Meet Our Team

Osteopathy

Dr Deepak S Yagnik

Principal Osteopath
Deepak has been in practice for 30 years, having graduated from the prestigious British School of Osteopathy in London. He has taught internationally and took over The Osteopathic Centre in 1999 when he arrived in Australia. His work has featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, Woman's Weekly and on SBS Radio. Deepak has a strong belief in educating and empowering his clients to a rapid recovery , providing cutting-edge Osteopathy adapted to the modern world.

Dr. Christian Paesano

Osteopath - Chatswood
Christian qualified from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. Since then he has run several clinics both in Greece and London before moving to Sydney and joining the team at the Osteopathic Centre in 2013. Christian combines his thorough knowledge of osteopathy together with in depth nutrition and psychotherapy education to design treatment plans that support clients not only to resolve pain and symptoms quickly but also to lead healthier and more dynamic lives.

Dr Jerome Smith

Osteopath - Chatswood & Hornsby
Jerome Smith is a British-trained osteopath who gained his qualifications at the British School of Osteopathy in London in 2012. He has been practicing in Australia for five years, treating a wide variety of patients from athletes and performers at the international level, to expectant mothers, children and the elderly. Jerome has extensive experience managing a broad range of musculoskeletal injuries and has developed a special interest in sport-related injuries and rehabilitation. In recent years he has worked with Woden-Weston FC Women’s Premier League soccer team (2016 season), Weston-Molonglo FC Men’s Capital and State League soccer teams (2017 season) and has provided pitch-side care for St. Edmunds College, Marist College and Canberra Grammar School boy’s rugby union teams. He has also completed a FIFA-certified Diploma in Football Medicine and has completed further training in advanced dry-needling techniques and strength & conditioning coaching. Jerome has worked in post-operative care at the Canberra Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CAPS) clinic and the National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra. He has also provided rehabilitation services to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) College and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). Jerome has a strong focus on patient education and active rehabilitation. He is passionate about the effects of diet, exercise and stress on health, and uses his understanding of these concepts to successfully manage injuries and prevent their recurrence. He has a particular interest in the treatment of low back pain, headache, plantar fasciitis, jaw pain and tendinopathy.

Dr Weoi Low

Osteopath - Chatswood & Hornsby
Weoi is committed to enhancing the well-being and health of all his patients by providing osteopathic treatments for effective relief of musculoskeletal pain and improvement in quality of life. Osteopathy goes beyond symptom-masking to address the root cause(s) of pain. He believes that for injury recovery and pain relief to be truly effective, advice and treatment have to be customised to individual needs. Weoi aims to provide the best that manual therapy can offer to assess and treat your pain in context of your whole body structure, balancing and easing tension in the soft tissues to allow better spinal and joint alignment. In regards to preventive and long-term care, patient education is the top most priority to help you understand how you can effectively manage your pain to minimise on recurrences.

Dr Daniel Wood

Osteopath - Hornsby
Daniel is a passionate osteopath who completed his study at Southern Cross University, first enrolling into a Bachelor of Clinical Science (Osteopathy) and later on completing a Masters of Osteopathic Medicine. After experiencing back pain from an incident at the gym, Daniel found immediate relief from seeing a local osteopath. This inspired him to begin his journey in Osteopathy and use his skills to help others with pain, whether it is acute or chronic. Daniel is passionate about maintaining an active lifestyle and playing sport, in particular racquet sports, rock climbing and weight lifting. He believes that everyone should be able to enjoy exercise without pain and trusts that osteopathic care can help us to perform our best. Daniel provides osteopathic care to adults of all ages, with an interest in sporting injuries, low back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain and occupational strains. Daniel adopts an osteopathic principle ‘motion is life’ and insists on educating his patients to perform a regular exercise routine in order to prevent injury. He is well prepared to accommodate to his patients needs.

Massage Therapy

Lisa Donnelly

Senior Massage Therapist
Lisa Donnelly commenced her training as a massage therapist in 2002 along with studies to become a fitness instructor. With a passion to inspire and encourage others to pursue health and fitness as a lifestyle these training platforms enabled Lisa to help people achieve their specific goals and enjoy a happy, healthy, pain free energised life! Lisa has combined her gift in teaching with her finely tuned massage skills over the last 18 years to create a massage experience that is quite unique and 100% focused on meeting the therapeutic goals of her patients. Lisa has a gentle nervous system based approach that is powerful in targeting deep tissue problems to create sustainable long term postural improvements and enhance a mobile pain free life.

Acupuncture & TCM

Yu Lin (Patrick) Cheng

Acupuncturist & TCM Practitioner
Patrick completed a Bachelor’s degree from the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2013 and has previously completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2011. Patrick is also involved with the well being program as the Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner on site at the Optus campus in Sydney, he utilizes TCM methods in his treatments such as acupuncture, Ba-Guan (vacuum cupping), Tuine (Chinese massage) and Gua-Sha (skin scraping) to enhance the treatments effectiveness. He is also a qualified Chinese Herbal Medicine prescriber and dispenser. Patrick is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board in AHPRA (CMR0001818167) as well as being an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS #27483) he is eligible for rebate claims on most private health insurance funds.