What we can do to help you if you suffer from lower back pain?

Lower back pain is mainly caused by a lack of proper posture and is often triggered by a false movement, as silly as bending over to pick up a pen.

Common symptoms such as sciatica (pain in the back of the leg), femoral nerve entrapment (pain in the fore side of the leg) or meralgia (pain on the external fore side of the leg) are consequences of an old untreated back complaint.

In most situations, the underlying causes of lower back pain are a misbalance of the hips and a general wrong posture (work, sleep, etc.).

A publication in September 2015 studied the efficacy of functional techniques and spinal manipulations to treat chronic low back pain.

Another publication of February 2015 proved spinal manual-thrust manipulation to offer greater pain reduction than usual medical care, on low back pain.

How does osteopathy help you?

  • Accurate diagnosis
  • Treatment efficiency
  • Management of the treatment plan
  • Prevention

MARGUIN OSTEOPATH LONDON

Your treatment with Marguin Osteopath

At MARGUIN OSTEOPATH  we will take a detailed history and perform clinical tests including osteopathic palpation to evaluate the state of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.  Taking under consideration your lifestyle and general condition, your osteopath will perform a treatment that will be individualised to address your specific symptoms as well as any underlying imbalances to minimise and eliminate your discomfort.

If, according to the information given, you need to be referred to further specialists or need to perform complementary exams, your osteopath will write you a referral letter and offer a range of gentle treatments such as energy techniques, cranial techniques or neuromuscular techniques to help you decrease your symptoms.

Once we understand what causes the symptoms and what are the underlying contributing factors, we will work together to put a manageable regime (stretching, rebalancing and strengthening) in place.

The potential side effects of an osteopathy treatment are the following : fatigue for a few days, in case of inflammation you can feel some joints pain and sore muscles.

A Marguin - March 15 2015

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