Ilford osteopathy

There are many forms of health care and ways to maintain the body. Depending on the injury or illness will determine the exact specialist you require. Chiropractic and Osteopathy are two forms of health care often overlooked which are very affective in resolving many health issues. The body has many nerve networks serving different parts of the body. Osteopaths treat the source of the issue that may stem from the central nervous system. Our clinic attempts to take our patient’s life as a whole in treating them in a holistic fashion. In many cases patients have work and activities, they believe, are external to the source of the injury or illness that can be provoking an imbalance in the body and therefore putting this out of its optimal level of functioning. Our osteopaths have an excellent way of resolving these issues and those our clinic are highly trained. Residents from many parts of London visit our clinic and the clinic is well located for those coming from Llford. Osteopaths require training of near six years in total and some of them acquire the title of a doctor.

Osteopaths have the ability to treat health issues that are not isolated to musculoskeletal issue. The nerves in the body serve internal organs such as the stomach, intestines, and liver as well. These network stem from the central nervous system and if there are problems there it can affect the entire body. The spinal Column as a bony structure that houses part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord, and it’s important the structures surrounding the spinal cord are incorrect alignment to ensure that central nervous system is functional it’s optimal level.

For your first Osteopathy session you can expect to receive an initial assessment which may include a series of questions surrounding your health; issues such as work. These are often contributors to various postural characteristics. A postural analysis will also be provided by your therapist to determine any imbalances and help your therapist get to know your problems. There are different postural pathologies and our Osteopathy will be highly qualified in identifying those immediately upon assessment. Often our osteopath will employ a massage therapist to ensure your treatment is comfortable. In some cases the body is pulled out of alignment due to muscle imbalances. These can be a result of many reasons which is why your therapist will ask numerous questions throughout your sessions. Your massage therapist will assist with warming up the muscles and connective tissue structures surrounding joints you are to get manipulated. For most the process is enjoyable. The only fears of this form of treatment are during the first session when the client is unaware of the gentle care provided during Osteopathic sessions. This form of health care is an integral part of complete health and should be incorporated to ensure the body is running smoothly. Any system needs to be reset or tuned in at times and Osteopathy offers specialized treatment to accomplish complete health.

What to expect

whattowxpectThe Osteopath will first take a full medical history to make sure you are safe to treat. If there is any concern about the presence of a more serious underlying condition, the patient may be referred to their doctor for further investigations.

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About me

aboutusBrian graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2004. Since graduating Brian has continued with postgraduate study in cranial and classical Osteopathy as well as being involved in a local osteopathic group, holding regular meetings and lectures from other related healthcare professionals.

Brian set up Queens Road Osteopathy in November 2009 to provide excellent care and ongoing support to his patients. “I believe that Osteopathy has so much more to offer than simply relief of pain. Osteopathy is the only medical discipline that truly tries to get to the root of a problem and by doing so not only relieve the symptoms but remove the cause”.

Brian lives with his partner Ruth and their two children Raphael and Eden.



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