Dr Damien J. Guengerich, originally from Lake Glenmaggie near Heyfield in Gippsland, completed a Melbourne University Science degree before graduating from the RMIT Osteopathic Program.
Along with Andrew, he continued MOC as a professional entity in 2001. Damien has been consultant Osteopath to more than 9 AFL clubs, and has completed an Advanced Certificate in Sports Rehabilitation to compliment his “hands.”
He enjoyed a successful footy career with the University Blues A Grade Football Club in the VAFA, was a Vice-Captain of the Senior 2004 Premiership Team, and Premiership Coach of the Reserves in 2008 and 2009, as well as playing in 2 Senior Premierships (’00,’07) with his home town Heyfield Kangaroos. Damien continues his strong ties with Heyfield by consulting fortnightly at the Heyfield Hospital Consulting Suites.
As Past President of the Australian Osteopathic Association, Damien passionately believes the profession of Osteopathy will continue to grow as a leader in primary “hands-on” health care and is constantly reminded of the amazing self healing properties the human body possesses, that sometimes just need a “helping hand.” Damien treats a wide range of sports and work related injuries, as well as babies and children, and he thrives on the challenge of helping others attain and maintain optimal health and fitness, whilst achieving their goals.