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General
Osteopathy

At Wellness Osteo, we enjoy treating patients from all backgrounds so they can return to what they love doing.

Common Conditions

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Conditions osteopaths treat:
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Whiplash
  • Postural problems, including neck pain, headaches, and back pain
  • Jaw dysfunction, including teeth grinding or clenching, degeneration, and trauma
  • Sciatica
  • Foot and Ankle injuries
  • Knee pain
  • Arthritis
  • Occupational injuries, including: repetitive stress syndromes, poor lifting mechanics, and disc injuries

We use a combination of manual therapy, patient education and tailored rehabilitation programs to help you move and feel better.

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Manual therapy techniques include:
  • Soft tissue massage, which aims at restoring normal muscle length and aids in lymphatic return
  • Joint mobilisations, which involves taking a joint through it’s active and passive range of motion, this techniques aims to increase the overall range of motion of a joint and decrease pain during movement
  • Dry needling therapy, which involves inserting a fine single use needle into dysfunctional muscle. Dry needling can be used to modify pain and increase muscle length
  • Rocktape, application of rocktape can last for 4 days, it is often used to increase proprioception, improve muscle activation and decrease local swelling.
  • Myofascial release, Involves deeper techniques aimed at improving the range of motion of a muscle by addressing the fascia, or covering around a muscle, this is particularly useful in chronic conditions.
  • Functional cupping, involves the application of suction cups during common joint ranges of motion, this can assist in improving flexibility and decreasing pain.
  • Lymphatic drainage, which is a much lighter technique. Lymphatic drainage massage aids in overall circulation specifically in encouraging the flow of lymph fluid, this may improve local swelling.