Dr. Simmone Ortland
OSTEOPATH | b.sci(clin.sci) m.h.sci(osteo)
Not only a talented osteopath, Simmone is also qualified in dry needling and is an expert in treating lower back and pelvic pain in pregnant women.
Simmone completed her Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters of Health Science in Osteopathy at Victoria University during five years of full time study. Simmone has a keen interest in treating patients of all ages and presenting conditions, in particular babies and children, women’s health complaints; predominantly pregnancy related low back and pelvic pain. In addition Simmone has a keen interest in treating sporting injuries and chronic, long-standing problems where she can provide relief to those who have struggled for lengthy periods of time.
Simmone’s commitment to continuing professional development has included further courses in paediatrics, breastfeeding and pelvic pain along with Osteopathy in the Cranial Field and Rule of the Artery. In conjunction she has done further studies in dry needling and clinical pilates. All these skills are combined with manual therapies in order to treat each patient in a holistic way.
Simmone believes every patient’s condition and lifestyle varies and she therefore treats each patient as an individual, adjusting her treatment plan according to their specific needs. Simmone is also a strong advocate in providing her patients with the skills to promote their own health and well-being through ergonomic advice and rehabilitation exercises. In addition she is happy to network with other health professionals, in order to gain the best long-term relief from all types of pain. Simmone is a member of Osteopathy Australia