Osteopathy at HTC

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Osteopathy.......?

Is a safe and effective form of prevention, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of health problems ranging from back pain to neurological pain.  The aim is to help restore movement & function & reduce pain.

Osteopaths are highly trained primary health care professionals that can work with patients of all ages.  We use a number of treatment techniques tailored to the individual needs of the patient.

An Osteopath will combine a number of treatment methods; 

Manual Therapy Techniques

These hands on techniques will focus on stretching soft tissues, releasing tension, improving range of joint motion and mobilisation.

Health Advice and Education

Designed to help relieve or manage pain, keep active and return to normal activity

Rehabilitation Exercises

Areas of speciality may include:

Paediatrics (the care of children)

Maternity (the care of pregnant women)

Respiratory (breathing / chest)

Care of the Elderly

Orthopaedics

Neurology

Women & Mens Health

Musculo-skeletal  

(skeletal frame, joints, muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves, fascia)

Sports injuries / therapy

For us here at HTC general Osteopathy would include general body movement, pain & sensation complaints for patients ranging in age from new borns to advanced senior years & could include conditions ranging from general lower back ache, knee pains, RSI conditions, neck pains, shoulder pains, hip & thigh issues, headaches, hand, wrist or forearm issues to more specific conditions such as Osteo-arthritis, Rheumatism, Fibro-myalgia or Osteoporosis.

AT YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT - ASSESSMENT

Our Osteopath will:

Take a full medical history

Discuss your condition you wish treated

and also your desired outcome / target(s)

Carry out tests to examine the condition

Discuss the proposed treatment plan

Initiate your treatment

FIND / CONTACT H.T.C

OPENING HOURS

MON - FRI

08:00-20:00

SAT

09:00-16:00

SUN & BANK HOLIDAYS

CLOSED

ADDRESS

 

Hempstead Therapy Centre Ltd

Unit 26

Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre

Rainham

Medway

Kent

ME7 3PB

TELEPHONE

01634 393113

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