B.AppSc. B.Ost.Sc Osteopath
Dr. Russell Hough is a fully qualified, registered Osteopath and owner of Newcastle Osteopathy. Russell completed a 5-year double degree in Clinical Science and Osteopathic Science at RMIT in 2001. He has owned and worked in Osteopathic clinics throughout Australia and overseas before opening Newcastle Osteopathy in 2014.
Russell moved to Newcastle in 2014 with his wife and son. He enjoys surfing and AFL and spending time with his family.
As well as Osteopathy Russell has completed a CHEK Exercise Coaching course and has a keen interest in sports science, health and fitness. Russell firmly believes that people from all ages can benefit from Osteopathic treatment, including children and the elderly.
Dr. Rebecca Woods is a registered Osteopath joining us at Newcastle Osteopathy in 2019. She has a Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters in Osteopathic Medicine and completed a master’s research project on Cervicogenic Headache, through Southern Cross University.
Previous to studying Osteopathy, Bec was a Professional Surfer on the Women’s World Tour from 2005-2013, competing for 9 consecutive years in the elite top 17. This has honed her interest in the importance of all facets of healthcare, including injury diagnosis, prevention, recovery, diet, sports science and fitness. She also has interests in women’s health, pregnancy and headaches.
Bec enjoys treating people of all ages and utilises her broad range of Osteopathic techniques in combination with preventative care, inclusive of stretching and exercises, to find the underlying cause and provide a well-rounded individual treatment plan for her patients.