Ageing is a natural physiological process. One part of the body which is greatly affected by the process of ageing is the musculoskeletal system. As we get older, the elasticity present within our body deteriorates, which increases the risk of injuring the soft tissues and bony structures of the body.
The effects of ageing on the body’s structure give rise to symptoms, including:
Soft tissue massage, articulation and stretching, can be used to relieve these distressing symptoms.
Manual therapy may also help with:
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If you are unsure of whether osteopathy is right for you, feel free to call our clinic for advice.