Osteopathy clinic

What do we treat?

Osteopathy offers a wide range of care and management for your conditions under the supervision of qualified practitioners. Under skillful guidance osteopathy students are able to evaluate, diagnose and provide management, for a range of musculoskeletal complaints. Evidenced based health care approaches are promoted/utilised throughout the clinic.

 

Osteopathic treatment will benefit a wide range of people with multiple complaints with the most common ones being:

  • neck-related headaches
  • neck and back pain or stiffness
  • limb problems associated with the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot
  • pain and stiffness related to osteoarthritis
  • exercise or other lifestyle advice
  • rehabilitation and prevention of injury.

Your student osteopath will ask questions about your health complaint and associated symptoms. They will also ask about your medical history, any medications you are currently taking, and any other lifestyle factors that may be related to your complaint.

What treatment options are available?

Under the supervision of registered osteopaths, RMIT osteopathy students offer a range of management options, including:

  • hands on manual therapy
  • exercise therapy
  • education and management advice
  • lifestyle advice.

Who can benefit from Osteopathic treatment?

Osteopathic treatment may be relevant and helpful for people with some of the following common conditions:

  • headaches
  • back and neck pain
  • pelvic pain
  • sciatica
  • shoulder pain
  • hip and groin
  • knee pain
  • ankle sprain
  • heel/arch/foot pain
  • chronic pain
  • arthritis
  • bursitis
  • tendon related complaints
  • sports injuries
  • joint-related complaints
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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.