PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Osteopathy combines a scientific knowledge of orthodox medical sciences with specialised methods of evaluation and manual treatment. It is a skilled and gentle therapy, involving techniques of soft tissue massage and joint manipulation.

Osteopathy can be effective in treating:

  • generalised aches and pains,

    • joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise

    • arthritic pain,

    • general, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)

    • uncomplicated mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)

    • headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic) / migraine prevention

    • frozen shoulder/ shoulder and elbow pain/ tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences

    • circulatory problems,

    • cramp,

    • digestion problems,

    • joint pains, lumbago,

    • sciatica,

    • muscle spasms,

    • neuralgia,

    • fibromyalgia,

    • inability to relax,

    • rheumatic pain,

    • minor sports injuries and tensions.

     

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