Osteopathy Treatment for Adults
Osteopathy can treat a range of musculoskeletal problems offering effective pain relief for issues such as back pain, joint pain, headaches & muscular strains.
How can Osteopathy help you?
Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment applied to a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body and is based on the principle that the well-being of a person is governed by the combined smooth functioning of the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues.
Why you might need Osteopathy
There are numerous reasons as to why you might need to see an Osteopath as an adult. Some of these issues may have stemmed from childhood, playing sport or even at work. A few examples of these are:
- Pinched nerves
- Poor posture
- Stress and anxiety
- Sleeping on your stomach
Diagnosis, treatment and aftercare
Our osteopathists specialise in diagnosing, treating and prevention. We will diagnose the problem and provide a clear explanation of what we have found and why you are feeling pain.
Whilst communicating with you on where the pain is, we will start the treatment and help to ease the pain. We do this using a range of techniques including ultrasound, electrotherapy and medical and electroacupuncture.
We will then recommend a rehabilitation programme, with some easy exercises to do at home and other exercises you can do, to reduce the risk of problems in the future.
Yes. Treatment modalities involve non-invasive and gentle approaches to health. They have proven to be remarkably safe, relying on relaxed movements, mobilisation and manipulation of joints along with soft tissue massage. No surgery or drugs are involved. We will explain the possible risks of treatment and discuss any worries you have before beginning your personalised treatment programme You can be reassured that osteopathic care has helped millions of people over many years.
The treatment is are gentle and safe throughout your pregnancy. In fact, pregnancy is a good time to visit us, since your body is changing so much and so quickly. We can ease any restrictions and strains quite simply, as your ligaments are softer than usual at this time in your life. The treatment we provide can also help to make labour easier, through the balancing effect it has on the joints and ligaments.