Gold Coast Osteopath

GC Osteopathy

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Osteopathy for All Ages

Osteopathy for All Ages

  • Severe or chronic back pain
  • Acute or chronic neck pain
  • Migraines, headaches
  • Sciatica, tingling or numbness
  • Arthritic symptoms
  • Disc injuries
  • Symptoms from whiplash and/or physical trauma
  • Sports injuries
  • TMJ (Jaw) dysfunction
  • Workplace injuries
  • Muscle or ligament strains.

 

Some Features of Our Osteopathy Clinic

Some Features of Our Osteopathy Clinic

  • Members Osteopathy Australia
  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Over 30 years clinical experience
  • We take the whole body into account – not just “the spine”
  • Gentle treatment to get to the cause of the problem
  • 40 minute one-to-one initial and follow-up consultations
  • We allow plenty of time for treatment, discussion and explanation
  • Reputation for cranial osteopathic proficiency
  • Integrative Care – we can work alongside your Doctor
  • DVA and WorkCover approved (Doctor/Consultant Referral required)
  • Certified and Nationally Registered
  • Covered by all Private Health Funds
  • HICAPS facility to claim on the spot
  • Ground floor premises
  • Easy parking
  • Evening and Saturday appointments available.
For Babies and Pregnant Mums

For Babies and Pregnant Mums

Babies are brought with -

  • "Flat head" or plagiocephaly
  • Torticollis or "wry neck"
  • The musculo-skeletal components of restlessness or irritability
  • Effects of a difficult or traumatic birth
  • The musculo-skeletal components of infant colic and reflux
  • The musculo-skeletal components of feeding and latching issues.

Please see our page on treating babies and children for more details.

Pregnant Mums come to us with -

  • Lower and upper back pain
  • Constipation
  • Hip and pelvis pain
  • Sciatica.

Please see our page on treating women during pregnancy for more details.

IMPORTANT: Evidence of effectiveness of manual therapy for some conditions is limited and inconclusive.  We recognise and strongly support the need for further research in all areas of manual therapy.

As osteopaths, we help people recover from neck, back and joint pain. And we can also help them to avoid these same problems in the future!

Dr Paul Purchase Gold Coast Osteopathy

Whether you are an adult, child or baby, osteopathic treatment is something to be enjoyed!

Dr Joyaa Antares Gold Coast Osteopathy

You can't hurry a good osteopathic examination!

Dr Joyaa Antares Gold Coast Osteopathy

Do I need a referral?

No. Osteopaths are primary contact practitioners so no doctor’s referral is necessary. However, we… Full FAQ

Who can an osteopath treat?

Age is no barrier to treatment. We care for babies from a few days old to patients in their 90s… Full FAQ

What happens at my first visit?

At the first visit we take a thorough, relevant medical history, assess your problem and provide… Full FAQ

Where are you located?

We are easy to find. We are opposite Ashmore Plaza shopping centre and your main landmarks are… Full FAQ

Do osteopaths 'pop' joints like chiropractors do?

We offer lots of different techniques, of which spinal manipulation is one. However more often than… Full FAQ

What training and qualifications does an osteopath have?

In Australia, all osteopaths complete a minimum of five years university training in anatomy… Full FAQ

Osteopathy in Action

Female Osteo with Pregnant Female
Osteo taking case history
Osteo, mother and child
Osteo treating baby with mother
Osteo Joyaa treating patient's back
Osteo treating asthma
Osteo treating arthritis
Osteo treating lady
Learn more about GC Osteopathy...
  • Founded GC Osteopathy in 2002
  • In practice for 30 years
  • His clinic is well known for its treatment of a wide range of adult and children’s problems, including back and neck conditions, headaches and dizziness, problems in the limbs and joints, treatment throughout pregnancy and the musculo-skeletal aspects of child and baby care
  • His depth of knowledge and experience are apparent in every aspect of his clinical work
  • He is known for his caring nature and ability to easily explain your problem to you
  • His additional qualifications include a Grad. Cert. (Neonatal & Infant Paediatric Manual Therapy) and M.Sc. (Epidemiology)
  • Member of Osteopathy Australia.

Learn more about Dr Joyaa Antares, Osteopath.

  • Qualified Osteopath, Iyengar Yoga Teacher and Engineer, giving him a unique perspective on body function and movement
  • Experienced in treating a wide variety of conditions, including low back and neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches, knee pain, foot and ankle pain
  • His treatment and exercise prescription is individualised for each person, with a view to managing current symptoms and preventing future episodes
  • Known for his thoughtful, caring approach with each client
  • Registered with AHPRA and a full member of Osteopathy Australia.
  • Deborah looks after all aspects of Reception for Dr Joyaa Antares and Dr Daniel Hawkins
  • If Deborah is away, or on holiday, she is backed up by Melinda 
  • If you have any questions about GC Osteopathy, one option is to call Deborah or Melinda, alternatively use our Quick Contact Form
  • Reception is open from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm with a break for lunch from 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
  • We have an answer machine for you to leave a message outside hours. Someone will return your call as soon as possible.

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GC Osteopathy - (07) 5597 0128

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