Meet Osteopath Dr Ngaire McKay
Dr Ngaire McKay is an Osteopath and our practice principle. Ngaire has completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Clinical science), and Masters of Osteopathy at Victoria University. Since graduating, Ngaire has worked in a number of clinics throughout Melbourne, as well as spending 4 years in the regional town of Shepparton. After identifying a need for quality healthcare in Caroline Springs, Ngaire opened take2health in 2007.
Ngaire has completed a number of post-graduate courses including paediatrics, obstetrics and clinical pilates. She has further qualifications in rehabilitation pilates, osteopathy in the cranial field and is a qualified infant massage instructor. Much of Ngaire’s career has been spent treating women pre-conception and throughout pregnancy.. Ngaire has a strong interest in preconception health, and enjoys being able to help women feel empowered throughout their pregnancy. She loves nothing more than treating a mum pre-conception and throughout the pregnancy and then treating the baby once they are born.
With a high level of interest and knowledge in paediatrics, Ngaire now spends most of her consultation time treating infants and children. She has a passion for children’s health, not only in terms of musculoskeletal health but also in relation to childhood development. Ngaire has a particular interest in infant and child nutrition, and often incorporates nutritional education as part of her osteopathic care.
Ngaire treats children with the care and respect that every child deserves. She takes the time to ensure that the child is comfortable with treatment and communicates with both parent and child throughout the consultation. She views her role, not only as providing competent hands on treatment to the child but also in providing support, education and understanding to the parent or caregiver. Being a mum herself, Ngaire understands that parent’s need to be heard, they know their child better than anyone and they deserve both respect and support.
Outside of take2health, Ngaire’s joy is her 2 gorgeous daughters who keep her both busy and entertained constantly! She also loves travelling, spending quality time with friends and family plus she follows the football, being an avid Demons supporter.