What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is an allied health profession similar to physiotherapy or chiropractic. We focus on treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the body, and use a variety of hands on techniques to achieve pain relief and health optimization. Osteopaths look further afield than the site of your injury and take into account multiple factors including lifestyle, ergonomics, and posture.

Andrew Clarke, Osteopath of Carlton Sports & Spinal is a member of the Australian Osteopathic Association, more information about Osteopathy can be found on their website.

Techniques that may be used in your treatment include:

  • Spinal manipulation
  • Joint mobilization
  • Soft tissue stretching and release
  • Exercise prescription for postural correction and rehabilitation

Carlton Sports & Spinal use these techniques to treat headaches and migraines, neck pain, back pain and sciatica, upper and lower limb pain, disc injuries, arthritis pain, sports injuries, pregnancy and growing pains in adolescents. Things we treat…