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What ailments can Osteopathy treat?

Although osteopathy is best known for the treatment of injuries, aches and pains, it is effective against a wide range of ailments – because practically all ailments are related to the flow of energy within the body and this, in turn, is related to the body structure.

Some of the more common ailments treatable with osteopathy are illustrated in the following diagram:

Some common symptoms

Head Area

  • Headaches

  • Migraine

  • Stiff neck

  • Whiplash injuries

Hand and Arm

  • Frozen or stiff shoulders

  • Trapped nerves

  • Arm pain | Tennis elbow

  • Golf-related injuries

  • Wrist and hand pain

Chest Area


  • Asthma and breathing problems

Back Pain


  • Lower back pain

  • Back pain during pregnancy

  • Slipped disc

Hip Area


  • Hip related problems

Leg Pain


  • Thigh problems

  • Knee problems

  • Calf

  • Shin

  • Ankle

  • Foot

  • Sciatica Pain

  • Stiffness associated with arthritis

The Osteopath

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