- MOstMed, BClinSc(OstSt),
- B Science
- Dip Ost TMJ & headache,
- CCY (Yoga and meditation),
Dr Archana is a compassionate and dedicated osteopath with a special interest in women’s Health, pediatric care, and family wellness. With a deep understanding of the unique needs of women, babies, and children, She is committed to providing comprehensive and wholistic care to support optimal Health and well-being across all stages of life.
Education and Credentials:
- Bachelor of Clinical Sciences-Osteopathic Studies from Southern Cross University
- Master of Osteopathic Medicine from Southern Cross University
- Bachelor of Science from India.
Archana has completed postgraduate courses in
- Osteopathy in the cranial field (OCF and biodynamic) and pediatric modules
- International Diploma in the Osteopathic treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) & Headache
- Master course in Dry needling and cupping
- Certificate course in yoga therapy and meditation.
- Mental Health First aid
Women’s Health: Archana specializes in addressing women’s health concerns, including menstrual irregularities, hormonal imbalances, pre- and postnatal care, pelvic pain, and musculoskeletal issues specific to women.
Osteopathy for babies and children: She has a special interest in working with babies and children, providing gentle and effective treatments for common issues such as colic, reflux, breastfeeding difficulties, developmental delays, and musculoskeletal conditions in infants and young children.
Head, Neck and Jaw pain: Archana has a keen interest in treating conditions affecting the head, neck, and jaw region. She is skilled in diagnosing and treating headaches, migraines, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, neck stiffness, and whiplash injuries. Through a combination of manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, and rehabilitative exercises, Archana aims to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and restore optimal function to these delicate areas of the body.
Breathing Disorders: As a passionate advocate for respiratory health, Archana specializes in treating breathing disorders such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and breathing pattern disorders. She employs gentle osteopathic techniques to improve lung function, enhance respiratory mechanics, and alleviate breathing difficulties. Archana also educates her patients on proper breathing techniques and lifestyle modifications to support long-term respiratory health and well-being.
Chronic Pain: Archana specializes in the management of chronic pain conditions, recognizing the complex interplay of physical, emotional, and psychological factors involved. She takes a holistic approach to chronic pain management, focusing on reducing pain levels, improving function, and enhancing overall quality of life. Archana works closely with her patients to develop personalized treatment plans that may include osteopathic manipulation, therapeutic exercises, pain education, and mindfulness techniques.
Family Wellness: Archana believes in a wholistic approach to family wellness, supporting the Health and well-being of the entire family unit. She provides guidance on lifestyle modifications, preventive care strategies, and offers personalized treatments to address specific health concerns for both children and adults.
Manual Techniques: Through various gentle manual techniques, including craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, and gentle mobilizations, She works to restore balance and promote optimal function in the body.
- Member of Osteopathy Australia
- Active participation in workshops, seminars, and continued education focused on women’s Health, pediatric osteopathy, and family care.
“As an osteopath, my primary goal is to support the Health and well-being of women, babies, and children, as well as their families. I am dedicated to providing compassionate and personalized care that addresses not only the physical Health but also the emotional and mental aspects of each individual. By taking a comprehensive and wholistic approach, I aim to empower women to embrace their optimal Health, assist babies and children in their development, and support the entire family’s wellness. Together, we can foster a foundation of lifelong Health and well-being.”
To book an appointment or learn more about how Dr (Archie) Archana Sukhtankar can assist you and your family,
Please get in touch with Prime Health Hub at (07) 3568 4775.