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Suffer No More from Sinus Issues And Allow Our Services on Osteopathy for Congestion To Help You

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The majority of patients see osteopaths for musculoskeletal aches and pains. And an osteopath is probably not the first practitioner that comes to mind when you have sinus problems, which is a shame because osteopathic treatment could be exactly what you need if you have sinus congestion, sinus infections, or sinusitis. This includes acute (sudden, short-term) conditions and chronic (long-term) conditions such as allergies and asthma.

If you live in or near Fulham, you can drop by La Dolce Studio and allow us to relieve your congestion through our Osteopathy services.

Book an appointment today.

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What Is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a non-invasive, drug-free manual therapy that aims to improve overall health by manipulating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework.

An osteopath will concentrate on the joints, muscles, and spine. The treatment aims to improve the body's nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems.

Osteopathy is a form of complementary medicine. It is used in conjunction with conventional treatment to improve health. On the other hand, Osteopathic physicians are also medical doctors (MDs) and have more training than other complementary therapists, such as naturopaths. They are experts in Osteopathy.

Osteopathy is one of the fastest-growing healthcare professions. In fact, in the United Kingdom, there are currently more than 5000 osteopaths.


How Does Osteopathy For Congestion Work

Before knowing how Osteopathy can help relieve congestion, let's first know what happens when a person experiences sinus issues.

The sinuses are four air-filled chambers located above your eyes in the frontal bones, behind the upper nose, behind your eyes in the sphenoid bones, and in your cheekbones. They aim to moisten the air as it travels to the lungs and trap bacteria in the mucus produced by the lymphatic membranes. These bacteria are then removed from the sinuses by swallowing or pushing the mucus out of the nasal cavity. 

When sinusitis occurs, the mucus drainage passages become congested, and the sinuses' membranes become inflamed. This can manifest as facial pain/swelling, headaches, a blocked nose, a feeling of heaviness or pressure in the face, yellow/green mucus from the nose, or a persistent cough.

Now, how does Osteopathy help?

By taking a holistic approach, Osteopathy can provide a complementary treatment to your sinus management. Working on the face, sinuses, neck, jaw, and upper back may be part of the hands-on treatment. Treating these areas can help reduce overall tension, which can aggravate sinusitis.

This treatment aims to improve fluid and lymphatic drainage, reduce headache pain, and make breathing easier.

Moreover, Osteopathic physicians who use cranial manipulation as part of their OMT diagnose suture restrictions and decreased motion of the head bones' rhythm. Then, they will work gently to release the compressed sutures, restoring normal motion to the bones of the head and allowing for the necessary plunger-like activity. 

The ability to plunge allows the sinuses to drain, increases blood flow, and activates the body's healing mechanisms, resulting in a shorter healing time. This is only a small part of what osteopathic doctors diagnose and treat for sinus congestion.

Other factors considered and treated for sinus congestion include venous and lymphatic congestion in the head, the tension of the trigeminal nerve, which innervates the sinuses, rib cage restrictions, and others.


La Dolce Studio's Osteopathy Services

As mentioned above, Osteopathy aims to improve overall health; while it can help with congestion, it also aids with other muscular issues. Learn more about the different types of body issues our Osteopathy services here at La Dolce Studio can help relieve.

Osteopathy appointments can be made online. We use a one-of-a-kind online platform that allows us to see you, discuss your symptoms, perform any movement tests we believe may be beneficial, and then share our screen with you and walk you through videos of self-massage, stretches, and exercises.

We can conduct online evaluations at La Dolce Studio. Your practitioner will most likely ask you to perform a few motions or activities in front of the camera to assess your range of motion, quality of movement, postural variables, and constraints.

Online Osteopathy

We at La Dolce Studio understand that your body's structure and function are inextricably linked. We aim to improve the body's health and well-being by addressing all body components, including painful areas and potential causes and origins of the problem.

Osteopathy For Arthritis

At La Dolce Studio in Fulham, our osteopaths have years of experience and training in migraine management. Because various factors can cause migraines, each migraine treatment will begin with an evaluation by our osteopathic physician to determine the source of your headaches.

Osteopathy for Migraines

Birth is a significant occasion for both the baby and the mother. During pregnancy and delivery, babies are subjected to various forces and stressors. Despite their soft and adaptable bodies, they are vulnerable to mechanical strains from a difficult birth.

Because of falls, illnesses, bumps, and growth spurts, babies of all ages are prone to strains and alignment issues in their bodies.

Our Osteopaths at La Dolce Studio work hard to realign their clients' bodies to keep them pain-free and balanced and to ensure optimal physical function as they grow.

Osteopathy for Infants

Scoliosis is more of a description than a precise medical diagnosis due to the wide range of its causes. Idiopathic scoliosis refers to cases of illness in which the cause is frequently unknown. The curvature of the spine is usually mild and does not necessitate extensive therapy.

One of the many therapies used at La Dolce is Osteopathy, which emphasises the importance of the musculoskeletal system in the development of a patient's health.

Looking for something else? Call us today, and let's discuss your needs.

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Let Our Expert Osteopaths Help With Your Congestion

Osteopathy treats sinus congestion by restoring proper movement of the bones of the head, allowing proper drainage of sinus congestion and restoring the normal physiologic function of the body. This improves the body's health by allowing it to clear sinus congestion and make you feel more comfortable as your body clears your infection.

If you or someone you know has acute or chronic sinusitis, consult your healthcare practitioner or La Dolce Studio, an Osteopath in Fulham, for the best advice and treatment plan for you.

Book an appointment today.

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    If you wish to speak to us directly before coming by the studio, you can always fill out our form HERE. You can also send email inquiries at or leave us a message at +447851873322.
  • Can osteopathy treat my recurring migraine?
    Various factors can cause migraines. Through osteopathy, we can identify the root cause of your migraine and resolve it. Osteopathy relieves muscular spasms and stress in the body by using hands-on therapy. It will facilitate the body's natural healing process to allow improved mobility and enhanced drainage of bodily fluids for your migraine to be gone for good.
  • How many sessions do I need to get treated?
    The number of sessions you need to get fully treated varies depending on your body’s condition. It can also vary depending on how cooperative you are in getting the treatment done right. In short, there is no general number of sessions that we can give for everyone since treatment of this kind must be customised to each client.
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