Osteopaths help people who are in pain or who want to move better. Osteopaths focus on the body as a whole, looking at how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs function as a holistic unit.
Osteopaths use a range of approaches to enhance function, including manual therapy (mobilisation, stretching, massage and manipulation), dry needling, lifestyle advice and patient education.
In Australia, all osteopaths complete minimum 4-5 years accredited university training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques. They are also trained to perform standard examinations of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory and nervous systems.
What is Osteopathy?
What might an Osteopath help you with?
Osteopaths can help with a range of pain or movement issues including problems with muscles or joints of the limbs and spine, sports injuries, and headaches. Specialisations include gentle treatment of babies and children, pre- and post-natal conditions, exercise based rehabilitation and management of neurological disorders.
You don't have to have pain to visit an Osteopath, they can also help with motivation to guide healthy lifestyle changes and maintain a mobile body!
A comprehensive approach to assessing health, using Iridology and Sclerology, combined with education of the 7 Principles of Health: Air, Water, Sunshine, Exercise, Wholefoods, Relationships and Passions, to design a customised plan to regain control of health and welbeing.