OSTEOPATHY

Osteopathy restores the balance of the circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems through focused massage of soft tissue. Osteopathy relies on bringing the body back to it’s original state by the manipulation of soft tissue to restore the skeletal system. The belief of Osteopaths are if the skeletal framework is resorted to it’s harmonious state the circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems will be able to function at optimum levels.

Osteopaths in Australia complete a minimum of 5years of study and are well versed in understanding the systems that they are treating.

It is best to arrive a little earlier to your Osteopathy session. You will be required to fill out paperwork prior to your session. Your osteopathic practitioner will want to spend time with you understanding your medical history.

If you have a problematic area and have x-rays of this area, bring these along; your osteopath will definitely need these.

Your osteopath will conduct a full osteopathic examination. This will include examining your movement range, your areas of pain and the corresponding areas. Your osteopath may request clinical tests to gain better understanding of the problem areas.

Depending on your ailment the Osteopath treatment regime may include massage, stretching, manipulation and repetitive movements. Overall the treatments are gentle, mild discomfort might be felt for a day or two after the Osteopath treatment.

  • Lessens pain and stiffness in joints and muscles.
  • Improves range of movements in the joints.
  • Improves spinal problems resulting from poor posture or spinal disk injuries.
  • Reduces the pressure on the joints.
  • Reduces stress in the body.
  • Helps body to adapt the structural and hormonal change during pregnancy.
  • Increase blood circulation and reduces blood pressure.

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