What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is an established and recognised way of diagnosing and treating which aims to find balance between the structure and function of the body.


It is a form of manual therapy that can benefit many types of aches, pains and strains in people of all ages. Many people who seek treatment suffer from neck, back and shoulder pain however osteopathy can help a very broad range of conditions. our qualified osteopaths can treat:

  • Joint pains
  • General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)
  • Frozen shoulder/ shoulder and elbow pain/ tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences
  • Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)
  • Generalised aches and pains
  • Mechanical neck pain
  • Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise
  • Arthritic pain
  • Muscle spasms 
  • Neuralgia
  • Sciatica
  • Sports injuries and tensions
  • Circulatory problems/Cramp
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Digestion problems
  • Anyone including pregnant women, children and babies

Based on evidence submitted to CAP prior to November 2016


by combining 'hands-on' techniques with exercises and advice, treatment plans can be tailored for the individual.