Chiropractic and Osteomyology
Lynn Cooper D.C. (Chiropractor)
Howard Gardener BSc, MSc (Osteomyologist)
What happens on my first visit?
your first visit will last between 30-40 minutes. During this time the chiropractor/osteomyologist will take a full
case history, ask you to undress in order to examine you (including neurological and orthopaedic tests as necessary)
to ascertain the cause of your problem. It may be necessary to send you for x-rays or scans to confirm a diagnosis. Should
the Chiropractor or Osteomyologist decide that treatment would not be appropriate, then another course of action would be
What is chiropractic/osteomyology treatment?
Chiropractors/osteomyologists are concerned with the framework of bones and muscles that support the body.
Some problems can be caused by accidents, stress, lack of exercise, poor posture, illness and everyday wear and tear. These
may cause pressure on the nerves in the body.
Depending on your condition, the chiropractor/osteomyologist may
manipulate parts of your spine or joints and give you advice on exercise, self-help, diet and lifestyle. Some chiropractors/osteomyologists
also offer rehabilitation programmes. Manipulation involves precisely mobilising joints,allowing the joint to regain some
Chiropractic/Osteomyology may help with the
Back pain (acute and chronic)
Neck pain (acute, subacute
Headache (tension and neck pain)
and dysfunction (frozen shoulder)