What Do Osteopaths Treat
What can I see an osteopath for?
80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some time (Med J Aust 2009; 190(9);499-502) That is an astoundingly high number of the population and may explain why back and neck pain are some of the most frequent complaints that people see an osteopath for.
- Extensive sitting or standing
- Heavy lifting
- Insufficient flexibility
- Changes during pregnancy
- Irritable bowel
- Menstrual pain
- Dysfunction in the thorax, lower limbs and pelvis.