Most people can benefit from osteopathy, but in particular:
Babies and Children
At this practice we are very experienced in the treatment of babies and young children. Our undergraduate training includes paediatrics and children often respond very quickly to treatment. Joanna Hyne holds a specialist diploma in Paediatric Osteopathy (gained in 2004) and has worked extensively at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in London (now the Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy).
We can often help musculo-skeletal problems in various stages of pregnancy. We are often recommended by local health visitors and midwives. Treatment is obviously gentle and safety is always our first concern. Periodic treatment during pregnancy can help the body adjust to the increasing weight and changing posture. We can also assist with the recovery period following birth when the pelvis and lower back are readjusting to the altered stresses and strains.
Elderly patients are particularly welcome. Problems such as osteoporosis and spondylosis are obviously taken into consideration and great care is directed to applying gentle treatment to relieve symptoms.
Sports Men and Women
All our practitioners are experienced in dealing with sports injuries. We can give advice regarding training and rehabilitation. We can advise on supports and strapping.