Osteopathy focuses on the treatment of the physical body, the joints, muscles and connective tissue with gentle hands on manipulation. The safe, gentle and effective nature of the treatment means that its benefits can be felt by all ages, from newborn babies through to the aged, therefore helping all members of your family to achieve optimum health.

Osteopathy treats;

  • Trapped nerves, sciatica, disc problems
  • Relieve back and neck aches
  • Relieve migraines and headaches
  • Used for sports injuries
  • Disc problems, sciatica
  • Repetitive-strain injuries
  • Sinus and digestive problems

Pregnancy & Postnatal Care

Osteopathy is a natural & safe way to relax into pregnancy, allowing for the gradual change of both mother and baby as they grow. Techniques are gentle and each treatment is individual.

Osteopathy is used for;

  • Pain reduction
  • Preparing for labour
  • Postural changes
  • Maximising pelvic ability, benefitting labour
  • Aiding in the recovery from birth
  • Eases sore & tired muscles
  • Rebalances the pelvis
  • Relieve back pain from breast feeding, lifting baby
  • Optimizes milk flow, reduces chance of mastitis
  • Lymphatic drainage helping reduce swelling, improving circulation

Paediatric Osteopathy

Osteopathy is used for a range of problems that present with babies and children. It allows for the body to relax, creating a calmer and less restless child, making for a better nights sleep. Giving your child the best chances of growing into a healthy child and young adult.

  • Crying and irritability issues
  • Helping with colic, wind or reflux
  • Feeding difficulties, preference for one side of the breast, suckling problems
  • Projectile vomiting
  • Skull moulding from forceps or ventouse deliveries
  • Flat head
  • Club foot (talipes)
  • Ear infections, hearing problems
  • Sinus and dental problems
  • Asthma
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Behavioural & learning difficulties
  • Posture, scoliosis

For more information, please refer to the “what to expect in osteopathic treatment” document in the article link on this website.

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