What Osteopaths Treat

Edinburgh Osteopathy: registered osteopath in Edinurgh

Osteopaths see many different people: the young, older people, manual workers, professionals, pregnant women, children and sports people. Patients seek treatment for a wide range of conditions, including back pain, sciatica, repetitive strain injury, back pain and pelvic pain in pregnancy, postural problems due to driving or work, joint pain due to arthritis and minor sports injuries.

Patients commonly see osteopaths for:

•Neck pain and back pain
•Slipped disc
•Posture and work related problems
•Headaches and migraines
•Pregnancy related back pain
•Sports injuries
•Rib pain
•Muscle tension and strain
•Whiplash related neck pain
•Trapped nerves
•Shoulder, elbow and wrist pain
•Ligament sprains
•Hip, knee and foot pain
•Stress and anxiety

Institute of Osteopathy: What we Treat

Research conducted at the Clinical Research Centre at Brighton University shows very high levels of patient satisfaction with osteopathic treatment (see here).