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Why Choose Us

Family Friendly Osteopathy Treatment Essendon

Highly Experienced

Founded by some of the most experienced Osteopaths in the area.

Local Family

We’re a local family, wanting to treat local families.

Child and Pram Friendly

We are well equipped to meet the needs of young families.

Community Service

We donate our time and services to local charities.

About Us

Lifespan Osteopathy was established by husband and wife team Jason Ferrante and Lauren Matthews. Jason and Lauren are themselves Essendon locals and love the community feel that Essendon has. With over 40 years combined experience in Osteopathy, they wanted to share their knowledge with people just like them, and give back to the community that has given them so much. Lifespan Osteopaths treat people in all stages of life, from newborn to seniors, and everything in between.

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Our Team

Jason Ferrante Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Jason Ferrante


Jason graduated from RMIT in 2003. He especially enjoys treating headache patients and sports people of all abilities.

Lauren Matthews Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Lauren Matthews


As a mother to two young girls, Lauren has a special interest in treating pregnant women and young children.

Vincent Papandrea Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Vincent Papandrea


Vincent has a 5th Dan Black Belt in the martial art of Taekwondo, having participated in the sport from the age of 5.

Katie Bruni Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Katie Bruni


Katie is  proficient in creating home-based exercise programs/Pilates to ensure her clients are able to progress with their rehabilitation.

Travis Lam Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Travis Lam


Travis graduated from RMIT with Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science
Shona Hunt Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Shona Hunt


Shona enjoys working with babies, children, families and women during their pregnancy & postpartum. She also loves working with athletes and active people.

Fabian Usai Lifespan Osteopathy Essendon

Dr Fabian Usai


Fabian has a passion for fitness and Injury management.

Common Osteopathy Conditions

Lower Back Pain Treatment in Essendon

Lower Back Pain

Here at Lifespan, we see a lot of people suffering from lower back pain…

Treatment For Neck And Shoulder Pain in Essendon

Neck And Shoulder Pain

Given that more than 8 out of 10 people will experience neck and…

Treatment For pregnancy Pelvic Pain in Essendon

Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

One of the most common conditions we see in our pregnant patients…

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