Many older New Zealanders mistakenly believe that the effect of ageing on their body’s joints is inevitable, and that pain is a fact of life they must learn to live with. Keeping mobile is the key to your health and independence. Osteopathy’s gentle and effective techniques can help with the symptoms of general stiffness, back, neck, hip or knee pain or arthritis, and treatment can be extremely helpful with recovery after surgery. We can work with other people in your health team to ensure a complete, integrated approach to your health care.
- provide safe, gentle and effective treatment to keep your body balanced and mobile
- suggest home exercises to keep you stronger and more flexible
- give guidance on other exercise such as pilates, walking, tai chi, yoga or gym work to aid your circulation, balance and maintain muscle tone
- advise on gentle stretches to maintain joint and muscle flexibility and help prevent injuries