Hip and knee pains are quite common, and there are a number of causes that can be helped with osteopathy. Pain can come from tight, strained or over-used muscles, or from the joints themselves. Sometimes hip pain can also be referred from the lower back, and knee pain can be referred from the hip! Your osteopath will perform a number of examinations, including orthopaedic tests, to determine where your pain is coming from.
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