About Us

About Peninsula Osteopaths

The Road to a Healthier You

Peninsula Osteopaths was founded by Gabriel Bedford in 2005. As the first and only Osteopath in Thames, Gabriel extended his Osteopathy expertise throughout the Coromandel Peninsula before being joined by Tolly and Natalie.

Today we provide comprehensive osteopathic services that support and foster the health of our clients and the community. We offer a variety of treatments to improve and help you maintain your optimal health and wellness.

We love working with clients from all walks of life who all share the common goal of bettering their mind, body, and overall health. Whether you are experiencing pain or simply want to improve your mobility, Peninsula Osteopaths provides the resources to do so in a healing and friendly environment.

We use multiple treatment modalities. This includes a variety of Osteopathic Techniques such as Joint Manipulation, Soft Tissue work, Cranial and Visceral Osteopathy. Where appropriate we also use Shockwave Therapy to enhance your treatment outcomes to shorten to the Injury to Recovery Journey.

Peninsula Osteopaths have dedicated over 18 years to this field. We cover the entire Coromandel Peninsula with clinics in Thames, Coromandel town and Whitianga. Learn more about us by getting in touch with Katharine, our Practice Manager today.

Alert Mind

Elevate your mental clarity and focus with holistic wellness at
Peninsula Osteopaths.

Mobile Body

Rediscover vitality and flexibility as our skilled team enhances your mobility
and strength.

Optimal Health

Experience the pinnacle of well-being with Peninsula Osteopaths, where personalized care guides you towards optimal health.

Meet Our Professional

Our Osteopaths

Getting the People of the Coromandel Peninsula back to Optimal Health
Gabriel Bedford
Osteopath M.Ost ACC Registered

Gabriel is a New Zealand trained Osteopath with a Masters in Osteopathy from Unitec. Gabriel has been practicing Osteopathy for over 18 years in Thames, Coromandel and Whitianga. As part of his clinical training he engages in regular, continuous professional development to keep up with current best practice and to ensure his patients are treated with the most advanced osteopathic techniques.

Tolly (Athol) Gibbons
Osteopath M.Ost ACC Registered

Tolly is a New Zealand trained Osteopath with a Masters in Osteopathy from Unitec. Tolly has been practicing Osteopathy for more than 14 years on the Coromandel. He enjoys treating a wide variety of people with a range of techniques from gentle cranial, facial and visceral release to structural adjustments. Tolly has a strong interest in evidence-based injury rehabilitation and is able to offer the latest shockwave therapy.

Katharine Bedford
Practice Manager

Katharine assists in the smooth and efficient running of the practice. You will have the pleasure of meeting Katharine in person upon arrival for your appointment, and chatting to her over the telephone when making your bookings and all important clinic matters. We are extremely lucky to have Katharine’s assistance and expertise to help us build a very busy and successful practice.


Compassionate and dedicated, our team at Peninsula Osteopaths prioritizes your well-being with genuine care and understanding.


Trust in the hands of seasoned professionals who bring a wealth of expertise to ensure effective and tailored treatments for your optimal health.


Experience top-tier care with our highly skilled and professional team at Peninsula Osteopaths, committed to providing exceptional service and results.

Ready to Embrace Wellness?

Take the first step towards a pain-free life. Schedule your appointment with Peninsula Osteopaths today and experience the transformative power of personalized care. Your journey to optimal health begins here.