Hope AMC Osteopathy Clinic’s focus is preventative medicine but we also help patients in pain management by removing postural restrictions causing pain and dysfunction and strive for pain resolution. We aim to help patients return to best / optimal health and improve their overall quality of life.
- Headaches and Migraines
- Cervicogenic Headaches
- Postural problems
- Neuromuscular imbalances
- Sports injuries to enhance recovery and continued performance
- Bowel, bladder, digestive, menstrual functions
- Patients with Asthma
- Spinal injuries
- Pre or post Orthopaedic or Spinal surgical rehabilitation
- Neurological referred pain
- Brachial-plexus syndrome
- Shoulder impingement syndrome
- Carpel-tunnel syndrome
- Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Juvenile Arthritis.
- Treatments helping postural strains during pregnancy (after 16 weeks onwards)
- Paediatric patients – post birth (with or without complications) to assess overall alignments: hip dysplasia, shoulder joints, spinal curves / scoliosis.
Common Osteopathic Paediatric treatments include:
- Tongue-tie issues affecting feeding
- Colic or reflux
- Helping toddlers through growth milestones.
- Sleeping issues or sleep apnoea affecting sinus cavities or making a baby irritable or unsettled.
- Dorsal-lumbar junction facet dysfunction
- Constipation or unsettled stomach issues causing intestinal cramping
- Feeding issues – Help through advice and with very gently correcting head shapes with cranial treatments to improve cranial pressure and TMJ functions and aim to help suckling reflex to feed better. Decompression of the Vagus nerve aids in improved digestion, enabling the little one’s feed to be better digested and maintained not regurgitated. Advice is also given to mothers on their diet if they are also breastfeeding or for options to help aid babies digestion.
- Aiding patients and parents when caring for babies with birth complications such as Bell’s, Erbs, or Cerebral Palsy.
- Disabled babies and children in wheelchairs – Giving continuous postural advice to both patient and parent to look after both postures and affected visceral-somatic dysfunctions, enabling their quality of life to be improved in the best possible way.