Osteopaths are primary health care professionals regulated by law. UK standards of Osteopathy are set, maintained and developed by the General Osteopathic Council – the professional statutory regulator.
Osteopathy specialises in the diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal and related disorders, for example:
- Neck pain
- Arm pain
- Frozen shoulder / shoulder pain
- NAT technique used for frozen shoulders.
- Elbow pain eg tennis / golfers elbow
- Hand pain
- Low back pain
- Leg pain
- Hip pain
- Knee / ankle / foot pain