What Conditions Does a Shockwave Therapy Machine Treat?

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Shockwave therapy is a safe, effective treatment for injured soft tissues like the plantar fascia and tendons. It provides a non-invasive alternative to surgery and is highly effective in the management of pain as well as activation of the body’s healing processes. Here at OsteoCare Craigieburn, we use the DolarClast machine, which is the best…

Back Pain Treatment: 5 Stretches to Help Strengthen Muscles

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If you suffer from regular back pain, you know how frustrating it can be. And seeking out back pain treatment in Melbourne is a good idea. An osteopath can help with back pain treatment through the use of manual hands-on techniques including stretches, massage and joint manipulations. But there are also some things you can…

Common Sports Injuries: Causes, Treatment And Preventions

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As the name suggests, sports injuries are any kind of injury that occurs while playing sport or exercising. Fortunately, sports injury treatment is fairly straightforward. If you haven’t played sports recently, you don’t warm up correctly, or certain muscles have been overused, you may be more at risk of a sports injury. Children are also…

Shockwave Therapy – What’s Involved

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We take a look at what is involved for you as a patient when attending principle four osteopathy for shockwave therapy in Melbourne. Should your osteopath feel that you may benefit from shockwave therapy treatment, they will discuss this with you and outline the suggested treatment plan. Usually, the shockwave therapy treatment process involves treating…

What is Dry Needling And Why it Works

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Dry Needling Treatment | Each dry needle creates a small and precise ‘lesion’ in the tissue of the muscle at the point of insertion. The lesion is interpreted as a minor injury by the brain, which triggers a sequence of events to replace or repair the ‘damaged’ muscle with new, healthy tissue. This is referred…

5 Ways Osteopathic Treatment Can Improve Your Health

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If you’re unclear on what osteopathy is, it’s a form of manual “hands-on” healthcare. It’s different to physiotherapy and chiropractic, although osteo does help to treat similar conditions. Osteopathy takes a holistic approach to treatment, the osteo philosophy is to treat the person as a whole, not just their specific symptoms. If you live in…

What You Need to Know Before Visiting an Osteopath

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Thinking about visiting an Osteopath in Mill Park? If you’ve never visited an Osteopath before, it’s only natural that you might have some questions. In this article, we’ll cover what Osteopathy is, the health conditions it helps, and what you can expect during your first visit to an Osteopath in Mill Park. What is Osteopathy?…

RMIT Osteopathic Student Internship Program

Who? Victoria Lay and Lolan Doski are final year osteopathic students at RMIT University. What? To enhance a student’s practical capabilities and hands-on experience. Established clinics with experienced practitioners can offer an internship, where a student can conduct a thorough history, assessment and treatment for private paying patients (at a significantly discounted rate). In this…

Epping Massage Clinic – Can I Get a Deep Tissue Massage?

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A deep tissue massage is a form of massage therapy wherein a therapist applies slow but firm strokes of pressure to the muscles and tissues. This is to break muscle knots and scar tissue formed after an injury, relieving the problematic areas of tension and tightness. This type of massage focuses on specific goals, such…