Frequently Asked Questions
What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy can also be used to help prevent problems before they occur by maintaining suppleness and flexibility.
Osteopathic treatment of the soft tissue and musculoskeletal system uses many gentle treatment methods to try and restore normal function.
Dominic has trained extensively to diagnose the cause of pain and can often do a great deal to alleviate the problem. Dominic investigates the underlying cause of pain and carries out treatment using a variety of soft tissue, muscular and joint techniques.
What are Visceral Techniques?
Visceral dysfunction can be associated with low back pain or urinary infections, reflux and heartburn. By applying stretching techniques to the viscera this can help release tension and restrictions in joints including the spine.
What happens at my first appointment?
The osteopath will then discuss their findings with you, so you fully understand the diagnosis. If appropriate, you will also receive a treatment on your first visit. You will also be given an indication of how many further treatments you will need.
What is manipulation?
What is Naturopathy?
Naturopathy is a system of health care which promotes the body’s own self-healing mechanism. It uses natural therapies such as Nutrition, Fasting, Detoxification, Acupuncture, Hydrotherapy, Exercise & Psychology. Using the principles of Naturopathy will empower you to become the best healthy version of yourself.