Osteopathy is a method of assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing a wide range of health problems.
Osteopaths are most commonly known for treating back pain & postural problems including; changes due to pregnancy, pain caused by driving or work strain, the pain of arthritis and minor sports injuries. That’s not all though…
…Below you will find a list of the most common joint and muscle conditions that osteopaths can treat.
- Generalised aches and pains,
- Joint pains including hip & knee pain,
- Arthritic pain,
- General, acute & chronic backache, back pain,
- Neck pain,
- Headache arising from the neck / migraine prevention.
- Frozen shoulder,
- Shoulder & elbow pain,
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis),
- Golfers elbow (medial epicondylitis),
- Circulatory problems, cramp,
- Lower back pain (lumbago).
- Muscle spasms,
- Nerve pain (Neuralgia),
- Pain all over the body (fibromyalgia),
- Intense joint or muscle pain (rheumatic pain),
- Minor sports injuries & tensions.
Osteopaths are trained to check for signs of serious conditions they cannot treat. In these circumstances, they should inform you of what they believe is the problem and refer you to see your GP or hospital for further investigations.
Along with treating the conditions listed here, osteopaths can provide a range of health advice.