Arthritis is a common condition which causes pain, swelling and inflammation and often stiffness in the joints of the body.

The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis but there are many other types including ankylosing spondylitis, gout, psoriatic arthritis and reactive arthritis. Certain types of arthritis can also affect children.

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How can osteopaths help?

The gentle manipulative and massage techniques from osteopaths can help some arthritis sufferers. Treatment is individual, gently moving and stretching an arthritic joint and massaging surrounding muscles and tissues can help ease some of the discomfort. Sometimes an osteopath may work on general mobility of the other joints and muscles in the body to help the mechanics of the body work better. Osteopaths may also give advice on exercises, diet, posture and changes to lifestyle. X-rays, scans or other tests may be required and your osteopath may refer you to your GP for any additional investigations and treatment

Nigel Utton Norwich Osteopath

Why NU Osteopathy?

Expertise

Norwich based Nigel Utton studied Osteopathy at Swansea University, receiving a first class degree with honours, specialising in the treatment of tension headaches and migraines.‚Äč

Treatment

After your first visit we’ll come up with a suitable treatment plan unique to you; whether you need just one session or multiple visits, our goal will be your long term health.

Local

We are conveniently located on Prince of Wales Road, in Norwich city centre. You can easily stop by during your normal visit, or take advantage of the nearby car park or local bus connections.