What To Expect On Your First Consultation?
It is important that a case history is recorded, this is discussed with the patient regarding current symptoms and any previous medical history. Then your posture is assessed , and by using palpation your osteopath will determine points of weakness, strain, pain / discomfort or limited mobility. From here a diagnosis will be made and a suitable treatment will be planned. This may involve massage, joint articulation, cranial or visceral osteopathy, and techniques to balance fascia and the soft tissues of the body.
Exercises may be discussed to help maintain the bodies structural alignment and posture.
What Do Osteopaths Treat?
Headaches / Migraines
Tennis / Golfers elbow
Dizziness / vertigo
Joint pain & Dysfunction
Pregnancy – Related Pain