What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a patient centred system of healthcare that includes that assessment, diagnosis and treatment a wide range of health problems.

What can Osteopaths treat?

Osteopaths can treat muscle and joint conditions caused from postural problems such as work strain, the pain of arthritis and minor sports injuries.

Common joint conditions that osteopaths treat include: neck and shoulder pain, headaches, hand and elbow pain, hip pain, back pain, knee pain, foot and ankle pain and pain caused by arthritis.

What to expect

A first appointment is longer than subsequent appointments to allow adequate time to listen and ask questions about your problem and other health related questions. The information you provide will be confidential.

With your consent the Osteopath will perform a physical examination. This is likely to involve the Osteopath touching the areas of your body that are experiencing pain and asking you to move around. They may also look at scans and reports if these are available.

It is likely that the Osteopath will ask you to dress down to your underwear in order to see and touch the areas of the body causing concern. Tell your osteopath if you are uncomfortable about this as the Osteopath may be able to suggest clothing such as close fitting garments that will enable them to work effectively without making you feel uncomfortable. You should expect privacy to undress and a towel will be provided, so please do discuss this.

You are welcome to bring someone with you into the examination room if this puts you at ease.

Osteopathy Prices

  • Initial session is 45 minutes
  • Subsequent sessions are 30 minutes
  • All sessions cost £45.00

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