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Osteopathic treatment is the hands-on ‘whole body’ therapy that balances the entire musculo-skeletal system- Dr Jim Pattinson. BSc M H Sc, M.O.B.A, Yarraville Osteopathy
  • Osteopathic examination to assess posture, joint mobility and areas of dysfunction
  • Diagnosis of dysfunction/causative factors underlying symptoms
  • Treatment of causative and symptomatic regions to reduce pain and improve mobility
  • Prognosis and estimate of the duration and frequency of treatment required
  • Education on how to manage symptoms and conditions

Osteopathy is safe and suitable for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly, and including pregnant women and people recovering from injuries and surgery.

Adults – Typical adult conditions treated include

  • Headache and migraine
  • Spinal disorders, including neck and back pain, sciatica, arthritis and whiplash
  • Joint problems, including sprains and fractures, of the hip, knee, ankle and foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
  • Rehabilitation after all forms of surgery, including cranial, spinal, hip and knee replacement and arthroscopy
  • Sports injuries, including sprains, strains and recurring problems such as hamstring strain, knee/patella disorders
  • Sinusitis, chronic ear, nose and throat conditions, otitis media, chronic and recurrent infections
  • Postural rehabilitation and education
  • Gastro-intestinal conditions, including reflux, heartburn and irritable bowel
  • Endometriosis, painful periods

During Pregnancy – Typical conditions treated include

  • Pain in the neck, shoulder, back and hip
  • Pelvic instability
  • Sciatica
  • Headache

Babies and Infants – Typical conditions treated include

  • Colic and reflux
  • Sleeping disorder
  • Wry neck/torticollis
  • Glue-ear
  • Delayed development

Children and Teens – Typical conditions treated include

  • Growing pains
  • Posture
  • Asthma
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries