News: Osteopathy for Children

Osteopaths treat many childhood conditions  - including:

  1. growing pains
  2. back and neck pain
  3. ear-aches
  4. headaches
  5. foot pain
  6. sporting injuries

Research has shown osteopathic manipulative treatment appears to be a safe treatment modality in the pediatric population when administered by osteopaths with the correct osteopathic qualifications - and are registered with the correct governing body. 

The research article is HERE.

News: Osteopathy for Low Back Pain

"Recent randomised controlled trials reported that osteopathic treatment was more effective than placebo for chronic low back pain interventions, more effective than usual medical care for acute low back pain, and helpful for low back pain in pregnant women."

 

Read the whole article HERE

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Our Petrea Vine - or Queens/Purple Wreath is in full bloom.
It is often mistaken for wisteria because of the purple colour. Flowers in February, March, September, October, November, December.
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News: Research shows Osteopathy is Good for Pregnancy Pain

Osteopathic treatment during and after pregnancy can be beneficial in a number of ways: - more

News: Osteopathy for Children with a Middle Ear Infection

Osteopathy is a manual form of treatment that may help babies and children relieve the pressure and discomfort of retained strains through their bodies - including strains that lead to ear infections.

Recent research has shown that osteopathy may result in faster resolution of ear infections.

"A standardized osteopathic manipulative treatment protocol administered adjunctively with standard care for patients with acute otitis media may result in faster resolution of middle ear effusion following acute otitis media than standard treatment alone." - more

News: Is there an Answer to Superbugs?

Superbugs have been identified by the World Health Organisation as one of the greatest threats to human health after adapting to become resistant to all forms of antibiotics.

PhD candidate Shu Lam said the team developed a chain of star-shaped protein molecules called peptide polymers that could defeat the superbugs by "ripping apart" their cell walls.

"That actually makes it very difficult for bacteria to adapt and to survive after being treated by these peptide polymers," she said. - more

News: Keep Moving and See an Osteopath

Many older Australians mistakenly believe that the effect of ageing on their body's joints is inevitable and untreatable. Osteopathy techniques aim to maintain your health, mobility, balance, reduce further joint wear and tear… helping you keep active and independent!

Book an Appointment today.

News: Osteopathy Explained

Osteopathy is a drug-free, non-invasive manual therapy that aims to improve health across all body systems by manipulating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework.

An osteopathic practitioner will focus on the joints, muscles, and spine. Treatment aims to positively affect the body's nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems.

Manual medicine means that both diagnosis and treatment are carried out with the hands.

Osteopathy is a complementary therapy. It is used alongside conventional treatments to improve health.  - more

News: Sciatica - Can Treatment Help?

Osteopathy may be useful in relieving the symptoms of sciatica

Symptoms of sciatica may include the following:

  • pain in the buttock or down the leg
  • numbness
  • muscular weakness
  • pins and needles or tingling
  • difficulty moving or controlling the leg.

Osteopaths will examine the body to find the true underlying cause of the sciatica. Osteopaths treat the related joints, muscles, ligaments or tendons to reduce the pressure on the sciatic nerve.


News: Osteopathy for the Elderly

Many seniors believe the effect of ageing on their body's joints is untreatable. Keeping mobile is the key to your health.

Osteopathic treatment can offer the elderly treatment, advice and help to improve balance, circulation, joint stiffness and mobility.

The effects of ageing on the body can cause symptoms like:

  • poor balance
  • general stiffness
  • back and neck pain
  • hip and knee pain and stiffness
  • arthritis and joint swelling

 

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