Osteopathy services can help people who are suffering with back pain, and most people realize this, however, many people don't realize that it can successfully treat other parts of the body including any joint in the body that may be having issues.
Whether a person is suffering from injuries caused from sports, wear and tear, disease, bad posture or just repetitive strain, osteopathy services are available to help the person achieve the best health possible.
Osteopathy services can work on a lot of different levels that affect the various body tissues and by working to try and rebalanced any stress or strain to the body such as address issues with posture, improving the blood circulation it can have far reaching benefits all through the body.
Neck Pain – There are a lot of different reason for neck pain that include stress as well as anxiety and injuries that include whiplash or prolonged use of instruments or equipment, driving or bad sleeping positions. No matter the problem, the osteopath can assess the situation and find the cause of the problem and give the right treatment.
Shoulder Pain – Overuse of the shoulders can cause instability and pain. Then a person is reluctant to use the shoulders for anything and then the underused can result in what is called “frozen shoulder” Also if there is degeneration in the shoulder there is going to be pain, often times diseases from gall bladder, liver or heart disease can cause problems in the shoulders. Certain occupations also can cause major shoulder problems. An osteopath however, no matter who their client is or what they do can carry out very extensive orthopedic testing in order to see what the actual cause is and then come up with the right treatment.
Wrist and Hand Pain – This area contains a lot of small bones and ligaments being held by tendons attached to the muscles that allow all the movement. When these are damaged it can cause a variety of different issues. There is Tendonitis, Tenosynovitis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. All of which are extremely painful and limit the use of the hands and wrists. The osteopath is well trained to identify what is actually causing the problems and then formulate a treatment plan that will give the best outcome.
These are just a few of the things that osteopathic services can do for a person. Other issues that can be handled are hip pain, knee pain, foot and ankle pain, sports injuries of all kinds, and postural fatigue. If you have any issues with any of these areas, you might want to consider getting in touch with an osteopath to see what they might be able to do to help.