Islay has been an active member of Osteopaths New Zealand for several years. She studied at Unitec Institute of Technology, graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology and a Masters of Osteopathy.
During her studies she was the recipient of several academic awards and her Master's thesis examined the impacts of working at standing desks. This gave her an strong understanding of workplace injuries and painful complaints related to posture.
Before Islay trained as an Osteopath, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Genetics and worked in several research groups, both in New Zealand and the UK.
Islay was inspired to pursue a career in Osteopathy after experiencing the health benefits of treatment for her neck and back pain. She enjoys helping patients and guiding them to self-manage their complaint alongside osteopathic treatment. She utilises a variety of osteopathic techniques including structural, to suit each individual patient.
Call our receptionists on 04 4991439 to make an appointment with Islay