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 […]

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a form of hands on treatment for the whole-body including joints, muscles, bones, and other tissues such as nerves, organs and blood vessels. The osteopathic approach is different in that it looks at the human body as a single unit. It not only focusses on the area of pain that a person comes […]

Osteopathy and Chronic Pain.

Pain has been described an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience. The sensation of pain in not only determined by our physical make-up but also by our mental and emotional state and cultural background. Injury causes tissues to be damaged and the body repairs them. This can take a varied amount of time depending on the […]

Conditions Commonly Treated by Osteopaths

Osteopathy is suitable for people of all ages from children to the very elderly.  Here are some conditions for which you may seek the help of an osteopath. Chronic hip and back pain and stiffness, disc injuries. Sciatica and conditions of nerve referral Headaches and migraines Chronic neck and and shoulder pain and whiplash. Tennis […]