At our clinics we will always aim to give an honest opinion. We will listen to your needs and provide a clear explanation of your condition with advice on self-help and management. Where necessary we will facilitate an onward referral if that proves to be appropriate.
Professionalism and Safety:
- Osteopaths study for four to five years for an undergraduate degree. This is similar to a medical degree, with emphasis on anatomy and musculoskeletal medicine.
- Training includes more than 1,000 hours of osteopathic techniques
- It is an offence for anyone to call themselves an osteopath if they are not registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
- The British Medical Association’s guidance for general practitioners states that doctors can safely refer patients to osteopaths
- Osteopathy is recommended by National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) for lower back pain
- Osteopathy is safe, natural and effective
- A recent, independent study showed that 96% of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with their osteopathic care.
Osteopathy can be very effective in the treatment of:
- Back and neck pain
- Sports injuries
- Hip, shoulder and knee problems
- Arthritic pain
- Headaches (cervico-genic)