Our Approach

Our philosophy is simple: each client is unique, therefore each treatment is unique.

You’ll find our approach professional, warm, comprehensive and effective. We provide a diagnosis, treatment and pain relief from your first visit.

Our approach encompasses the treatment and management of pain and injury, as well strategies for the prevention of future recurrences.

Our goal is to get you back to a state of wellbeing as quickly and effectively as possible.

Whether it is a new injury or pain, or a long-term problem that has defied previous treatments, we are committed and able to bring you immediate relief and effective rehabilitation.

 Dr Joshua Brohier

josh bwPrincipal Osteopath, Dr Joshua Brohier, is a highly qualified and dedicated professional with extensive clinical experience in Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Bowen and Emmett techniques and lower-level laser therapy.

His patient list includes new and long-term clients whose needs encompass the whole spectrum of health and well being issues.

With over 20 years clinical experience, Joshua – a registered member of the Australian Osteopathic Association – possesses a comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of the human body and the vital role osteopathy plays in its recovery and maintenance.

Josh’s warmth, enthusiasm and dedication to his clients has helped make the South Melbourne Osteopathic Clinic, founded in 1992, one of Melbourne’s most long-standing practices.

Josh was part of the first graduating class of the first tertiary degree qualification for Osteopathy in Australia. He holds a degree in Clinical Science from RMIT and graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from Monash University, majoring in physiology and pharmacology.

Josh also holds a qualification in acupuncture from the World Health Authority and is an accredited teacher of the Bowen and Emmett Techniques – therapeutic tools developed in Australia and designed to enhance recovery and alleviate pain and discomfort.

Josh takes a holistic perspective to client care, viewing aches and pains as whole-body health indicators rather than isolated symptoms. He conducts a ‘wellness audit’ with every new patient ensuring factors such as diet, lifestyle, age, stress, mobility and general well being inform his understanding of a patient’s therapeutic profile.

Ultimately, Josh wants you back to a state of welbeing as quickly and painlessly as possible.