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Osteopathy in work

Millions of working days are lost each year in Britain due to occupational injuries. Whether outside with heavy awkward lifting or desk based, where and how we work can cause a need for osteopathic treatment which can not only help relieve pain but also prevent injuries from occurring.

Office related complaints treated with osteopathy include:

  • Repetitive strain injury to the wrist (mouse wrist)
  • Postural fatigue (computer hump)
  • Plantar fasciitis (arch pain from wearing high heels)
  • Neck and shoulder pain from frequent use of the telephone, which may lead to head aches and or carpal tunnel

Manual work injuries:

  • Lower back strain from heavy/ awkward lifting
  • Nerve and disc injury from prolonged bending
  • Repetitive strain injuries/ tendonitis
  • Bursitis (carpet layers knee)
  • Neck pain (ceiling painting)