Osteopathic treatment offers a very gentle way of helping the body adapt to the changes that take place during pregnancy, helping to relieve aches and pains as the mother’s body tries to accommodate the growing baby and her changing posture.
Back pain during pregnancy is not normal, osteopathic treatment may be able to help relieve low back pain, hip and pelvic pain, neck and shoulder pain, heartburn, indigestion, SPD (symphysis pubis dysfunction).
It can also help after the birth with post-natal coccyx pain, mid back pain and neck pain due to breast feeding and carrying your baby.
Some pregnancy and post partum conditions that patients have brought to the clinic:
We also offer specific exercise advice and individual pregnancy and postnatal Pilates.