Osteopaths treat people of all ages, for all sorts of conditions - Helena's oldest patient has been 96 and her youngest just 5 days old!

Helena uses a variety of techniques including deep tissue massage, articulation, manipulation (also known as high velocity thrust or HVT) and cranial (craniosacral) technique, depending on what is appropriate for your problem, your state of health and your preferences.  Click here to find out a bit more about Helena's approach.

Many people think osteopaths treat just back pain but Osteopathy can offer benefits for a wide range of problems.  The conditions that Osteopaths may advertise as treating are limited by the Advertising Standard Authority's CAP code to the following:

Arthritic pain
Circulatory problems
Cramp
Digestion problems
Fibromyalgia
Frozen shoulder/ shoulder and elbow pain/ tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) arising from associated musculoskeletal conditions of the back and neck, but not isolated occurrences
Headache arising from the neck (cervicogenic)
Joint pains
Joint pains including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis as an adjunct to core OA treatments and exercise
General, acute & chronic backache, back pain (not arising from injury or accident)
Generalised aches and pains
Inability to relax
Lumbago
Migraine prevention
Minor sports injuries and tensions
Muscle spasms
Neuralgia
Inability to relax
Rheumatic pain
Sciatica
Uncomplicated mechanical neck pain (as opposed to neck pain following injury i.e. whiplash)

For information on your specific problem, call Helena on 07805 650667 for advice as to whether Osteopathy may help.