SPORTS and REHAB OSTEOPATH MELBOURNE

Injuries, pain, body mechanics and performance

Return to your chosen sport with assisted recovery from your injury or pain, let our Osteopaths improve your performance by helping your body to move better.

 

At Middle Park Osteopathic Clinic, we are experienced in treating a wide range of sports athletes, from elite gymnasts and professional sports men and women to weekend ‘warriors’. Our St Kilda West-based sport medicine specialists are conveniently located near St Kilda and Port Melbourne, an area always thriving with Melbourne’s most sporty active people.

Knee pain injuryWhether you’re a professional player a weekend warrior or just trying to keep fit, we know how frustrating it is to be kept from the sport you love due to pain or injury.

Our experienced Melbourne-based sports and rehab Osteopaths can work to improve the overall mechanics of your body with treatment. They not only treat the specific problem, but also work to find the underlying imbalance in your body which may have caused your problem or injury in the first place. Your practitioner can then provide a stretching and strengthening program to get you back on track as quickly as possible.

We at Middle Park Osteopathic Clinic want to be available to treat your sports injuries as soon as they occur we are open Monday to Friday 7:30am-9pm and on Saturday from 7:30am

Regular maintenance can also be an effective injury prevention strategy and can aid you in improved movement and performance.

 

Our sports osteopath specialists, who are all ex elite athletes themselves, treat a wide range of sporting injuries, including:MPOC back pain treatment

Our Melbourne-based Sports Medicine Osteopaths not only treat the actual muscle strain or ligament sprain but also diagnose and treat the overall body imbalance which may have resulted in the injury occurring in the first instance or may have occurred in response to the injury. A tailored stretching and strengthening program is also provided, enabling a return to your chosen sport as quickly and safely as possible.

If required, our Osteopaths may refer you for further sports medicine investigation such as X-ray or MRI analysis or to a sports physician for a second opinion.

 

Whether you’re a professional player a weekend warrior or just trying to keep fit, we know how frustrating it is to be kept from the sport you love due to pain or injury.

Our Osteopaths can work to improve the overall mechanics of your body with treatment. They not only treat the specific problem, but also work to find the underlying imbalance in your body which may have caused your problem or injury in the first place. Your practitioner can then provide a stretching and strengthening program to get you back on track as quickly as possible.

Regular maintenance can also be an effective injury prevention strategy and can aid you in improved movement and performance.

Rowing

Rowing photoOur osteopaths improve your shoulder, spine and rib mechanics. Allowing prevention of injury such as rib fracture and tendon issues in the shoulders and hip flexors

 

Cycling

Cyclist photoDo you take your bike for regular tune ups? Let us help your body work seamlessly with your bike by helping improve your mechanics and body angles. A whole body approach to treatment in cyclists is important. It is important to reduce tension in neck and spine, to help align the knee cap and release tension in the legs and hip flexors to gain the smoothest ride possible.

 

Running

hLet us help balance your body to reduce strain on the legs, hips and spine by reducing imbalance and muscle tension. We commonly see ITB (ilio tibial band) issues, hammy tears, knee pain and low back problems from running

Golf

9195777 - golfer swings his driver off the teeOur osteopaths can improve your swing and power by helping improve your spinal rotation and balance your hips. If we keep you mobile in your joints and tissues then your game will surely improve.

Swimming

Improve your shoulder mechanics and neck rotation and therefore your power to glide faster and more smoothly through each stroke in the water.

 

Gymnastics

42133666 - close view of a gymnast legs on a balance beamImprove overall mechanics and power in your body allowing you to prevent injury

Dance

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To book an appointment with one of our experienced sports osteopaths in Melbourne, contact us today.

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