Osteopathy is the fastest growing health profession in australia

Osteopathy is the fastest growing health profession in Australia

According to PHIAC, the number of people choosing to visit an osteopath has increased by 48% over the last two years (June 2012). As a comparison, other manual practitioners such as chiropractic and physiotherapy increased by only 7% and 11% respectively during this time period. The rate of popularity and  growth is a credit to all dedicated osteopaths with ideals in advancing quality of patient care and professionalism.

Osteopathy in Australia has grown 48% in the last 2 years (Source: PHIAC June 2012)


The statistics become more interesting the further you look into them over a longer period of time. Osteopathic treatments have increased 270% since 2005 further attributing to its rapidly growing popularity. Compare this to other health professions and you can see the difference is quite significant.

Osteopathy has grown 270% in the past 7 years (Source: PHIAC)