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Your treatment

Typical consulationDiagnosing

A typical consultation will begin with a detailed case history of the patient’s complaint.The patient’s past medical history can often be relevant to current problems the patient is experiencing and may be discussed. The Osteopath may ask about past illnesses, operations, injuries, accidents and medications.

Examination

The Osteopath will then examine the problem area. You will normally be asked to remove some of your clothing to perform a simple series of movements. The osteopath will assess range of movement, quality of movement, tissue texture changes, asymmetry of tissues and tenderness through palpation techniques. Osteopathic treatmentThe Osteopath is also qualified to medically screen patients and may take your blood pressure, reflexes etc. Sometimes further tests may be required. For example, X rays or MRI scans. The Osteopath may liase with the patient’s GP or can privately refer to an X ray department.

Treatment

Supported by an in depth knowledge of functional anatomy and physiology the detailed examination enables the Osteopath to diagnose safely and choose the right treatment to address the causes of the patient’s symptoms. Treatment involves gentle, manual techniques – easing pain, reducing swelling and improving mobility.

Where are we?

The Park Practice
Parkside
Horsforth
Leeds
LS18 4DJ
Tel: 0113 88 00 623
nathan@leedsosteopathy.com

Registered osteopath