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"Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and physical therapy treatment for a wide range of medical conditions"-General Osteopathic Council(GOsC).
An Osteoopath is a whole body physical therapist who provides relief through looking at the causes of pain and not just the symptoms you present the Osteopath with.
Osteopaths study for 5 years and have to complete a minimum of 1200 hours of practice before being legally allowed to treat .They have an extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology , osteopathic techniques and musculo-skeletal medicine.
What to expect
Osteopathy is a holistic approach to the individual, where the person is assessed and treated as a whole. During the first consultation a full case history is taken, where occupation , lifestyle, medical and family history are taken into consideration.The osteopathic assessment consist of postural , musculo-skeletal assessment as well as use of special tests where appropriate, so the Osteopath can reach a working diagnosis.The osteopathic treatment could include gentle manipulation of spinal or periferal joints to restore and enhance movement, soft tissue techniques (massage) , stretching and exercise prescription is also used to speed up recovery and bring the body back to optimum health.
One of the main considerations of Osteopathy is that it is safe form of treatment at any age-from infants to senior citizens.
Based in Westcombe Park, Blackheath, London SE3 it is also acessible to all from anywhere in London.
If you would like more information please use this link: http://www.osteopathy.org/MXENQ85VAJ
Typical problems treated by osteopaths in se3 London :
- Back and Neck pain
- Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist pain
- Pelvic, Hip, Knee and Foot pain
- Spinal problems
- Arthritic conditions
- Joint problems
- Sports injuries
- Repetitive Strain Injuries
- Postural problems (including pregnancy)
- Muscle spasm
- Muscle tension
The Fitness Clinics Osteopaths are available for treatment and advice: All Osteopaths are registered with the General Osteopathic Council covering Blackheath Greenwich and SE London to central London.
Galina Bell Osteopath
To book an assessment please contact
Galina on 0208 856 2824
The Fitness Clinic 109 Humber Road, Westcombe Park, Blackheath London SE3
Galina Bell personal profile
Galina has been involved in teaching exercise and Pilates for the last 14 years. She is a qualified Pilates practitioner and mentor for the rehabilitation courses for Polestar Pilates UK. Her main areas of interest are sports injury prevention and rehabilitation,women's health (pre and post-natal care) ,Scoliosis and Back Pain; In practice she is an Osteopath and Pilates therapist using Pilates as part of the ongoing maintenence of her patients.
Osteopathy BSc (Hons)-Structural and Cranial Osteopathy, Modern Acupuncture, Pilates studio and matwork, Pre and Post Natal Pilates, Pilates for Osteoporosis, Pilates for Back pain, Pilates for Scoliosis.