Osteopathy is a system of diagnosing and treating mechanical imbalances of the body which may result in or aggravate a variety of symptoms or conditions. However you don’t have to have a specific problem to benefit from Osteopathic treatment as it improves a person’s body mechanics which helps with the development of a better posture.A refined sense of touch known as palpation is used to detect soft tissue strains and joint restrictions. The aim of treatment is then to restore balance and function of such structures and thus alleviate tension and pain. This is achieved by using a variety of manual techniques which included massage, stretching, joint manipulation.
Cranial osteopathy is a refined and subtle type of osteopathic treatment to encourage the release of tension in the body. This is accomplished by the application of gentle pressure to the head and body and it is suitable for people of all ages.
The treatment of babies and children with cranial osteopathy is becoming increasingly popular. Osteopaths do not treat specific conditions but aim to encourage balance within the body to improve well being.
*If directly resulting from injury or accident, please first consult a medical practitioner.