Peter has been working as an osteopath for over 25 years having graduated from University of NSW and The International College of Osteopathy. He is the founding principal of 2 clinics, Harley Place Health in Bondi Junction and Sydney Osteopathic Medicine In the Sydney CBD.
Peter’s influence over his career has been expansive and prestigious. He has worked across a number of specialised areas, in particular, the performing arts and in the area of continuing industry development and education.
Peter has worked with continuing education within his professional association and went on to write the course for the undergraduate medical science and professional clinical Masters program in Osteopathy at the University of Western Sydney, which he assisted in establishing. In 2002 Peter was nominated as the ministerial appointment for education on the Osteopaths Registration Board of NSW.
Focusing for many years on performance art injuries, Peter worked as a consultant osteopath for the Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Australian Choreographic Ensemble, Opera Australia and the Sydney Festival. Peter worked with many of these organisations as a planning and injury management consultant and from 1991 was on the board of the Australian Choreographic Ensemble. In 1993, he worked as the consultant osteopath on the movie Strictly Ballroom. He has gone on to work with the cast and crew of many other movies filmed both internationally and locally in addition to consulting on numerous visiting live shows.
Peter has also specialised in the area of prenatal care. He has successfully treated many of the problems associated with pregnancy including the treatment of back and limb pain in pregnancy, the turning of posterior and breach babies and helped women with overdue babies. He has taught broadly and been published in this area.
In his city practice, Peter has worked significantly in the area of chronic pain and with pain and loss of movement associated with postural strain and sedentary office professions. He has developed a significant practice in treating chronic postural pain conditions and advising in ergonomic design and compensatory movement exercise programs.
Peter has a hands-on approach to clinical practice in dealing with the broad range of pain and movement problems. He is able to explain and educate people in understanding the issues behind their pain and also integrates movement and exercise routines that can be easily managed into daily schedules. Peter’s practice combines years of ‘hands-on’ clinical and palpatory experience with an extensive understanding of the current body of knowledge in the area of manual medicine, movement, pain science, wellness and health.