Osteopathic Health Centre
What is Osteopathy?
What Can Osteopathy Treat?
In some disorders such as prolapsed discs, joint infections, bone disease, etc. Manipulation may not be appropriate. Your osteopath will ask you about your medical history so they can treat you in the context of your overall health.
Patients remain fully clothed at all times during the treatment.
No dresses or skirts are allowed during treatment.
Minimal amount of jewellery should be worn
Long hair should be put up in a bun to allow access to the neck for palpation.
Although osteopathy is best known as a form of hands-on medicine, osteopaths may also refer you on to other healthcare providers, and are able to offer advice on injury prevention, pain management and rehabilitation programs.
Osteopathy encourages you to take responsibility for your own long-term health and wellbeing, and can help you find out which lifestyle and environmental factors may be contributing to your condition. These may include poor posture, stress or the need for ergonomic furniture.