Osteopathy uses ‘hands-on’ techniques to influence the way the body works. By manipulating the muscles, tendons, joints, connective tissue and ligaments, treatment can provide relief to the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, and also the circulatory, respiratory and immune systems of the body. In this way, it is seen as a form of manual medicine which can influence all systems of the body towards a more efficient and holistic state of health. The osteopath will use highly developed skills of palpation (feeling) to find areas of stress, strain or weakness in the body and after making a diagnosis, treat specific areas relating to your complaint. The techniques employed are safe, gentle and effective.

Most people come to see osteopaths because they are in physical pain. Headaches, backaches, neck pain and sporting injuries are the most common complaints that osteopaths treat. Osteopathic treatment is for everyone from young to old, to all family members and can help with a wide and varied range of conditions including:

  • Back / Neck / Shoulder Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Headaches / Migraine
  • Sports Injuries
  • Restricted Mobility
  • Pregnancy Related Problems
  • Trapped Nerves / Sciatica
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Stress Related Problems
  • Pain from Arthritis
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Bad Posture
  • Jaw Pain
  • Colic and Sleeplessness in Babies
  • Frozen shoulder
  • And almost any pain involving your body structure


Health Insurance

If you have health insurance and you wish to claim for your osteopathic treatment fees, you must first telephone your insurance provider and confirm with them if you are covered and ask them to explain how they require you to activate and process your claim for osteopathic treatment fees.   Most insurance providers will require a referral letter from your G.P.

Please let us know at the time you make your first appointment if you have health insurance.

For all our patients coming for treatment under the terms of their health insurance, we provide receipts for treatment fees and our patients then settle their claims directly with their insurance provider.