Dr. Christopher Rickson

christopher1B.Clin.Sc. MH. DO.

Registered Osteopath
Member, Australian Osteopathic Association

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Osteopathy
  • Acute and chronic pain patients
  • Athletes

Christopher was born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. After studying Psychology for 3 years at Murdoch University in 1993, Chris went on to pursue his true passion as a dancer and acrobat for 10 years, which saw him travel to Japan, China, United States, Mexico, the South Pacific and around Australia. One of his recent performances was as an acrobat in the opening of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and working with the Shanghai Chinese Acrobat institute in China.Chris is also an internationally trained Aestitician, and has worked for Estee Lauder companies in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.Christopher studied Osteopathic Medicine at Victoria University in Melbourne, and completed his masters creating an outcome measure for a ‘Patients Perception and Satisfaction of Osteopathy in the Cranial Field’.
Chris also worked part time as a wet lab assistant and teacher of anatomy for Biomedical and Health Science students at Victoria University.

Christopher treats and manages a wide range of conditions for people from all walks of life ranging from the most acutely affected patient to chronic pain management in the elderly. With his extensive acrobatic and dance background, Chris also enjoys treating performers and athletes of all types.

Christopher uses a combination of Osteopathic Techniques both structural and cranial sacral, and combines it with ergonomical, postural, core stability, rehabilitative and exercise advice to ensure the very best care and results with all his patients.

Chris currently treats people from all walks of life and enjoys challenging cases including treatment for migraines, headaches, tinnitus and chronic central nervous system dysfunction.
Chris has also worked extensively with the LGBTI community, deaf community, Cerebral palsy and other minority groups.