Can a person who has had back surgery see an Osteopath?

Can a person who has had back surgery see an Osteopath? Osteopathy is beneficial for post-surgical rehabilitative care as it offers gentle, non-invasive treatment which promotes the natural healing processes of the body. In addition to this…

What Is The Difference Between An Osteopath (Osteopathy) And A Chiropractor (Chiropractic)?

Originally Osteopathy was founded in 1874 by Dr Andrew Taylor Still, an American medical doctor. One of Dr Still’s students was Daniel David Palmer who founded Chiropractic in 1895. The association between Dr Still and Palmer is not usually…

What Are The Benefits Of Osteopathy For The Workplace/Bad Posture From Spending Time Behind The Desk?

What Are The Benefits Of Osteopathy? Millions of working days are lost each year through back pain and RSI (repetitive strain injury), at great cost to the economy. Timely and appropriate osteopathic preventative care would save your business…

Other Questions

There are many other questions that are frequently asked, for example; What is the best position to sleep in? How often should I do exercises? Are there any supplements I should take for my joints? What is a slipped disc? What causes sciatica?All…

Is the treatment for each patient the same?

Is the treatment for each patient the same? We take a holistic approach when diagnosing our patients, ensuring the treatment is tailored to the individual needs of patients, taking into account your lifestyle, age and general health. This is…

How many treatments will I need?

How many treatments will I need? Some patients have instant relief. Others discover it can take more time. Many factors can affect your recovery such as your age, how long you’ve had the problem, severity, your daily demands and general condition…

How Can Osteopathy Help With DIY Injuries Sustained While DIY/Gardening?

Each year many thousands of people become acutely injured as a result of DIY and odd jobs on their house and garden. These can include back pain, neck pain and repetitive strain injury.DIY can be a strenuous, and can exercise muscles that have…

Can I see an Osteopath during pregnancy?

Can I see an Osteopath during pregnancy? Osteopathy is a safe form of physical therapy through all stages of pregnancy. Your Osteopath will only use techniques and forms of treatment that will enhance your health and well-being. Osteopathic…

Can anyone call themselves an Osteopath?

Can anyone call themselves an Osteopath? Osteopaths practicing in South Africa all comply with the minimum standards of registration as stipulated by the Allied Health Professionals Council of South Africa. Practitioners who do not meet these…

What Is The Difference Between Cranial Osteopathy And Cranio-Sacral Therapy?

All Osteopaths complete up to 5 years medical degree training and in South Africa are registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa .This qualifies them to practice osteopathy and in South Africa under the title of Doctor.The…