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Osteopathy

Osteopathy is not a treatment that merely deals with the symptoms. It focuses on the integral structure of your body, evaluating how bones, muscles and connective tissues work together. Fixing the causes of conditions and restoring your natural balance.

Osteopaths take time to listen and understand their patients and recognise that everyone is unique and individual. This means that treatment will be unique and individual to the patient based on a thorough assessment including variety of factors such as, the nature of the problem, the age of the patient, their lifestyle and health history for example.

Osteopathy is a safe and regulated profession that aims to assess, treat and prevent a wide range of conditions and health problems such as:-

  • General aches and pains

  • Joint pain

  • Arthritic pain

  • Acute & chronic backache

  • Back pain 

  • Neck pain 

  • Cervicogenic headache (arising from the neck) 

  • Prevention of migraines and cervicogenic headaches

  • Shoulder and elbow pain

  • Circulatory problems, cramp

  • Digestive problems

  • Lumbago

  • Sciatica

  • Muscle spasms

  • Neuralgia

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Inability to relax

  • Rheumatic pain

Our bodies have an innate ability to heal themselves. Osteopathy takes a holistic, whole-body approach to your healthcare. Siân does not concentrate only on the problem area, but uses manual techniques to balance all the body systems, and to provide overall good health and wellbeing.

Using her refined sense of touch to help  diagnose and treat she uses a wide range of gentle and non-painful techniques to aid this self-healing mechanism by restoring function to the body.

Techniques include stretching, gentle pressure, and resistance.

The General Osteopathic Council regulates all osteopaths in the UK and every osteopath is insured and fully CRB checked.

Siân’s registration number is: 9709 – you can find her by searching the General Osteopathic Council Osteopathic Register here.

 

Womens Health Osteopathy

Osteopathy can help you rebalance through all stages of life from teens to pre-conception through to Pregnancy, post partum and on to menopause and beyond. Many women are hesitant to seek help for intimate problems that can have a huge impact on their quality of lives and their relationships, but help is available.

For more detailed information please see Siân’s own website Click here

Baby & Childrens Osteopathy

As a baby’s skeleton is softer than an adult’s, the osteopath will use very gentle osteopathic treatments for the treatment of babies and children. Gentle soft tissue massage and joint articulation aims to increase the blood flow and stimulate the nerve supply to all the tissues of the body.

Osteopathic treatment may be used to help reduce joint pains which some children experience, especially if they experience a rapid growth spurt. By using gentle stretching and massage to reduce any tension around the joints and advising on activity and sports, this postural discomfort can sometimes be reduced.

 

Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial osteopathy is a gentle osteopathic approach. Treatment usually focuses on, but is not limited to, the cranium and sacrum in order to release tensions and restrictions in the body to optimise health and well-being. People of all ages can be treated in this way, however, it is a particularly effective approach in the treatment of babies, young children and during pregnancy.