Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q!: Can osteopathy help my back pain?

A1: Every person is different and as such there are many types of back ache or pain. Your osteopath will assess you thoroughly and give you a detailed analysis of your problem, what you can do, how much osteopathy can help and how long it will take.

 

 

Q2: Can osteopathy help my neck pain?

A2: Again, every person is different and as such there are many types of neck pain. Your osteopath will asses you thoroughly and give you a detailed analysis of your problem, what you can do, how much osteopathy can help and how long it will take.

 

 

Q3: How quickly can I see the osteopath?

A3: We often book appointments for people on the day they contact us or the next day.

 

 

Q4: How many treatments do I need with

the osteopath?

A4: Every person has a different problem but as a generalisation 3-5 treatments will give a good indication of how successful osteopathic treatment is for you. You may well become symptom free within this time or your osteopath may recommend further treatments.

 

 

Q5: Do I need to see my doctor before I see the osteopath?

A5: For the conditions listed in the ‘Osteopath’ section of our website there is no need to see your GP. Our osteopath, however, may suggest you visit your GP if he finds anything out of the ordinary during your examination.

 

 

Q6: Do I have to undress at the osteopaths?

A6: Every effort is made to allowfor your dignity, modesty or religious beliefs. Plenty of towels, shorts and a robe are provided. You are always given privacy to undress/dress. You do not have to remove any clothing you do not want to. The osteopath needs you only to reveal the area of your body that has the problem; although treatment can be given through clothing if required.

 

 

Q7: Do I need an X-ray?

A7: Again for the conditions listed in the ‘Osteopath’ section of our website there is no need for an X-ray. The osteopath, however, may suggest you visit your GP if he finds anything out of the ordinary during your examination.

 


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