Osteopathy is well-known for treating people with musculo-skeletal pain. But it can also support your body through health problems involving respiration, circulation and immunity. Therefore treatment can be beneficial to people of all ages from newborn babies to the elderly.
When we visit you for a consultation you will be asked in detail about your condition, your medical history and your present state of health. You will be physically examined, especially your spine. Your spine and posture gives an impression of your state of health, as your spine is influenced by and influences all the organs through the spinal cord and nervous system. Please feel free to ask any questions during the consultation
This consists of a series of gentle, rhythmical movements of your arms, legs, and your spine, combined with gentle stretching of muscles and adjustments of your joints and ligaments.
After treatment you may be advised on posture, exercise, diet or other natural means of helping you with your condition.
Treatment has a positive effect on your body systems, so it is common to experience reaction. This can also happen on an emotional level. Please let us know if this happens to you. Please feel free to ask questions at anytime during the treatment.