Melbourne Sports Osteopath
Our sports osteopaths treat sporting strains and pains for people of all ages and sporting skill levels.
Our osteopathic treatments aim to achieve a balance in your body between strength and flexibility, and improve postural alignment.
In doing so, we can help you recover as quickly as possible from injury, better protect you against sporting injuries, and help you boost your on-field performance.
Osteopathic Treatment for Sports Injuries
Our team does their best to promptly address the root cause of your injury so you can get back on the field playing the sport you love, pain-free. Typical injuries presented to our sports osteopaths include (but are not limited to):
- Shoulder pain – impingement / rotator cuff dysfunction / bursitis
- Elbow pain – tennis elbow / golfers elbow
- Wrist pain
- Ankle and foot pain – acute sprains / recurrent sprains / plantar fasciitis
- Knee pain/injury – ligament sprains / patella tracking
- Hip pain – impingement / bursitis / tightness
- Lower back pain
- Neck pain and headaches
- Rehabilitation post-injury or surgery
- Specific recurrent sporting injuries (hamstring strains, shoulder dislocations)
- Sciatica pain
- Muscle tightness, spasm, tension and strain
- Joint sprains
- General maintenance of functional flexibility and postural balance
Treat a Strain Before it Becomes a Chronic Pain
When left untreated, sports injuries can develop into more serious, chronic ailments. Take care of your body and book your appointment today.
What techniques do we use?
Osteopathic treatment for sports injuries involves a combination of functional, direct and gentle osteopathic balancing techniques. Our aim with these techniques is to foster increased strength, elasticity, mobility and performance for active bodies.
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.
Our Sports Osteopathic Team
Our osteopaths have a passion for working with athletes of all levels, pursuing continuing education in areas of athletic performance including running & cycling.
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.
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