Osteopathy in Tavira, Algarve
Osteopathy is a manual therapy that focuses on assessment, treatment and prevention of wide range of health problems. Osteopaths use combination of soft tissue treatment, stretching, movement, joint mobilisation/manipulation, kinesio-taping and acupuncture to relieve pain, improve function and aid recovery.
Osteopaths treat wide range of conditions including back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, foot and ankle problems, hand and elbow injuries, hip pain, arthritis, headaches, sport injuries and many more. Some problems respond to treatment relatively quickly, some chronic conditions might require ongoing management.
Your first appointment
At the first appointment I will take a full case history to understand what might be causing your symptoms. The osteopathic evaluation includes palpation and postural as well as movement assessment. I might want to move your joints passively to conclude the evaluation.