Osteopaths are well regulated as a method by which patients can receive diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a wide variety of symptoms and problems. These symptoms include prevention of musculoskeletal disorders such as pain arising in the muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
It takes many years full time education to be a qualified osteopath and osteopaths are now regulated through an act of parliament allowing an osteopath to promote themselves as registered.
The regulating body for osteopathy is the General Osteopathic Council and the appropriate training schools have to satisfy this council that their training and education meets the exacting standards to qualify students to promote themselves as registered osteopaths. These exacting standards ensure that patients have the confidence and the knowledge that their osteopath is qualified to diagnose, analyse and treat their symptoms.
During a students education they will study many aspects of the body’s anatomy, the physiology and pathology to enable the osteopathic student to gain the clinical skills to effectively treat their patient. There are many osteopaths east London that you can see to get effective treatment.
Since 1993 an act of parliament protects the term and only allows qualified practitioners to use the term osteopath. In east London osteopaths are available to help you recover from your injuries.
An east London osteopath will use various methods that they have studied during their long fulltime education to help treat you and strengthen the musculoskeletal system along with associated spine muscles and joints. By focusing on the musculoskeletal system you are aided to gaining an all round and complete physical health.
Osteopathy or osteopathic medicine is generally thought of as a drug free treatment that is non-invasive. Osteopathy is recognised to have been founded by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still back in 1874. Dr. Still believed that any disorder of the musculoskeletal system can lead to other illnesses.