How Can We Help You?
We work with people from all stages of life to reduce pain, fix musculoskeletal issues and improve your overall well-being. We believe the body is one of the greatest healers and each of our treatments are directed at treating your body as a whole to help bring about postural alignment, optimal blood flow and a healthy nervous system.
Whether your problem is physical like back pain, sciatica, pelvic pain, postural concerns. Or something more internal like headaches & migraines. We offer whole body care to help get your body back in balance. And get you and your family feeling more like yourselves again.
Physical pain can prevent you from doing the things you love and enjoying life. We work to keep the flexibility & adaptability of your body at an optimum level so you can live a pain-free, high quality life.
Pregnancy and new motherhood brings about significant physical, emotional, psychological and social changes. Our care during pregnancy & early motherhood supports you & your baby both physically & emotionally.
We use no more pressure than you'd use when holding or dressing a baby. We aim to release physical tension, promote body symmetry and encourage optimal physical function in babies & children.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
We can help you with pain related to the musculoskeletal system, from lower back pain, jaw pain, neck pain, upper back pain, sciatica.
Reach Your Physical Goals
Age, body changes, lifestyle and injury can cause a reduction in your mobility. Osteopathic treatments can help you to get that mobility back.
Improved Quality of Life
We show you ways to increase your mobility through improved understanding of your body, helping you get back to doing the things you love with confidence.
Our Melbourne Osteo & Whole-Body Services
We offer a range of Osteo services, as well as whole-body treatments that support Osteopathic work. We work to get to the root of your issue with every age group from newborn babies, new mums going through pregnancy, to the elderly.
Using our knowledge, experience and compassion we develop treatment plans designed uniquely for you the person, not the problem. We work to get you back to good health as quickly as possible.
The Growing Bones Difference
We have a holistic team of practitioners that work together to ensure that we're getting you the best results for your pain, mobility and quality of life. Here's just a few things that set us apart from other Osteos in Melbourne.
Young families come to us because we have a special interest in working with infants, children & pregnant women. We have all undertaken relevant postgraduate study and we have vast experience in the area.
97% 5-star feedback
Our customers love us because of our exceptional, highly qualified practitioners, our warm & friendly manner with adults & children alike, and how well we explain things.
Education & empowerment
We empower you to feel confident about the wellness journey you’re on. We help you to gain clarity on your treatment plan and teach you ways to continue the healing outside of the Clinic so it easily fits in with your lifestyle.
Book a session today & take your first step to a healthier life
We believe in making your life easier in every way. Follow the simple steps of our online booking system to book an appointment at a time that suits you.
Your Personalised Treatment Journey
We know that no two patients are ever the same. That’s why our team of highly skilled practitioners focus on working with you to create a whole-body treatment plan that’s tailored to you.
Listen & Understand
We listen to your situation and goals so we can provide result-based treatment and advice.
Assess & Diagnose
We’ll do a whole-body assessment to completely understand what the symptoms are to help us to diagnose the root problem.
We'll create a treatment plan based on our assessment of your physical and mental health, your ailments, your lifestyle and your goals, and we'll treat you in our clinic to help you reach your goals as fast as possible.
Educate & Empower
We'll educate you about how your body works and why you're feeling the way you are, and provide you with exercises to do that will fit in with your lifestyle, and help you make healthier choices for your body in future.
Where are we based?
Frequently Asked Questions
We want you to feel completely comfortable using our service. If you still have any queries, please Contact Us.
What is osteopathy and who is it for?
Osteopathy is a whole-person approach to health using manual therapy and education to address imbalances and weaknesses within the musculoskeletal framework—increasing blood flow to improve tissue health and function to help you feel your best and live a vibrant, active life.
It's rooted in four foundational principles:
- The body functions as a unified entity comprising body, mind, and spirit.
- The body possesses inherent capabilities for self-regulation, self-healing, and health maintenance.
- There is an integral relationship between body structure and its function.
- Effective treatment relies on an understanding of these principles.
Osteopaths, utilise manual techniques like stretching, soft-tissue massage, and joint mobilisation tailored to individual needs. These treatments aim to improve circulation, create postural balance, support nervous system tone, and promote lymphatic drainage.
In Australia, osteopaths undergo a minimum of 5 years of university training, mastering subjects like anatomy, physiology, and osteopathic techniques, and are government-registered.
They cater to a range of conditions across all age groups, from infants to adults, each with a unique approach.
For instance, treatment for infants might involve gentle positioning, while adults might receive joint manipulation and soft tissue stretching.
Patient preference and safety always inform an osteopath’s treatment plan and the techniques they use. Patient consent and comfort are of utmost importance in osteopathic care. This patient-centred approach ensures that each treatment is not only effective but also aligned with the individual's needs and comfort levels, fostering a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship.
What can I expect during my first appointment?
During your appointment, our practitioners will listen and understand your situation and goals, assess and diagnose your issues, provide personalised treatment in our clinic, and educate you on your body's workings and the nature of your discomfort.
What sets Growing Bones apart from other osteopathic clinics?
We offer family-centered care with a special interest in infants, children, and pregnant women. Our practitioners are highly qualified, and we focus on education and empowerment, ensuring you understand your treatment and how to maintain your health outside the clinic.
Are the treatments only for people in pain or with physical ailments?
Although many people do seek osteopathic treatment for pain relief, also many people attend to maintain their mobility, reduce recurrence of injury/pain and feel comfortable to participate in day-to-day activities. Infants and children also commonly present for an assessment and advice during periods of growth and change.
I'm still unsure about the right treatment for me. What should I do?
We recommend booking an initial consultation. Our skilled practitioners will listen to your concerns, assess your needs, and guide you towards the most suitable treatment options.
How do I book an appointment?
You can easily book a session using our online booking system, which allows you to choose a time that's convenient for you.
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