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Dr Kieran Step

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

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.

Dr Tom Eastman
Osteopath & Pilates Matwork Teacher
Bachelor of Osteopathic Medicine
Diploma of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia
Pilates Matwork Teacher
ABN: 13566216095

Tom graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009.  After graduating Tom opened his own clinic in the South of England. As well as working in clinical practice Tom has worked with two Crossfit gyms treating their athletes and members.

Tom has trained as a Pilates matwork teacher, which he finds very helpful when giving rehabilitation exercises to his patients. Tom also enjoys teaching Pilates group classes at Step Into Health Care.

Tom now calls Australia home and in his spare time Tom enjoys Crossfit, cycling, swimming and hiking.


Dr Tamsyn Sheffield
Bachelor of Applied Science
(Osteopathic Studies)
Master of Osteopathy
Member of Osteopathy Australia
ABN: 59334671688

Tamsyn graduated in 2005 from the University of Western Sydney and has practised in well-renowned clinics in both Sydney and Brisbane. She has recently moved to Canberra and is looking forward to establishing her osteopathic practice here.

Tamsyn prides herself on her ethical and compassionate approach to health care – from initial consult, assessment and discussion through to treatment and the rehabilitation phase. She is passionate about working in a multi-disciplinary environment and has previously formed close working relationships with local GPs as well as other allied health practitioners. Empowering people to actively manage their own health and watch them return to what they love doing best is still the highlight of her job.

Over the last 13 years Tamsyn has provided relief to overworked desk-bound staff, weekend athletes, expectant mothers, stressed-out mums, adults with substantial disc injuries, children, the elderly and everything in between.

Tamsyn’s enjoyment of professional education continues through ongoing courses and keeping up with the latest research. She has a certificate in Acupuncture for Somatic Dysfunction (similar to dry needling), has completed phase 2 in the Biodynamic approach to Osteopathy, and is embarking on a course for treating babies.

Outside of work Tamsyn is a proud Mum to two beautiful children – drags them out to explore the bush and beyond of Canberra, keeps travel and adventure on the horizon, and dabbles in the aerial arts.

J. Louise Adam
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.

Yvette Croft
Massage Therapist
Advance Diploma in Applied Science (Massage Therapy)
Member of Massage Australia
ABN: 76119210895

Yvette Croft has worked as a Remedial Massage Therapist for over 18 years and has an interest in a range of remedial and sports massage techniques, as well as pregnancy and infant massage. She provides professional soft tissue therapy treatment for sporting and workplace injuries, aches and pains.

Yvette began studying Remedial Massage Therapy in 1994 with an ‘Introduction to Massage’ course. From there the passion grew and she continued with her studies after the birth of her first child. Yvette completed an Advance Diploma in Applied Science (Remedial Massage) from CIT in 1999.

She has worked with many different modalities including Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists. Yvette is currently a Massage Therapist for the Canberra Raiders and has worked with them for the last 4 seasons.  She has worked with many visiting NRL teams, including the Australian and New Zealand teams in April 2013.  Yvette has also travelled with the ACT Athletics team for the last 3 National Youth Championships and enjoys working with many sporting teams and clubs.

Yvette works with many different clients to achieve the best results for the individual, using a variety of Remedial techniques including Myofascial Release (MFR), Trigger Point Therapy (TPT), Deep Tissue Massage and advice on stretching and home exercises.

Yvette is covered by all health funds and HICAPS is available for claiming your massage at the time of your treatment.


Originally from France, Jen is at the heart of the Step Into Health Care family. As a skilled and experienced bilingual administrative assistant with more than 15 years’ experience in customer service, Jen believes that our patients’ first steps to their recovery starts as soon as they pick up the phone or walk in, that’s why Jen will do her best to make you feel comfortable and assist you in any way.

When Jen is not working at the clinic, she enjoys going hiking and camping. Expect to hear great stories about the Australian bush while you are waiting at the reception for your appointment.


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.

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Upstairs, Suite 6
6 Lonsdale Street Braddon ACT
Ph: 02 6247 8000
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