Structural Osteopathy

Common conditions

  • Back, neck and joint pain
  • Disc injuries and sciatica
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon injuries
  • Migraine and headache
  • Arthritic stiffness and pain
  • Trapped nerves
  • Frozen shoulder

Most patients consulting Osteopaths are seeking relief from pain and discomfort in the musculo-skeletal system. With 4 out of 5 people suffering with back, neck or joint pain at some point in their lives, patients are increasingly turning to Osteopathy for help.

Osteopathy recognises that structural problems with muscles, ligaments, nerves and joints not only cause pain and disability, but can also lead to dysfunction in body systems generally. The holistic nature of osteopathic medicine leads to an understanding that complex relationships between body systems exist.

When joints get stiff, out of balance or displaced, a mechanical solution is required. Similarly, if tension in muscles and connective tissues is not addressed with the correct massage and stretching techniques, pain and dysfunction can persist.

Structural osteopathic adjustments involve manipulative techniques that are specific, gentle and generally not painful. It is safe to treat children and babies.