Tailored treatments to suit the individual
Osteopathy is probably the most complete of the modern day manual medicines. Osteopaths rely mainly on hands-on techniques such as massage, stretching and manipulation.
Osteopathy uses many of the diagnostic procedures used in conventional medical assessment and diagnosis (including x-ray imaging & blood tests). Its main strength, however, lies in the unique way the patient is assessed from a mechanical, functional and postural standpoint. With the manual methods of treatment applied to suit the needs of the individual patient.
Osteopathy reduces the stress on your body and prevents issues from re-occuring
Everyone from young children to the elderly are subject to basic forms of mechanical stress on their body. Some bodies can handle this pressure with minimal problems, others struggle due to a number of reasons. Osteopathy is designed to reduce the effect of such pressure and will strive to prevent these injuries from re-occurring.