Residents of “The Res”, or how we like to put it “The ‘Voir”, have been attending Fairfield Osteopathic Clinic for more than 10 years. Reservoir is just over 10mins by car to our clinic. Skilled in the assessment and treatment of back pain, neck pain, sciatica, sports injuries, as well as providing relief from arthritis and other chronic painful conditions Osteopathy is safe and effective hands on treatment for all members of the family.
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Call us for an appointment on 9489 0981 or book online
What to Expect?
After a thorough medical history is taken, your osteopath will perform the necessary physical examinations that may include motion testing, structural assessment, palpation of soft tissues and any relevant neurological and orthopaedic tests.
A thorough history and examination is necessary to ascertain whether it is safe to treat, and whether or not it is safe to use particular osteopathic techniques.
Treatment typically involves a variety of techniques that cater for the individuals treatment requirements. These may include but are not limited to: soft tissue manipulation, stretching techniques, joint manipulation, indirect release techniques, cranial osteopathy, and visceral osteopathy.
Osteopaths have 5 years University training in medical sciences and the practical skills of osteopathy. Osteopathy is a fully recognised and registered profession and your individual osteopath should be registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency).