Osteopathy is a system of assessing, diagnosing and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. Osteopaths are trained to check for signs of more serious medical conditions that they cannot treat, in this case they will refer you to your G.P for further investigations.

Osteopathy is a treatment that optimises the function of the spine, muscles, joints and connective tissues. In doing so ,it aims to positively influence the bodies nervous system, circulatory system and lymphatic drainage. Osteopathy addresses the body as a whole not just the symptomatic area, by doing this they aim to treat the root of the problem, so symtpoms do not re occur. They do this by the use of touch, manipulation, stretching, massage, mobilisation of joints, to enhance the bloood and nerve supply. Thus enhance the bodies own ability to heal, without the use of drugs or surgery. They may also provide advice on posture, diet or exercise to aid recovery, promote health and prevent problems re-occuring. Osteopaths’ patients are young or old from a variety of backgrounds manual workers, office professional, pregnant ladies, children, sports people the list goes on. Patients will seek treatment for a wide range of conditions

  • back pain,
  • headaches,
  • strains of the changes in posture during pregnancy,
  • arthrtic pain,
  • sports injuries,
  • digestive discrders,
  • neck and shoulder pain,
  • elbow pain,
  • wrist and hand pain,
  • hip, groin and buttock pain,
  • thigh pain,
  • knee pain, lower leg and shin pain,
  • foot ankle and achilles pain,
  • upper back and chest pain
  • head and facial pain
  • stress and relaxation help

All osteopaths in the UK are regulated by the General Oscteopathic Council (GosC). Osteopaths are required to renew their registration each year and are provided annual license to practice. Osteopaths complete a 4/5 year Masters degree, which includes over 1000 hours of clinical treatment.