Sports Injuries at Bendigo Osteo

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Sports injury and Osteopathy:

Do you live in the Bendigo Region and are struggling with a Sports Injury?

Have you considered Osteopathy? Osteopaths are medically trained Allied Health Practitioners who treat muscular skeletal problems common to sports and fitness. Regardless of whether you are an elite athlete, a weekend warrior or into general health and fitness – Bendigo Osteo may be able to help prevent and treat you for the following conditions;

  • Cramps
  • Hamstring and groin strains
  • Hip Flexor strains
  • Shin Splints
  • Calf Strains
  • Bursitis
  • Knee ligament strains
  • Shoulder, elbow and wrist restrictions
  • Head injuries
  • Ankle strains
  • Foot pain
  • Tennis Elbow

We have experience treating people who play a wide range of Sports. This includes field sports such as Australian Rules, Cricket and Soccer, to Mountain Bike Riders, Runners and Golfers. Another common problem we treat is shoulder injury from weight training. We also treat people post surgery and can offer advise on rehabilitation exercise.

Our Osteopaths Dr Maddy and Dr Gorkem have also done previous study in rehabilitation and sports conditioning, and Dr Merryn has completed further training in Clinical Pilates.

It is also common for our Osteopaths to see children in Bendigo with sports injuries.

If you’ve never been to an Osteopath before and wondering how we treat and what’s involved check here. 

Sports Injury and Massage:

At Bendigo Osteo we also offer Remedial Massage (Deep Tissue Massage) which is beneficial for improving range of motion and flexibility. Furthermore it maximizes the supply of nutrients and oxygen to the muscles aiding in muscle repair. There is more information here about Massage.

Making it easy for you to access treatment:

At Bendigo Osteo we offer the following;

  • HICAPS so you can claim your health care rebate on the spot
  • After hours appointments
  • Online booking: Book online now
  • Onsite Car Parking
  • Concession Rates
  • No Dr referral needed
  • Appointment available within a week

*Please note that like all health care, their are limitations, risks and people respond differently so we cannot make guarantees. In our clinical experience though we have found Osteopathy to be helpful for the conditions listed. See Osteopathy and Research for more information.