What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopaths

are primary health care practitioners trained in anatomy, physiology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques. They are required to be registered with the Australian health practitioner regulation agency (AHPRA).

are primary health care practitioners trained in anatomy, physiology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques. They are required to be registered with the Australian health practitioner regulation agency (AHPRA).

Osteopathy is a gentle, hands-on treatment that can include a variety of stretching, massage, dry needling and joint mobilisation. Before treating, your osteopath will ask you questions about your problem, as well as your general health and then go on to do a musculo-skeletal assessment. They will then proceed to educate you about your condition and treatment may well be combined with lifestyle advise and exercise prescription. Where necessary osteopaths have the knowledge to refer to appropriate specialists and/or for certain imagary ie. Xrays/ MRIs.

Osteopathy is a gentle, hands-on treatment that can include a variety of stretching, massage, dry needling and joint mobilisation. Before treating, your osteopath will ask you questions about your problem, as well as your general health and then go on to do a musculo-skeletal assessment. They will then proceed to educate you about your condition and treatment may well be combined with lifestyle advise and exercise prescription. Where necessary osteopaths have the knowledge to refer to appropriate specialists and/or for certain imagary ie. Xrays/ MRIs.

What We treat

  • Sports Injuries
  • neck pain and whiplash
  • headaches and migraines
  • Sciatica, disc injuries and Lower back pain
  • Pre- and Post-natal pain
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Plantar fasciitis and foot/ankle injuries
  • Elbow pain and tennis elbow
  • Shoulder issues and rotator cuff pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • RSIs and wrist pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • neck pain and whiplash
  • headaches and migraines
  • Sciatica, disc injuries and Lower back pain
  • Pre- and Post-natal pain
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Plantar fasciitis and foot/ankle injuries
  • Elbow pain and tennis elbow
  • Shoulder issues and rotator cuff pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • RSIs and wrist pain

Dr Liz Jennings

Originally from London, Liz graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2012. After finishing her studies she started working in three busy GP surgeries in Kent, England. Here she gained a lot of experience diagnosing, treating and managing a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal complaints. Liz moved to Adelaide in 2014 and is now a proud Australian citizen.

She has a particular interest in women’s health and chronic pain. Sharing her knowledge of pain science with her patients and educating them about the links between pain, stress and mental health. She uses a variety of osteopathic techniques including soft tissue massage, myofascial release, joint articulation, trigger point work and manipulations. Liz is trained in dry needling, can provide sports strapping and works with children from 5years and up. Liz prides herself on her communication skills and empathy. She happily works with her clients as a team to allow then understanding and control of their health to get the best results possible.

Liz is AHPRA and Osteopathy Australia registered.