Our Practitioners

//Our Practitioners

Our Practitioners

Our Practitioners 2020-06-02T22:02:49+10:00

Rebecca Burns

Registered Osteopath

Rebecca (Bec) Burns founded Sequence Osteopathy in 2016 and is a unique kind of osteopath who is constantly challenging herself to undertake further trainings on her quest to combine her love of yoga and pilates with Osteopathy. She is known for her strong hands and excellent problem solving skills for complex and chronic conditions and has completed a Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy. As a qualified Doula she is also very passionate about supporting women throughout the whole pregnancy and birth journey.

Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) 2005
Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) 2007
Member Australian Osteopathic Association

Graduate Certificate of Yoga Therapy (2016)
International congress on lower back and pelvic girdle pain in Dubai. (2014)
Chronic Pain Management Courses (2014)
Advanced Dry Needling Certificate  (2012)
Diploma of Clinical Pilates (Polestar)  (2011)
Level 1 & 2 DMA Clinical Pilates   (2010)
Advanced Pre Natal and Obstetric treatment (2009)
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (2009)
Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training (2008)
Sports Trainer Level 1 & 2
Remedial Massage Therapy Certificate (2003)

Bec developed her strong hands whilst working as a Remedial Massage therapist for the Port Melbourne Football Club and within a gym in Melbourne CBD throughout her studies at Victoria University.

Bec’s passion for yoga landed her in the south of India to complete an intense Sivananda yoga teacher training in 2008. 

She has worked as an Osteopath in numerous clinics in Melbourne and Tasmania. She completed a Diploma of Clinical Pilates with Polestar International in 2011 and has taught pilates at the RACV resort here in Torquay.

Since returning to ‘The Mainland’, Bec has worked at ProCare Sports and Spinal Clinic in Geelong, Karuna Maya Medicine Tree in Jan Juc and more recently at Anglesea Osteopathy after going on maternity leave. 

Yoga, surfing & travel!
Infinite cups of Earl Grey tea
Walking the Ironbark Basin track with her dog Bruno and son Lenny.

Rachel Perry

Registered Osteopath

Rachel is a passionate Osteopath who has developed strong skills in treating neck and back pain over her 9 years of practice. A Mother of a young family herself, Rachel has found the area of Pre and Postnatal care to be of great interest and looks to further her studies in this area in the near future. She is passionate about learning and evolving within herself and as an Osteopath. Rachel has also enjoyed teaching Osteopathic roles at Victoria University, Southern Cross University and also teaching anatomy at Deakin University, she would love to do some more teaching in the future.

Bachelor of Science (Comp Med) 2005
Masters of Osteopathy 2007
Dry Needling Course Level 1 2010
Member Australian Osteopathic Association

Rachel is a SurfCoast local who comes from a family of 4 passionate Osteopaths. After completing her studies in 2007 at RMIT in Melbourne she went on to work in Sydney, Byron bay and other towns along the east coast being mentored by some inspiring Osteopaths along the way. After travelling overseas she returned to her home town and has now been home 5 years.

Having grown up on the Surfcoast, Rachel has always had a strong connection to the area, the people and the health and wellbeing of the town. She worked with some great Osteopaths locally before starting her own family. She is passionate about learning and evolving within herself and as an Osteopath.

Outdoor family time
Holidays to warmer climates
Great dinners with great friends

Brieuc Wilmart

Registered Osteopath

Born and bread in Brussels, Belgium – Brieuc discovered the benefits of Osteopathy at a young age whilst receiving treatment himself. After graduating with a Masters degree from the European School of Osteopathy in the United Kingdom he worked in England and soon found his niche within the world of sports, with a particular interest in snowboarding, surfing and Crossfit. Brieuc has a particular interest in the movement of the spine and rehabilitation of the body to help his patients reach optimal health and perform at their physical best.

Masters in Osteopathy 2016

Crossfit Level 1 2017

Dry needling course 2016

Brieuc enjoys the continual learning opportunities that osteopathy has to offer and the treatment requirements to be understood on a deeper level. He shares a keen interest for the complexities of the human body and is enthused by the variety of patients that he treats daily in practice.

Brieuc believes that a strong connection between patient and practitioner is essential and enjoys building relationship with both his piers and patients alike. His treatment style is a combination of gentle and precise techniques combined with thoughtful rehabilitation programs aimed at improving the patient’s overall health and wellbeing.

When he is not working, Brieuc loves to spend his spare time outdoors with his fiancé. You will find him at the beach surfing and walking his two dogs. If not near the water, he loves visiting the gym for a good workout. 

Joanna Hilbert

Registered Osteopath

Joanna is a caring and motivated Osteopath that tailors her treatment to the individual.  Joanna seeks to find the underlying cause to prevent re-occurrence, and enable the patient to self manage in an informed way. Sport orientated childhood in country Victoria, Joanna always had a keen interest in the human body and health. Moved to Melbourne and completed Osteopathic degree at RMIT in 2007. Mentored by respected Osteopaths in Sydney before traveling overseas and finally returning back to her home state.

Working in both a rural Osteopathic clinic and an urban clinic enabled Joanna to gain experience in a broad range of conditions and complaints from big burly farmers to newborn babies.

Congratulations to Joanna Hilbert and her family for the upcoming birth of her third baby. Jo is now taking maternity leave and we send her many best wishes for the remainder of her pregnancy and the birth of her little bundle of joy. (April 2020).

Bachelor of Science (Comp Med) 2005

Masters of Osteopathy 2007

Member of Australian Osteopathic Association

Pregnancy Considerations and Treatment 2011

Paediatric Considerations and Treatment 2011

Myofascial Dry Needling and Cupping 2012

Lower Limb tendinopathy 2012

DMA Clinical Pilates Unit A and Unit B 2015

Visceral Manipulation 2017

Joanna developed an interest in pre and post natal care early on in her Osteopathic career which she has built on with further training in this area. She is a mother herself to the delightful Harry and Matilda.

Outside if the clinic, Joanna enjoys spending time with her young family, camping in the great outdoors, music and her much loved furry friend Fred the Basset Hound dog.

Emma Gray

Registered Osteopath

Emma studied Osteopathy at Victoria University, graduating in 2014. She has spent the last 5 five years working in a well-known Osteopathic clinic in Carlton North, however, she knew Melbourne wasn’t where she wanted to be long term. Emma loves being active, is a passionate snow skier and is very eager to improve her surfing. Emma loves the challenge of treating every patient differently to get the most out of each consultation.

Bachelor of Clinical Science (Osteopathy) 2012
Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy) 2014
APPI Matwork Pilates 2017
Member Australian Osteopathic Association

Moving to Melbourne from country Victoria, Emma feels like she fell into Osteopathy by accident, choosing the course based on her love for anatomy and didn’t think much else about all the rest of it! However, feels so fortunate that this was the case as she loves being an Osteo and has worked for five years in Carlton before deciding to make the costal move.

Emma believes in the importance of a good practitioner to patient relationship to achieve the best patient outcomes. Her treatment style is very patient dependant, as she loves using a combination of stronger and more gentle techniques when treating her patients.

The beach
Spending time with friends
Supporting the mighty Hawthorn football club

Anna Morrow

Registered Osteopath

Anna Morrow is an osteopath and also a dentist, and although she is experienced treating the whole body, she has a keen interest in treating jaw pain, headaches, facial pain and neck pain. Her dental studies have helped her to gain a deeper understanding of the complexity of such complaints, and she thrives on problem solving tricky and clicky jaws. Following in her Grandfather’s footsteps, Anna has spent most of this year working as a dentist in Broken Hill for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), providing emergency dental treatment to very isolated and remote communities in far west NSW. She has loved her outback dental experience and is keen to make her return to osteopathy and the Surf Coast.

BAppSci(Comp Med)/M Ost, 2008

Masters Of Osteopathy, 2008

Bachelor of Dental Science, Charles Sturt University, Australia, 2018

Aidan Roberts Osteopath Sequence Osteopathy Torquay Surf Coast                        Aidan Roberts

                                      Registered Osteopath

Aidan is an Osteopath with a heavy focus on evidence-based practice. He passionately believes that exercise is medicine, not only for pain, but also for mental health and preventable disease. An avid reader of research literature relating to pain and  rehabilitation, he applies the best evidence to the patient in front of him. He loves to educate patients. Aidan places an emphasis on dispelling myths around pain and injury. He aims to empower patients to take control of their health, and enable them to perform the activities they love. Originally from Melbourne, Aidan has worked in Torquay as an Osteopath since 2009.

Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) 2006

Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) 2009

Member of Osteopathy Australia

Member of Western Victoria Primary Health Network

Aidan has worked in higher education since 2007, lecturing and tutoring various healthcare students at university level, including future radiographers, nurses, paramedics and osteopaths. He is currently an Anatomy Teaching Scholar in the School of Medicine at Deakin University, and produced the current low back pain content for the School of Medicine. He has worked as a Sports Trainer at various Australian Football clubs, and has produced content for Deakin University regarding sports injury mechanisms.
Aidan is a keen surfer. If you don’t see him at Winki Pop in the morning, it probably means he is in the Mentawai Islands! When there is no surf he ocean swims, rides his mountain bike, runs the Point Addis trails and throws weights around. In between feeding his exercise addiction, he loves hanging out with his wife, Pip, and daughter, Francesca.

Thomas Allan

Registered Osteopath

Tom is an enthusiastic osteopath graduating from Victorian University. Hailing from a competitive background in both surfing and athletics, he is passionate about using osteopathic principles to help his patients return to their high level or just favourite leisurely sporting activity. Tom himself has sustained several serious injuries ranging from a knee reconstruction to hip surgery. He has real firsthand injury experience plus the knowledge and skills to help you recover and achieve greater physical health and well-being. Tom has a strong interest in treating necks, lower backs and knees. He believes in postural modification and exercise as a way to heal and improve pain.

Bachelor of Clinical Science (Osoteopathy) 2016

Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy) 2018

Level II personal training

Dry Needling and Cupping – Level 1 2019

Tom spends a large portion of his year living in the United States with his wife where he treats out of a performance training centre in Santa Barbara. He has been fortunate to work alongside many renowned American Chiropractors and Physical Therapists where he has been able to blend aspects of their practise with his own style of treatment.

When Tom is in Torquay,  you will often find him out in the local lineup surfing. He is also the founder of Accel Australia, where he trains many of the up and coming local surfers and offers free online rehabilitation and training video’s via his instagram channel.