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When Should I See An Osteopath?

When Should I See An Osteopath?

You can consult your Osteopath for problems relating to: Adhesions (post surgical) Arthritis Asthma Asymmetrical walking or running patterns Back pain Balance Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Dental procedures Dental appliances/Orthodontics Digestive problems Disc Injuries Dizziness (Vertigo) Fatigue Foot pain Fractures Headache Head Trauma/ Concussion Hip pain Inflammation Jaw (TMJ) problems Knee pain Mental clarity Motor vehicle accidents Neck pain Posture Pregnancy & Birth preparation Recurri...

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Osteopathic Techniques

Osteopathic Techniques

General Osteopathic Technique (GOT) This involves passive joint mobilisation, usually taking the joint through its full functional range of motion (or that available) usually repetitively and with some oscillation. The effect is generally to release tension in surrounding soft tissue (muscles, tendons & ligaments), break down fibrous/ scar tissue, improve joint range and quality of motion, enhance circulation and improve lymphatic drainage. Muscle Energy Technique (MET) Gentle resisted muscle stretching at the “feather edge” of the m...

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What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a unique system of holistic manual medicine, based on unique principles, which recognise the important link between the structure of the body and the way it functions. Osteopaths focus on how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs function as a holistic unit. Overview Osteopaths look at every body as being unique. We believe that only by treating the individual, not just the symptoms, can problems be alleviated, and a true sense of well being restored. Using skilled evaluatio...

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