Osteopathy for Adults

Free up muscular tension, boost flexibility and reduce recurring strains and pains from day-to-day life.

Melbourne Osteopath for Adults

Osteopathic treatments for adults involve whole-body assessments, individualised treatments and take-home exercises where necessary.

Our goal is to help as many adults as possible shrug the physical limitations placed on their bodies due to aging.

We aim to make this vision come to life by relieving structural restrictions in your body so as to improve flexibility, adaptability, and reduce pains associated with bodily movements.

Sports osteopath applying treatment to shoulder injury

Common Conditions for Adult Osteopathy

Conditions in adults commonly presenting to osteopaths include, but are not limited to:

  • Lower back pain / sciatica
  • Neck pain / headaches / migraines
  • Postural concerns
  • Hip / knee / ankle / foot pain
  • Carpal tunnel / repetitive strain injury (RSI) symptoms / wrist forearm pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Jaw pain
  • Acute joint sprains
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritic symptoms
  • Chronic pain management
  • Rehabilitation post-surgery
  • Musculoskeletal preparation for pregnancy (women)
  • Post-natal issues such as weak pelvic floor or abdominal muscles
  • Osteopathy for pregnancy

Treat a Strain Before it Becomes a Pain

Using osteopathic treatments, we can identify physical strains and restrictions in your body and then treat them before they become a bigger issue.

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Customised Treatment Plans

We assess you to diagnose the underlying root problem, not just the symptoms. Then create a treatment plan including Osteo treatment, plus ongoing stretches and exercises to solve the root problem.

Limited Spots Available

Our Osteos can only accommodate a limited number of bookings per week. Book your appointment today to reserve a spot!

What techniques do we use?

Our team of osteopaths apply a wide range of physical treatments using their hands. All treatments are done using light pressure and selected to ensure patient comfort and safety.

Therapeutic massage techniques Articulation Biodynamic/cranial-sacral osteopathy Stretching Joint Manipulation
Osteopath applying pressure to Melbourne adult's back

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.

3 osteopaths smiling with coffee in Growing Bones Melbourne clinic

Family-centred care

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.

Our Osteopathic Team

Our team of osteopaths are experienced professionals that believe in taking a holistic approach to supporting optimal health and wellness in their patients.

Melissa McDougall

Senior Osteopath & Advanced Paediatric Osteopath
Special interests: infants and children, pregnancy, sports, adults

Janine Symington

Senior Osteopath
Special interests: infants and children, pregnancy, sports, adults, dry needling

Paris MacGibbon

Registered Osteopath
Special interests: children (5+ years), pregnancy, adults, dry needling

Jess Loughnan

Registered Osteopath
Special interests: adults, children (5+ years), pregnancy, sports, dry needling

Rebecca Gunn

Registered Osteopath
Special interests: adults, children (5+ years), pregnancy, sports, dry needling


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