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New to Osteopathy? If so, give our Osteopath Dr. Sarah Walsh a go! 

New to Osteopathy? If so, give our Osteopath Dr. Sarah Walsh a go!


This offer ($25 off an initial osteo appointment) is only available with Dr. Sarah Walsh at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East, Melbourne, Victoria.


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Looking for an Initial OSTEO appointment? If so, give our Osteopath Dr. Sarah Walsh a go!


T & C’s apply. This promotion only applies to new patients to the clinic; current patients of Valued Health Osteopathy are not eligible for this discount. New patients must book their appointment with Dr Sarah Walsh to qualify. This discount only applies to the initial appointment (normally $98) – subsequent appointments are the standard price of $85. Please mention this promotion when booking your appointment. 


Sarah enjoys helping patients from all walks of life achieve their goals by providing treatment plans tailored specifically to each individual. She will be available for appointments Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.


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 allied health practitioners and personal trainers in the local community in Bentleigh East and surrounding suburbs.


It is a requirement at Valued Health Osteopathy  that all practitioners are registered with Osteopathy Australia (OA) and AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency).


To make a booking with Dr. Sarah Walsh (Osteopath) at Valued Health Osteopathy either call (03) 9570 9061 or book online HERE.


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. Valued Health Osteopathy is located at 3/658 Centre Road, Bentleigh East, Melbourne, Victoria, 3165.


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💥 Move better and feel better💥 

💥 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.


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Osteopath in Bentleigh East, near Bentleigh, Ormond, McKinnon, Moorabbin, Murrumbeena, Oakleigh, Carnegie, Caulfield, Clayton, Brighton and Cheltenham. 
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📚 References

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.


Leek and bean soup with cheesy bread

Leek and bean soup with cheesy bread


This tasty meal (Leek and bean soup) is another popular vegetarian recipe from the Healthy Food Guide.


At Valued Health Osteopathy we love eating delicious food, but most importantly, we love eating healthy meals. Who says food can’t be easy, tasty and delicious. This recipe out of the Healthy Food Guide (Leek and bean soup with cheesy bread) is hot, hearty and full of protein – what can be better on a cold winter’s night? This dish is high in calcium, fibre and iron so is great for a quick midweek meal. It serves 4 and only take 25 minutes to make. Have a look at the recipe below!


Leek and bean soup with cheesy bread. Valued Health Osteopathy, Osteopath Bentleigh EastServes: 4
Time to make: 25 mins

Ingredients

1 leek, white part finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes with roasted capsicum

2 x 400g tins cannellini beans, rinsed

2 cups shredded silverbeet

wholegrain baguette, quartered, then halved

1/2 cup grated 50% reduced-fat tasty cheese

4 tablespoons light sour cream

Instructions

Step 1.  Spray a large saucepan with oil and cook leek over medium heat for 4 minutes, until softened. Spray pan with a little more oil, add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and 4 cups water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Step 2.  Meanwhile, preheat grill. Toast bread, sprinkle with cheese and grill again until cheese melts.

Step 3.  Add beans and silverbeet to pan and cook for 5 minutes, or until silverbeet wilts. Top soup with sour cream and serve with cheesy bread.

Variations

  • Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free bread instead of a wholegrain baguette.
  • Top soup with fresh basil before serving.

HFG tip

This Leek and bean soup is not suitable for those following a no-added-salt diet.


Nutritional Information (per serve)

  • Kilojoules 1,627kJ
  • Calories 389cal
  • Protein 22.4g
  • Total fat 11.7g
  • Saturated fat 5.1g
  • Carbohydrates 40.1g
  • Sugars 10.3g
  • Dietary fibre 21.6g
  • Sodium 1,165mg
  • Calcium 295mg
  • Iron 4.5mg

Our ethos at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East is to make sure we all Move, Grow and Thrive. We are all for eating healthy yet delicious meals and immersing everyone in good health.  Who says food can’t be easy, tasty and delicious! Have a read of our VISION and MISSION statements to see what we are all about.


To make an appointment with one of our Osteopaths or Massage therapists call us on (03) 9570 9061 or book online HERE.


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Valued Health Osteopathy is conveniently located on Centre Road, Bentleigh East. We treat many patients from Bentleigh East, Bentleigh and surrounding suburbs including Carnegie, Caulfield, Oakleigh South, Oakleigh, Moorabbin, Brighton East, Brighton, Ormond, McKinnon, Cheltenham, Dingley Village, Beaumaris, Clarinda and Clayton.


References:

  • http://www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/recipes/2011/august/leek-and-bean-soup-cheesy-bread

Moroccan spiced eggs

Moroccan Spiced Eggs


This Moroccan spiced eggs recipe is one our favourite recipes from the healthy food guide.


At Valued Health Osteopathy we love eating delicious food, but most importantly, we love eating healthy meals. Who says food can’t be easy, tasty and delicious. This recipe out of the Healthy Food Guide (Moroccan Spiced Eggs) is a great vegetarian meal that dresses up your eggs and offers a high fibre, high protein alternative. It is also low in kilojoules and sodium as well as being dairy free. 👌 It serves 4️⃣ and only take 3️⃣0️⃣ minutes to make. Have a look at the recipe below!


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Serves: 4
Time to make: 30 min

Ingredients

1 red onion, thinly sliced

2 large red capsicums, thinly sliced

400g can no-added-salt four-bean mix, rinsed, drained

1 1/2 tablespoons Moroccan seasoning

2 x 400g cans cherry/chopped tomatoes in tomato juice

8 eggs

coriander sprigs, to garnish

4 large slices wholegrain sourdough, toasted, to serve

Instructions

Step 1 Spray a large, shallow frying pan (that has a lid) with olive oil and set over medium–high heat. Add onion and capsicums to pan; cook for 3 minutes, or until soft. Add four-bean mix and Moroccan seasoning to pan; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.

Step 2 Add tomatoes to frying pan with ½ cup cold water; bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 7 minutes, or until mixture is thick. Use the back of a spoon to make 8 small wells in tomato mixture. Crack 1 egg into each well, cover pan with lid and cook for 3–4 minutes, or until eggs have set to your liking.

Step 3 Divide spiced eggs and tomato mixture among serving bowls; garnish with coriander leaves and serve each dish with a piece of sourdough toast.


Nutritional Info

  • Kilojoules: 1,607kJ
  • Calories: 384cal
  • Protein: 24.4g
  • Total fat: 12.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.6g
  • Sugars: 11.5g
  • Dietary fibre: 10g
  • Sodium: 495mg
  • Calcium: 102mg
  • Iron: 3.7mg

Our ethos at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East is to make sure we all Move, Grow and Thrive. We are all for eating healthy yet delicious meals and immersing everyone in good health.  Who says food can’t be easy, tasty and delicious! Have a read of our VISION and MISSION statements to see what we are all about.


To make an appointment with one of our Osteopaths or Massage therapists call us on (03) 9570 9061 or book online HERE.


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Valued Health Osteopathy is conveniently located on Centre Road, Bentleigh East. We treat many patients from Bentleigh East, Bentleigh and surrounding suburbs including Carnegie, Caulfield, Oakleigh South, Oakleigh, Moorabbin, Brighton East, Brighton, Ormond, McKinnon, Cheltenham, Dingley Village, Beaumaris, Clarinda and Clayton.


References:

  • http://www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/recipes/2014/september/moroccan-spiced-eggs

A bit about Dr. Sarah Walsh (Osteopath)!

A bit about Dr. Sarah Walsh (Osteopath)!

Dr. Sarah Walsh (Osteopath) – Associate Osteopath at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East.


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What got you in to Osteopathy?

When Dr. Sarah Walsh (Osteopath) was younger she played a lot of soccer; she was involved in development squads and played at state level. She ended up sustaining a number of injuries and after seeing a range of health professionals, she decided osteo was for me.


Do you play any sport now?

I still play soccer ⚽️ and I currently play for Bayside in the Women’s National Premier League. I also like to attempt to snowboard; I’m not particularly good at it but I love to go fast and try my best to avoid stacking it. 🏂


What else do you get up to when you’re not in the clinic?

If I’m not working or playing soccer, I’m most likely binge watching something on Netflix or planning my next holiday.


What’s your favourite place you’ve visited?

Probably Whistler in Canada. 🇨🇦 Not much of a culture shock but the mountains are stunning, and the snow is incredible.


Do you have any pets?

Yes, I have a dog called Monty and he is a whippet. Unfortunately, he has retired to the country with my parents, but I try to visit as much as I can.


It is a requirement at Valued Health Osteopathy  that all practitioners are registered with Osteopathy Australia (OA) and AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency).


To make a booking with Sarah at Valued Health Osteopathy either call (03) 9570 9061 or book online HERE.


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The team at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East are here to help.

We are located at:

3/658 Centre Road, Bentleigh East, Melbourne, Victoria, 3165.

P: (03) 9570 9061

[email protected]


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