The effects of ageing on the body can cause symptoms such as:
As an osteopath one of the most common things we are told by senior patients is that they thought they just had to put up with their pain as they were getting older and must expect things to hurt. No one should ever just put up with pain. Pain is your body's way of telling you there is a problem and it tends to upgrade over time. This means if you do not seek help the pain can get worse over time, but it doesn't have to. If you book in for an assessment we can try to help you manage your condition to reduce pain.
If surgery is also required, the post operative recovery period can also be prolonged and painful. Osteopathic treatment may go a long way towards relieving these distressing conditions.
Osteopathy's techniques aim to maintain your health, mobility, balance, reduce further joint wear and tear, and help keep you active and independent.