Osteopath in Cheadle Hulme | What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a form of drug-free, non-invasive, effective hands-on therapy for the treatment of mechanical dysfunctions of the Neuro-Musculoskeletal system. Conditions include neck and back pain, joint or muscular pain, minor sports injuries, tension headaches arising from neck pain.

Osteopathy is based on several fundamental principles that are aimed to assist the body in restoring its natural function and healing mechanisms.
Osteopaths use a variety of techniques ranging from soft-tissue to deep tissue massage, muscle-energy, traction/distraction, positional release, neuro-muscular technique, lymphatic pump techniques and spinal and peripheral joint manipulation.

Osteopath in Cheadle Hulme | Osteopaths

Osteopaths focus on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine. The aim is to positively affect the body by using techniques to balance the nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.

Osteopaths recognize how interconnected all parts of the body are, functioning as a complete unit. An imbalance in one area of the body can soon affect and impair the functioning of another. This is one of the reasons why Osteopathy looks for the root cause of the problem and dont rely on treating the symptoms alone. This gives the patient more of a chance to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Every case and person is different, so we aim to treat each individual with a tailored approach. See what conditions Osteopathy can help treat.