Osteopathy is a holistic approach to healthcare that focuses on the body's musculosketal system to promote overall health and wellbeing. It leverages manual therapy techniques, including manipulation, massage, and stretching, to improve body function, alleviate pain,

Osteopaths play an important role in restoring physical function and improving quality of life, focusing on long-term well-being by educating patients about preventive measures and providing personalised care.

An osteopath, or osteo, is a allied health professional who is trained at university to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions. Osteopaths have an integrated approach to healthcare and aim to treat not only the symptoms but also the underlying cause of the condition.

Benefits of Osteopathy

The benefits of osteopathy include improved flexibility and joint mobility, reduced pain and stiffness in muscles and joints, decreased stress levels on the joints, enhanced blood circulation, and overall better health and well-being. Our osteopaths offer a holistic approach, treating the entire body rather than focusing on individual symptoms, promoting natural healing and preventive care.

Frequently Asked Osteo Questions

What is Osteopathy?

Physiotherapy, often referred to as physical therapy, is a healthcare profession that focuses on assessing, diagnosing, and treating physical ailments and injuries. It aims to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness, or disability.

What conditions can osteopathy treat?

Osteopathy can address a range of conditions including back and neck pain, sports injuries, headaches, postural problems, and issues related to chronic conditions like arthritis.

Do I need a referral to see an osteopath?

No, you do not need a referral to see an osteopath. Patients can book directly for an osteopathy appointment.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments varies depending on the individual's condition and response to treatment. This will be discussed during your initial consultation.

Does the Wollongong clinic offer osteopathy for sports injuries?

Yes, the Wollongong clinic offers osteopathy services for sports injuries. They provide specialized treatment plans designed to address sports-related conditions, helping athletes recover and return to their activities with improved performance and reduced risk of future injuries.

Is osteopathy available to residents in the Wollondilly area?

Yes, osteopathy services are available to residents in Picton and the surrounding Wollondilly area. Our clinic offers a range of osteopathic treatments tailored to meet the health needs of the community, ensuring accessible and comprehensive care for those living in and around the Wollondilly region.

So what’s the difference between a Chiro, Osteo or Physio?

At MT, we don’t see our Chiropractors, Exercises Physiologists, Osteopaths or Physiotherapists as different, we call ourselves Movement Therapists.

A Movement Therapist is a university qualified therapist from the fields of Chiropractic, Exercise Physiology, Osteopathy or Physiotherapy. They use a wide range of techniques and strategies to diagnose and treat movement dysfunction. They do this with the lens of our Movement Therapy principles and our core values generally.

Each of our Movement Therapists each have their own areas of interest and can have more knowledge in some areas than others. When booking your appointment we will guide you to the best therapist for you. We look forward to seeing you.

Let's Move Together Towards a Healthier Tomorrow

Are you ready to start your movement journey with us in Picton or Wollongong? Book in a free phone consultation with one of our practitioners today and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you!

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