
Dr. Caryn Edwards BSc (Ost) HONS
Caryn obtained her degree in England, from the University of Wales, through the European School of Osteopathy, and qualified in 1997.
She worked for many years in Kent and in South London before migrating to live and work here in Australia, 8 years ago.
Caryn grew up in South Africa and has lived in a number of countries since. Her travels mean she has gained valuable experience in
dealing with people and their wide variety of complaints.
An enthusiastic and dynamic Osteopath, Caryn enjoys working both with structural and cranial Osteopathy. Her techniques include soft tissue, articulation, mobilisation techniques and cranial
among many others.
She commonly treats adults and children of all ages, including newborns, with conditions such as neck and back pain, headaches, sports injuries, postural problems, colic, reflux, glue ear,
pregnancy complaints, repetitive strain injuries and many more.
Due to her training at the well-known European School of Osteopathy, Caryn likes to view and treat the body as a whole functioning unit and therefore takes a holistic approach to her treatments.
With many years of experience under her belt, she is able to deal proficiently with all musculoskeletal complaints. Caryn tries to educate her patients with exercise and lifestyle changes/advice
where necessary to optimise the benefits of treatment and prevent further occurrence.
Caryn has a keen interest in workplace ergonomic assessment and its relationship with musculoskeletal injuries. She is currently doing more work in this field.
Dr. Jess Cranfield BSc (Clin Sc) MHS (Osteo)
Jess graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences and a Masters of Health Sciences in Osteopathy.
Jess has a background in Remedial Massage, and practices a whole body approach to health and well-being.
She uses varied techniques including massage, manipulation, dry needling and more gentle techniques to create individualised treatment programs for all her patients.
Jess firmly believes in prevention as the best cure, and works with all her patients to improve their understanding of their injuries and to develop management plans for ongoing pain relief.
Jess has had many sporting interests over the years. She has been involved with Netball, Tennis, Taekwondo and several Equine pursuits at a local amateur level, as well as having spent two years as a trainer at Oak Park FC.
Jess treats patients from four years and up, and treats a wide variety of conditions including but not limited to:
- Pregnancy related pain
- Acute back injury
- Sporting injuries
- Frozen Shoulder
- Plantar fasciitis
- Arthritic complaints
- Repetitive use and postural related injuries
Dr. Emma Cronin B.App.Sci, B.App Sci (Osteo) B.H.Sc
Emma graduated from RMIT Bundoora in 2015 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) and a double degree of Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Emma uses a wide range of techniques including soft tissue massage, MET, stretching, manipulation as well as more indirect techniques such as counter-strain and functional.
She also believes in making the patient an active part of their own recovery and commonly prescribes stretches and strengthening exercises to further enhance the treatment.
Emma has lived in Eltham her whole life and has many close ties with local sporting clubs including; Eltham Calisthenics College, Lower Plenty Football Club and Research Junior Football Club.
As a result, she has treated many sporting injuries but also enjoys treating other conditions such as back pain, headaches, limb and joint pain and many other musculoskeletal injuries.
Emma has been practicing in Croydon for the past year and has treated a wide range of patients from school aged children and up, and enjoys expanding her knowledge base through reading and attending short courses.
Dr Craig Russell B.Osteo.Sci./B.App.Sci (Clin.Sci.)
is a fully registered Osteopath and a member of Osteopathy Australia (OA). He graduated from RMIT in 1999, and currently works in 3 practices across Melbourne (Prahran, Mitcham and Greensborough). After gaining valuable experience in a mentoring role with the late Osteopath Jiri Benes, Craig now has a special interest in manipulative treatment of biomechanical problems, such as postural and sports injuries. In the sporting field, Craig now Osteopathically manages some of Australia’s top athletes – including cyclists, equestrian, athletics and AFL umpires.
Most recently Craig has had the enjoyable experience of placement in a Sports Medicine hospital in Mumbai, India - working in a collaborative approach alongside a medical team (including surgeons and physiotherapists) in both a mentoring and clinical capacity. Craig has also lectured at Victoria University and RMIT in the Osteopathic undergraduate program.
Craig enjoys spending time with his family, and can also be found supporting various sporting teams in Melbourne.