Meet Our Team
An all female team of osteopaths providing comprehensive injury management for the wider Cranbourne community.
Sarah Slater – Osteopath
Sarah graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and Master of Health Science (Osteopathy). Her passion of the human body began during her basketball career, while playing at a national competition level. An intense interest in human anatomy and physiology combined with a dedication for helping others allowed this passion to become a reality.
Sarah believes the best outcomes occur when you understand your condition and take an active role. Sarah is interested in understanding your goals and expectations so that she can work with you to create a treatment plan that is both effective and realistic for you. Sarah combines a hands on approach with education and exercise rehabilitation so that so that you have the tools you need to not only recover but reach your full potential.
No goal is too big or small – Sarah loves to work with a wide range of injuries and people, though she has a particular interest in sporting injuries, back pain and headaches. Sarah loves a challenge and particularly loves working with those who have tried everything and haven’t yet found their solution.
Eliza Clark – Osteopath
Eliza graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Eliza’s passion for Osteopathy began after suffering multiple injuries whilst playing representative netball. These circumstances showed her the importance of rehabilitation so she could return to the sport which she loves. Throughout her studies, Eliza worked at Manningham Cobras Football Club as a sports trainer. This experience provided her with valuable knowledge in managing acute sports injuries with hands on techniques and rehabilitation advice. She has also gone on to complete additional studies in both dry needling and cupping.
Eliza treats a wide range of conditions, has a particular interest in sports injuries, headaches and lower back pain. She also believes strongly in working together and educating clients about their conditions to achieve their best result.
Emily Colgan – Osteopath
Emily graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Emily’s interest in Osteopathy began in high school while searching for a career path. She loved how Osteopathy combined her love of sport and passion for helping people. Throughout her studies Emily worked at her local football club of Banyule Football Club as a sport trainer. This provided her with valuable experience managing acute sporting injuries, while also providing rehabilitation strategies and injury prevention techniques.
Emily has a keen interest in the rehabilitation aspect of all injuries. Emily aims to help you achieve your goals by developing an individualised treatment and management plan. She places high importance on educating her patients and incorporating management strategies outside of the treatment room. Emily hopes to complete more studies in the future in pregnancy and post-partum complaints and dry needling.
Brea Kerr – Osteopath
Brea has a master’s degree in Osteopathy and has completed further post grad training in dry needling, radial shockwave therapy, lower back, shoulders and sporting complaints and injuries. She believes in empowering her patients with the knowledge, tools and care to help them achieve their own health goals. Having always had an interest in exercise and movement, combined with her love of helping people, osteopathy was a natural choice for Brea. She is a passionate believer in preventative health care.
Brea enjoys treating a wide range of injuries and complaints from running, lower back, neck & headaches. Brea has undertaken further training in shoulder related problems in particular. Brea has worked alongside the International Canadian 7’s Rugby team in 2014, where she focused on the management of sporting injuries and enhancement of sport performance.
Brea is a keen sport enthusiast and in her spare time enjoys snowboarding, netball & running. Being a bit of a foodie, she also enjoys her coffee and trying new cuisines and recipes.
Mirae Payroli – Osteopath
Mirae completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage upon finishing high school but found that it was not quite what she was hoping for. After working for three months and learning more about the health industry she discovered Osteopathy. Mirae completed her osteopathic studies at Victoria University, completing her Bachelor of Clinical Science in 2013 and her Masters of Osteopathy in 2015.
Mirae previously worked as an osteopath in Pakenham and has also spent a number of years working alongside players and coaching staff at both the Devon Meadows Football Club and Nar Nar Goon Football Club to prevent and manage on-field injuries. Since completing her studies, Mirae has gone on to complete additional studies in both dry needling, shoulder injury management and shockwave therapy.
Mirae is very passionate about Osteopathy and believes the best results can be achieved when she and her clients work together to achieve their common goal. She enjoys treating headaches, shoulder injuries and those complex cases no one can seem to solve. She loves to problem solve!
Laurel (Loz) Bonner – Receptionist and Student Osteopath
Loz joined our team as a receptionist in 2020 and is adding an extra feather to her cap in 2021 as a student osteopath and will be completing her final placement with us. She is currently in. her final six months of her Osteopathy degree at Victoria University. Through her studies, Loz has developed a keen interest in women’s health and injury rehabilitation. This has seen her further her studies in pilates with the hopes of keeping people fit, healthy and injury free. Loz developed an interest in osteopathy when receiving treatment herself. She found the way that osteopaths work to find the underlying cause to be a refreshing change from other modalities who had treated her symptoms rather than resolving the issue.
In her spare time, you will find Loz at the dog beach with her bulldog Kate, visiting her mum and soaking up the sunshine on Phillip Island or dancing like no one is watching in her living room! Loz would love to chat with you about anything and everything osteopathy, so if you have any questions don’t be afraid to ask!
Emily Wallace – Student Osteopath
Emily is our second student osteopath for 2021. Emily is completing her final semester of her Masters in Osteopathy at Victoria University and is graduating mid-year 2021. She has already completed her Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science with a focus on rehabilitation and chronic conditions in 2015, also at Victoria University.
Emily has been a personal trainer for 7 years and loves creating a positive impact on peoples lives. She is currently working at the first home of Cranbourne Osteopathy which was Infinite Fitness Peninsula around the corner on Remount Way. Emily decided to study osteopathy because of the holistic nature of the approach and to empower people to take an active role in their health and wellbeing.
Emily enjoys treating a variety of conditions including sporting injuries and managing rehabilitation & injury prevention programs for return to performance. She also. has a particular interest in lower limb conditions, shoulder injuries and back pain.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys playing football, running and attending live music gigs.
Phone: 03 8790 0136
Fax: 03 9923 6820
Weekdays: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 3:00pm