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Osteopathy

Osteopathy

Osteopathy

Treatments for all joint, muscle and spinal complaints.

Osteopaths provide holistic, hands on treatments for all muscular and skeletal conditions from your head to your toes. We can assess and treat all common or complex conditions including back pain or neck pain, sore knees or sciatica, headaches or migraine, sore knees, hips and nerve conditions.  Our team can provide exercise therapy and strength and conditioning programs at our fully equipped fitness centre.

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Osteopath doing neck treatment , in Altona North

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a non-invasive, hands-on treatment using techniques like stretching and mobilisation, dry needling, joint articulation, massage and spinal and joint manipulation. Our Osteopaths assist with pain management while also addressing the underlying causes of the pain, discomfort and injury.

Osteopathic Doctors assess and treat the entire body structure, using a holistic approach to treat injury, manage pain, improve health and wellbeing, improve mobility and prevent disease. An Osteo completes a Double Degree in (Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science) to then focus on how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissues and internal organs are integrated in the body and function together.

What Do Osteopaths Treat?

Osteos treat a variety of complaints, conditions and injuries that relate to the spine, muscles and tendons.   Do you wake up with back pain and struggle to get out of bed? Does your shoulder click when you exercise or do you have hip pain? Did you wake up with a stiff neck or do you suffer Sciatica? Do you need to fix your sore feet or have pins and needles in your legs?  These are all common conditions that our Osteos in Altona North can treat.
Osteopathy can provide assistance and relief from many conditions including;

  • Neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Stiff, strained or sprained muscles
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Sciatica and nerve conditions
  • Knee pain, hip pain or shoulder pain
  • Frozen shoulder and bursitis
  • Tennis elbow

What Can I Expect from an Osteopathic Treatment?

Osteos are hands on using, using massage techniques, spine and neck adjustments and mobility assessments.  Osteo treatments are specific to your condition and complaint, are drug free and focus on rehab and prevention. We will get a complete medical history to work on a diagnosis, which manual therapies will best suit you and any ongoing treatment plans. If necessary, you may be referred for further tests such as X-Rays or MRI’s. The results of these tests assist us in making a holistic assessment of your condition.

Most patients should experience improvement after a couple of visits, but more chronic conditions can be take more. We will also provide you with exercises and stretches to complete between appointments.

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