Our Team / Practitioners

Petros Vournelis
Practitioner

B.Sc.,(1995) M.Chiro(1997) dip. Health Science (1992), Post graduate training in Acupuncture and Rehabilitation.

Petros has over 23 years’ experience as a practitioner having completed a Bachelor of Science degree, Master of Chiropractic, an associate diploma in health science (massage) and postgraduate training in muscular skeletal system acupuncture and ongoing core and rehabilitation training from the Prague School of Rehabilitation.

His post graduate training has him focusing on postural, structural and movement pattern assessment and I the significance of poor patterns in the manifestation of and treatment of pain.

Petros is a registered chiropractor and osteopath and his diversity in training allows him to integrate various techniques when treating his patients. He also has a strong rehab aspect in his clinic which has him prescribing exercises to prolong the effects of his treatment. He believes that rehabilitation and exercise should follow the return of normal movement patterns and not before.

He has completed various rehabilitation courses taught by internationally renowned Scott Fonda and Craig Liebenson.

Petros has also had teaching roles with Pilates International in Anatomy and Physiology and was on the advisory board for Pilates VTAB accreditation in NSW. He has also been involved at the TAFE level teaching anatomy at Loftus TAFE and also in the Chiropractic program at Macquarie University tutoring in spinal and peripheral skills and anatomy.

Petros is also a very keen diver and has achieved Master Diver status. He stays fit by playing football, running and swimming and other interests include music and reading.

Susan Tyfield
Practitioner

Susan is a South African trained chiropractor with over 10 years experience treating a diverse range of people. After owning her own private practice in South Africa she wrote and passed her CCEA board exams in 2011 and has been practicing as a chiropractor in Brisbane and Sydney since then.

She has a special interest in treating chronic pain patients, performing artists and sports people and is a member of The Australian Society of Performing Arts Healthcare. She has audited online courses in Behavioural Medicine and Sports and Performing Arts Healthcare.

Her treatment techniques include diversified manual adjusting, SOT blocking, activator, dry needling, IASTM, kinesiotaping and neurological rehabilitation techniques for long term recovery and enhanced performance. Her approach is that there is no one size fits all so she tailors all her treatments and rehabilitation advice to individual patients based on their needs and personal preferences.

Susan enjoys music and cross training and can be found running the eastern seaboard binging on podcasts and admiring the ocean in her free time.

Anna Friedman
Practitioner

Anna has joined the team at the Sydney Osteopathy and Chiropractic Centre as our Naturopath, Clinical Nutritionist and Herbalist. She is also a qualified Yoga teacher and Reiki teacher and comes from a background in education.

Anna fuses together her interest and knowledge of complementary therapies with yogic philosophy to bring about the best health outcomes for her clients.

She works with a wide range of health conditions, both acute and chronic. Her primary focus is to support the body’s natural ability to heal and to improve quality of life.

Anna has been educating the public in health and wellbeing for over 10 years, having taught a number of courses in Reiki and currently teaching weekly Yoga classes.

With a strong focus on a wholistic approach she looks at all the possible factors that may be contributing to your condition and tailors a treatment program specific to each clients individual needs.

Anna is a member of ATMS (Australian Traditional Medicine Society), the Yoga Association of Australia and the Australian Reiki Connection.

The initial consultation is 1.5 hours and follow-up consultations are 45 minutes.

Michael Trowbridge
Practitioner

Michael Trowbridge joined the practice in 2018 and brings his wealth of experience of over 32 years as a chiropractor with him. He is originally from California, USA and he completed a Bachelor of Science (Biology), Doctor of Chiropractic and post-doctoral studies as a Certified Industrial Consultant in the USA. He has completed numerous other certifications both in the USA and Australia under continuing education.

Ellen Sutton
Practitioner

Ellen began training at the Australian Ballet School from the age of eight where she performed with the company on several occasions. She then furthered her studies under the direction of Robert Sturrock in Melbourne and more recently continued her training in New York City. Her professional dance career has included;

“Rock Of Ages” the musical as the role of Angel
“Wicked” 2013-15 touring company in the role of Melena “Dream Lover” 2016 and 17/18 return season and many more.

She has more recently studied with Polestar Pilates Australia in the Pilates Matwork Instruction Method. Personally, she has always found Pilates the only form of exercise that maintains her body and mind, during on/off performance seasons. The Pilates method is a set of principles that develops stability, mobility, balance, core strength and posture. Through correct breath and the specific movements your body achieves lean, long muscle tone ,“internal strength” and a calmer mind.

PRICING
$39 for a casual class
$175 for 5 classes ($35 each)

Maximum number of clients per class is 3 to offer individual, personalised attention.