Treating muscular skeletal problems
and the whole body.

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a holistic, manual therapy that focuses on correcting joint malfunction. Commonly thought to only treat the spine, osteopathy looks at function of joints in the whole-body, including muscles, ligaments, and tendons.

Treatment may include massage, stretching, repetitive movements, mobilisation and/or manipulation

An osteopathy degree takes five years to complete, and practitioners must be registered by law with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency.

What problems do Osteopaths treat?

People attend an Osteopath when they experience long term (chronic) or short term (acute) problems, like the examples below: -

- neck or back pain
- leg pain
- postural issues
- sciatica
- muscular sprains and strains
- sports injuries
- workplace injuries
- hip, knee or foot pain
- shoulder or elbow pain
- arthritis
- scoliosis
- tendon problems headaches and migraines

What do Osteopaths provide?

Osteopaths focus on the health of the entire body, rather than just the injured or affected part. They look at how your skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulatory system, connective tissue and internal organs function as a whole body unit.

They are trained to provide:

- Musculoskeletal and nervous system assessments – they use a range of tools to identify what might be happening in the body.

- Manual therapy –includes a range of ‘hands-on’ techniques that may give relief from musculoskeletal pain, discomfort and may help tissues in the body.

- Exercise advice that can may help you return to activities you enjoy, for example after an injury or surgery.

- Movement, postural, positioning advice and ergonomic advice.

Therapeutic needling techniques, like dry needling, trigger point therapy or acupuncture.

- Advice about your lifestyle, stress management, diet or other factors that may influence your pain, injury or movement.

Meet our sports-loving Osteopath

placeholder image

Dr Kevin Roberts

B.Sc. (Ost.)


An experienced osteopath, physical therapist and acupuncturist, Kevin’s specialist interest is in sports injuries. Having had a wealth of experience in the international sporting arena representing Great Britain at water polo, and Zimbabwe at rugby, swimming and water polo, he has worked with the British Water polo squad and Members of the Olympic rowing team and other athletes.

Kevin helps his patients recover from injuries and with their rehabilitation to prevent future problems. By applying his considerable sports experience he is able to treat injuries at every level, from Olympic athletes through to the weekend enthusiast.

Kevin’s treatments are covered by most health funds. 

Wellness Naturally

Let us help you move without pain

08 93289233