Osteopaths employ a wide range of treatment methods according to the individual's age, physique and particular problem.
Osteopaths are trained to recognise the need for medical investigation and will refer as appropriate.
Osteopathic treatment is aimed not only at the relief of symptoms, but towards helping the body function better in all respects.
Patients often report an improvement in general well-being, energy levels, sleep patterns and also in areas of symptoms other that those that brought them to the Osteopath in the first place.
While renowned for treating spinal problems, osteopaths treat ALL body parts such as muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. A wide variety of conditions respond especially well to osteopathic treatment including:-
- General aches and pains
- Joint pain including shoulder, hip and knee pain
- Arthritic pain
- Muscle pain
- Back and Neck pain
- Headaches arising from the neck
- Injuries from sport
- Foot and Ankle pain