Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment designed to provide pain relief for the bodys structural and mechanical problems. A gentle form of treatment , Osteopathy can benefit most types of aches, pains and strains in people of every age. This ranges from neck and back pain (inc. Sciatica) to frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, knee and ankle injuries. This is achieved using a combination of joint mobilisation and soft tissue massage. On your first visit a detailed case history is compiled including an examination of the individual tissues and spinal function. After evaluating all of the information from the history the Osteopath will explain your condition and a suitable course of treatment will be prescribed. Osteopathy is now accepted by most private health insurers including BUPA, PPP and HSA.