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Why seeing an Osteopath could benefit you ...

Why seeing an Osteopath
could benefit you …


An osteopath will use their hands to find areas of weakness, tenderness, restriction or strain within your body, particularly the spine. 

An osteopath aims to restore the normal function and stability of the joints to help the body heal itself. 

They use their hands to treat your body in a variety of ways, using a mixture of gentle and forceful techniques. 

Techniques are chosen based on the individual patient and the symptoms they have reported. 

These include:

  • massage – to release and relax muscles 
  • stretching stiff joints
  • articulation – where your joints are moved through their natural range of motion 
  • high-velocity thrusts – short, sharp movements to the spine

Osteopath care to Manage Chronic Pain

Osteopathy is fundamentally a process which restores order to the body. As such, it can reduce discomfort from conditions like asthma, arthritis, and irritable bowel syndrome. While the treatment generally focuses on manipulating the musculoskeletal system, the benefits of osteopathy transfer into a variety of underlying tissues, including organs, as well.

Osteopathy is especially useful in treating arthritis, back and neck pain, headaches, and damage to the tendons and ligaments following an injury (i.e. a sprain). As well as treating the underlying cause of chronic pain, osteopathy is helpful in reducing the strain on joints, improving posture, relieving tension, and dramatically increasing the range of motion without causing further stresses.

Book to see our Osteopath Adrain today by calling:
Marple – 0161 449 5006
Heaton Mersey – 0161 432 6708