Introducing Dr Christopher McGrath

academic clinician

More than 30 years of clinical practice in NZ, UK and Australia, blended with research experience and a focus on evidence-based practice directed toward your care, Dr McGrath is a NZ registered health practitioner (osteopath) unique among NZ and Australian osteopaths in having doctoral (PhD) and master (MSc) degrees (Anatomy) from the Otago University School of Medical Sciences in addition to postgraduate diplomas in Occupational Health Practice (Otago) and in Biomechanics (Bioengineering Unit, Strathclyde University, Glasgow).

Active in university lecturing and formerly holding an Honorary Visiting Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine at Victoria University, Melbourne, Dr McGrath acts as a Sentinel Reader for the Health Information Research Unit, Clinical Relevance On-line Rating System of McMaster University in Canada, an established global centre of evidence-based medicine. He is also a long standing member of the editorial advisory board for the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (Int J Osteopath Med) and has been editorially involved with the Australasian Medical Journal, The Journal of Health Design, and The International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Christopher is a member of the New Zealand Pain Society, the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists and the first osteopathic member of Friends of Science in Medicine. He is well published in research and professional journals.

My Practice Aim:

To diagnose and manage your pain and distress professionally, compassionately, supportively and as rapidly as possible through expert, evidence-informed practice in osteopathic manual care.

To provide you with the knowledge, the understanding and the insight to better manage problems for yourself.

To assure you of professional engagement with other medical and healthcare professionals, as well as with various institutions (ACC, Insurance) together with the expediting of any necessary investigations.

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