Eudlo Osteopathy

Thomas Whitton
63 Sullivans Rd
Eudlo 4554
07 5445 9555
very little reception
No fax available, please use e
Sunshine Coast and Hinterland, subtropical South East Qld

63 Sullivans Road, Eudlo 4554 Tel: 5445 9555; NB: No Fax reception e: whittonosteo@bigpond.com P.O.Box 152 Eudlo 4554



Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Paediatric Osteopathy, Sports Injury Therapy

"Eudlo Osteopathy"

63 Sullivans Road, Eudlo. This is 6km West of Eudlo township, via Highlands Road.

Tel: 5445 9555.

e: whittonosteo@bigpond.com


This only offers osteopathy.

Not taking new patients until further notice.

Having holidays December 2021 & January 2022. Will be availableby phone/e-mail for advice and referrals.





Usual Hours: Monday & Thursday 9 - 5


Osteopathy at Eudlo:

 
Directions: Go West under the railway bridge at Eudlo, between the school and the tennis courts. Go 4km along Highlands Rd. Sullivans Rd is on the left. (Comes up as Sullivan on some search engines). 1 Km road, 63 is on right, at end. Ikm easement, drive straight up and park under cover next to the office. Easement is single lane with a few off spots. Please be aware of other drivers and don't arrive more than 5 minutes early.

 
Fees:

Osteopathic consultation $ 100; Children; students; pensioners $90

Method of payment: cash; cheque; Eftpos; BSB.

Practice policy on acute infections, "colds and flu": please stay home during the acute phase.

Please follow Qld Health Covid Safe directions, including isolating and getting tested for any symptoms.

Thomas Whitton, Osteopath, is double Covid vacinated.

This practice will be using masks for pracitioner and patients, until further notice.

 



Eudlo Osteopathy

After practicing in Tweed Heads and West End in Brisbane since 1986, Thomas set up practice in Palmwoods in 1993. In 2006 he moved his office to Nambour. Thomas is now into the sixth year of solo practice in Eudlo. Waiting times: typically booked out about a week ahead with a short waiting list.

Visiting Eudlo village for the first time? GPS seems often unreliable in this area. The office is at our home property, Coonoona Nature Refuge, in West Eudlo.

During usual annual flood times, the approaches to West Eudlo can become impassable, as the railway underpasses at Palmwoods, Eudlo and Mooloolah tend to go under for a least a few hours. The approach to Coonoona Nature Refuge is also cut, with fast flood water a meter deep over a culvert. Waters can rise quickly. If in doubt, call ahead. We will usually call you if the road is known to be out.


Osteopathic training:

Southern Cross University, Lismore/Coolangatta offers a Bachelor of Clinical Science; Master of Osteopathic Science. Training is also available in Melbourne at RMIT and VU; in Auckland at Unitec and in Christchurch at Ara Institute of Canterbury.

History of Osteopathy

Osteopathy was developed in the 1870s in the Kansas- Missouri area by Dr Andrew Taylor Still. The first school opened in 1892 at Kirksville Missouri. It continues today as A.T. Still University. Doctor Still had well founded criticism of the medical system of that day and sought to shift health care towards greater recognition of host factors in health and disease. He stressed the relationship of body mechanics to health. His insight was the interaction between structure and function and the potential for altered or impaired body mechanics to affect things such as local circulation and so impair our health, resistance to disease and capacity to recover. Still set up a philosophy of health care that stressed taking detailed note of body mechanics in the context of the patient’s health and developing procedures to restore normal function. A wide variety of techniques have been developed for application to various types of dysfunction in various age groups and states of health.
Ref: Seffinger Ed. Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 4th edition 2018


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