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The role of an osteopath in Chalfont for better pain management

Osteopath in Chalfont

Osteopathy is a form of manual therapy which is made up of over 100 different techniques that are involved in the diagnosis and management of pain and other related symptoms. If you are suffering from chronic pain which may be hindering your ability to carry out daily activities and reducing the quality of your life, then you can to speak to our osteopath in Chalfont and find out more about how osteopathy can help you. If you are receiving medical treatment for your symptoms, but are still in pain or discomfort and are looking for further ways to help manage your symptoms more effectively, then speak to our osteopath in Chalfont to find out how osteopathy may be able to complement your existing treatment for a more beneficial effect.

Osteopathy can be used in the management of an array of symptoms as it takes a holistic approach, treating the body as a whole therefore helping to promote better overall wellbeing rather than targeting specific symptoms individually.

Menstrual pain

Recent studies have shown that osteopathy can be beneficial in the management of period pain. Generally period pain occurs as a result of the contraction of the uterus to shed the uterine lining. As the womb contracts, blood vessels are compressed and this reduces blood and oxygen supply to the uterus, resulting in the release of chemicals that cause pain, cramping and discomfort, as well as many other symptoms which are experienced during menstruation. Our osteopath in Chalfont will carry out specialised massage techniques which are designed for increasing blood flow to the uterus, helping to reduce pain and discomfort. Massage techniques will also help induce the release of endorphins, serotonin and dopamine hormones, helping to reduce anxiety and tension which may be associated with period pain, allowing you to feel more relaxed with a better sense of overall wellbeing.

Headaches and migraines

A significant percentage of the adult population is affected by headaches from time to time which may hinder daily activities and have a detrimental impact on day-to-day life. There are different types of headaches and symptoms can vary from patient to patient, as well as intensity. Analgesics or painkillers are commonly used in the treatment of headaches, but if you are looking for a non-invasive and natural alternative for addressing your headache or migraine, or if conventional medication is insufficient for your needs, then speak to our osteopath in Chalfont and find out about how osteopathy can help manage your symptoms more effectively. Spinal manipulation techniques as well as cranial massage techniques with our osteopath may help relieve your symptoms and in the meantime they will try to find out what could be the cause of your headaches or migraines, as well as identifying triggers which you could avoid. Speak to us at Rakhee Osteopathy today to find out about managing pain and discomfort from a number of different types of conditions and disorders with the help of our osteopath, to help get your life back on track very soon.


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