What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body, and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the joints, ligaments, muscles and connective tissues functioning smoothly together.

A wide variety of treatment techniques are used, which could include manipulation and mobilisation to joints and soft tissues, muscle energy stretches, and cranial-sacral therapy. The Osteopath will use appropriate treatment, after fully assessing the patient.

Osteopathic treatment can help with: