Janet Marie, the Severn Osteopathy Clinic director, is an osteopath and primary practitioner with a Masters degree in Osteopathy. She is also a fully qualified Sports Massage Therapist. She is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.
Her previous experience was in a busy London clinic where she gained valuable understanding in treating patients of all ages and varying conditions of health. She has recently moved back to her roots in the Shrewsbury area to be close to family.
She is passionate about osteopathy and has always had a strong desire to ‘hands on help’ people. She believes that every person is unique and it is vital to look at you as a whole person and your environment in order to help you on the road to health and wellbeing. She is eager to work jointly with patients to formulate effective bespoke treatment plans so that your goals however big or small can be achieved.
Janet Marie O'Callaghan M.OST.ITEC
Tel: 07989 360 004
Osteopathy involves the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a wide range of health problems.
Its aim is to affect the mobility of joints, along with body’s nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems in order to obtain optimal health.
It uses the body’s own natural ability to heal and maintain itself, to help restore function, relieve pain, promote recovery and enhance wellbeing.
Osteopaths are known for treating back pain and postural problems. However, patients have found that osteopathic techniques can ease the symptoms of a wide range of conditions including joint pain, neuromuscular disorders, circulatory problems, digestive conditions, headaches and many others.
Sports Massage involves the deep treatment of muscle and other soft tissues. It aims to relieve discomfort and tension using pressure and friction. A variety of techniques are used to reduce pain, enhance performance, improve range of movement and aid recovery.
As its name suggests, this kind of massage is great for sports people to keep their bodies in good functional order and to help prevent injury. It can also be useful for pre and post event training.
However deep tissue treatment can benefit everyone, helping to release tension (often manifested in the neck and shoulder area) and manage a multitude of injuries and conditions.
Common conditions sports massage therapy can help with: