Shoulder, Neck and Low back pain following a Car Accident

Photos showing a patient before and after treatment at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic, Chertsey, Surrey

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This patient presented with right shoulder and neck pain, as well as a band of pain across her low back that extended into her buttocks and right leg. She had been injured in a car accident three and half years previously and had seen many therapists including other osteopaths and three different physiotherapists, in the surrounding local areas. By one physiotherapist she was told it was all in her mind and she needed to “close her pain gate” which he showed her how to do by closing his hands together. In the left photograph, you can clearly see how her mechanical framework had been left after treatment from more than three other therapists, over a three and a half year period.  In the right photo, you can see how her whole body was correctly adjusted at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic, after only two months and eight treatment sessions. Continue reading to see how differently she was assessed, diagnosed and treated at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic AND it wasn’t  “all in her mind!” Continue reading

Left Shoulder Pain – in a dog groomer who suffers headaches & migraines

Photos showing a patient before and after treatment at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic, Chertsey, Surrey

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This patient was complaining of left shoulder pain. She is the partner in a dog grooming business, which involves repetitive movements using her hands, arms and shoulders, sometimes to lift very big and heavy dogs. She is left-handed, so uses this side more during her working day. In addition she was a frequent sufferer of headaches and migraines. Continue reading to see how this patient was assessed and treated at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic. Continue reading