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Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating, and preventing health problems by moving, stretching, and massaging muscles and joints.


Common presentations to an osteopath include:

  • Low back pain, which may or may not include sciatica.

  • Neck and upper back pain, which may or may not include pain in the shoulder, upper arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.

  • Peripheral joint pain, (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle and foot).

  • Sports injuries, e.g., medial tibial stress syndrome, (shin splints) Achilles Tendinosis, Runners Knee (IT Band Friction Syndrome) etc.

  • Workplace strains/sprains.

  • Arthritic conditions, (degenerative and rheumatoid).

  • Backache associated with pregnancy.

  • Effects of trauma, e.g. Whiplash syndrome.

  • Postural problems.

  • Headaches and sinus problems.

  • Irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Jaw pain.

  • Flat feet.

Registered with the General Osteopathic CouncilInstitue of Osteopathy and Health Professions Care Council.​




Sports massage, applied skilfully, is an effective therapy for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. This therapeutic measure may help athletes prevent injuries, which might otherwise be caused by overuse. The skilled sports massage therapist can detect variations in the soft tissues and by using the correct techniques, help the sports person maintain a much healthier physical state. Therefore, one of the greatest benefits of sports massage is in the prevention of injury.


According to the American Massage Therapy Association, sports massage has the following beneficial effects:

  • Improves overall performance

  • Reduces recovery time.

  • Reduces muscle tension.

  • Helps athletes monitor muscle tone.

  • Promote relaxation.

  • Increase range of motion.

  • Decrease muscle stiffness and soreness after exercise.

  • Helps prevent injuries.

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