What is an Osteopath? Osteopathy is a form of drug-free, non-invasive, manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework including the joints, muscles and spine. Osteopaths do not simply concentrate on treating the problem area but use manual techniques to balance all the systems of the body to provide overall good health and wellbeing. Osteopathy is suitable for babies, children, adults, pregnant women and seniors.

The most common conditions treated by osteopathy are :

For further information and video explanations about conditions treated by osteopathy click the links above.

What does an Osteopath do?
The range of hands-on techniques that an Osteopath uses includes;

  • mobilization or manipulation of joints
  • cranial techniques
  • visceral manipulation
  • muscle stretching 
  • deep soft tissue work

For further explanation visit our Osteopathic Techniques page.