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About Us - feature imageDr Rob Bolack – Osteopath and Clinic Director
B.App.Sc.(Osteo.), M. Osteo., Assoc. Dip. Hlth Sc.(MT)

Rob has been involved in manual therapies for nearly 20 years both in Australia and overseas. His passion for providing exceptional osteopathic care and customer service has been contagious and seen the Clinic grow from strength to strength by Word of Mouth referrals.

Rob is a great listener and can assess and treat your pain/injury in the first consultation. He provides individual treatment plans which include Osteopathic treatment, Dry Needling, Taping, Exercise Rehabilitation and Remedial Massage Therapy.

Rob’s enthusiasm to deliver a great health experience is the driving force in our Clinic. He loves to see clients healthier and happier.

Rob’s multidisciplinary team works closely together to provide a holistic approach to your health care, so you can get back to your life and the activities you love to do.

Rob loves to spend time with his family and friends and likes to get outdoors to enjoy the amazing Illawarra area as often as he can. He is a loving Dad to two kids, a vegie patch and very happy free ranging chickens which produce the best eggs.

About Us - Ellie KovacsEllie Kovacs - Massage Therapist

Ellie is a dedicated member of our massage therapy team. She has developed a fantastic skill set working both along side Dr Rob Bolack (osteopath) in osteopathic consults and in individual massage therapy appointments at the clinic.

Ellie's dedication and enjoyment in her work always shines through resulting in a loyal following of patients who return time again for the quality of service she provides.

Vanessa – Massage Therapist
Dip Hlth.Sc (MT)

Vanessa has had over a decade of experience massaging clients to repair, revitalize and soothe sore bodies. Vanessa is very committed and focused on client care. Her experience has included working alongside Physiotherapists for Sport Injuries and Exercise Rehabilitation, in Massage Clinics and Natural Therapy Clinics. She has also studied Aromatherapy.

As Vanessa is WorkCover approved, she can provide Remedial Massage as a part of your Management Plan alongside Rob Bolack (Osteopath) or independently.

Vanessa is community minded and has volunteered in the past to massage our great Olympic Swimming team at Trial competitions and also at Triathlons. Vanessa’s interest also includes swimming, kayaking and cooking for family and friends.

About Us - ReneeRenee – Receptionist

Renee is the Clinic’s first point of contact. She will be your contact if you need to know anything about your appointment, follow up, prices and products. Renee can help with communication to your GP and organising paperwork. She can also manage questions to Rob, Sam, Vanessa or Ness should you need to get clarification about exercises or have any questions after your treatment. Renee loves a chat and has a great memory to store all your holiday stories.

Renee likes to spend her time at the beach, staying fit and healthy and taking care of her family. Along with her husband she shares a passion for cooking and entertaining. Whenever the family can, they like to get away to their caravan on the South Coast.

About Us - SamanthaSamantha – Massage Therapist & Naturopath
B.Nat Dip.RM Cert PM (Pregnancy)

Sam has qualifications as a Massage Therapist and a Naturopath. In regard to Remedial Massage, her sessions are tailored to suit your needs incorporating aromatherapy oils, therapeutic creams and relaxing music.

Sam’s main passion is her Naturopath work where she becomes a very strong and supportive partner with you to overcome challenges. She feels it is an honour to listen to your stories, help you and share your healing journey. If you need someone on your side to support, empower, inspire and motivate you then Sam is the person. Naturopathic Health Plans are individualized and incorporate herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, therapeutic foods, lifestyle recommendations and naturopathic massage treatments.

Sam’s interest include surfing, yoga, cooking, spending time with family/friends and leading by example with her healthy lifestyle.

About Us - Melisa ReedMelisa Reed

Mel has an extensive history of customer service and is a key member of our reception Team. Cool under pressure and always 'can do', Mel strives to make the Shell City Osteo experience friendly and efficient.

Outside of work Mel enjoys looking after her health and enjoying the great lifestyle that the southern Illawarra offers.