B.Sci (Clin.Sci) M.H.S (Osteo)
Prof. Cert. Pain Sciences (UniSA)
Claire is an experienced osteopath who enjoys assisting patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. Claire’s clinical interest lies in the treatment and prevention of persistent pain.
Claire empowers her patients through education regarding their diagnosis and how they can improve the speed of their recovery. Claire utilises a wide variety of manual treatment interventions, alongside exercise and neurological rehabilitation to get the best results for her patients. Claire also advises on lifestyle factors leading to the development or maintenence of pain, and is a qualified ergonomic assessor, servicing offices and workplaces offsite.
Claire has previously undertaken further study in the field of chronic and complex pain, and in 2018 completed a Professional Certificate in Pain Sciences through the University of South Australia.
Claire has a firm emphasis on evidenced based therapy, and as such, has undertaken further study of evidence based interventions in many areas.
These include: Pain education, Ergonomics for Desk based workers, Dry Needling, Management of Tendon injuries, Biomechanical Assessment of Athletes, Functional Movement and Movement based treatment and rehabilitation.
Claire has been active in the media, and on behalf of Osteopathy Australia has written blogs and commentary on many topics surrounding musculoskeletal health.
Claire and Shaun also enjoy presenting seminars to groups of interested parties (such as gym trainers or clients), on topics such as pain, assessment and function. Please contact Chadstone Region Osteopathy if you would like to enquire about organising a seminar.
Dr Claire Richardson (Osteopath) has previously worked at St Kilda Osteopathy, and Berwick Family Osteo.