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What Do Osteopaths Treat?

Posted on March 18, 2021

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 number of problems. Reasons...
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The Long-Term Benefits of Regular Osteopath Visits

Posted on February 13, 2021

As osteopaths we are often asked how regularly a patient should come in for treatment. The answer to this question can vary greatly depending on the person and the problem that they present with. It can generally go without saying that it is a good idea for people to visit their doctors or health care...
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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. The frequency of your visits will be determined by a variety of factors. Your osteopath will make a diagnosis based on the description of your complaint that...
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Home schooling? How do we set up ergonomics for kids.

Posted on July 19, 2020

Kids ergonomics: what you need to know while your kids are learning from home! On Monday those of us with primary and early secondary school kids are heading into at least another month of learning from home. While we may have a Study at home that can be set up ergonomically, it is much less...
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Let’s get ergonomic!

Posted on April 8, 2020

Learn how to optimize your working from home setup. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE to receive THE COMPLETE ERGONOMIC WORK OFFICE SET UP. Due to popular demand we are now offering free downloadable ergonomic content in PDF format for our email subscribers to share or keep as a reference: Including setting up a standing work station, how to...
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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 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 actually far more accessible...
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Success is opportunity meets preparation

Posted on March 4, 2020

Hear from our osteo/PT Matt on the importance of doing your homework 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 all do this and what’s in it for you? Well,...
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Brace yourselves

Posted on January 8, 2020

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 back pain and scoliosis. We’re thrilled to say we are now Bauerfeind...
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Making a comeback

Posted on November 29, 2019

How we are 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, who has been selected in the Hockeyroos squad for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo! Looking after Laura’s body with weekly...
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True or false

Posted on May 10, 2019

Its time to question what you’ve heard about back pain and where your knowledge came from!   With over 45 years of practice between us, the team at Oak Tree Osteopathy often hear lots of misguided ideas about back pain from our patients. These ideas have been gathered from poorly-informed media (see Dr Oz’s clip...
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