About Osteopathy

Osteopathy uses  hands on or manual therapy to address problems affecting the physical body including back pain, headaches and arthritis. It’s approach looks at the whole body its structure and how the muscles, joints, and ligaments nerves and blood supply function and work together. The treatment is holistic rather than only focussing on the injury […]

The Origins of Osteopathy, its Principles and Concepts.

By Matt Blackburn. It’s guiding principles have a basis in the healing power of nature believing that: “The body is not a machine but a vital living organism with a normal tendency towards self-healing, elimination and health” and that: “Health is not merely an absence of disease but a state of complete physical, mental and […]

Physio or Osteo, what’s the difference?

If you’ve ever had a problem such as a sore back, headache, sciatica or a painful knee it’s likely that you have looked for some kind of professional to help.  Physiotherapists and osteopaths are both allied health professionals whose aims are to relieve pain and help your body work better however the differences between them […]

More about Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a skilled and gentle form of hands-on therapy that provides diagnosis and treatment of your pain, dysfunction and lack of mobility. and additionally encourages self-healing mechanisms in your body. The body is treated as a whole and the aim is to find and treat the cause of pain and injury and to  create […]

Who can benefit from Osteopathy?

Anyone from teenagers, adults to older people can benefit from Osteopathy. A range of treatment methods are used depending on the age and individual condition of the person. Benefits of Osteopathy may include relief from pain and assistance to help the body  function better in a number of ways. These include improved mobility  more ease […]

Migraine headaches

Migraine headaches are a debilitating and serious daily problem for many people. It is a condition suffered by 14 percent of the population worldwide Symptoms of migraines include: frontal head pain that is, diffuse with moderate to severe pain, that comes on gradually. nausea and vomiting and neck pain. Lasts between 4 and 72 hours. […]