Osteopathy & Cranial Oseopathy


abc ? ? Therapists:Atlanta Kyte

Paul Kyte

Toby Borradaile

Mathilde Konczynski


Osteopathy ?is ?a ?system ?of ?diagnosis ?and ?treatment ?for ?a ?wide ?range ?of ?medical ? conditions. ?Most ?people ?consider ?Osteopath?s ?as ??back ?specialists? ?however ?they ?treat ?all ? areas ?of ?the ?body ?from ?feet ?and ?knees ?to ?shoulders ?and ?elbows, ?even ?the ?jaw ?(TMJ). Osteopathic ?treatment ?works ?with ?the ?structure ?and ?function ?of ?the ?body, ?and ?is ?based ? on ?the ?principle ?that ?the ?well ?being ?of ?an ?individual ?depends ?on ?the ?skeleton, ?muscles, ? ligaments ?and ?connective ?tissues ?functioning ?smoothly ?together ?whilst ?considering ? other ?factors ?that ?may ?effect ?the ?healing ?process ?such ?as ?environmental ?stresses ?and ? nutrition. ?Osteopathy ?aims ?to ?increase ?the ?mobility ?of ?joints, ?relieve ?muscle ?tension, ?and ? enhance ?the ?blood ?and ?nerve ?supply ?to ?tissues ?to ?restore ?your ?body ?to ?a ?state ?of ? balance, ?where ?possible ?without ?the ?use ?of ?surgery.

Your ?first ?meeting ?will ?involve ?a ?detailed ?confidential ?case ?history, ?followed ?by ?a ?physical ? examination ?which ?in ?some ?cases ?may ?require ?you ?to ?move ?around ?or ?remove ?surface ? layers ?of ?clothing ?to ?assist ?in ?establishing ?a ?clear ?and ?thorough ?diagnosis ?(please ?wear ? clothing ?you ?are ?comfortable ?in). ?Once ?a ?diagnosis ?is ?established ?treatment ?can ?proceed and ?the ?number ?of ?treatments ?required ?discussed. Osteopathy ?utilises ?a ?wide ?range ?of ?techniques ?including ?massage, ?joint ?mobilization, ? physical ?manipulation ?and ?stretching. ?This ?breadth ?of ?approach, ?careful ?listening ?and ? observation ?of ?the ?precise ?needs ?of ?the ?individual, ?ensures ?treatment ?is ?directed ? towards ?helping ?facilitate ?your ?body?s ?own ?healing ?mechanisms. ?Osteopaths ?may ?also ? provide ?advice ?on ?posture ?and ?exercise ?to ?aid ?recovery, ?promote ?health ?and ?prevent ? symptoms ?recurring. ?Osteopathy ?is ?a ?natural ?and ?safe ?way ?of ?treatment ?that ?relieves ?the ?symptoms ?of ? discomfort ?whilst ?seeking ?to ?identify ?the ?cause.



What to expect when visiting an osteopath


For more information visit:?The General Osteopathic Council?or?The British Osteopathic Association?



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