Osteopathy

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15 minutes

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Initial Treatment

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£60

60 minutes

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Follow-up Treatment

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£50

30 minutes

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X-Ray & MRI Scans

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£70

MRI from £250

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How can Osteopathy help you?

INTENSE PAIN

Are you in acute pain?
Are you struggling to stand up straight or move much without bracing and grimacing?
Are you unable to work or do sports?
Do you have a low mood and unable to have a social life?
Are you unable to sleep or concentrate?
Do you feel like you’re stuck with the pain forever? Our fully qualified osteopaths are primary healthcare practitioners and will diagnose the problem at your first appointment. From here immediate treatment will begin and any appropriate referrals (MRI scanning for example) can be arranged. You’ll know what’s wrong and have a treatment plan to deal with it.

Less Pain

Now you know what’s wrong, you’re feeling relieved change is happening.
You have reduced pain and improved function.
You’re sleeping better and have a more positive outlook on life and your social life is returning.
There is a light at the end of the tunnel, you’re back to work but not yet ready to return to the gym or sports.
Your body is healing, inflammation levels are dropping.
Your osteopath is working to stabilise the structures from a mechanically neutral perspective.
Your bones are in the right place, and we work together to keep it that way.

Feeling better

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.’ - Jim Ryun
Now we have neutralised your pain and stabilised your injury, your body may lull you into a false sense of security and you may feel ready to take on the world! However, our journey is not yet complete!
We now need to create new habits for your movement patterns so that you can integrate them into everyday life and mobilise your body.
This is the time to discuss with your practitioner your ongoing treatment plan to prepare you for setting your goals.

pain free

You are now pain free most of the time.
You occasionally remember how it was but otherwise forgotten all about it.
You may have intermittent recognition of your previous problem, but you’re now armed with the information and ability to know what to do about it.
You’re back to doing sports and going to the gym.
You’re waking up after a good night’s sleep and feeling rested.
You’ve learnt to trust in your body and feel no vulnerability. Your osteopath will meet with you again in 3 months to make sure all is well and pick up on any regression or new problems. You both reflect on what happened and why you are feeling fine now.
Let’s keep it that way!

Goals Achieved

Congratulations!

With your new positive outlook, you’re looking to the future.
What do you want to do with this ‘new’ body?
Try new sports or hobbies? Achieve personal bests?
Your osteopath will now check you every six months to give you an MOT and nip any future problems in the bud.

What the service intends to do?

The osteopaths at Bridgeham will look into what went wrong and what is causing the current levels of pain and discomfort you are experiencing. From here they will then spend time working out the reasons WHY it went wrong and what to do to try and prevent it happening again. A continually evaluated treatment plan will ensure both you and your practitioners know where you are on your road to recovery.

Why Bridgeham’s practitioners are different?

The osteopaths at Bridgeham are post grad trained in a patient centred multi-disciplinary approach. They are aware of their skills and their scope of practice. Within the treatment plan they are aware when to refer on to a colleague with other specialised skills, eg a Pilates movement rehabilitation practitioner for further work on leg tracking. Bridgeham is a hub for specialist practitioners and you are at the centre. Unless we need to refer you along for scans or blood tests or surgical interventions, your treatment pathway all takes place under one roof.

Complimentary services

  • MRI / Ultrasound / X-Ray / CT scanning – for diagnostic imaging (with our colleagues at the Medical Imaging Partnership)
  • Pilates Rehab – for movement pattern problems such as leg tracking and shoulder impingement
  • Pilates Studio – for core control and strengthening
  • Pilates Group Class or Studio Machines Circuit – for maintain and improving posture and fitness
  • Physiotherapy and Massage – for enhanced recovery from soft tissue sprains and strains
  • Acupuncture – for systemic problems such as rheumatic arthritis as well as pain control
  • Nutrition – for vitality and weight control
  • Hypnotherapy – for help with phobias and addictions
  • Pranic Healing – to rebalancing energy and feeling back in control

Why choose an osteopath at Bridgeham Clinic, Crawley?

What makes osteopathy at Bridgeham Clinic special? As well as being an award-winning practice with the friendliest, most caring osteopaths you’ll meet, our osteopaths are different.

We look beyond the passive treatment that removes obstacles to health and go one step further.

  • Bridgeham osteopaths can not only straighten you up but help to keep you that way
  • We look at your symptoms, then work with you to find out the underlying problems
  • We don’t believe in just rubbing it better, we want to fix it!

Osteopathy can often help with the following conditions

  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Disc Bulge
  • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid)
  • Neck pain
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Foot pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ante natal support
  • Cramp
  • Post natal support (including C-section recovery)
  • Pre-surgical rehabilitation (prehab)
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation (rehab)
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Elbow pain
  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sports injuries
  • Tight muscles & muscle spasms
  • Nerve pain
  • Joint pains
  • Aches & pains
  • Digestive problems
  • Poor circulation

What will happen on your visit to a Bridgeham osteopath?

  • We will sit with you and hear your reasons for visiting us for treatment.
  • We will look at your movement patterns and discuss your goals and desires to move or feel differently to how you present on this first one hour visit. This will et a marker for us to return to so we can track your progress.
  • You will receive recommendations on how we can help you.
  • We will structure a Bridgeham treatment plan together after talking through where you are on your road to recovery in relation to Bridgeham's Patient progress chart.

Additional techniques our osteopaths may use

Coaches Eye

In your session we may use coaches eye, an app where we can film you and your movement.

Kinesio Tape

Kinesio tape is clever stretchy tape that stimulates the body to move in a more efficient and protective way.

Dry Needling

Our osteopaths use an approved medical type of acupuncture called dry needling.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound may be used to increase blood flow, decrease swelling and massage muscle tendons.

Rehab Pilates

Pilates exercises will be prescriptively tailored to individual patient's needs.

"Following a recommendation from a friend I have visited the Bridgeham Clinic for my first ever osteopath treatment today with Rey. I could not recommend highly enough! The facility is immaculate and has plenty of onsite parking. All staff a very friendly and professional, there is a lovely feel about the place. Rey was professional and was able to share so much knowledge and info. I have had lower back troubles for years and have left...after my first session....pain free! Thank you so much to Rey and the Bridgeham Clinic"

Laura

"I can’t recommend The Bridgeham Clinic enough. You are made to feel so welcome as soon as you walk through the door. After suffering from migraines and neck pain for many years. I have now been pain free since December thanks to Dan (osteopath) and Selena (acupuncture) for working their magic.”

Debbie

"I have spent the last 20 years dealing with neck pain after a car accident. I have been using deep heat and taking co-codimol all this time. My husband won a voucher for your clinic for a treatment at the Ifield May Fayre. I made the appointment and met Ray, well what more can I say, had two sessions with him and I am pain free. He made me feel so relaxed and he has made my life so much happier. Thank you Rey.”

Sue

"Osteopath Michael was amazing today! He's the nicest guy & can highly recommend him! I was so nervous, and he was totally calm and relaxed and talked me through everything, he was so thorough & ended up re-aligning my whole body! Fantastic!"

Stevie

"Went for my first appointment since lockdown and felt really safe with all Bridgeham’s brilliant precautionary measures"

Caroline

"Went for the first time after a recommendation. The receptionist may be the loveliest person I've encountered this month! So welcoming and made me the best cup of tea ever. The facilities are nice and clean with ample parking. My appointment was with Clemence (osteo) and she managed to loosen up my lower back that has been tight and painful (at times seizing up). She was super knowledgeable and warm and friendly.”

Jade