Osteopathy Australia osteopaths must be university trained (currently 5 years full time), government registered, meet high professional standards and complete annual continuing professional education to practice.
Neck or back pain, sore muscles, sports injuries or recurring headaches – osteopaths treat all kinds of joint or muscular pain and more.”
(Osteopathy Australia, http://www.osteopathy.org.au/).
Osteopathic treatments are eligible for rebates via health insurance extras cover.
Still believed that we are much more than a physical body – he believed in the inter-related nature of our mind, body, heart and spirit. Now that current evidence is supporting this holistic view, for example in the fields of psychoneuroimmunology, nutritional psychiatry and pain science, osteopathy represents a profound contribution to modern day health care.