Osteopathy is a primary healthcare profession that specialises in the diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of problems related to the spine and musculoskeletal system. Osteopaths use a range of techniques including manipulation, mobilisation, massage as well as individual advice about exercise, posture, lifestyle and ergonomics in order to help manage the condition and prevent a recurrence of the problem.
Osteopathy is suitable for all ages and treatment will be tailored to suit your needs. Treatment from a Osteopathy can help a wide range of conditions including:
Low back pain
General aches and joint pain
Pain related to arthritis
Crispin Birch, Osteopath
Website address is: www.ryedaleosteopathy.co.uk
Crispin graduated from the British School of Osteopathy, London in 1998. Since then he has worked in a wide variety of clinics in the U.K. including a spell as an osteopath at the House of Commons and spent a year working in an osteopathic clinic in New Zealand.
He splits his time between private practice and working on-site for one of North Yorkshire’s largest employers. He is registered with the General Osteopathic Council, is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy and the Academy of Physical Medicine; in addition he is registered with all the main health insurance companies.
Referrals can be made, where indicated, on to private X-ray, MRI, CT and ultrasound imaging at very competitive rates. This is usually carried out within a week, and often sooner, from the date of referral.