The team at OsteoWest are here to help you.
Dr. Jeremy Ko (Osteopath)
Dr. Jeremy Ko is a registered Osteopath who graduated from Victoria University after completing his Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy).
While completing his Masters of Health Science, Jeremy fulfilled an internship for SportsMed in India, where he treated, managed and observed a wide range of patients (including a mixture of adults, children and upcoming athletes) from acute and chronic injuries. Over the period of his internship, he was also given the notable opportunity to observe leading Orthopaedic surgeons during their consultations and operations.
With a firm passion for sports, exercise training and rehabilitation, Jeremy further developed his knowledge by completing a certificate III&IV in Fitness alongside a qualification in dry needling which he uses in combination with Osteopathy to achieve admirable results.
Jeremy is always seeking to further his development as a primary healthcare practitioner, whilst enjoys keeping up to date with the latest trends and studies in the sports and health field.
He is determined in achieving optimal care and management for all his patients by applying his extensive background in physical and fitness rehabilitation. Jeremy will use suitable techniques tailored to suit each individual patient.
When outside the clinic, Jeremy enjoys exercising, playing basketball and travelling to different countries during his spare time.
Dr. Ronnie Yap (Osteopath)
Dr. Ronnie Yap is a registered Osteopath who completed a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy) at Victoria University.
His keen interest in anatomy during his prior Melbourne University Science degree is what sparked his enthusiasm and passion for Osteopathy.
During his studies, Ronnie completed an internship program at the SportsMed Orthopaedic Hospital in Mumbai. Here, he worked with some of the world’s foremost knee and shoulder orthopaedic surgeons to help manage both pre & post-surgical patients.
Furthermore, Ronnie has valuable experience regarding sport rehabilitation and performance enhancement through his 3 seasons of work at his local football club. Ronnie is also qualified in dry needling and uses a range of treatment modalities tailored to every patient’s needs. He is passionate about setting realistic functional goals with patients to help prevent further injury or re-aggravation of a condition.
With the ability to communicate in English, Mandarin, Cantonese & Bahasa, Ronnie endeavours to provide osteopathic care to patients from different demographic and cultural backgrounds.
In his spare time, Ronnie enjoys playing badminton and the occasional weekend brunch with his better half.
Dr. Krysytn Raymundo (Osteopath)
Dr. Krystyn Raymundo is a registered osteopath who is a RMIT University graduate having completed a Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy). Her facination in body’s ability to adapt and heal itself with the correct guidance is what sparked her interest in Osteopathy.
Krystyn finds it extremely rewarding assisting patients to improve their quality of life and everyday function through individualised consultations and treatment approaches. She is a strong believer that movement is medicine, which is reflected in her tailored approach to each individual. When working with patients, Krystyn takes pride in incorporating a patient’s personal goals, such as return to sport or work, and encouraging them to take an active role in their recovery.
Having a background as an athlete herself, Krystyn enjoys treating sport-realated injuries as well as a variety of conditions including general sprains and strains, and chronic conditions. She has a keen interest in using a variety of hands-on techniques, along with exercise rehabilitation. Krystyn has also completed a post-graduate certificate in myofascial needling and cupping which she integrates into her treatment plans as she sees fit.
When not working, you can find Krystyn playing AFL football for her local team. She also enjoys her quiet time, whether it be a lazy day in bed binging TV shows or looking after her small collection of indoor plants.
Dr Nicholas Crameri (Osteopath)
Dr. Nick Crameri is a registered Osteopath who completed a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy) at Victoria University in 2016.
Having grown up in the west, Nick has always appreciated the strong sense of community and colourful cultures that make this side of the city so unique.
Plying his trade in Williamstown over the first 5 years of his career, Nick is keen to resume working with his graduating alumni, Dr Jeremy and Dr Ronnie by joining the Osteowest family. It was in St Albans where Nick completed his tertiary clinical hours with the pair, establishing a tight friendship and professional relationship that remains as strong as ever.
Prior to graduating, Nick gained experience in treating and managing acute sporting injuries through his work as a sports trainer with both the Williamstown CYMS Football Club and VFL Umpires.
He also undertook a month-long work experience program within an Orthopaedic hospital in Mumbai, allowing Nick to learn from other allied health professionals whilst also honing his holistic Osteopathic approach.
Nick prides himself on working with patients to attain the most effective results. Through a combination of clinically examination, hands-on manual treatment (including dry needling) and specified rehabilitative exercise advice, Nick’s structured approach is tailored to each individual. He is confident when working in concert with other health professionals to manage ailments and injuries in a collaborative way.
Outside of treating Nick is thoroughly entrenched in the Melbourne music scene as a writer and musician. He’s a one-eyed Essendon supporter and enjoys shooting hoops with an enthusiasm that makes up for his lack of skill.
Dr Kevin Nguyen (Osteopath)
Dr. Kevin Nguyen is a registered Osteopath who graduated from RMIT University, completing a Bachelor of Health Science and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Kevin is driven by a passion in improving health outcomes within the community and an interest in Anatomy in how the body functions as a unit. This has encouraged him to pursue Osteopathy as it encompasses the provision of an enhanced quality of life to patients through it’s principles and treatment.
During the completion of his studies, Dr Kevin Nguyen observed a variety of experienced Osteopaths at different clinics gaining invaluable knowledge and clinical skills. Exposure at the clinics highlighted a variety of demographics of patients from sporting injuries, babies to geriatrics.
Additionally, with a Vietnamese background, Kevin has personally grown-up with cupping treatment to assist with musculoskeletal conditions. As such, he has completed his qualifications in dry needling and cupping and has developed his knowledge and experience to tailor osteopathic treatment incorporating these techniques.
Being bilingual in English and Vietnamese, Dr Kevin Nguyen hopes to improve health outcomes in a wide demographic and cultural backgrounds through manual therapy.
In his free time, Dr Kevin Nguyen enjoys hiking and traveling as well as finding new restaurants and cafes to dine at.
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Jack Ibrahim (Osteopathy Student)
Jack is currently in his last semester of his Masters of Osteopathy studies, previously completing a Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) degree.
Jack’s interest in Osteopathy blossomed as a patient himself where he experienced personalised treatments and management plans while playing sports. This led to the passion of becoming a clinician and being on the other end of care. Jack’s approach to care is driven by his eagerness to help individuals enhance their health and well-being.
Jack has previous experience working with a wide range of patients. He is currently involved with a soccer club as a sports therapist where he closely manages senior men’s and women’s leagues, as well as junior division. Jack also treats the general public at VU’s Osteopathic Clinic in the heart of Melbourne CBD.
Jack enjoys utilising his knowledge of anatomy and patient comfort to work with patients in striving for the utmost compelling results. Jack’s treatment approach utilises a diverse range of treatment modalities with patient education at the forefront to manage his patients.
Being of middle eastern background, Jack is fluent in Arabic and enjoys connecting with the community in hopes to encounter patients of different demographics.
Outside of his studies, Jack plays footy, goes to the gym, loves late night summer drives, and has a sweet spot for comedy movies.
Jess Do (Osteopathy Student)
Jess is a 5th year student completing her final months of the Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) degree. Her career in osteopathy is heavily motivated by a passion for helping others overcome challenges and personal interest in fitness and health.
Jess’ previous studies experience in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling provides her with a holistic approach on improving her patient’s overall quality of life.
She has various experience working with a diverse range of patients, having worked closely with Hawthorn AFC as a sports trainer, Wesley Mission as a social support worker and Spectrum MRC in community development.
Jess aims to empower her patients by addressing their personal needs and equipping them with knowledge and a plan to make meaningful lifestyle changes that enable them to return to their normal activities.
Having been an active member at her local gym and through her own training journey, Jess is interested in gym related injuries. She is also particularly interested in chronic neck and back pain and currently conducting her own research study on ergonomic related neck and back pain in office workers.
Outside of her studies, Jess enjoys getting creative by freelancing make-up and hairstyling and running a patisserie business.