Structural osteopathy looks further into the muscles, ligaments, joints and tendons which make up the structure of the body that performs everyday functions including walking, running and all other sports activities.
The process used to ease ailing symptoms includes: tissue massage, stretches, muscle energy techniques and joint articulation. In addition, osteopaths will use HVT or High Velocity Thrust technique or manipulation in which the joints are ‘clicked’ into place. These techniques are very effective in different ways for certain people as well as the type of injury.
While there are many different methods used in osteopathy in treating different ailments, your osteopath will find the best course of treatment according to your health background and the problem area. We will make every effort to explain the entire process including the techniques so that you will have a better understanding of how osteopathy can treat your problem.