Seniors

Holistic Health for Seniors

Mind and Body Health: Osteopathy for Seniors

Holistic health modalities such as osteopathy are treatments that emphasise the interconnected nature of the body and mind, and the impact each one has on your overall well-being and health.

It is less about illness, aches and pains, and more about helping you enjoy the healthiest possible retirement. By helping you achieve the most fulfilling, meaningful life, good health and greater longevity follows.

At Holistic Bodyworks, our passion for health extends beyond your body. Our team “build you up” physically, mentally and emotionally. We combine Osteopathy with other holistic health modalities like Remedial Massage, Myotherapy and more to create individual treatments in line with holistic health principles.

Live a healthy and boisterous life, no matter your age.

The team at Holistic Bodyworks are dedicated to helping seniors stay active, healthy and independent well into old age.

One part of the body which is greatly affected by the aging process is the musculoskeletal system. As the body ages, many muscles, tissues and bone structures deteriorate and lose their elasticity. Additionally, aging also impacts your body’s natural self-healing abilities.

Holistic health treatments such as Osteopathy, Clinical Pilates and Naturopathy may be able to relieve these symptoms and can help you maintain a robust body.

Our knowledgeable team help you improve balance, strength and flexibility. In many cases, we may even be able to prevent the onset of age-related pain, allowing you to remain healthy and active well into your golden years.

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Physical

Our team of experienced practitioners build you a tailor-made routine that combines physical Osteopathic treatments with dietary and lifestyle recommendations.

In addition to assisting with injuries and aches, these treatments can be employed proactively to help maintain your body’s innate ability to self-heal and improving your resistance to age-related conditions.

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Mental

Your state of mind directly affects motivation, mental clarity, and happiness. In particular, ongoing stress and anxiety can compromise your immune system and increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Osteopathy is more than just physical manipulation and treatment. In addition to physical wellbeing, our experienced osteopaths also provide you with tools to unwind and more effectively deal with mental stressors.

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Emotional

Emotional

The World Health Organisation (WHO) suggests that issues such as cholesterol, obesity and blood pressure are up to three times more prevalent in those with significant emotional distress.

By helping you lead a healthier, happier, pain-free life, holistic treatments helps improve your emotional wellbeing. In many cases, patients leave experiencing an improved outlook, and feeling more soothed and in-control after engaging a holistic health specialist.

What to Expect When You Visit Holistic Bodyworks

From the moment you walk in the door, you will feel comfortable and at ease. Our Oakleigh South clinic is airy and bright, and our friendly team work tirelessly to ensure that you are attended to promptly.

For your consultation, you will be ushered into a private, one-on-one session with an experienced practitioner who is passionate about your health.

Our qualified practitioners will spend your first session learning about your:

  • Medical history
  • Current lifestyle
  • Ideal retirement
  • Hobbies
  • Habits

During this consultation, we will perform a physical examination and testing to build the most accurate picture of your health.

Based on this examination, our friendly team use their understanding of the human body, mental health and pathology to diagnose and craft an individualised treatment plan that will help safeguard your health and allow you to enjoy an active, healthy retirement.

We explain in your language what our treatments will do and how you can start to feel less pain and healthier than ever before.