Osteopathy can help with any of the following and more!
It can be really frustrating (and painful) for you and your doctor, although you should be aware that the majority of back pain episodes will simply go away on their own (if you give yourself enough time off to rest). In fact, the department of health advise you to seek swift treatment for back pain in order to reduce its intensity and longevity.
Pelvic pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Osteopaths can help with pain caused by trauma or repetitive strain. Muscles from the abdomen and lower limbs attach to the pelvis and overuse or over exertion of these regions can result in pelvic injury and pain.
HIP & GROIN PROBLEMS
Hip pain can be caused by a number of injuries or conditions. The most common cause of hip pain is inflamed tendons. Hip and groin pain can be related to a range of muscle or joint problems or it could be referred pain from your lower back.
Knee pain can be caused by a range of factors and can be painful and debilitating.
Some people worry that their knee pain will result in the need for surgery. Often this is not the case. Knee trauma is common from falls and collisions.
Sciatica is a painful syndrome caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs deep through the buttock and down the leg. Sciatica can range from a dull ache to an incapacitating pain.
Tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain around the outside of the elbow. It’s clinically known as lateral epicondylitis.
It often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint.
Frozen shoulder is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness of the shoulder. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis or shoulder contracture.
The symptoms tend to gradually get worse over a number of months or years.
Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.
In the UK, around 10 million people have arthritis. It affects people of all ages, including children. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Whiplash is a term used to describe a neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head forwards, backwards or sideways.
It often occurs after a sudden impact such as a road traffic accident.
Playing sport and doing regular exercise is good for your health, but can sometimes result in injuries.
Most people will only experience minor sport-related injuries such as cuts and grazes, bruises or blisters.
Joint pain is the sensation of discomfort or soreness in a joint or joints of the body. Joints are the spaces or areas where two or more bones meet, such as the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle.
MUSCLE AND LIGAMENT INJURIES
When you participate in sports and physical fitness activities, you can injure the soft tissues of your body. Even simple everyday activities can damage these ligaments, tendons, and muscles.
The most common type of headache originates from muscle stiffness or joint strain in the neck and upper thoracic region. Other causes include:
Eye strain, Sinus congestion, Whiplash injury, Stress, Poor posture, Jaw imbalance and teeth grinding,
Infection, Allergies and food intolerances.