Natura Medica brings you lots of therapeutic skills and experience in a new space!
Dr Nicolas Roost, Osteopath and director
BAppSc (Comp Med), MOst, member OA
Nicolas was born and grew up in Switzerland. He trained and worked as an environmental engineer until his curiosity about the workings of the body and his eagerness to work closer to people triggered him to abruptly change direction and become an Osteopath.
Nicolas finds deep satisfaction in helping people achieve better health and wellbeing. He particularly enjoys using gentler, non-manipulative techniques, which are well suited to people of all ages. Nicolas has a particular interest in chronic disorders, which require to look more closely at the interface between our organs and musculoskeletal system.
Nicolas is very dedicated to learning. He regularly undertakes further training to broaden his skills. He has attended a range of courses in cranial osteopathy, visceral (organ) manipulation and neural manipulation. Nicolas is a teaching assistant in visceral manipulation with the Barral Institute.
Nicolas regularly practices Tai Chi and meditation, and is a big fan of rock climbing. He loves travelling and showing the world to his 13 year old daughter.
Chris Eddy, Dr of Chinese Medicine
BAppSc (HB & TCM)
Chris graduated from RMIT University, Melbourne and Nanjing Chinese Medicine University, China in 2003. Chris is also clinical supervisor at RMIT University and spends half his time teaching Chinese medicine students the skills he has gained.
It is Chris’s patient, professional and gentle personality that makes him very approachable and dedicated to his patients health.
Chris has been to over a hundred practitioners through the years to keep up with what’s out there and remind himself what it is like to be a patient and sit on the other side of the desk. It is conclusive from this that Chris finds it’s not only important to have a warm, relaxing and friendly practitioner and environment, you want a service that offers results and a clear health plan and understanding of where your body is stuck, and how to move it forward.
This comes from 1. Clarity in diagnosis 2. Skill in what to do with that diagnosis 3. Effective treatment and self empowerment through advice.
I look forward to meeting you and assisting you with your health.