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HUMAN OSTEOPATHY
Osteopathy is a primary health care profession that specialises in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Essentially, osteopathy aims to restore normal function to the whole human body, including the circulatory and neurological systems through mobilisation and manipulation of the musculoskeletal system.
 


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Human Osteopthy

Fundamental to the process of osteopathy, is the belief that the human body has the potential to heal itself if provided with the right environment and tools. Osteopaths use a range of different treatment methods such as soft tissue treatments, joint mobilisations and manipulations, working towards this goal.

 

What conditions can Osteopaths treat in humans?

Osteopaths treat many things ranging from sporting injuries to more chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis. The list that follows is not definitive, but as a profession, Osteopaths can treat a diverse range of conditions including:

  • Generalised aches & pains

  • Back & neck pain

  • Sciatica

  • Muscle spasm

  • Joint pain

  • Tennis elbow

  • Frozen shoulder

  • Sports’ injuries

  • Arthritic pain

  • Headaches

 

 

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Background

Lois graduated with a Masters‘ Degree in Osteopathy from Swansea University. She has over 1,500 clinical hours working with patients from diverse backgrounds. She has therefore practised with those who have presented with a wide range of problems including sporting injuries and chronic conditions such as arthritis.

In addition to using the full range of skilled treatments listed, Lois is qualified in kinesiology taping and is qualified and licensed to carry out by the Local Authority to carry out medical acupuncture.

Lois Morgan, as a professional Osteopath, is fully registered and regulated by the General Osteopathic Council (No. 9170), and is a member of The Institute of Osteopathy.

 

 

 

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Fees

Osteopathy
Consultation, examination and treatment
1  hour – £40.00 

* Medical acupuncture and kinesio taping are included in the osteopathy prices.

 

How to book

If you would like to get in touch with Lois to arrange an initial consultation or book your follow-up treatments, please contact her on 07464 591441, or email info@loismorganosteopath.co.uk

 


YOUR OSTEOPATHY APPOINTMENT

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What to expect from your appointment

Osteopathy is a primary health care profession and as such Lois will conduct a thorough and comprehensive case-history and examination.

Stage 1 – initial consultation & examination
This stage will last up to an hour and will include:

  • A thorough case history – questioning your other areas of health & past medical history to ensure you are suitable for treatment and get the best and most appropriate care

  • Examination – assessment of your pain areas & surrounding areas. In addition to musculoskeletal examination, neurological, cardiovascular or respiratory investigations might be deemed necessary

  • Diagnosis – your examination will be discussed with Lois & and diagnosis give. N.B. At this point it is sometimes deemed wise to consult your GP before beginning treatment to rule out other issues contributing to your pain

  • A first treatment – if there are no further GP investigations deemed necessary, Lois will discuss and begin a treatment plan tailored for your specific needs

Stage 2 – follow-up treatment sessions
Each follow-up session will last forty-five minutes. In addition, Lois may advise on specific exercise and stretches that you should do at home that will help you between sessions.

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FAQs

Q. Will I have to get undressed?
A. Only down to your underwear. If you do not feel comfortable with this, you can bring shorts and vest or similar clothing.

Q. Will treatment hurt?
A. Treatment should not be painful, apart from some painful or sensitive areas when tight muscles are being worked on.

Q. Will I be sore the next day?
A. Sometimes there is a ‘treatment reaction’ for up to 48 hours post-treatment which should not interfere with daily life. You might feel slight soreness or achiness or even very tired, but should have no lasting effects.

Q. How many sessions will I need?
A. Unfortunately, there is no set answer. Every person is unique and will respond to treatment differently.

 

 

 

 

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My back was literally killing me and I’d put up with it for far too long. After my initial consultation and session with Lois, I felt like a new woman – pain-free and far less stressed. And I bought a new specialist chair for my desk-based job!
— Ellen Reilly – Lawyer