Rheumatic pain is a generic term used to describe joint and muscle type aches and pains. Rheumatology is a concerned with clinical symptoms relating to joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases and other connective tissue disorders.
There are many rheumatic conditions and each gives different symptoms to the person involved. Often further investigations need to take place in case medications are required to help your condition stop progressing and relieve your symptoms.
Osteopathic hands on treatment can help to reduce tension, tightness, muscle and joint pain by increasing circulation, helping joints move more freely and improve their function and health. We will look at ways you can strengthen areas of muscles where needed, teach you how to move in a way to reduce discomfort and give lots of advice for self-help stretching and self-care. Osteopathic treatment can be a really effective way to reduce ongoing symptoms, take the edge off of your discomfort and help to improve and maintain the health of the joints tissues.