Practitioners

 

All of our practitioners are qualified and registered professionals who are committed to continuing professional development. We strive to be better to ensure that we provide you with the best, most up to date, professional service possible – we know you’d expect nothing less!

Osteopathy


Jeremy Ryan
B.Sc (Osteopathy) Hons

Jerry qualified from the British School of Osteopathy (London) in 1995. After qualifying he worked in private practice for 3 years. He then worked full time for a year at the internationally known Osteopathic Centre for Children in Harley Street, London. Whilst there he gained invaluable experience in the treatment of children including pre-term babies still in their incubators, children with cerebral palsy, autism and congenital conditions.

In 2002, after taking a couple of years off to look after his own children he joined The Twig Centre. Jerry specialises in cranial osteopathy and in particular loves treating babies and children, helping them to fulfill their full potential.




Eugene Middleton
B.Sc (Osteopathy) Hons

Eugene has been practicing in New Zealand since graduating from The British School of Osteopathy in 1995.
He enjoys general osteopathic work, treating all age groups, using cranial, functional-visceral and structural approaches. He feels it’s important to keep his skills current with regular postgraduate study.

He has a particular interest in respiratory and abdominal issues, and the long term effects of stress.

He is married with a young family and lives in the Hutt Valley, when time allows he loves to fish and play music.




Markos Pantelides
M. (Osteopathy). B.AppSci

Markos was inspired to pursue a career in osteopathy after experiencing the benefits of osteopathic treatment and how it improved the well being of himself and family. He is a New Zealand trained osteopath.

Markos takes an holistic approach to the care of his patients and likes to use a mixture of structural, cranial and visceral techniques to help his patients recover and achieve optimal health. He also likes to incorporate the prescription of appropriate exercises and stretches and empower you to facilitate a speedy recovery.

Markos has represented New Zealand in Judo, is a keen surfer, mountain biker and cook.




Gavin Wiles
Masters in Osteopathy from Oxford Brookes University (UK)

Gavin qualified with a Masters in Osteopathy from Oxford Brookes University (UK) after a number of years spent as a sports injury and massage therapist.

He has a background in structural osteopathy from his experience working with athletes and performers of all ages, using a variety of classical osteopathic techniques alongside neuro-muscular, fascial and soft tissue techniques to aid the body on its path to health. He believes in a truly holistic approach to osteopathy, adapting treatments to suit the individual requirements of a patient. Gavin also practices cranial osteopathy after seeing its benefits for people young and old, continuing to build his skills in this field through professional development.

Gavin lives in Wellington with his partner. They enjoy walking, cycling and snowboarding, and experiencing everything that New Zealand has to offer.