Blog

Acute and Chronic. What is the Difference?

Written by Raissa Anin

The words acute and chronic are terms that are often used when diagnosing and describing diseases, symptoms and conditions of the body. Patients visiting an osteopath often use these terms either interchangeably or incorrectly. Simply put, the term ‘acute’ is used to describe a disease or...

Read more »

Osteopathy Courses Information

Written by Raissa Anin

Naturally, in order to become qualified, an osteopath must complete an osteopathy course. Osteopaths in Australia are classified as primary healthcare professionals. This makes them one of twelve medical professions that examine patients, make a diagnosis and treat, without the need for a referral...

Read more »

Heat or Ice on Injuries

Written by Raissa Anin

Most people know that putting heat or ice on injuries can accelerate the healing process. However it can be confusing to remember which treatment should be used when. And it’s important that you know the difference because choosing the wrong treatment for your injury can actually increase your...

Read more »

Who is the Australian Osteopathic Association?

Written by Raissa Anin

The Australian Osteopathic Association (AOA for short) is the professional group representing Australian osteopaths. The groups early origins began in 1955, but consolidated to a national identity in 1991. Although the group is a unified voice, each state does have its own representation. These...

Read more »

Dry Needling Melbourne

Written by Raissa Anin

Inlign Osteopathy has now been performing Dry Needling for the last few months. And the response has been great. Some patients have actively asked for dry needling treatments, others are bit more hesitant. And this hesitation is understandable when the technique isn’t widely understood. What is...

Read more »

Osteopathy and Private Health Insurance

Written by Raissa Anin

Did you know that you can claim osteopathy treatments on your private health insurance? As osteopaths are primary healthcare providers with medical accreditations, Australia's private health insurers recognise their treatments. This means that if you have private health insurance extras, your...

Read more »

Osteopathy Treatments up 67% in 3 Years

Written by Raissa Anin

(Since this article was posted, newer information has become available. View the latest osteopathy growth information) The news is in. Osteopathy is the fastest growing medical discipline in Australia. According to the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), osteopathy treatments...

Read more »

Osteopathy Treatment Follow Ups: Don’t Skip

Written by Raissa Anin

You’ve chosen to visit an osteopath to get better. So you need to give your body the chance it deserves to get better. It is extremely unlikely that the aches and pains of your body can be completely treated within one treatment. One osteopathy treatment isn’t simply a magic bullet with a...

Read more »

Inline Osteopathy is Inlign Osteopathy

Written by Raissa Anin

Are you looking for Inline Osteopathy? Our name is actually spelt Inlign Osteopathy. Rest assured you've come to the right place. We're the osteopathic clinic in Toorak Melbourne. Apologies if you had some confusion in finding us on the Internet. Just like the homonyms knight/night and bear/bare,...

Read more »