Osteo Sarah | Running recovery post marathon | hip pain
Posted on Thursday 07, March, 2024

Osteo Sarah details how she overcame her own hip pain after completing her first marathon: Hi everyone, Since my last blog post, a bit has changed…I am now back running three times per week with no hip pain. This didn’t just happen overnight, I worked with the other osteos at Spring Osteo to develop a […]

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Osteo and kids: Tips for return to school
Posted on Tuesday 30, January, 2024

It’s the last week of January and our Vic kids are returning to school. After a long summer, we find kids coming into the clinic with sports injuries and various muscle and joint pain or conditions including sore feet, heels, shins, quads, tight shoulders and necks, sore hips, backs, and more. To assist with pain […]

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Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor?
Posted on Tuesday 23, January, 2024

Who should I see – an osteopath, physiotherapist or chiropractor? One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘what is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?’ followed by ‘who should I see?’ It’s a big question and often answered by more questions. You are not only looking at three […]

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Chronic Disease Managed (CDM) plans / EPC
Posted on Monday 06, November, 2023

Chronic Disease Managed (CDM) plans Previously known as Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plans What is a CDM? A CDM is a personalised medical plan designed for you by your GP or medical practitioner for the treatment of chronic or complex conditions. The plan will recommend treatment of one or more eligible allied health services.  CDM […]

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We treat sports injuries | tennis elbow | ankle sprain | knee pain
Posted on Friday 08, September, 2023

If you’re a novice or elite athlete (or somewhere in between) a sports injury at some point will pop up, especially if you’re returning to sport after taking a break. Sports injuries can usually be split into two groups: acute – happens suddenly such as a fall or you get knocked chronic – develops gradually […]

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Get back to footy.
Posted on Wednesday 24, May, 2023

Returning to footy after injury. We live and breathe footy. We play footy. Our kids play footy. We sponsor footy and most importantly we treat a lot of footy players. We treat young auskickers, junior footy, school footy, amateur, and professional footy players.  Our aim is to work with you to have back on the […]

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Shoulder injuries and osteopathy
Posted on Tuesday 29, November, 2022

Shoulder pain is a common injury that people of all ages and fitness levels can suffer. Whether caused by sporting activities, such as throwing or swimming, or daily activities, such as lifting boxes or mowing the lawns. What can cause shoulder pain? Shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of factors you may not […]

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Tendon pain and tendinopathy
Posted on Wednesday 19, May, 2021

Tendons are the tissue which connect muscle to bone such as the patella tendon which connects the quadriceps muscle to the tibia and the Achilles tendon which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone (calcaneus). Common types of tendon pain seen in clinical practice include Runner’s knee (patella tendinopathy), rotator cuff (shoulder) tendinopathy, Achilles […]

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Osteoarthritis
Posted on Sunday 18, April, 2021

Aching knees? Stiff hips? Pain and stiffness in the joints which is worse in the morning might be due to osteoarthritis (OA), which is the medical name for age-related change in the joints and cartilage particularly affecting the knees, hips and fingers (1). People with previous joint injuries or people who do repetitive movements in […]

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Running and knee pain
Posted on Thursday 11, March, 2021

Anyone can experience knee pain whilst running. It does not discriminate against age or gender. The reasons for developing pain or injury vary and may range from lack of proper warm-up or cool down, doing too much too quickly or an underlying condition. How an osteopath may assist: This is where we come in! The […]

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Welcome Chris Cormick, Osteopath
Posted on Wednesday 22, May, 2024

We’re thrilled to welcome Chris Cormick to our Osteo team 🍀🍀🍀 Chris has spent 35 years in the health industry. He completed his Masters in osteopathy, at Victoria University in 2002. Before that, he trained as a massage therapist in London, a PT in New Zealand, and completed a Diploma in Sports at Otago University […]

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