What qualifies me to treat people?
I am registered with the General Osteopathic Council which is a legal requirement to be able to call myself an osteopath. As a registered osteopath I have a proven level of training and safety. The GOSC is the osteopathic equivalent of the General Medical Council. They only approve courses that meet their standards. These are four year degrees, which ensure I am safe to treat people whether they are referred by their GP or a family friend. We have an act of parliament to keep us in order!
I am also a member of the Institute Of Osteopathy (also known as the British Osteopathic Association).
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Respectfully, if you are experiencing a cough, high temperature for the sake of my more vulnerable patients and family members please do not attend your appointment but contact me by phone or email and we can rearrange to a more appropriate time. I am sorry for any inconvenience.
Any further queries or concern please follow the guidelines outlined by the government:
Exercises can be used to maintain the movement gained by being treated hands on, to give you a sense of control over what is happening.
Continue reading “Low Back Pain – Part 4”
Manual therapy can help in the first place by getting the spine moving and encouraging the muscles to function more appropriately by getting them to relax when not active.
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Here we are talking about non-specific or mechanical low back pain which is by far the most common cause of pain in the low back.
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Happy new year and to a happy new you!
The new year often gives us time to begin thinking of introducing new healthy actions in to our lives. But if you are suffering with an injury or a bad back sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. You want to do something but not sure what to do without aggravating a pre-existing back problem.
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