Osteopaths are Allied Health Professionals and recognised by NHS and play a critical role in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of people of all ages.
Children, like adults, can be affected by general joint and muscle issues, which is one of the reasons people often visit an osteopath.
OSTEOPATHY FOR OLDER ADULTS
Ageing does not necessarily mean that we will experience increased pain or stiffness. However, if this does become a problem, people often ﬁnd that treatment and advice from an osteopath can complement GP care and pharmaceutical products.
OSTEOPATHY AND SPORT
It is common to feel some minor discomfort after training, as the body takes a little time to recover and adapt to the demands of your activities. soreness often quickly resolves itself, but occasionally it may persist for more than a few days or make it difficult for you to continue your normal activities. In these instances you may want to seek advice from an osteopath
OSTEOPATHY AND WORK RELATED ISSUES
Common causes of strain in the workplace including: Prolonged sitting at a desk, Driving long distances, Awkward lifting and carrying, can lead to various aches and pains and other common musculo-skeletal conditions.
You can discuss with your osteopath the impact that work may have on your body and agree on an appropriate course of action that may help.
OSTEOPATHY AND PREGNANCY
During pregnancy the musculoskeletal system is significantly affected by the action of hormones causing considerable physiological changes.
One of the most common problems during pregnancy are lower back pain and referred pain in sciatica distribution causing expectant mothers to seek help from osteopaths.