Osteopathy Explained

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment designed to provide pain relief for the body’s structural and mechanical problems. A gentle form of treatment, osteopathy can benefit most types of aches, pains and strains in people of every age. It is a natural therapy which combines manual ‘hands-on’ techniques with exercise and advice.

Osteopathy Benefits

There are many benefits that Osteopathy can provide. 

  • Helps reduce pain naturally
  • Help break up scar tissue and heal injuries
  • Improve sleep quality
  • Increase range of motion in the joints
    Treat posture
Although a great number of patients consult us with back pain, there are many other conditions that we frequently help with.

These include:

  • Generalised aches and pains
  • Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core osteoarthritis 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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    Lead Practitioner

    Principal Osteopath
    Edward Buckwald
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