is an established system of manipulative therapy, recognised as
a clinical discipline by the British Medical Association.
It is founded on the belief that the body has an innate ability
to heal itself, naturally.
Unfortunately, the body can be prevented from healing itself by
stress and tension, caused by anything from bad posture and breathing
habits to physical trauma and the cumulative effects of everyday
In theory, if left untreated, these stresses will generate chronic
pain and fatigue, digestion difficulties, headaches and many more
symptoms (listed opposite) which can compromise your enjoyment
Osteopathy aims to restore everyday health and vitality by diagnosing
the source of such problems and then applying the appropriate
This treatment involves the skilled manipulation of bones, muscles,
ligaments, joints and even organs to relieve pain, restore movement
and so enhance your quality of life.
Many treatment techniques are very gentle, so osteopathy is naturally
safe and suitable for people of all ages: babies, children, adults,
pre-and post-natal women and the elderly.