Healthpoint is a family-friendly clinic providing quality,
holistic health care to Northcote and surrounds since 2004.

Our experienced practitioners will guide you to the right, natural approach
to help you and your children stay active and healthy.

Osteopathy       Remedial massage       Acupuncture       Naturopathy       Shiatsu       Counselling

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Our practitioners treat a variety of conditions including:

  • acute and chronic back, neck and pelvis pain
  • migraines and headaches
  • repetitive strain injuries
  • frozen shoulder
  • acute sprains and strains
  • sport injuries
  • aches and pains during pregnancy
  • infantile colic, breastfeeding issues
  • and much more…

Meet our team

Healthpoint Osteopathy Team Northcote

Latest articles

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Surgery – can it ever be innocuous?

The progress made by surgery in the last few decades is quite astounding. Increasingly complex surgeries are performed using less and less invasive techniques. Some organ transplants have now become […]

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Acute pain and chronic pain – 2 fairly different problems

Pain is a complex and still imperfectly understood phenomenon. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as ‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or […]

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Movement and brain development – why should we encourage our children to move?

Storing new memories and learning new skills, whether mental or physical, means creating new connections (synapses) between the many cells (neurons) in our brain. The formation and constant remodelling of […]

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Lower back pain – how could diet possibly make a difference?

Back pain has reached epidemic proportions in developed countries. In Australia, it is estimated that up to 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, […]

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How our body responds to trauma

Trauma comes in various forms – from a physical injury to a distressing emotional experience. In any case, trauma challenges our system and activates defensive mechanisms in our mind and […]

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How our emotions affect our body

The connection between our mind and body has long been recognised. It is well represented in contemporary language, with expressions such as ‘having a gut feeling’, ‘being left breathless’ and […]

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Giving your feet a workout – the value of minimalistic shoes

Our feet are wonderful, natural shock absorbers! If you are unsure about this, then try jumping and landing on your heels instead of the front of your feet – you […]

Our body’s relentless drive toward health

How amazing is our body’s ability to adapt, defend itself and repair? We can fast for weeks or eat largely in excess of our requirements, perform feats of physical endurance […]

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How symptoms often arise away from where the real problem is

Our body is extremely good at adjusting to and compensating for all sorts of stresses. But our compensatory ability is of course finite.

Let’s take the example of a significant ankle […]

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Why is free motion in our body a prerequisite for health?

Our body is made of a variety of structures and tissues, ranging from delicate organs like the brain or the pancreas to solid tissue like bone. But one thing that […]