Osteopathy is best known for the treatment of a wide variety of musculo-skeletal problems, but it also has a role to play in the management of a number of other conditions. The most common complaints for which patients consult Osteopaths include
In carrying out treatments Osteopaths can call upon a very large range of techniques, see below.
Osteopathic treatments are tailored to the requirements of the individual patient, and techniques are selected which are appropriate to the patient’s needs.
Many people are (pleasantly) surprised by the added value that Osteopathy can provide to existing treatments from your doctor or specialist: not instead of but in conjunction with. As mentioned above there is an inherent ‘best of both worlds’ when you see an Osteo – Mainstream and Complementary Medicine options tend to be mixed and combined for the specific needs of the scenario.