St. Kilda Osteopathy - Practitioner Profiles
At St Kilda Osteopathy we work together as a team and are all active members of Osteopathy Australia (formerly the Australian Osteopathic Association), and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA), Medicare and all Private Health Insurance Funds .
All our Osteo Melbourne practitioners attend Professional Development Courses and we support one another in looking after our patients by working together to ensure that each patient is cared for and managed to best suit their needs.
We have a wide network of expert health professionals who we work closely with to ensure you are cared for optimally.
Dr. John Hilditch - Osteopath, Pilates Instructor and Athletics Coach
With over 30 years of “hands-on” manual therapy experience, John has a great understanding and appreciation of the body, and aims to optimise the health and well-being of all his patients. He is very passionate about osteopathy after selling his thriving engineering business to take on osteopathy as a new career. John gains great satisfaction from his work and enjoys treating patients of all ages.
John graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters of Health Science. John is also qualified and uses Neuromuscular Dry Needling and is a Level 2 sprint coach.
John has treated many amateur and professional athletes in varied sports; he has previously worked, and is currently involved with teams and individuals from local to international levels.
He is still very active in track and field athletics competing in both professional and Masters Athletics throughout Australia and overseas. He also coaches a group of track athletes both directly and through correspondence. John understands the demands placed on young athletes, elite athletes and all in between!!
John’s aims include passing on advice and knowledge to help all his patients understand the demands placed on their bodies and the best management for optimising their peak performance and activities of daily life.
Dr. Catherine Curtain - Osteopath
Catherine is a long term member and part of the St Kilda Osteopathy team having been with us for nearly 10 years!
She is rejoining us after being on maternity leave for 3 1/2 years after having 2 gorgeous boys! Catherine’s approach to patient care and practice is complete. She graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters in Osteopathy.
Catherine has a keen interest in treating pre and post natal women, as well as particularly enjoys treating headaches and neck pain, and all types of sporting injuries.
She is very experienced in treating chronic low back pain and neck pain and likes to promote general wellbeing with good nutrition and rehabilitation and movement programs. Catherine has also completed further qualifications in Trigger Point Dry Needling for Pain Management and Sports Injury, as well as Fundamentals of Osteopathy in the Cranial Field, and exercise prescription, and is an active member of Osteopathy Australia.
Dr. Steve Resic - Osteopath and Pilates Instructor and Mov Nat Trainer
Steve is an experienced Osteopath who graduated from Victoria
University with a Bachelor of Health (Osteopathy) and a Masters of
Health Science (Osteopathy).
Steve grew up very active, playing football, basketball, tennis, boxing and
athletics. Playing multiple sports came with many injuries, and Steve found
manual therapy really helped him overcome them. This motivated and inspired Steve to become an Osteopath - he wanted to help people recover from their injuries and return to what they love doing, whether it be elite sports, gym workouts, walking or pilates, as well as everyone who just needs help and treatment from the aches and pains caused by sitting at a desk!
Steve loves the challenge of problem solving and getting his patients out of pain and back to performing specific movements, whether that be in everyday life or with a sporting pursuit.
He has extensive experience in rehabilitation at all levels. Steve treats every patient dependent on their individual needs, incorporating functional rehabilitation exercises and stretches as well as providing further advice as required in exercise rehabilitation, human movement, biomechanics and nutrition..
Steve also has additional qualifications in dry needling, Pilates, Animal Flow and is a certified Mov Nat trainer.
Outside of work Steve enjoys running, going to the gym, watching NBA and AFL and traveling.