Osteopathy Clinic With Nancy

Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by using a range of techniques to affect a person's muscles and joints.

Osteopathy is based on the principle that the wellbeing of an individual depends on their bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together. 

Osteopaths use physical manipulation, stretching and massage with the aim of:

  • increasing the mobility of joints

  • relieving muscle tension

  • enhancing blood supply to the tissues

  • helping the body to heal

In the UK, Osteopathy is a health profession regulated by UK law.



ABOUT NANCY

 

Nancy graduated from the British School Of Osteopathy in London in 2011 (now the University College of Osteopathy) - the best University for Osteopathy in Europe. She studied obstetrics, cranial and visceral osteopathy alongside the biomechanics content, and has a special interest in sports and pregnancy. She immediately started the domiciliary practice (seeing patients in their own homes), and undertook the Animal Osteopathy course with the OCA, enabling her to treat horses and dogs. 

She has been treating patients for over a decade at clinics throughout the midlands and in their own homes! She has recently undertaken the Community First Responder course with EMAS, is insured by the Institute of Osteopathy, and is registered with the General Osteopathic Council.

Nancy recently moved to Norfolk with her son; dog, Lexi; and cat, Simba; although is regularly back in the midlands seeing family and friends and running monthly clinics for her patients in the area. 

She enjoys running, horse riding, and family days out at the beach!

Frequently asked questions

What areas can be treated?


Most People who see an Osteopath do so for help with conditions that affect the muscles,bones and joints, such as - lower back pain - neck pain - shoulder and elbow pain, eg tennis elbow - arthritis - problem with the pelvis, hips and legs - sports injuries - muscle and joint pain associated with driving - muscle and joint pain associated with pregnancy and to improve performance




What to expect when coming for my session?


- Nancy will do a thorough consultation with you, going it to depth with your medical history etc and discuss if you have any particular problematic areas. - An observation of the movement of the body will be carried out, assessing your central gravity, weight bare, a symentary & muscle bulk. - Active movement assessment, including side bend & roatation to check for tight restricted areas. - Muscle testing

- Passive movement testing (You will lay on the bed and then Nancy will move the joints).

- The Treatment (Will be explained in the next question box below):




What does the treatment consist of?


- Manipulation (Clicking & Craking)

- Soft tissue work

- Joint articulation

- Resistance muscle work

- Weighted work

- Stimulation Work on muscles




What do I wear for my treatment?


Appropriate underwear/shorts and a baggy T-Shirt.




How long will the treatment take?


Treatments can take between 35 - 45 minutes. This will vary session by session and person by person, depending on the individuals needs.




How many treatments will I need?


This is not something that can be answered straight away and will vary for each individual. It may only be 1 session but a course of treatments may be required.




How much will it cost?


There is one fixed rate of £45.00 per session.





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