Dr. James Gillard BSc(ClinSci) MHSc(Osteo) CFMP


James is an experienced Osteopath who is passionate about holistic and preventative health.

Osteopathic treatment reduces tensions and strains through the musculoskeletal system to provide an environment where the body can heal. After spending some time in aged care pain management, James quickly discovered that poor overall health significantly reduced an individuals capacity to heal. As such, In addition to his osteopathic education, James  completed a certification in functional medicine (CFMP). This enables him to support the bodies natural healing tendency using a combination of comprehensive dietary and lifestyle advice. James enjoys working with migraines and headaches, arthritis (including rheumatoid and psoriatic) and chronic pain.

James has also completed postgraduate study in paediatrics and cranial osteopathy and loves to  support infant growth and development,  particularly, mechanical feeding difficulties (including tongue tie management). He works closely with other health professionals including lactation consultants to provide multidisciplinary care to little humans.

Away from the clinic, James is an aspiring vegetable gardener, cricketer and a part time musician.
However he is most content when surrounded by nature (without shoes where possible) and spending quality time with his wife and son and cheeky border collie.

James is based in Geelong and is currently practicing out of Mandala Wellness and Anglesea Osteopathic Clinic