• 25 JUL 16
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    Osteopathy – Evidence

    Osteopathy – Evidence

    To judge whether a health treatment is safe and effective, we need evidence, which is gathered by conducting fair scientific tests.   What evidence is there?   Most research into techniques used in osteopathy tends to focus on general “manual therapy” techniques, such as spinal manipulation. Manual therapy techniques are used by physiotherapists and chiropractors, as

    • 20 JUN 16
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    What does osteopathy treat?

    What does osteopathy treat?

    Due to the holistic nature of osteopathic treatment, osteopaths will happily treat many injuries or illnesses. It is common for people with soft tissue pain to use osteopathic treatment as this is what they are best known for treating.   Pain and Injury   Soft tissue pain could include pain in any area of your

    • 20 JUN 16
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    Reasons for having osteopathy

    Reasons for having osteopathy

    Osteopaths are often thought of as “back specialists” and this may be due to the fact that a large proportion of their patients often initially visited due to back pain. Chronic back pain is often untreatable by GPs due to the character of the condition and its occasionally non-specific origin. However the holistic nature of

    • 20 JUN 16
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    What is osteopathy ?

    What is osteopathy ?

    Osteopathy is a holistic therapy that has become increasingly popular in the UK due to more people complaining of chronic (last lasting) back pain caused by spending long periods of time sitting at a desk or in a vehicle. Osteopathy uses a number of different techniques in order to manipulate your soft tissue (muscles, tendons