What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a hands on holistic approach to healthcare for people of all ages. Osteopaths treat the structure of the body as it can affect how the body functions. It aims to ensure the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs are functioning in harmony as a holistic unit.
In Australia Osteopaths complete a minimum 5 years of university training and are government registered primary healthcare practitioners. They are trained to recognise conditions in which they can treat or that may instead require medical referral.
Osteopathic treatment utilises manual techniques such as massage and stretching for soft tissues (muscles, tendons and ligaments) along with mobilisation and manipulation of specific joints. Osteopaths have a large range of techniques which are selected according to the needs of the individual. Diet, exercise, work and lifestyle are all considered in the picture.
Osteopathy may be able to assist with the management of a wide range of musculo-skeletal complaints including:
For more information please contact Wallan Osteopathy on 0420 99 11 99.
We are conveniently located to serve Wallan, Beveridge, Kilmore, Wandong, Romsey, Whittlesea, Broadford and surrounding areas.