What is an osteopath? | Physit20 Nov 2019

I like to think of osteopaths as mechanics of the human body that treat a wide range of aches, pains and discomforts. Contrary to popular belief, osteopaths do not just treat backs and bones. We threat a wide range of ailments, such as back, neck and shoulder pain, pain due to postural changes like those caused by driving, work strain or changes due to pregnancy, arthritic pains and minor sports injuries. The smooth functioning of an individual’s bones, ligaments and connective tissue is paramount to their wellbeing and can help to achieve this through moving, stretching and/or massaging or mobilising an individual’s muscles and joints before giving them an individualised home exercise program to help aid their recovery, promote health and prevent symptoms from recurring.

My sporting background in both land and water-based sports has proven invaluable in providing clients with individually tailored training and treatments.

The Physit team’s different healthcare backgrounds complement each other, ensuring that patients who contact Physit will get the right treatment for their individual needs to aid their recovery.

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