Having been immersed in the world of osteopathy for so long now I often make the mistake in presuming people know what osteopaths actually do. When I explain to people what’s involved and how I can help, the response I often hear is ‘Oh, I thought you just did backs!’ or ‘so it’s not just about bones then? ‘.
Tension headaches, also known as stress headache are common among adults. A tension headache is described as a mild to moderate persistent tightness, band-like discomfort, or pressure along the forehead, back of the head and neck
Many patients use osteopathy as a preventative measure to avoid low back pain. If you’ve had low back pain before then you will know it is a big motivator to not have it again! Osteopathy is not just for pain. It is for pain prevention and even better, for spine health! Spine health actually correlates to health in other areas too.