Dr. Lana Andalis, Osteopath
Dr. Lana Andalis, Osteopath and Practice Owner, she is highly professional and has extensive experience in assisting patients who are in pain.
She is extremely passionate about making a positive difference to peoples lives by providing her patients with education and knowledge, assisting them to achieve results and their health goals as well as to inspire them to return to the activities they love.
After 5 years of studying at University, Lana graduated from her Masters of Osteopathy in 2009. She grew up in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne and felt very connected to her local community. As a result in 2012, Lalor Soma Osteopathy was established, with the vision to expand and become a multidisciplinary practice to assist people of all ages from Melbourne to achieve their health, pain and symptoms management goals.
Lana enjoys treating a wide variety of conditions and offers her patients an individualised approach to Osteopathic treatment, management and care. She he extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic pathologies in particular arthritis, disc bulges, facet sprains, shoulder pathologies such as bursitis and rotator cuff tendon issues, tennis and golfers elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome and postural related issues.
Lana is looking forward with plans to expand her Soma Support Product Range as well as to move into the corporate sector, to work with corporations to assist their staff in appropriate desk ergonomics, assist and encourage good spinal health and the importance of mobility and great nutrition for overall success at work and general health.
Outside of clinical practice, Lana is passionate about great health, nutrition, exercise, overall wellbeing, spending quality time with family and friends and evidence based reading to stay up to date with current education and knowledge. In her leisure time she greatly enjoys cooking, entertaining, spending time with her partner Bill, director and owner of VG Computing, who shares a similar outlook in life, where they enjoy exploring new sites, places and getting out in nature, going for walks, food and wine tours and travelling. Lana is also fluent in Greek.