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At Healing Hands Osteopathy we understand how important it is to do what you love. 

 

Golf offers you the ability to stay fit, release stress, catch up with friends, and have fun!

 

Healing Hands strives to ensure golfers consistently play at their best and avoid the heartache of under-performing. We understand the frustration of slicing your drives due to feeling stiff and “out of alignment”, so we work hard to keep you swinging freely and making par. No more missing golf days due to a sore back – we will keep you in the game and loving life.

What is our SECRET to keeping you in the game?

 

We focus on 3 main areas

  • Spinal rotation 
  • Shoulder and scapula movement 
  • Muscle firing patterns 

Improving and mastering these 3 key areas will help you to play great golf injury free, week after week.

 

Do you already have an injury? 

All our practitioners are specifically trained and experienced at treating:

  • Golfers elbow 
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Neck pain
  • Hip pain

Don’t let an injury and pain stop you from doing what you love! 
Speak to one of friendly, knowledgeable practitioners today to keep you in the game and on the green!

Osteopathic treatment can be very beneficial in the management of osteoarthritis and in the treatment of sporting injuries. If you are unsure whether we can assist with your injury, call us today to discuss it with an expert.

How long will it take to get better?

The length of time and the amount of treatments required to get you better will obviously depend on the severity of the injury. However, we can usually give a reasonable estimate depending on what tissue has been injured. For example, a joint sprain in the back may take 2-3 weeks to recover, where a “slipped disc” may take 6-8 weeks to recover.

There are always going to be other factors involved such as age, previous injuries, the likelihood of re-aggravation etc. At the end of your first visit, your osteopath should be able to give a reasonable idea of how long it will take for you to recover.

Is there anything I can do to help recover quicker?

Yes! Your osteo will recommend things at home/work which you can do to help with your recovery. This may involve heat/ice management, mobility exercises, ergonomic advice, stretches or targeted strengthening exercises. Or, they may suggest complete rest for a period of time to allow everything to settle.

What to expect after the treatment

Different people respond to treatments differently. In most cases, people will feel they can move more freely and have an immediate reduction in pain after. However, it is normal and not uncommon to feel sore and “worked on” for 24-48 hours following a treatment.

If you are concerned that the treatment has flared up the injury, or the pain has not subsided within a few days, don’t hesitate to call and question your osteopath about this.

Will I need to come back?

This will again depend on factors such as severity of the injury, age, previous injury, the likelihood of re-aggravation, chronicity etc. Your osteopath will educate you on the best plan of action to deal with your injury. For an acute injury, this may only require two or three visits to resolve the problem. For long-standing injuries, the best plan of action may be ongoing treatment at set intervals to prevent flare-ups from occurring.

Hours:

  • Monday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am – 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am – 1:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Osteopath Pricing:

Initial Consultation $97 (allow 60 mins)
Regular Consultation $77 (30 mins)
Extended Consultation $87 (45 mins)

We allow up to an hour for an initial consultation while our regular consultations last for 30 minutes. No referral is required.

* We offer Eftpos and HICAPS facilities, which allows you to claim your private healthcare rebate on the spot.

* If your GP has put you on an Enhanced Primary Care plan (EPC), you may be eligible to have some of your treatments covered by Medicare. If you are unsure, speak to your GP or call us today.

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