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Opening hours

Mon & Wed: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Tue, Thur & Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm

Sat: 8:30am - 12:00pm

Closed: Sundays & Public Holidays

 

Contact Us:

A: 52 Baan Baan St, Dapto

P: (02) 4260 8844

E: admin@DaptoOsteo.com.au

 

Services and Treatments

Osteopathy

"HANDS ON HEALTHCARE"

Treatment for:

- Neck pain / Headaches

- Back pain / Sciatica

- Sports related problems

- Pregnancy care

- Children and babies

- Joint pain / Arthritis

- Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Osteopathy is a detailed, holistic, hands-on physical therapy for a wide range of conditions. It is a growing profession that is internationally recognised and is a scientifically based complementary medical practice.

Osteopathic treatment can include soft-tissue massage, stretching, joint articulation, manipulation (if appropriate), exercise therapy and education on ergonomics, posture, exercise, breathing patterns, diet and lifestyle.

Our Osteopaths are all 5-year university educated and members of Osteopathy Australia (OA).

Dry Needling

"TREATING YOUR TRIGGER POINTS"

Method used to treat:

- Back pain & sciatica

- Neck pain & headaches

- Nerve pain

- RSI

- Bursitis

 

Evidence-based dry needling therapy involves the application of acupuncture needles in specific tender spots, often referred to as trigger points. Trigger points are points where there are palpable tissue changes 'knots' and hypersensitivity. This method of needling has a local and central neurological affects which make it an effective way of treating acute and chronic pain.

Podiatry

"GETING YOU BACK ON YOUR FEET"

Routine care:

- Biomechanical assessments

- Orthotics

- General foot care

- Ingrown nails

- Diabetic management

- Paediatric (children) podiatry

Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the lower limb. Pain and loss of function in the lower limb can lead to reductions in mobility and affect other areas of the body like the lower back. Mobility is essential in maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle. Podiatrists are trained to conduct biomechancial assessments and provide treatment options that can get you moving faster, longer and further. 

 

Massage

"REMEDIAL & RELAXATION

Treatment for:

- Tight muscles

- Aches & pains

- Headaches

- Lymphedema (swelling)

- RSI

Remedial massage is a hands-on treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow for a variety of ailments. Massage Therapists identify biomechanical dysfunction, and work on muscles and other soft tissues to relieve tension and stress in order to promote well-being. Our massage therapists have all obtained a minimum of a Diploma in Remedial Massage, have health fund accreditation and are members of Massage Australia.

Exercise Physiology/PT

"TREAT YOUR BODY LIKE IT'S THE ONLY ONE YOU'VE GOT"

Treatment for:

- Weight loss

- Post surgical rehabilitation
- Diabetes management

- Strength & conditioning

- Core strength

An Exercise Physiologist (EP) is a Medicare registered allied health professional who specialises in clinical exercise interventions for persons at high-risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries. These exercise intervensions include health and physical exercise delivery including health and physical activity education, advice and support and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change. Exercise Physiologists are the most qualified health professional to prescribe exercise for people with a chronic disease. (Source ESSA website)

Chiropractic

"TREATING THE CAUSE NOT JUST THE SYMPTOM""

Treatment for:

- Neck pain 

- Back pain 

- Scoliosis

- Arthritis

- General well-being

The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine, and pelvis) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health.  The spine is designed to protect the spinal cord and other elements of the nervous system. It is curved to allow the nervous system to travel unrestricted through the spine and allow for optimum movement and function. Altered spinal structure can result in suboptimal function and overall health.

Nutrition

"KEEPING YOU FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS"

Treatment areas include: 

- Weight Loss/Gain

- Special Conditions (IBS, Celiac, Diverticulitis,      Reflux  and much more

- Food sensitivities, intolerances and allergies 

 

What we eat is the fuel for what we do. The better the fuel, the better our bodies run. Unfortunately, there is a lot of published misinformation which means that making the right choices is very difficult when it comes to feeding the family right. Nutritionists are university educated practitioners whose job is to assess food intake, coach, educate and mentor people on current guidelines and true healthy eating. Click to read about our Drop a Belt Size program - Click Here