How can Osteopathy help Back pain?Rachel Ackroyd | October 5th, 2016
Back pain is one of the most common complaints we see at the clinic. The NHS reports that back pain will affect 8 out 10 of us in our life time.
There are several reason which can cause back pain, the result of a sprain or a strain of the structures of the back such as the muscles, ligaments, joints or damage to the discs. Osteoarthritis or wear and tear in the back can also be a reason.
Pain is the way our body uses to communicate that something is not right. And although some back pain will resolve naturally within a few weeks, it is important to assess the true nature of the pain in order to manage correctly, and prevent delays in healing.
Osteopathy consultation works in two stages, the first is to assess and identify the structure involve in causing the pain. The second is to create a treatment plan aimed to promote healing and health in the structure affected.
Our team of experienced osteopaths at 21st Century clinic will provide you with a diagnosis, and a tailored treatment plan, re-injury prevention advice and a rehabilitation program for your specific condition.