Looking for Osteopathy in Wandsworth?
Osteopathy WandsworthCan Osteopathy help?Our Osteopath in Southfields Wandsworth will be able to assist you with a wide range of range of concerns, including
- Lower back pains
- Sprains and Strains
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Menstrual disorders
- Digestive disorders
- antenatal massages
- pregnancy massage
What to expect from the Osteopath at the Wandsworth ClinicOsteopathy is an effective form of manual medicine that is used to treat various musculoskeletal conditions. It provides a comprehensive approach to health and also uses its detailed knowledge of the body’s internal systems in order to aid recovery. An osteopathic assessment will identify any areas of weakness and instability that may be contributing to dysfunction in the body, and aims to treat it at its root cause.
The Institute of Osteopathy defines Osteopathy, as a method of assessing, treating and preventing a variety of health problems. It is believed, that the body has a natural ability to maintain itself and by supporting this process an Osteopath can promote restoration of normal function. The main focus here lies in the way your body-moves influence how it functions. Osteopathy looks at how the bones, muscles, ligaments, connective tissue and internal structures functions with each other. It will address the biomechanics of how your body works and correct any imbalance and misalignment with a non-invasive, hands on approach.
Many people consult an osteopath regarding spinal/joint pain, sports or exercise related injuries but, it can also help to treat headaches, nerve related problems arthritic conditions as well as many other skeletal disorders. On your first initial appointment, the Osteopath will throughly examine you in order to determine an appropriate treatment and diagnosis. You will be advised and referred to an appropriate health care professional or consultant, if the therapist believes that Osteopathy isn’t suitable for you. Nevertheless, you will be informed of the treatment goals and processes at your first appointment.
Osteopathic Massage as a Therapy in WandsworthThe main difference between a relaxation massage and an osteopathic massage, is the knowledge and training of the Therapist. Therefore, the sports massage and deep tissue massage offered by our Osteopaths will be using extensive knowledge and manual techniques to ensure that the focus lies on the Treatment of the pain. Osteopathic massage as a form of therapy incorporates diagnosis, treatment and management. Massage is a mode of manual therapy that primarily works on the muscular system of the body. It is proven to be effective in treating tension that can arise from tight muscles and stiff joints, as well as symptoms associated with stress and anxiety. It is a firm but effective way to reduce symptoms associated with sports injuries and postural related issues and it can also help facilitate circulation as well as support the integrity of skeletal system. The Osteopaths will be using in depth-knowledge and palpation skills with light and deep massage, stretching, deep friction and other hands on treatment. However, you will not only be treated for the effected pain, but our therapists will also look at your lifestyle, diet, postural habits and activities, so that you are able to manage your concerns more effectively.
Pregnancy Massage in Wandsworth ClinicPre-natal and antenatal massages are specifically tailored to your needs and are especially gentle and soothing. Mothers to be are often struggling with the physiological changes of pregnancy, as time passes in their pregnancy. Often emotional discomfort comes to the surface as muscular tension and stiffness. Our therapists use specialised pregnancy and post natal massage techniques rather than regular ones. This allows them to tackle common issues as:
- aches, pains in both muscle and joints
- swelling in hands and feet
- sleeping problems
- anxiety and stress
- circulation issues
- lower back pain
- muscle stiffness
- headaches and fatigue
- leg pain due to sciatic nerve compression