Osteopathy is a system of treatments that deal with the structures of the body i.e. bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and connective tissues. Osteopaths are skilled in assessing the mechanics of the whole body and in particular the spine.
They use a range of effective gentle manipulative techniques to restore movement and function of the spine, which helps to relieve pain and discomfort. The Osteopath is also trained in medical examinations which will ensure that patients presenting with pain that may not be musculoskeletal in origin, will receive correct diagnosis and referral if necessary.
Osteopathy is particularly useful in the treatment of: