Osteopathy explores the link between the structure of the human body and the way
Osteopaths develop a highly sensitive sense of touch and use this to identify problem
areas of the body.
Using gentle stretching and mobilising techniques, as well as manipulating joints,
an osteopath works with the body to create the perfect conditions to facilitate the
Treatment usually consists of:
Advice can also be given on self-help treatments.
Osteopaths usually start any treatment by releasing and relaxing muscles and stretching
stiff joints, using gentle massage techniques, rhythmic joint movements and muscle
The osteopath may also carry out manipulation using short, quick movements to spinal