What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a holistic approach to healthcare that focuses on the musculoskeletal system and how it relates to the overall health of the body. Osteopathy recognizes that the body is a complex system, and that problems in one area can affect other areas of the body. Therefore, osteopaths use a whole-body approach to treat a wide range of health issues.
What Conditions Can Osteopathy Help With?
Osteopathy can help with a variety of conditions including:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Joint pain
- Sports injuries
- Postural problems
- Digestive issues
- Respiratory issues
How Does Osteopathy Work?
Osteopathy is a non-invasive therapy that involves using hands-on techniques to manipulate and mobilize the body’s tissues, such as muscles, ligaments, and joints. Osteopaths use gentle and precise techniques to identify and address the underlying causes of pain and discomfort, rather than simply treating the symptoms.
During an osteopathy session, the osteopath will conduct a thorough assessment of your body, including your posture, range of motion, and muscle tension. They will then use various techniques such as soft tissue massage, joint mobilization, and stretching to help restore balance and promote healing in your body.
Why Choose Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a safe and effective way to treat a wide range of health issues. Unlike traditional medicine, which often relies on medication or surgery to treat symptoms, osteopathy takes a holistic approach to healthcare, addressing the underlying causes of pain and discomfort.
Osteopathy can also help improve your overall health and wellbeing by promoting relaxation, reducing stress, and improving circulation. Additionally, osteopathy can be used in conjunction with other therapies such as physiotherapy and chiropractic care to help you achieve your health goals.
Who Can Benefit From Osteopathy?
- People With A Sedentary Lifestyle
- Sports or Accident Injury
- Posture Disorder
What Should I Wear To My Appointment?
Comfortable clothing you can stretch in like yoga or athletic clothing.
Do I Need A Referral From My Doctor?
No referral is necessary. However, if you are suffering from a chronic medical condition we recommend that you speak to your doctor before getting treatment.
Is Osteopathy Covered By My Insurance
Most insurance companies cover osteopathic treatment. You should check with your insurance provider to make sure you have coverage for osteopathic and massage therapy services and for possible claim reimbursement requirements, such as your doctor’s referral.