💥 MOVE BETTER and FEEL BETTER 💥
Osteopath in Bentleigh & Bentleigh East.
Exercise and movement 🏃🏻♂️ have been found to provide us with many health benefits. Some of these include decrease in cardiovascular and metabolic syndrome risk; improved bone health; improved cognition and mood; and probably most important to all of us, improved pain control.¹ 🙌
Move better and feel better. Valued Health Osteopathy is located at 3/658 Centre Road, Bentleigh East.
The way in which we perceive pain is brought about by complex interactions within our nervous system. 🧠 When we move or exercise, there are improvements in sensory processing, motor coordination, and cognitive and emotional functioning, all due to the effects on the brain.¹
Most of us at some stage have probably suffered musculoskeletal pain in our lifetime 👎 and plenty of research now shows us that movement and exercise can be very helpful to reduce pain and improve function.¹ 👍
Movement helps us turn the ‘pain volume’ button down ⬇️ by accessing the body’s own in-built pharmacy. It also helps reassure us that some pain with movement is okay and does not necessarily equal harm.² 🔥
The cat-camel exercise shown below is a motion exercise, rather than a stretch, commonly prescribed to restore segmental movement and motor control of the spine. This exercise helps reduce spine viscosity or internal resistance and friction, to enhance low back health.³ ✅
Good form includes the integration of the cervical spine with the lumbar and thoracic spine. We recommend you aim for 5-8 cycles, 1 x daily to start. 😊
Other conditions that exercise has been found to be beneficial for include arthritis, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, chronic neck pain, and chronic low back pain.¹ 👊
We recommend you consult with your osteopath 💆🏼♂️ to find out the “do’s and don’ts” depending on your condition. Generic exercise should be incorporated alongside exercises that are specific to you as there is no ‘one size fits all’ with exercise approaches. 🏋️♀️ So, if you are experiencing pain, make an appointment with one of our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy by booking online HERE or call (03) 9570 9061.
All our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy are university trained allied health professionals who have completed a minimum of five years of university training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques. It is also a requirement that all our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Osteopathy Australia (OA).
You do not need a referral to see one of our friendly Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy. We have a very good relationship with many surrounding doctors, other health practitioners and personal trainers in the local community of Bentleigh East , Bentleigh, Ormond, McKinnon, Oakleigh, Carnegie, Caulfield, Moorabbin, Murrumbeena, Brighton, Clayton and Clarinda .
Valued Health Osteopathy offers Osteopathy, Clinical Pilates, Massage Therapy, Exercise Rehabilitation and Strength & Conditioning. Valued Health Osteopathy is open 6 days a week with early morning and evening appointments. Move better with Osteopathy!
Valued Health Osteopathy is located at 3/658 Centre Road, Bentleigh East, Melbourne, Victoria, 3165.
Valued Health Osteopathy
Osteopath in Bentleigh East, near Bentleigh, Ormond, McKinnon, Moorabbin, Murrumbeena, Oakleigh, Carnegie, Caulfield, Clayton, Brighton and Cheltenham.
1️⃣ Kroll H. Exercise Therapy for Chronic Pain. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 2015;26(2):263-281.
2️⃣ Erickson K, Leckie R, Weinstein A. Physical activity, fitness, and gray matter volume. Neurobiology of Aging. 2014;35:S20-S28.
3️⃣ McGill S. Low back disorders: Evidence based prevention and rehabilitation. Human Kinetics; 2002.