Thomas McKillop – Osteopathy

B.Hlth.SC., B.App.Sc. (Osteo), M.High.Perf.Sport 

Thomas specialises in assessing and managing musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. Thomas’ areas of interest include foot, ankle and knee conditions and associated sports injuries.

Thomas’ management varies from person to person. No two people are the same, therefore each person should be assessed, treated, and managed according to their individual condition & presentation, needs and goals. Management strategies that Thomas uses include, manual therapy (e.g., soft tissue massage, joint mobilisation, joint manipulation), dry needling, taping, and strengthening & mobility exercises.

Thomas graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) and has since worked in private practice and with sports teams in North Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria. He is currently completing his Master’s in High Performance Sport at Australian Catholic University. Thomas has extra training in dry needling and high performance sport optimisation.

Thomas has worked with various Aussie rules football teams including Clarence Football Club in the Tasmanian State League.

Sporting Background: Aussie rules footy, long distance running.

Interests: Running, bushwalking, landscape photography, guitar, and piano.

About: Helping people get back to doing the activities they love doing and athlete high performance sport optimisation.

Favourite Quote: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan