Osteopathy Treats Spinal Misalignment - The philosophy of Osteopathy is founded on the principle that good health is maintained through the optimal mechanical functioning of the body. For example, a misalignment in the spinal vertebrae leads not only to an irritation of the nervous system, but also hampers the functioning of the musculo-skeletal system and the organs that provide life to our bodies. C1 - Headaches, nervousness, insomnia, head colds, high blood pressure, migraine, chronic tiredness, amnesia, dizziness; C2 - Sinus trouble, allergies, eye troubles, earache, fainting spells, deafness; C3 - Neuralgia, neuritis, acne or pimples, eczema C4 - Hay fever, catarrh, hearing loss C5 - Laryngitis, hoarseness, sore throat C6 - Stiff neck, upper arm pain, tonsilitis C7 - Bursitis, colds, thyroid conditions T1 - Asthma, cough, difficulty breathing, pain in lower arms & hands T2 - Upper back T3 - Bronchitis, pleurisy, pneumonia, congestion T4 - Gall bladder conditions, jaundice, shingles T5 - Liver conditions, fevers, low blood pressure, anaemia, arthritis T6 - Stomach troubles, nervous stomach, indigestion, heartburn T7 - Ulcers, gastritis T8 - Hiccoughs T9 - Allergies, hives T10 - Kidney troubles, hardening of arteries, chronic tiredness, nephritis T11 - Skin conditions such as acne, pimples, eczema Rheumatism, gas pains T12 - Rheumatism, gas pains L1 - Constipation, colitis, diarrhoea, hernias L2 - Cramps, difficulty breathing, acidosis, varicose veins.
Osteopath treats Headaches and Other Aches And Pains - Children often complain of headaches at approximately 7-8 years of age due to the formation of sutures or joints between the bones of the skull. Retained moulding may focus areas of pressure in the skull. Children may also suffer from growing pains, aches related to poor posture and sporting injuries. Osteopathy has proven to deals with your children’s aches and pains.
Common Causes of Headache Headache originating from the neck is the most common type of headache. Other varied causes are eyestrain, sinus disease, neck injury (eg. Whiplash), tension headache from stress, poor posture, etc, migraines, jaw misalignment (eg. Following dental work). There are other more serious causes such as infection, haemorrhage and brain tumour. Osteopaths, as primary health care practitioners, are trained to differentiate between headaches with common causes and those due to serious pathology.
Q: I suffer from tension headaches, but nothing seems to help or last. What is the best natural solution to my daily headaches and why have medication and therapies such as homeopathy not worked? Tension headaches are caused by tension within the body, so tablet-taking and treatment from therapies which are not able to diagnose, will have limited results. As a preventative measure, bear in mind that normal posture is essential for normal function of the human body.