Dr Shaun Pinnington is a registered Osteopath and Myotherapist, he completed his double degree (Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy) at RMIT university. Shaun has experience working across a broad spectrum of patients, from the gardening weekend warrior to elite athletes. Currently he works two afternoons per week as a physical therapist for Hawthorn Football Club.
Shaun has been very active throughout his life participating in numerous sports including, soccer, skiing, distance running, rowing and currently cycling. Inevitably, sport participation over four decades brings with it the occasional injury. Shaun has suffered and recovered from a multitude of injuries including ankle and shoulder tendon tears (Achilles, supraspinatus and talofibular ligaments). This gives him not only rehabilitation knowledge but experience and empathy regarding the frustration injuries cause.
Along with a preventative, and educational approach to injury and dysfunction, Shaun uses a structural approach to treatment applying techniques such as joint mobilisation, manipulation, soft tissue techniques, stretching, trigger point therapy and strain counter strain to help restore function.
Outside of work, Shaun spends most of his time with his partner, three children, and two dogs.