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Amelia worked with care and consideration, providing clear advice on the recovery process and the dos and don'ts. In a couple of months my recovery was complete. I would not hesitate to recommend Amelia to anyone.
After two sessions, my back and hip pain have resolved completely. I have been made to feel very relaxed and comfortable by Amelia and she has used a holistic approach to my problems and has given me some really useful lifestyle advice. The whole experience has been really positive.
Amelia has treated me for a number of back and sport related injuries. I have found her to be very friendly and professional. She has provided knowledgeable and efficient treatment that keeps me mobile and active. Highly recommended.
From the first appointment, the pain in my hands reduced and is now down to manageable levels maintained by top up treatments at regular intervals. This continues to really ease the pain in my hands for which I am eternally grateful to Amelia. She is the nicest medical professional that I have ever met.
I find Amelia both efficient and competent, as well as warm and welcoming. She always makes me feel better when I leave, compared to when I arrive. She is great at sorting out my aches and pains.
I can not speak highly enough of Amelia. Not only is she an excellent Osteopath, she is also a caring, lovely person who I would recommend to anyone.
Amelia has treated me for several different problems over the years. I’ve always left her treatment room feeling better than when I went in and after a few sessions each of the problems has been completely resolved.
For some time now I have been visiting Amelia and I can only praise her work. She has a very relaxed and professional manner which puts you at ease from the moment you meet her. I appreciate very much the relief from the pain in my back and neck, which, with time has now either gone or improved immensely.
Amelia’s sessions have helped me enormously- after a thorough assessment she literally put me back together last year following a back injury. I now visit her regularly and always come out feeling relaxed and renewed.
I will always be eternally grateful for what she has done to help me. It is so refreshing to meet someone who is so caring and accommodating to your needs. Whether you are young or old, she will put you at ease in minutes and you just know you are in the best hands.
Her treatment has allowed me to get back to normal physical activities and importantly the advice she provided on self-help has been invaluable at maintaining her good work. I have had no hesitation in recommending her on to others and will continue to do so.
Amelia has been a great help and to top it off she is super friendly and welcoming. I really enjoyed my sessions.
Osteopathy and shoulder pain
Most everyday activities involve use of our arms and shoulders and in order to allow you normal use, the shoulder joint is designed to be very flexible. It is therefore very important that the muscles supporting the shoulder remain strong and flexible enough to prevent it from becoming inflamed and painful. Common conditions of the shoulder, such as tendinitis, frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, bursitis and muscle strain can be successfully treated by osteopaths using a combination of hands on treatment and exercises.
Frozen shoulder or 'adhesive capsulitis is a condition which affects shoulder joint mobility with debilitating pain and stiffness. It primarily effects people aged between 40 and 60 and classically develops over a period of several weeks or months after a trauma to the joint. If left untreated, recovery can be slow and symptoms can last for two to three years. Diagnosis is relatively simple, usually from patient history and clinical examination. X-ray or MRI are rarely necessary to confirm its presence.
The aim of treatment for all shoulder complaints is to regain full pain-free mobility of the shoulder joint as soon as possible.
We use gentle joint manipulation and mobilisation, deep soft tissue and massage techniques to the muscles and tendons supporting the shoulder. Acupuncture, ultrasound and/or taping can also be used where appropriate. A graduated exercise programme will be given to help restore the lost movement and lifestyle advice to help prevent a recurrence in symptoms.
In certain cases which do not respond to manipulative treatment, keyhole surgery may be indicated and we will happily refer you back to your GP and then if necessary, on to the most appropriate specialist for this condition.
Osteopathy and knee pain
There are many causes of knee pain which can significantly limit your lifestyle but there are things that can be done to help.
Common complaints include arthritis, ligament sprains/tears for example the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), meniscal tears, bursitis, tendinitis, muscle strains, iliotibial band syndrome and tracking problems of the patella (knee cap).
The most common symptoms experienced are pain, tenderness, stiffness especially in the morning, swelling, muscle weakness, grinding or cracking within the joint, loss of mobility, difficulty in participating in physical activities.
Osteopaths will aim to identify the underlying cause of your problem and deliver effective treatment which will include soft-tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation and massage techniques. Acupuncture, ultrasound and/or taping can also be used where appropriate.
We will offer sensible advice to help improve the problem and reduce the likelihood of recurrence. This may include advice on hot and cold packs, weight management to reduce the load on the knee and exercises to decrease pain and stiffness, improve mobility, strengthen weakened muscles and improve posture and balance.
If indicated, we can refer you for private X-ray or MRI scan of the damaged area.