Osteopathy

Move Osteopathy is a leading brand of allied healthcare for musculoskeletal and spinal pain issues, located in the Inner and Redland suburbs of Brisbane. We develop programs that are tailored to the individual to achieve long-term sustainable results using manual therapies and exercise rehabilitation. Our process is underpinned by education throughout; from helping our patients understand their movement patterns and the importance of exercise, to clearing up beliefs about pain that may be limiting progress and recovery. At Move we follow a simple four step process that will release, retrain, strengthen and maintain body mechanics. For this reason Osteopathy is a favoured treatment amongst athletes and individuals aiming to perform to the peak of their abilities.

What qualifications does an Osteopath have?

Osteopathic Practitioners undergo 5 years of full time university training focusing on anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and Osteopathic techniques. Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), Osteopaths are recognised for DVA, WorkCover, Medicare Plans, Motor Accident Insurance Commission claims and Health Care rebates.

What’s involved in a treatment from an Osteopath?

Your Osteopathic management may include:
• mobilisation of joints
• soft tissue techniques massage / deep tissue fascia releases
• dry needling
• exercise prescription for the prevention and rehabilitation of injury
• taping to protect joints and injured tissues
• advice on training loads and techniques to assist in recovery
• motor control retraining to prevent recurring injuries.

When attending an appointment, a medical history will be taken, followed by a discussion regarding your current complaint. You will then undergo a postural and movement assessment, followed by specific tests that may seek to reproduce your symptoms. Tim will explain the findings of this examination in the context of your presenting symptoms and the mechanism of injury, and will provide a differential diagnosis. An agenda will be set for the days treatment, and pain free movement will be pursued. Tim will also explain the natural course that the injury is expected to take, how treatment can assist throughout, and provide self-management strategies.