Osteopathy is a form of manual therapy using diagnosis and treatment tailored individually for each patient for a wide variety for medical conditions and musculoskeletal complaints. Using a combinations of soft tissue massage, joint articulation and manipulation of the muscles and joints, therapists aim to assist the body's natural ability to regulate itself and promote restoration of normal function.
Our Osteopaths are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council (GOSC).
What is osteopathy?
An initial appointment consists on an osteopathic diagnosis which includes, listening to a patients history, carrying out a thorough examination of muscles, joints and observing movements.
This is followed by applying manual techniques such as:
* Deep tissue massage
* Joint articulation
A number of our osteopaths also include other forms of treatment in their approach:
* Dry Needling
* Kinesiology Taping
Osteopathy is avaliable for everyone to the young, elderly, expectant mothers, athletes, office professionals and manual workers for example.
Osteopathic treatment is used to treat a wide range of complaints including: neck, shoulder, elbow, ankle, knee, hand and lower back pain.
In addition, treatment can also be applied to those experiencing symptoms associated with pregnancy, childbirth, sciatic pain, headaches, repetitive strain injuries as well as arthrtic pain.