Wairarapa Osteopathy

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021 024 20134

The Core - Health and Fitness Hub
65 Nelson Crescent, Carterton

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About Jane Burns


Osteopath Jane Burns has been working in clinical practice for nearly 20 years, both in Australia and New Zealand. She graduated from Melbourne’s RMIT University 5 year double degree program in 2003. Jane is the founder and director of 'Wairarapa Osteopathy'.

She enjoys working with patients from all age groups, from infants to the elderly, and enjoys tailoring a treatment program to the individual patient, utilising a range of techniques including craniosacral, muscle release and joint manipulation. She believes in getting to the source of the dysfunction in order to help return the patient’s body to a natural state of balance.

About Rebecca Hancock


Rebecca is a graduate of Unitec New Zealand where she gained a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) and Master of Osteopathy. She has practiced in New Zealand for over fifteen years, and is experienced working with people of all ages.

Rebecca enjoys seeing the results that can be achieved using techniques and practices unique to osteopathy, and she has a special interest in visceral (organ) manipulation. Rebecca is particularly motivated by the benefits that osteopathy brings not just to the physical body but to the patient as a whole; body, mind, and spirit.

About Andre Kulesza


Andre graduated with a Master's degree from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) in 2015. During his time in university he worked with the charity group Freedom From Torture, helping patients with severe injuries and trauma.

After graduating Andre became director of a busy London clinic; working with team GB athletes, rugby players, ballet dancers, and stressed C.E.Os to restore their health and improve their performance. Because of his past experiences working with people from all walks of life Andre understands how damaging stress and poor mental health can be for the body, and as a result, he qualified as a Wim Hof meditation instructor; helping patients overcome the mental and physical roadblocks on their pathway to health.

Andre works with patients using Osteopathic techniques to remove barriers to function; fulfilling athletic potential, getting rid of pain, and improving quality of life.

About Bernie Nannestad

Bernie is our friendly Practice Manager, she has a background as a Personal Assistant for specialists at both private and public hospitals in Wellington.  Bernie moved to the Wairarapa with her husband after the kids had flown the coop.

Bernie loves working within a holistic health and wellbeing team and thrives being front of house where all the action happens.  Bernie is ready to facilitate any administration queries so that the Osteopaths can concentrate on treating and providing one on one care for their patients.

About Kane Falconer


Kane graduated from the Ara Institute of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Health and a Post Graduate Diploma in Osteopathy. He enjoys treating people of all ages with a broad range of techniques.

Kane enjoys playing and watching sports, rugby in particular, and has an interest in supporting athletes to return from injury and perform at their optimum level.

Kane enjoys utilising a variety of different Osteopathic techniques to facilitate improved quality of life and wellbeing for his patients.

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