Upper Back Massage

Our Team

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GARY MIKKELSEN

Qualification
B.Ost MOSNZ
Osteopath - Owner


Gary grew up in South Africa and travelled to England to do his Osteopathic degree.  He and his family moved to New Zealand in 2004, started practicing and then set up his own clinic in 2008.  In 2013 he purchased and renovated the building he is currently in.
Gary studied at the British School of Osteopathy which has a family structured based style of practice (manipulation/massage/stretching type things).
His practice caters for all sorts ie work place/sport/elderly and children.  He does have a passion for sport related injuries -Rowing/Cycling/Running just to name a few.
 
Gary is a cyclist who has competed at a very high level in South Africa and won gold at the World Masters games in New Zealand in April 2017.  He currently holds a NZ record for the gruelling 1 hour track record in his age category.
CARON SHALLISH
Osteopath
Qualification
BSc Ost (Hons) - UK
Originally from South Africa, Caron moved to the UK and completed a 5 year Honours degree in Osteopathy at Oxford Brookes University. Since moving to New Zealand in 2011 she has worked with a diverse range of patients in different areas including Whangarei, Hawkes bay and
Wellington. Caron uses a blend of osteopathic techniques as appropriate to the age and needs of each individual patient and has special interest in TMJ (jaw), headache, migraine and concussion conditions as well as geriatric treatment. Caron believes firmly in treating a patient as a whole, and is engaged in ongoing study in the areas of nutrition, herbal medicine, rehabilitation pilates and
migraine treatments.
In her spare time she enjoys cycling, ocean kayaking and tramping with her favourite buddy, a big woolly beardie dog called Rosie.
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SALLY AITKEN

Office Manager
Massage Therapist


Sally joined Cambridge Family Osteopaths in October 2011 as a part-time Receptionist/Office Manager.  She comes to us after 10 years of experience as an Executive Assistant at a Corporate Finance Firm in London.  Sally's working hours are from 9-1pm daily.  She finds this role enjoyable and loves meeting new people on a daily basis.

Outside the clinic Sally is a keen sportswomen. She exercises daily and trains for Triathlons/Running events and Adventure Races. Her family enjoy the outdoor lifestyle too and are always out and about cycling, running and kayaking, especially during the warmer months.