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Your Local Canberra Healthcare Professionals covering Osteo, Physio, Remedial Massage and Myotherapy Canberra

Step Into Health Care are your local allied healthcare professionals and we are centrally located in Braddon Canberra. Our services cover Osteopathy, Myotherapy, Remedial Massage, Physiotherapy, cupping and dry needling. To make an online booking with one of our practitioners, please click here.

Please scroll down through this page to Meet our whole Team.

Dr Kieran Step Osteopath - Step Into Health Care Braddon Canberra
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Dr Kieran Step

Osteopath

Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathic studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Kieran graduated from the University of Western Sydney in 2008. Since graduating, Kieran has worked in various clinical settings in Canberra, Tasmania and Canada.

Kieran represented Australia internationally in Cross Country Skiing and was national champion for two consecutive years and state champion for four years. In addition Kieran worked with the Queanbeyan Tigers AFL team in 2009 and 2010.

Also, Kieran recently practised in British Columbia, Canada developing the emerging profile of Osteopathy. He found the experience personally rewarding and is privileged to have practised in such a beautiful country.

In his spare time Kieran has a passion for skiing and is always in search for the ultimate powder day! Travel, adventure and new experiences are always on the horizon.

Dr Stefanie Villinger Osteopath - Step Into Health Care Braddon Canberra
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Dr Stefanie Villinger

Osteopath

Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathic studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia

Stefanie grew up in country NSW and has always had an interest in health care. Consequently Stefanie moved to Sydney to follow her desire to study Osteopathy.

Stefanie has worked in many areas of Australia as an Osteopath from Canberra to Tasmania. Following an aspiration to combine Osteopathy and adventure, from 2013 to 2015 Stefanie practised in Canada which also included treating Paralympic athletes of the winter games. She also loved incorporating travel, skiing and hiking.

In addition Stefanie enjoys treating headaches, pregnancy related conditions and infants. Stefanie treats with a wide variety of Osteopathic techniques as well as dry needling. Stefanie appreciates continuing her education with the latest evidence based medicine, techniques and courses.

J. Louise Adam
Osteopath
Diploma of Osteopathy 1981;
Masters of Osteopathic Science (RMIT 1996)
Independent Osteopathic Consultant (SIRA) – appointed to provide expert advice on injury management by osteopaths

ABN: 41002704949

Louise has a particular interest in assisting clients tackle persistent and re-occurring pain. After 35 years of practice, Louise adapts the latest approaches of hands on therapy, pain education and exercise to reduce pain and improve quality of life. Louise takes the time to listen and examine carefully so as to understand the problem and how it’s affecting your life.

Louise has held several senior positions including head of the Osteopathy program (University Western Sydney), president of Osteopathy Australia and chairperson of the Osteopathy accreditation authority with responsibility for assessing educational programs and overseas trained graduates. Louise holds lifetime membership of Osteopathy Australia awarded for services to the profession.

Since moving to Canberra in 2019, Louise has explored several great local bush walks and loves that these usually end up at one of our many fab local cafes; cycling, skiing, cooking and sharing good food among other pastimes.

Dr. Steven Sparavec D.O.
Osteopath

Steven graduated from the Pacific College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1983 and has been in private practice since that time. Steven employs a wide range of skills for client treatment ranging from spinal manipulation, joint mobilisation and postural re-education using various exercise modalities. He also uses Ultrasound and Cold Laser therapies as an adjunct in his work to assist the overall healing and re-education process.

Emphasis is placed on patient education to assist in the overall result and successful outcome.

Steven has a strong interest in health and fitness and tries to impart his enthusiasm to his patients to enable long-term results. Steven has completed numerous post graduate courses and is continuing in his quest for further knowledge to give him the leading edge in the rapidly changing world of musculoskeletal medicine.

Steven has a passion for outdoor activities such as gardening, bush walks, photography, snow skiing. Loves spending time with his 2 grown daughters and brand new grandson.

He has assisted as a volunteer in such places as Mongolia, China, Solomon Islands, along with some other less exotic places.

Jess O’Brien
Remedial Massage Therapist

Jess is a remedial massage therapist with an interest in a wide range of remedial and sports related massage techniques, including, but not limited to, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and manual lymphatic drainage.

Jess grew up in country NSW and, after some domestic and international travelling, settled in Canberra in 2011, where she met her husband and started a family.

Jess has always been certain she would work in the health industry and considered a few different approaches before discovering a passion for massage.

Jess believes that massage is an important tool in a holistic health approach and enjoys treating people from all walks of life. She is currently working with the ACT Brumbies to provide massage treatments to elite athletes.

In her free time Jess enjoys painting, creating, working with her hands, and being in nature.

Rosemary Cunningham
Myotherapist
Advanced Dip of Myotherapy Wodonga Tafe – 2021, Diploma of Remedial Massage Wodonga Tafe – 2015.

Member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia

Rosie is a passionate Myotherapist who loves to help her clients achieve their best quality of life. With 7+ years in Remedial Massage and Myotherapy experience, she has developed hands on skills that make a difference.

Rosie first discovered she wanted to be involved in massage therapy when attending a relaxation course in 2014, and loved the idea of helping clients relax and decrease their pain. Since then, her journey continued as a Remedial therapist, and she has been working as a Myotherapist since 2021. Rosie loves the interaction with her clients and the excitement that each day brings!

Rosie offers a wide range of musculoskeletal modalities including Deep soft tissue massage, cupping, joint mobilization, dry needling, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, sports massage and more.

In her free time, Rosie loves to be involved in musical theatre, writing and singing music and walking in the great outdoors. Rosie has a close connection with her family and friends and is very blessed to be doing what she loves!

Kelvin Mok
Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
AHPRA registered Physiotherapist
ASCA Lv.1 Coach

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association

Kelvin moved to Canberra from Sydney after the completion of his Physiotherapy degree. Kelvin has always been interested in health, fitness, and sport related areas. Being a Physiotherapist is something that he always wanted to be. Kelvin is heading into the sport sector and is managing local sports teams during his spare time.

As a musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Kelvin’s focus includes assessment, treatment and implementation of an optimal management plan for any musculoskeletal injury. Kelvin treats a wide range of conditions including tendon issues, joint sprains, neck/low back pain, cervicogenic dizziness, hand or wrist injuries and sporting injuries. Kelvin has also built up a handy online resource for patients’ self-management on Instagram @kelvin_mok_physio. He feels rewarded seeing patients return to the things they love doing. Kelvin is eager to provide up-to-date evidence-based practice and high quality care tox his patients.

Kelvin has a passion for strength & conditioning (S&C) sport. He is a competitive Olympic lifter, body builder and planning to study further in the S&C field.

Our Receptionists at Step Into Health Care

Lucia
Receptionist

Lucia has extensive experience in customer service. Having worked in the hospitality and recruitment industries for many years, Lucia understands that your very first step into our clinic is the most important. Her experience in senior roles for both the Private and Public sectors means that Lucia understands how the stresses of a busy lifestyle require support for good health and wellbeing.  Lucia has great respect for the care provided by our Practitioners and enjoys welcoming our patients.

Lucia outside of the clinic enjoys helping the community and spending time with little Hudson.

Ruby
Receptionist

Ruby moved to Canberra from Bathurst this year to commence university at the Australian Catholic University. Ruby is studying a double bachelors degree in Paramedicine and Nursing.

Ruby has had experience working in hospitality and medical fields for many years. She enjoys working in reception as she loves to interact and welcome our lovely patients. With hope to work as a medical professional, Ruby loves the idea that she can learn how to communicate and deliver care to patients from each practitioner.

In her free time Ruby enjoys Crossfit and Basketball as well as spending time with her family and friends.

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