Your body is your most precious possession, take care of it!
The most common question we are asked as practitioners is:
"How can I prevent this injury/pain from returning or make it a less frequent problem?"
We have laid out below the journey we would like to help you take to achieve musculoskeletal health that lasts
Step 1: DIAGNOSIS IS KEY....
Early diagnosis of injury is always better than allowing chronic ongoing pain to manifest. Acute injuries are often easier and quicker to rehabilitate than chronic pain.
Our Osteopaths will be able to diagnose symptoms and create a treatment plan to first alleviate acute pain or injury.
What can we help with?
Pre/Postnatal & Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
During pregnancy huge physical, emotional and chemical changes occur in the body. Pregnancy produces the biggest postural changes that a woman will ever go through. All our Osteopaths are trained in treating pre and postnatal pregnancy symptoms such as back or pelvic girdle pain, digestive problems and general aches and pains.
Step 2: PREHAB & MAINTAINING WELLBEING...
Regular preventative treatment not only maintains the results of a rehabilitated injury, it also helps to keep an overall feeling of wellbeing, increased mobility & reduced tension. Maintenance treatment may be osteopathic treatment, sports massage/soft tissue therapy, acupuncture or a combination, depending on your treatment plan.
Step 3: STRENGTHENING and Rehab Exercises &
MAINTAINING LONG TERM HEALTH GOALS...
We now offer our clients bespoke exercise rehabilitation courses that they complete weekly with us, to help manage and maintain remaining pain free.
Exercise compliance is very low after injury but one of the most important...
Pre & Post Sports Event/Competition
"Prehab" (mainly sports massage) is extremely useful prior to a sporting event, you maybe running a marathon, competing in a triathlon or have a school sports event. A course of treatment in the months leading up to this can be beneficial to enhance performance and help to reduce injuries.
TMJ Treatment (Jaw Pain)
Osteopathy is an effective way to help treat the symptoms of TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder), It is important that we work in conjunction with your dentist to make sure the correct diagnosis is reached before treatment begins.
The treatment will consist of; soft tissue and myofacial release to the muscles around the jaw, this may include treating muscles in the neck and up on to the scalp.