Osteo-Massage is remedial massage applied with osteopathic knowledge.
Osteo-massage is holistic and soft-tissue focused, incorporating both massage and stretching techniques, which indirectly work on healthy joint position.
Do I need osteopathy, or osteo-massage?
Osteo-Massage is a good option for those who respond well to massage and stretching and enjoy are looking for a more general, holistic osteopathic approach.
Osteopathy is a better option for specific or severe injuries or pain, which often require a comprehensive osteopathic approach including joint mobilisation and postural correction.
Osteo-Massage, what to expect:
Consultations include a short case history and examination, with an in depth therapeutic massage treatment. Consultations may also include postural advice and exercise or stretching programs.
Conditions which may benefit from osteo-massage include:
Low back pain
Muscular aches & stiffness
Neck and shoulder pain
Sporting or repetitive strain injuries
Carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow
Joint pain and stiffness
Pregnancy-related back pain
….and much more!