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What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a whole body treatment approach to healthcare that focuses on the relationship between the body's structure and function. Our focus is to alleviate pain and restore function giving you a better quality to your life.

Conditions treated by osteopathy

  • Lower back pain 

  • Sciatica & slipped discs

  • Neck pain

  • Joint and arthritic pain

  • Acute/chronic back pain & spasm

  • Headaches & migraines

  • Sports injuries & rehabilitation

  • Postural imbalance

  • Pregnancy-related discomfort

  • Frozen shoulder / other shoulder pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Rhumatism

  • Hypermobility

  • Tennis/golfers elbow 

  • Hip & knee pain

  • Neuralgia/referred pain

  • Digestive issues

Benefits & outcomes of osteopathy

  • Pain relief

  • Improved mobility and flexibility

  • Enhanced posture and alignment

  • Reduced muscle tension and stiffness

  • Faster recovery from injuries

  • Prevention of future injuries

  • A feeling of being grounded

  • Stress reduction

  • Better body awareness

  • Education on the issue

  • Reduced anxiety

  • Preparation for birth

  • Caring for your body post-partum

  • Improved sleep

  • Increased stamina

Frequently asked questions

What will happen in my appointment?

During your treatment our osteopath will conduct a thorough assment, which may include medical history, physical examination, and palpation of the musculoskeletal system to identify areas of dysfunction. The treatment often involves manual techniques such as soft tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation, and manipulation to restore balance and function to the body. We often use stretching techniques and taping or dry needling skills if this is appropriate but will always ask if this is something you would feel comfortable with. We always aim to help educate you about your issue and give you advice on posture, ergonomics, exercise, and lifestyle modifications to support your overall health and well-being. Follow-Up: Depending on your condition, you may need multiple sessions to achieve optimal results. Your osteopath will discuss a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.

How many treatments will I need?

Every patient is different, some patients are pain free after one treatment, and others improve over time. You will never be asked to sign up for ‘X’ amount of treatments in advance and our osteopaths will asses your case and advise if things have changed. On average we see a patient for 3-4 treatments over a 2-3 month period, some patients then choose to have maintanence treatment 6 month - yearly.

What should I wear?

It’s easier for us to assess and treat you if you’re wearing loose clothing e.g. jogging bottoms/shorts and a vest. During your first consultation, it’s likely that we’ll need to ask you to remove some clothing so that we assess your posture and movement. We’re sensitive to the fact that not everyone may feel comfortable with this so in this case please speak to your osteopath or the receptionist when booking.

Does treatment hurt?

Everyone has a different pain threshold so what is painful for one may not be for another. Our team of osteopaths are very in tune with bodies and people's tolerence of discomfort so quickly establish the thereputic depth of each patient. Osteopathic techniques are not painful on healthy tissues. Sometimes due to the physical state and biochemistry of our tissues a slight amount of discomfort is experienced. This is often described as "good pain" and is indicative of treating the problematic area.

Can I bring someone with me?

Of course, there is plenty of space in the treatment room to bring a chaperone if you wish or there is a waiting area they can sit if you prefer

All our osteopaths are qualified and registered with The General Osteopathic Council after completing a 4 year degree in osteopathy.


Every osteopath has their own unique style so the way one osteopath practises will differ from clinic to clinic and practitioner to practitioner. If you found that one style didn't work or suit you then try someone else as the right fit will definitely be out there.

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