What Do Osteopaths Treat?

Posted on March 18, 2021

What do Osteopaths Treat Simply put, osteopaths treat the musculoskeletal system. They use their hands to restore balance and improve function of the joints and other parts of the musculoskeletal system. Osteopaths move, stretch, manipulate, articulate and massage muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints in careful and specific ways in order to prevent or address a...
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The Long-Term Benefits of Regular Osteopath Visits

Posted on February 13, 2021

The Long-Term Benefits of Regular Osteopath Visits   As osteopaths we are often asked how often a patient should come in for treatment and what are the benefits of regular osteo visits.  The answer to this question varies depending on the person and the problem they present with.   It goes without saying that it...
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How Often Should You See an Osteopath?

Posted on January 13, 2021

How Often Should You See an Osteopath? Osteopaths believe that the body has an intrinsic ability to heal itself. Our job is to help it along that pathway.  But how often should you see your osteopath? The frequency of your visits will be determined by a variety of factors. Your osteopath will make a diagnosis...
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Ergonomics for kids

Posted on July 19, 2020

Kids ergonomics when learning from home! 2020 (and 2021) has seen most primary and early secondary school kids predominantly learning from home. While some of us have a Study at home that can be set up ergonomically, it is much less likely that there are two, three or four suitable areas in the house!  With...
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Let’s get ergonomic!

Posted on April 8, 2020

Learn how to optimize your working from home setup. PLEASE email us to receive our LET’S GET ERGONOMIC: THE COMPLETE ERGONOMIC WORK OFFICE SET UP. Due to popular demand we are now offering free downloadable ergonomic content PDF format for our email subscribers to share or keep as a reference: Including setting up a...
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Bringing Osteopathy into your home

Posted on March 31, 2020

Learn how we can be of service in these challenging times: Osteopathy via Telehealth! Osteopathy via Telehealth At first thought, the idea of delivering Osteopathy via Telehealth seems difficult. However, while we pride ourselves on our hands-on care, many of the other essential services we offer can be delivered very effectively via telehealth! Osteopathy is...
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Home exercises: making the most of your osteo treatments

Posted on March 4, 2020

Home exercises: making the most of your osteo treatments Your osteopath will tell you the importance of doing your home exercises to achieve the best results for your body! Chances are you’ve visited an osteopath or physiotherapist and you’ve left with “homework” exercises to focus on until your next appointment. Why do we do this...
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Brace yourselves

Posted on January 8, 2020

Brace and supports may get you back into exercise, feeling stronger, quicker. The benefits of bracing with Bauerfeind, a world leader in compression and bracing technology! Our team were so fortunate to have Bauerfeind’s Victorian reps come and show us how to fit their incredible braces on our volunteer patient Gay, who suffers from chronic...
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Making a comeback

Posted on November 29, 2019

Oak Tree Osteopathy supporting Australian field hockey stars on their journey through injury prevention.   In 2019, Oak Tree Osteopathy had the great pleasure of sponsoring and treating Australian field hockey forward Laura Barden.  A Camberwell local, Laura was selected in the Hockeyroos squad for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo! We have been very...
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True or false

Posted on May 10, 2019

With so many myths around back pain, let us help with what’s true or false Its time to question what you’ve heard about back pain and where the knowledge came from!   With over 45 years of practice, the team at Oak Tree Osteopathy often hear lots of misguided ideas about back pain. These ideas...
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