Dr. Kate Ellett
Dr. Kate Ellett – Principal Osteopath at Valued Health Osteopathy, Bentleigh East.
Dr. Kate Ellett (Osteopath) is a fully qualified Osteopath and is one of the Principal Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East.
Dr. Kate Ellett graduated from Victoria University in 2010 after completing her Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). Kate enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions across all ages. Kate has a particular interest in treating children and women, having completed further study in Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Kate’s interest in treating women began early in her Osteopathic career following the completion of her Masters Research where she investigated the effect of Osteopathic treatment on period pain.
Kate places great importance in educating patients in causative behaviours, aggravating factors and self management strategies to complement her Osteopathic treatment. Kate also enjoys treating headaches and jaw dysfunctions where she finds her Osteopathic approach often provides relief. When treating patients, Kate first performs a thorough examination to determine if it is safe to treat her patient, then proceeds with a variety of musculoskeletal techniques with the aim of reducing pain and improving function.
Kate has also performed further training in Clinical Pilates and as such brings this experience into her consultations. Kate frequently utilises this training in her treatment and management of low back pain, postural complaints and pre/ post pregnancy. Kate often incorporates Pilates based exercises within her regular treatments. Kate regularly participates in further education so that she is always up to date with recent research in the field.
It is a requirement at Valued Health Osteopathy that all practitioners are registered with Osteopathy Australia (OA) and AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency).