What Does an Osteopath Do?
Osteopathy is best known for it’s treatment of back pain and sciatica, but osteopaths also treat other aches, pains and conditions. Have a look at the list below to find out a few examples of what osteopaths treat.
- General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)*
- Generalised aches and pains.
- Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise*
- Arthritic pain.
- Uncomplicated mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)*
- Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)*
- Frozen shoulder/ shoulder and elbow pain/ tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences*
- Circulatory problems,
- Digestion problems,
- Joint pains, lumbago,
- Muscle spasms,
- Inability to relax,
- Rheumatic pain,
- Minor sports injuries and tensions
Patients of osteopaths also report improvements with other conditions. Please phone or E-mail osteopath glasgow to find out if we could help
This list is provided by the ASA’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP). It has recently released updated guidlines on what Osteopaths are allowed to advertise that they treat. The Guidance has a number of recent additions . (These additions have been asterisked).