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What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a form of manual therapy that aims to help reduce your pain and restore your body’s natural balance. When you are in pain, you are not functioning at 100%. This leads to irritation and frustration, not to mention stopping you from doing the things you love to do.EQUILIBRIUM FINAL 25 1 Equilibrium Sports and Spinal Clinic

The key principles of Osteopathy are based on all parts of the body functioning together in an integrated manner. If one part of the body is restricted, then the rest of the body must adapt. This compensation may eventually lead to inflammation, pain, stiffness, and other health conditions.

It is vital to find an Osteopath that understands this connection. Is able to identify the root causes of your condition. But most importantly explain in language you understand what’s going on. 

 

MEET THE GLEN IRIS OSTEOPATHIC TEAM!

 

Dr Adam Chew

 

Dr Chris Devenish

 

Dr Gary Israelsohn

 

How Do I Choose a Good Osteopath?

Finding an Osteopath who is going to put you first is essential. They need to listen to your problem, giving you their undivided attention. Always ensuring they are working towards your health and wellness goal.  Be it pain relief from your headaches and migraine? Maybe it;s better flexibility. Or more mobility of your neck and Shoulder?  Perhaps you just want to sleep better. Everyone is unique! Finding a local Osteopath that is able to treat the cause of your problems, not just treating the symptoms. Your Osteopath should ALWAYS ensure that you understand WHAT is going on. WHY it has happened. And HOW you are going to overcome it. The best Osteopath work collaboratively with your wellness coach, Personal trainer,  dietitian or GP. and are the therapists  who always put your health and wellness as their priority. 

What Conditions Do Osteopaths Treat?

Osteopaths have often been referred to as the mechanics of the body. It would not be uncommon, in one day, to see our list of patients include patients suffering from: 

Common Conditions Osteopaths see:

  • Back and Shoulder Pain
  • Tight stiff and sore musclesOsteopathy in Glen Iris.
  • Headaches and Migraines 
  • A Sporting Injury 
  • Sciatica 
  • Hip Pain
  • Tennis Elbow 
  • Post Surgery – As in after an ACL reconstruction. 

Our Osteopath’s use techniques such as 

  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Joint Mobilisation
  • Joint Manipulation ( Where appropriate and safe)
  • Dry Needling
  • Shockwave Therapy 
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Strength and Condition 

And of course Education.  

Our number 1 goal is to get you back doing the things you love to do quickly, with long-lasting results.

 

What are the Benefits of Osteopathy?

When you are in pain. Every aspect of life seems to become harder. Osteopathy rebalances your body. These are all some of the common POSITIVE effects of a great Osteopathic treatment session!

  • Reduced Pain Levels
  • Improved Mobility
  • Better nights Sleep
  • Reduction in muscle Spasm and Tightness
  • Improved strength and Stability
  • Improved Performance

 

Commonly Asked Questions About Osteopathy:

How Many Times Should I Come To See The Osteopath?

As much as we love seeing our patients. our goal is not to keep seeing you week after week, for years and years. Our Glen Iris Osteopath’s will also provide you a specific management plan and educate you on how to self-manage your condition. Empowering you to take control of your body and its recovery. We guide you every step of the way.

Will I Need To Stop Exercising?  

The simple answer is NO. We are yet to meet a body that didn’t get better with a good combination of hands-on treatment, movement and exercise. In fact, research has suggested that bed rest may make back pain worse. We provide you with specific exercises that complement our hands-on treatment. 

Will it Just Be “clicking my bones”?

-Specific spinal manipulation is only 1 of a vast array of treatment techniques we use. If you are not comfortable with this, we can achieve the same results without using this technique. Your health and safety is always the highest of our priorities

Does Osteopathy Hurt?

We understand you are in pain. So the last thing we want is to exacerbate this. You may feel a little bruised or tender after the session. But most people are fine to return to their normal work life or caregiving after an Osteopathy session. 

 

If you have any questions about how our Osteopaths can help you, please reach out to us via calling 9822 1900 or emailing us at [email protected] 

Still unsure? Why not take advantage of our FREE Assessment and Opinion. Here we take you through a thorough case history and examination. And We’ll give you our honest opinion about what’s going on, and how we would tackle the issue. No strings attached. No Obligation. 

 

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