News: Are You Eligable to Claim Medicare Here?

Enhanced Primary care, or Chronic Disease Management is a medicare rebate available for a maximum of five (5) services per patient each calendar year.

Your GP will determine whether your chronic medical condition would benefit from osteopathy services.

A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer. It includes, but is not limited to, conditions such as asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke. - more

News: Vitamin D - Why does our Body Need It

Vitamin D helps our bodies absorb calcium, which is essential for strong, healthy bones. It helps regulate our immune system and research has also shown vitamin D to reduce the risk of depression, high blood pressure, certain cancers and possibly diabetes. Vitamin D3 is utilised by many organs, cells, and systems in the body. It plays an intrinsic role in calcium metabolism, the immune and nervous systems and bone, heart and kidney health. - more

News: How to Fight of the Common Cold.

We stock vitamins and minerals that quickly and effectively boost the immune system, while reducing the duration and severity of symptoms of the common cold.

Blackmores Duo Celloids PCIP is effective for use as an anti-infective and anti-inflammatory product. The potassium chloride component of Blackmores PCIP is traditionally used to treat second stage inflammation with congestion. Potassium chloride also has the ability to fight infection with white or greyish-white discharge, lymphatic congestion and associated symptoms, and hypochlorhydria. - more

News: Relief - A Natural Digestion Aid

We are stockists of Relief - which a natural digestion aid. Relief was developed here in Brisbane by Professor Cliff Hawkins and his company 'biohawk'.

Biohawk has searched nature to find a broad range, rapid, safe, natural treatment for and prevention of serious diseases caused by viruses, bacteria and food intolerance and allergy and their associated autoimmune diseases, and has also discovered an important key to good nutrition and palatable food for humans and other animals. - more

News: Stocking High Quality Health Supplements

We now stock a range of health supplements. Including Bioceuticals, Blackmores Professional Celloids, Lacteeze, Nutrition Care, bioRevive and Biohawk.

Each products is used and recommended by the Ostoepath and most are Practitioner Range only.

News: Popular anti-inflammatory drugs have little impact on lower back and neck pain

Popular anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, have little impact on lower back and neck pain, an Australian study has found.

Key findings:

  • Anti-inflammatory drugs not clinically better for back pain than placebo
  • Risk of gastrointestinal side effects
  • Need for find better ways to treat pain

 A senior research fellow at the George Institute for Global Health reviewed the findings of 35 - more

News: Getting your Teenager back to Sports fast After an Injury

Osteopathy treats sporting injuries including

  • twists/sprains
  • corks
  • fractures and dislocations
  • knee and ankle injury
  • hamstring strain
  • concussion

Osteopathic treatment can assist in reducing the inflammation and pain of the injury by improving the blood, venous and lymphatic flow to the area, but can also decrease the healing time. Treatment may also stop the injury reoccurring by working on what has caused it e.g. poor muscle balance or biomechanics. - more

News: Avoid Text Neck

Thanks to Brightside for this great article.

Poor posture is becoming the scourge of the early 21st century. A person who is constantly in a hunched-over position can seriously damage their spine. Because of our constant use of smartphones and other handheld gadgets, many people can spend as much as four hours a day in an unnatural and damaging position. - more

News: Welcome to 2017!

We are open and ready to treat any aches and pain you may be having.

Osteopaths undergo a 5 year university course that includes a Masters Degree.  Osteopaths are trained in diagnosis, management, and treatment of musculoskeletal pain disorders. They combine conventional medical testing procedures and skills of palpation and hands on testing to inform their clinical rationale for treating a patient's condition. They might give advice on posture, exercise, lifting procedures, nutrition and other areas.


News: Open During Christmas and New Year 2016

We are open till 1pm on Saturday 24 December.

25-27th December Closed

28-31 December Open (Shayne Day and Anna Wong Soo will be available for appointments)

1-2 January Closed

3 January Open with most Osteopaths returning to normal trading times.

 

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