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What do we treat?

Osteopathy is based on a powerful philosophy: if you allow the body to relax, communicate using its nerves and nourish itself with a good blood supply, then any injury or painful condition is given the best possible chance of recovery. Treatment can be applied to all parts of the body, treating the body as a whole. A sore knee might, for example, lead to back pain.

Aches & Pains
Some people consider aches and pains an inevitable part of life, to be endured. This is generally untrue - most physical pain responds well to osteopathic treatment, and often lends a new lease of life as the body becomes more supple. Such problems may appear for no apparent reason, or may be the result of chronic conditions (eg, arthritis), operations or past accidents.

Injuries & Accidents
All of us have bumps, falls and crashes and often, the slightest of movements can cause strain and pain. In addition to daily life, sports & leisure offer other opportunities for damage. Osteopathy ensures that as the body heals it does so quickly and effectively, minimising residual stiffness or problems later on.

Repetitive Strain Injury & Work Related Problems
In today's computer age, problems in the neck, shoulder, wrist and elbow are common, as well as other problems from just sitting at a desk. Other repetitive work generates problems too, eg, driving and lifting. As well as osteopathic treatment for work related conditions, we are able to offer ergonomic assessments at the workplace if required.

Life Stress
We hold our stress in our bodies (neck, shoulders and tummies are common sites), so stress on the person is stress on the body. Many conditions are caused by the cumulative stress of a busy lifestyle, but it's not necessary to wait for aches and pains to appear. We can offer osteopathic treatment to help deal with stress before problems appear and good advice on exercise and lifestyle to help you cope.

Things "not right"
Many problems do not fit into traditional "boxes". Problems like stiffness or instability, feeling "fuzzy" or "a bit off" usually respond to a physical "tune up".

Commonly Treated
In no particular order and certainly not exhaustive:

Low back pain, sciatica, headaches, arthritis, stiff or crook neck (with or without pain), dizziness, torn muscles, sprains, sore shoulders, frozen shoulders, breathing pains, back ache, clicky jaw, groin strain, period pains, indigestion, tennis elbow, RSI, tendonitis, bursitis, meniscus & knee problems, disc injuries, pins & needles, numbness…………

Please feel free to add to the list!