| What does osteopathy treat?
Osteopaths treat more than you think. Many patients suffer
from joint pains with their back, hip, neck, knee or from a condition termed as
sciatica.Some receive treatment for headaches
and/or migraine prevention - shoulder (frozen shoulder) ; elbow pain
tennis elbow which are also common place in
clinic; in addition to a wide range of sporting injuries e.g.
patients suffer from digestive/circulatory problems; arthritic and rheumatic
pain; muscle spasms; nerve pain (neuralgia) and fibromyalgia.
Osteopaths deal regularly with a broad spectrum of patients
encompassing : those who have been injured in the workplace, at home or while
playing sport, expectant mothers, children and babies.
This is the name given
to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It runs from
the back of your pelvis, through your buttocks, and all the way down both legs,
ending at your feet.
This is a common
condition that effects the outsdie of your elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis).
It results from inflammation and micro tearing of the fibres in the tendons
that extend your forearm.
You don't have to be a sportsperson to incur this
condition, it can arise from repetitive forceful turning (supination/pronation)
of the forearm extensor muscles.
This is a general
term used to describe exercise-induced pain in the front of the lower legs, or
The shin pain can be felt during or after strenuous activity,
particularly running, or sports with sudden stops and starts, such as
basketball and tennis.
Your visit / what to
Osteopathy is a patient-centred system of healthcare.
Your first appointment will last approximately 60 minutes with any subsequent
appointments being around 30 minutes. This allows adequate time for your
Diagnosis and Treatment
Osteopathy specialises in the diagnosis, management, treatment
and prevention of musculoskeletal and other related disorders.
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