Osteopathy for Seniors
Osteopathic care for the elderly aims to help with muscle relaxation, joint flexibility, healthy blood flow and postural balance, while reducing bodily pain.
Osteopathy for seniors may also help them stay active and independent for longer.
Our goal is for every senior visiting our clinic to experience an improved quality of life, less bodily pain and to leave each session feeling refreshed and relaxed.
Common Elderly Conditions for Osteopathy
Osteopathy may provide a great deal of relief to even the most elderly individuals. Conditions in older age patients commonly presenting to osteopaths include, but are not limited to:
- Maintenance of functional mobility and postural balance
- Neck and back pain
- Shoulder pain
- Pelvic, leg or foot pain
- Arthritic symptoms
- Osteoporosis (for postural health)
- Sluggish circulation and swelling
- Headaches and Migraines
- Rehabilitation post-surgery
Note: Our clinic has a ramp for easy accessibility.
Stay active, stay independent
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What techniques do we use?
Osteopathic treatment for elderly patients involves whole-body assessment, individualised treatment, and take-home advice and exercises if necessary. Physical examinations assess movement, posture, body alignment, flexibility, muscle tone and joint mobility.
- Soft tissue massage
- Therapeutic massage techniques
- Joint articulation
- Functional stretches
- Post-treatment take-home advice and stretches
Note: All osteopathic treatments use light pressure with the goal to ensure patient comfort and relaxation.
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.
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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.
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