Osteopathy can help
This can result in increased muscle tension and the head, neck and shoulders. Restricted neck mobility and subsequent head.neck pain. Osteopathy can help re-balance such conditions.
The osteopath will discuss why these techniques are most suited to you and your complaint, and will ask your consent wherever necessary before proceeding with treatment.
If you are unsure, unhappy or uncomfortable with any techniques, please tell the osteopath and we will discuss this with you.
Usually a treatment is started by relaxing and releasing muscles and stretching stiff joints, using gentle massage and rhythmic joint movements.
Osteopaths use gentle massage and rhythmic joint movements. Osteopaths occasionally use short abrupt movements to encourage joints to return to normal function where possible.
These manipulations or HVT (High velocity thrusts) are used only where deemed safe and are not painful to experience.
It is possible to experience some discomfort after osteopathic treatment.
This is a normal part of the treatment and healing process. If this is felt your osteopath is contactable by phone to advise the best way to minimise any discomfort.
You can learn more about our treatments and common complaints we deal with such as pregnancy pain, treatment of children and babies, back pain and arthritis on our patient resources page, or by getting in contact with us for a full consultation. No matter what your musculo-skeletal complaints or pain issues, our skilled Osteopaths can help you find a solution that prevents or greatly reduces your suffering.