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The Liforce Osteo Team - Liforce Osteopathy
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Our Team

Liforce Osteopathy / Our Team

Our team of friendly and highly skilled Osteopaths are fully qualified and trained to effectively treat adults, pregnant mums, newborns, children and the elderly.


Dr. Clare Gordon - Osteopath

B.App.Sc(Clin.Sc) B.Ost.Sc Grad.Cert.Paed.

Member of Osteopathy Australia.

Clare Gordon is a fully qualified, registered Osteopath who graduated from RMIT University with honours.

Since then, she has worked overseas as an Osteopath in a variety of clinics in Ireland, USA and Italy and has been back in Melbourne now running her own business since 2005. Clare was formally the President of Victoria for Osteopathy Australia.

Clare treats patients from the newborn to the elderly, male and females, with a large variety of conditions. However, her main focus is on Women’s Health and Paediatrics. Clare has a lot of experience treating pregnant women, pre and post-natally. She has a passion for helping women through their journey of pregnancy as well as empowering and encouraging women to understand their body and its capabilities. About 50% of her clientele are children and babies and she enjoys helping them to feel more comfortable and be more at ease, creating a a big change in family dynamics as a whole.

Clare has done extensive post-graduate training for over a decade in Biodynamic Osteopathy in the Cranial Field (Cranio-Sacral Osteopathy) and has completed all 9 adult courses. She has also completed all 3 of the Treatment of Children courses and additional Paediatric training, including a Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Manual Therapy from Victoria University.

Clare was a regular participant in the Osteopathic Childrens Clinic run by the Melbourne Study Group during 2010-2015. She has also done Osteopathic courses in obstetrics and gynaecology and has attended numerous birth courses, including calm birth training.

In addition to her Osteopathic qualifications, Clare is also qualified in Neuro-Structural Integration Technique (NST), an advanced form of Bowen Therapy.


Dr. Wendy Geddes - Osteopath

B.App.Sc(Clin.Sc.), B.Ost.Sc.

Member of Osteopathy Australia.

Wendy Geddes graduated from RMIT University in 1998 with a double degree in Applied Science (Clinical Science) and Osteopathic Science. 

Following graduation, Wendy moved to New Zealand gaining invaluable hands on postgraduate experience prior to returning to Melbourne in 2001. Since this time, Wendy has continued to practise a range of techniques, with many of Wendy’s treatments including a gentle form of Osteopathy known as Biodynamic Osteopathy in the cranial field.

Continuing professional education is important to Wendy and she has pursued her interests in a variety of settings. Wendy has completed numerous specialised courses relating to cranial and gentle balancing osteopathic techniques, as well as women’s health, babies and children. She has completed all 8 phases of Biodynamic Osteopathy in the Cranial Field and will be doing the final phase 9 in 2018. Wendy enjoys studying with other like minded Osteopaths, and was a regular participant in the Osteopathic children’s clinic run by the Melbourne study group from 2010-2015.

Working with a diversity of people, Wendy brings compassion and understanding in tailoring treatments to meet individual needs. Her experience as a mother in raising her own sons brings valuable insight when treating babies and children. Wendy is also passionate about how Osteopathy can benefit older people in maximising their wellbeing during the ageing process.

Wendy thrives on keeping fit and healthy by playing hockey, and takes great pleasure in assisting others to maintain movement and activity in their lives.


Dr. Jessica Gallagher - Osteopath

B.App.Sci (Comp Med), M.Osteopathy.

Member of Osteopathy Australia.

Jessica Gallagher is a fully qualified, registered Osteopath who graduated from RMIT University in 2009.  

She uses a holistic focus, incorporating both structural and cranial treatment techniques and likes to tailor treatment specific to each individual. She enjoys treating a wide variety of patients but has a special interest in sport –  whether you are a weekend warrior or elite athlete. She is furthering her skills in the cranial osteopathy believing that life is about seeing the bigger picture and creating a holistic balance in today’s busy lifestyle.

Originally from Geelong, Jessica is also a professional athlete and has represented Australia at both the summer and winter Paralympics. She is Australia’s first female winter Paralympic medallist having won medals in Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014. She also won Bronze in Rio for cycling and therefore, she is our only Australian Athlete ever to have won medals at both the Summer and Winter Olympics! Currently she is aiming her sights at the Commonwealth Games in 2018!

She is a global ambassador for Vision 2020 Australia, Disabled Wintersport Australia and Vision Australia and is a motivational speaker.


Dr. Jessie Wood - Osteopath


Registered Osteopath.

Jessie Wood graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences degree and a Masters of Osteopathy in 2006.  

Since then she has been working in private practice in Melbourne, in multidisciplinary clinics alongside experienced osteopaths, myotherapists, naturopaths, podiatrists, exercise physiologists and psychologists. Jessie believes in a team approach to health care, and enjoys learning and sharing knowledge with other health professionals. 

Jessie was drawn to study osteopathy after her own experience of back injury as a teenager. It was the one therapy that worked for her, and she has been fascinated with osteopathic treatment ever since. Jessie has a particular interest in the treatment of back and neck pain, headaches, TMJ dysfunction , pelvic pain, pregnancy and paediatrics.

Jessie is continually expanding her knowledge in the treatment of babies and children, and her experience during her own pregnancies and in raising 2 small children provides great insight and empathy for her patients.