It has been suggested that many of the visits we make to our GPs are related to pain of the muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
Osteopathy is a hands-on, holistic treatment that involves diagnosing, managing and treating musculoskeletal and related conditions. It is often thought of as a treatment for back and neck pain only, but osteopathy can help a wide range of conditions, such as:
- repetitive strain injury
- poor posture or posture-related pain
- minor sports injuries.
What happens at an osteopathy session?
An initial consultation will usually last between 45 minutes and one hour. The following sessions will be about 30 minutes. During this first visit, the osteopath will want you to explain the problem and will ask you about your medical history.
Next they may perform a physical examination. They may ask you to perform some simple exercises so they can observe your posture and...