Is a primary healthcare best known for fixing back pain, although Osteopaths treat many conditions relating to joints, trapped nerves and muscular issues.
Osteopaths complete at least a 4 year degree including over 1000 hours of clinical experience. All Osteopaths must be registered with the General Osteopathic Council. The British Medical Association’s guidance states that GP’s can safely refer patients to an Osteopath.
Osteopathy provides safe and effective treatment for a wide range of conditions by locating the root cause of the pain with tissue specific diagnosis from a thorough case history, examination and orthopaedic testing.
Treatment is tailored for every patient, this may include techniques such as soft tissue massage and joint articulation to relieve tension, stretch muscles, help relieve pain and improve joint mobility.