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1 in 6 Aussies suffer from back pain, the 3rd leading cause of disease burden in Australia. Why not make an appointment with us and find out how we can help. 

1 in 6 Aussies suffer from back pain

 Around 60,000 Aussies visit an osteopath every week. Find out what osteopathy can do for you and give us a call on xxxx xxxx.

60000 Aussies visit an osteo every week

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We're not just all about bones and sore backs. Osteopaths are primary healthcare practitioners and government-registered allied health professionals. Other common conditions we treat include neck pain, sports injuries, headaches and migraines, whiplash, postural problems, sciatica, knee and heel pain, shin splints, arthritis and occupational injuries. 

Osteopaths treat more than you think

  •  Pain-relief consumption in Australia has soared, with prescriptions of paracetamol rising from 4.8 million to 7.3 million in just five years. But with painkillers under scrutiny for their potential side effects, osteopaths are encouraging the nation to investigate better ways to prevent and manage their pain.

Explore better ways to prevent and manage pain

  •  As we get older, the body loses elasticity - increasing the chance of injuries and the ability to recover. Osteopathy techniques aim to maintain your health, mobility, balance, reduce further joint wear and tear, and help keep you active and independent. 
  • Many older Australians mistakenly believe that the effect of ageing on their body's joints is inevitable and untreatable. Osteopaths can offer treatment and advice to help improve mobility, circulation and balance, reducing joint stiffness and helpin gyou lead a more fulfilling life.

Osteopathy and getting older

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  • Whether you're an elite athlete or you run around the park once in a while for general fitness, your osteopath may help prevent and treat many sporting injuries. 
  • If you become injured, your osteopath is highly trained to facilitate a return to optimal function and prevent compensatory strains from occuring. 
  • Osteopathic treatment involves manual techniques including soft tissue stretching, mobilisation, inhibition and manipulation. These techniques assist in improving elasticity, strength, endurance, mobility and performance. 
  • Children need to grow with optimal mobility, strength and balance. Sports and exercise can place exceptional demands on their musculoskeletal system. Children should be cared for by professionals who are fully aware of the needs of young, growing bodies. 

sports injuries

sports injuries

Osteopaths, who can be accessed directly without referral, focus on how your skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves and circulation work together to improve your health & well-being. Osteopathy is covered by most private health funds and osteopaths are also registered providers for Medicare, DVA patients, as well as workers’ compensation schemes and motor accident insurers.

Osteopathy is covered by most private health funds 

Medicare rebates for osteopaths are available for patients with chronic conditions and complex care needs on referral from their GP. Why not make an appointment with us and find out how we can help.

Medicare rebates

  • During pregnancy, your body undergoes tremendous change to accomodate the little life inside you. Your osteopath will carefully select the most appropriate treatment techniques to maximise the safety and comfort of you and your growing baby.
  • Osteopaths can help prevent or manage a wide range of pre and post-natal conditions. Your osteopath's aim is to sasist the natural process of pregnancy and birth- maximising your body's ability to change and support you and your baby.

Pregnancy and osteopathy

  •  The workplace is one of the most common causes of musculoskeletal injuries with 34% of workplace claims resulting from back pain, followed by 30% from shoulder and knee injuries. Talk to an osteopath to investigate better ways to prevent and manage your pain.
  • Many osteopaths treat clients who have suffered occupational injuries, assisting them to return to work safely. 

occupational injuries

occupational injuries

 

 

  • Be honest, have you got "text necck" or "screen spine"? All that hunching is having dire effects on the way we carry ourselves. Poor posture can cause a range of problems including back pain, spinal problems, poor circulation and join degeneration.  If you want a professional to assess your posture, why not speak to an osteo? 

 Need a posture check

  • Busy lives, medical costs and a large dose of denial can result in many of us brushing pain under the carpet. Speak to someone who will work with you to find ways to prevent and manage your pain. 
  • We're not just all about bones and sore backs. Osteopaths are primary healthcare practitioners and government-registered allied health professionals. Other common conditions we treat include neck pain, sports injuries, headaches and migraines, whiplash, postural problems, sciatica, knee and heel pain, shin splints, arthritis and occupational injuries. 
  • Osteopathy Awareness Week is the perfect time to find out what osteopathy can do for you. 

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