treat people, diagnosing and treating the cause rather than just the
symptoms themselves. Here are just a few of the many conditions that
patients seek treatment for.
Affecting four out of five people at some time in their lives, backache
(often referred to as Lumbago) is the most common complaint treated
by osteopaths. In most cases, backache is caused by over-straining
the structural components in the back. Most cases, whilst painful,
are not serious if seen to promptly.
Headaches, neck and shoulder tension can be caused by stress or
by activities such as sitting at a VDU all day, they normally respond
well to osteopathic treatment.
are often associated with treating back pain. However osteopaths
can treat joint and muscle strain in any part of the body including
the hips, legs, knees, ankles, feet, wrist, elbows, shoulders, arms
and ribs. for example tennis elbow and frozen shoulder.
treatment can benefit sports men and women at all levels. If you
are eager to get back to your sport quickly after injury, or have
a problem which is preventing you from performing at your best,
osteopathic treatment can help you reach your peak level of fitness.
for a great change in posture, pregnancy can cause back pain and
discomfort. Many women find gentle osteopathic treatment can bring
We are experienced at treating mothers and babies for a whole range
of symptoms from low backache to heartburn during pregnancy and
problems of colic and poor feeding or sleeping in the infant. We
use gentle and structural cranial techniques and offer advice on
exercise and health. If you prefer to discuss if we can be of help
then do please call.
can help patients, particularly those whose movement has been affected
refers to irritation of the sciatic nerve that supplies the leg.
However it is often used to describe any pain in the leg, whatever
the cause, whether it is related to circulation, pain referred from
a back injury, trauma or nerve irritation. The most common causes
of sciatica can usually be successfully treated by an osteopath.
wear and tear of the joint surface can result in arthritis or osteoarthritis.
This kind of damage is not to be confused with some cases of arthritis
that are caused by a disease affecting the joint surface. Osteoarthritis
is a normal process associated with ageing. Usually the symptoms
do not start until much later in life, if at all, and normally lead
to some restriction in movement of the joints, plus some muscular
aches and pains often referred to as rheumatism. Osteopathic treatment
cannot reverse the wear and tear of the joint surface, but in most
cases, osteopaths can offer advice on other factors, such as lifestyle,
which may help with long term relief from the symptoms associated
known as RSI, this condition is commonly associated with people
who work with computer keyboards and mice for prolonged periods
of time, but also includes injuries such as 'tennis elbow' and 'shin
splints'. Osteopathic treatment can benefit these conditions, particularly
when treated early.
us, complimentary therapy does not mean replacing more orthodox treatments.
We believe in working with conventional medicine to achieve the best
results for our patients. If necessary you may be referred to a specialist
or your GP for a second opinion. Other tests may also be necessary
such as X-Rays.
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