Osteopathy is a system of assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing a wide range of health problems | southport osteopath

Osteopaths are commonly known for treating back pain and postural problems including changes due to pregnancy, caused by driving or work strain, the pain of arthritis and minor sports injuries.

Osteopathic patients include the young, older people, manual workers, office professionals, pregnant women, children and sports people.

If you want to find out more, any registered osteopath will be happy to talk to you about your health and how you may benefit from osteopathic treatment.

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Osteopaths are trained to check for signs of serious conditions they cannot treat. In these circumstances, they should inform you of what they believe is the problem and refer you to see your GP or hospital for further investigations.

Osteopathy can help aid and relieve the symptoms associated with a number of conditions including:

  • Aches and pains
  • Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis in association with other treatment for this condition
  • Arthritic pain
  • General, acute and chronic backache and back pain*
  • Neck pain*
  • Headache arising from the neck
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Hand and Elbow pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint pains and lumbago
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle spasms
  • Sports injuries and muscular tensions

* In cases of injury or accident it is advisable to seek advice from your GP in the first instance.

A full list of areas and conditions treated can be found by following this link here which takes you to the institute of Osteopathy site | osteopath southport