Steve Lockhart in Profile…

Steve Lockhart has worked as an SLM practitioner since 1988 specialising in the treatment of chronic pain and injury. His new patients are usually referred to him by other satisfied patients and this has sustained his busy practice for over 30 years.

He has worked closely with many of Australia’s elite athletes from a variety of sports including, athletics, aerobics, boxing, netball, golf, rugby, swimming, surfing, surf lifesaving, soccer, tennis and triathlon. This has given Steve an excellent understanding of the body and how it responds to a variety of conditions and lifestyles.It has also been an invaluable teaching tool as he has confronted some of the most complex injury problems presented by athletes who are constantly putting their body under intense physical and mental pressure.

Steve has developed the SLM bodywork program from what he learnt in his initial training under John Guttenbeil and since 1993 has been training others in it’s theory, techniques and application. Steve’s formal training on top of what he learnt from John was an associate diploma in health science, completed in 1992.

For a number of years he also worked extensively with over 100 chronic fatigue sufferers gaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of the condition as he successfully treated and guided them back to good health. Read his article on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Steve’s expertise is undoubtedly his understanding of the body at a physical level and his ability to fix chronic pain. He is the author of ‘A Specialist Guide to Back Pain and Sciatica Treatment‘ written to empower the back pain sufferers with information that will enable them to confidently manage the treatment and rehabilitation of their own pain without having to rely on anyone else for answers.

After treating many thousands of people and a variety of conditions at his clinic for over many decades Steve has gained a reputation as the person to see when all else fails and definitely before you have the operation you are told you need.