What is Osteopathy?
Some of you may know that Osteopathy is a drug free holistic treatment. On the flip side of things, it concentrates on the health of your entire body.
It’s concerned with the health of your bones, muscles and ligaments (also called musculoskeletal framework) and how they function together. Osteopathy in London can detect, treat or even prevent health issues through the use of massage, stretching and physical manipulation.
Can I Have Osteopathy Treatment?
Osteopathy in London treat a number of different conditions related to your musculoskeletal framework. It is suitable for all; women, men and children and addresses conditions specific to each of these groups.
What can I actually go to an Osteopath in London for?
- Arthritic pain
- Circulatory problems
- Digestion problems
- Frozen shoulder/ shoulder and elbow pain/ tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences
- Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)
- Joint pains
- Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise
- General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)
- Generalised aches and pains
- Migraine prevention
- Minor sports injuries
- Muscle spasms
- Tension and inability to relax
- Rheumatic pain
- Uncomplicated mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)
Benefits of choosing Osteopathy
Osteopathy reduce the stiffness in joints and increases joint mobility. So, if you feel stiff or you’re hearing clicking noises from your joints, you will benefit greatly from seeing a good Osteopath in London.
An Osteopath relieves muscle tension and reduces muscular pain, whether that’s part of your rehabilitation from an injury, or you’re just tense from sitting in front of a computer for several hours every day (we know that feeling). The physical manipulation also enhances the blood supply in your tissues and hence helps the body heal itself.
Osteopathy can also relieve stress and reduce the pain from headaches and migraines. Done over a period of time, it can reduce the number of migraine attacks significantly.
Osteopathy is Beneficial for Pregnancy
Pregnant women can also benefit from seeing an osteopath. They can help you prepare for an easier less painful deliver and also help with back of pelvic pain during the pregnancy.
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