Visceral Manipulation and how it is used by Osteopaths

This treatment approach recognises that internal organs and surrounding tissues are very connected to the rest of your body, mechanically through ligaments and connective tissue, chemically (blood and nutrients) and through the nervous system. The visceral approach considers the link between internal organs and their connective tissues and the musculoskeletal system and aims to improve […]

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 […]