Three Things You Never Knew About Osteopathy.

Osteopathy is a branch of complementary medicine that focuses on the unity of all systems of the body. The patient is seen as the whole sum of all parts instead of a narrow focus on the area of pain or discomfort which more times than not is the result of an issue elsewhere in the body.

This means that the osteopath will not only address the current painful issue, but will also address how to prevent future recurrences and improve health.

Here are a few things you may not know about osteopathy that may help you understand why this field is so effective and why more people are turning to osteopaths for part of their medical care.

  • Osteopathy is appropriate for all sexes and ages. It is even effective for pregnant women to restore the body's balance after pregnancy and for babies to ease any of those tensions built up during the birth process. 

  • Osteopathy can be used for prevention. In much the same way that brushing your teeth prevents cavities,  many ailments can be avoided with preventative health measures such as osteopathy.

  • More people are turning to osteopathy because their current approach has left them on a cycle of taking medication that covers symptoms rather than promoting healing. People who visit an osteopath find that they can sometimes break that cycle and become generally more healthy and live a life full of vitality.

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If you are interested to find out more and want to find a local osteopath in London or Kent, then contact Victoria Diamond Osteopath to schedule an appointment.