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What is the Difference Between Osteopathy & Chiropractic?

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’ve finally had enough of simply putting up with your back/neck/joint pain, and you’re ready to seek treatment. But which treatment is the best option for your specific condition – chiropractic or osteopathy? The “osteo vs chiro” discussion ultimately comes down to the nature and severity […]

What is the Difference Between Myotherapy & Osteopathy?

Osteopathy, myotherapy, Chiropractic, physiotherapy… it can all get a bit confusing. Which discipline focuses on what conditions of the body, and which treatment is best for your specific needs? To describe what the difference is between myotherapy and osteopathy, it’s best to start by explaining that “myo” means muscle and “osteo” means bone. Therefore, you’d […]

What is the Difference Between Osteopathy & Physiotherapy?

For many people, trying to figure out the difference between osteopathy and physiotherapy is like trying to work out the difference between jam and jelly. And given the Oxford Dictionary’s definitions of osteopathy vs physiotherapy, you could be forgiven for struggling to differentiate the two professions: Osteopathy: A system of complementary medicine involving the treatment […]

What is DOMS?

You might have heard the term “DOMS” thrown around before; perhaps in the context of the gym, or exercise in general. DOMS (or delayed onset muscle soreness) is most easily defined as post-workout muscle pain. As painful as an intense gym workout can be at the time that you’re going through it, we all know […]

How Long Does It Take to Get Better After Osteopathic Treatment?

As much as we all love a quick fix (especially where physical pain is concerned), unfortunately osteopathic treatment isn’t a one-stop solution to curing your aches and pains overnight. While many people notice drastic positive changes in their various musculoskeletal conditions after seeking osteopathic treatment, asking how long it will take is a bit like […]

Why Do You Need to Find a Registered Osteopath?

There is no shortage of benefits to seeing an osteopath. Their in-depth knowledge of the neuro-musculoskeletal system allows them to deliver targeted manual therapy and clinic exercise programs which help increase mobility, improve posture, alleviate joint stiffness/muscle soreness and more. Through comprehensive assessments of your individual nervous system and musculoskeletal conditions, an osteopath can help […]

Osteopathy & Other Tennis Elbow Pain Relief Tips

Tennis elbow can be extremely disheartening to deal with; especially when it’s having a dramatic impact on your daily activities or favourite hobbies. Also known as lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is an inflammatory condition that affects your elbow’s lateral aspect tendons. It happens when the muscles that extend your wrist and fingers get consistently pulled […]

An interview with our Osteopath – Kim

Dr. Kim Nguyen is warm and caring practitioner, she is passionate about creating individualised treatment plans to support her patients to get back to optimal health.  We ask her some questions about Osteopathy and why she is so passionate about the work she does.   What made you decide to be an osteopath? I ruptured […]

An interview with our Osteopath – Dr. Amy Ly

Dr. Amy Ly is a warm, passionate osteopath known for her thoroughness and attention to detail. Helping her patients in a professional and caring manner is a key priority. We ask her some questions about Osteopathy and why she is so passionate about the work she does.   What made you decide to be an […]

Pregnancy Osteopathy

Find out what our Osteopaths can do for you At Essendon Natural Health, our Registered Osteopaths, Dr. Sonia Dolatian and Dr. Amy Ly, have a special interest in working with pregnant women. They both see a large number of these cases, assisting in the management of various aches and pains that commonly present in pregnancy. […]