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Martien Jonkers at Koru Clinic Family Osteopathy.

Contact details

366 Huia Rd, Woodlands Park, West Auckland.
Ph 817 5768.


Martien has a strong history and trainings in Pregnancy, Paediatrics (babies and children) , cranial osteopathy and Biodynamic cranial osteopathy. Martien has been a Osteopath since 2000. She has a Honors degree in Osteopathy from the European School of Osteopaths in Maidstone, Kent, UK. She was prior to this an Occupational therapist in a hospital setting and has been working in healthcare for over 20 years. She is regulated by the Osteopathic council of New Zealand and holds a current Annual Practicing certificate which is reviewed annually based on continued professional development.
She is ACC registered.
Martien works as a general osteopath, however the treatment of women during and after pregnancy, their newborns and children are her passion.
She believes the quality of pregnancy, birth and the early time with your child is so important.
Now as a mother herself she can utilise her knowledge as well as her personal experience.

She has worked at the
  • Osteopathic centre for children in London,
  • The Active Birth Centre in London,
  • Barnett hospital, London in the Special care baby unit.
  • Untitec - NZ school of Osteopathy as a lecturer and examiner.
  • StillPoint Osteopathy in Epsom, Auckland.
  • Now solely from home in Private practice.

Martien's Philosophy
Martien says "I makes every effort to explain clearly what I am doing and what i have found. I plan build trust with you. There are never any 'surprises".

Martien works as a general osteopath, however the treatment of women during and after pregnancy, their newborns and children are her passion.
She believes the quality of pregnancy, birth and early time with your child is so important.

Osteopathy can be beneficial on many levels for the woman.
  • Easing some of the physical discomforts of pregnancy.
  • Preparing for the demands of labour physically and emotionally.
  • Positioning of the baby in your pelvis.
  • Helping threatened miscarriage.
  • Helping the mother recover after birth physically and emotionally.
  • Bonding and connecting with your baby.
  • Breastfeeding and mastitis
  • Pelvic floor issues.
For the baby.
  • helping to ease crying and irritability.
  • feeding problems.
  • sickness, colic, wind, reflux,
  • constipation or gut issues with tightness.
  • sleep disturbances.
  • physical restrictions or moulding in the body and head.
  • resolving stress in the body after a difficult birth.
  • to ease post vaccination stress and irritability or sleep disturbances.
  • Helping your baby to meet the developmental milestones.