Who we can help

Helping your body to work, move and feel better.

Osteopathy for Babies

Safe, gentle, effective.

Parents often consult our Paediatric Osteopaths following their baby's birth. There might be a specific problem to assess or just an overall check up, to help give you peace of mind.

We carefully assess your baby for any stresses or strains causing them discomfort. Using our highly developed sense of touch and gentle technique, we ensure treatment is safe, gentle and effective. We also work alongside local health visitors, midwives, lactation consultants and tongue-tie practitioners to help find the right treatment for you and your baby.

Treatment of children is a specialist area of osteopathic practice. All our osteopaths have undertaken postgraduate training in Paediatric Osteopathy and continue to update our knowledge of paediatric practice as part of our ongoing professional development.

Free Baby Check

We offer a free Baby Check service to assess any issues causing you or your baby concern. In this online service, we take a full medical history and assess your baby accordingly. If osteopathic treatment is needed, we will let you know.

Osteopathy for Children

When a child isn’t fully themselves, parents know.

Osteopathic treatment is safe and effective in helping children with a wide range of problems. Young children often find it difficult to voice their feelings and instead display changes in sleeping patterns, behaviour and general health. Our osteopaths will carefully assess your child to see which treatment approaches may be of help.

Children are also especially vulnerable to sporting injuries. Their growing bodies experience a great deal of physical demand and pressure to perform. The good news is, with a helping hand, children can recover quickly and easily.

Treatment of children is a specialist area of osteopathic practice. All our osteopaths have undertaken postgraduate training in Paediatric Osteopathy. We are also trained to screen for medical conditions, and will tell you if your child needs to see another health professional, such as their doctor or other specialist.

Problems we see in clinic:

  • Aches and pains
  • Circulatory problems
  • Cramps
  • Digestive issues
  • Inability to relax
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle spasm
  • Minor sports injuries

Osteopathy for Pregnancy

Pregnancy should not mean pain.

We aim to help you to enjoy your pregnancy. Muscular and joint pain in pregnancy is so common that it is often considered normal – we disagree. Pregnancy should not mean that you need to suffer. Pain or discomfort is a sign that your body is struggling to adapt to its new shape and needs help.

Osteopathy can help to provide relief from many pregnancy-related aches and pains, as well as more specific conditions such as pelvis, back and neck pain. If you have suffered an injury to your pelvis or coccyx, it’s worth seeking treatment to support the function of the tissues before you go into labour.

Problems we see in clinic:

  • Feelings of discomfort
  • Neck and upper back pain
  • Pelvis, hip or lower back pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Reflux
  • Shortness of breath

Osteopathy for Post-Natal

Regain your health, strength and confidence.

New mums are often too busy to deal with any residual discomfort following the birth. Everything is wrapped up in caring for babies - and we’re all so very tired! However, it’s a good time to treat postpartum effects as the body is most responsive soon after labour.

Many suffer from back pain, sore thumbs or an aching neck following the delivery of their baby. For some women, pain in the lower back and pelvis doesn't ease as quickly. A postnatal assessment and osteopathic treatment can help your body cope with the strains and changes your body has
gone through.

Mummy MOT

The Mummy MOT is a specialist, detailed postnatal assessment we recommend for all women following delivery – whether six weeks or years after.

After delivering their baby, most women experience weakened abdominal and pelvic floor muscles. This can create instability and poor core strength resulting in problems such as back pain, pelvic pain, bladder and bowel weaknesses.

We’ll look at the strength and function of your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles and work to understand how your body is compensating for these changes. Together, we’ll help you achieve your goals and regain confidence in your health.

This includes:

  • Assessment of your tummy muscles after pregnancy
  • Evaluation of your pelvic floor muscles (internal vaginal assessment is optional)
  • Check for scar tissue, rib cage changes and other postnatal issues
  • Full screen of your posture, breathing and physical changes
  • Recommendations for tummy and pelvic floor exercises

Osteopathy for Sports

When it comes to sports injuries, osteopathy has a unique approach. Osteopaths look beyond the injured area, to find out why the injury has occurred.

With an accurate working diagnosis, we can use a variety of techniques to address the injury. We'll put together a tailored treatment plan, helping you achieve your goals and get back to enjoying an active life.

Young people are especially vulnerable in sport as their growing bodies have to perform to high standards with great physical demand. The good news is that although sports injuries are common, with a bit of help, those who are fit tend to recover quickly and easily from their injuries.

Osteopathy for Adults

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Experiencing back pain? headaches? Our modern jobs and lifestyles can accumulate stress within the body, leading to pain and discomfort.

Osteopathic treatment can help a wide range of problems and injuries. We work to identify the root of the problem and restore your body’s natural balance.

Common symptoms often result from unique causes and overlooked diagnoses. This is why we treat you on an individual basis. Together, we’ll look for any underlying issues and identify exactly what’s causing you pain.

Problems we see in clinic:

  • Neck, shoulder and back pain
  • Digestion complaints
  • Jaw pain
  • Headache and migraine prevention
  • Injuries
  • Joint problems
  • Nerve pain
  • Sports Injuries

Osteopathy can be helpful for a wide variety of health conditions, particularly for people who’ve struggled to find solutions elsewhere.

If you’re unsure if your problem is suitable for osteopathic treatment, we offer a free 15 minute call.

Osteopathy for Everyone

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Osteopathy is suitable for everyone. We can help your body work, move, and feel better, so you can get back to living a healthy active life.

We see patients of all ages, with a very wide range of problems and concerns. If you’re not sure about how osteopathy will work for you, please get in touch to find out how we can help you.

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