What is osteopathy?
Osteopathy involves clinical care of the neuro-musculoskeletal system, which is made up of the bones, muscles, nerves and other tissues that support your body and control its movements.
What is chronic pain?
Chronic pain or persistent pain is the pain that lingers longer than it takes for the affected tissues to heal.
Osteopaths are trained to identify persistent pain and offer a plan to improve symptoms. This may include various treatment and management options, such as manual therapy, advice on lifestyle, exercise and movement. Each case of persistent pain is different and needs an individualised plan.
Medicines alone are not the most effective way to treat chronic pain. There are a number of self-care strategies that can help you to manage your pain and keep you active and doing the things you love.