Do you have pain that:
Phil offers personalised consultations that include a detailed history and examination relating to your complaint, osteopathic treatments and self-help skills for many persistent pain conditions
As a complement to osteopathic treatment, Phil also offers pain and exercise education which is so important for understanding the unpleasentness of pain why it persists. Gaining this knowledge enables patients to develop skills that enable more effective control of either recovery from injury or poor work-related practices.
Phil also takes appointments under the Chronic Disease Management, Department of Veteran Affairs and WorkCover programs.
Phil Austin B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D
Phil is an ex-serviceman who has 23 years clinical experience as an osteopath and holds Ph.D in pain medicine. Phil's area of expertise lies in person-centered treatment that focuses on pain and exercise education that enables people to take control and enjoy both their work and personal lives. Phil's is especially interested in the relationship between mood and sleep on the severity and persistence of musculoskeletal pain.
Phil combines his clinical work with research where he is presently investigating the therapeutic effects of virtual reality on pain severity in people with spinal cord injuries and cancer -related pain.
Phil also works as a clinical tutor for the M.Sc in Clinical Management of Pain at the University of Sydney while also being involved in the research of treatment of pain in palliative care patients at Greenwich Hospital. Phil is also a member of the Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council.