Edinburgh Osteopath Helen How has been treating patients at the How Clinic Edinburgh for 35 years

Common Conditions Treated at the How Clinic Include:

  • Back Pain & Lower Back Pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis & Rheumatism
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pregnancy
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Slipped Discs
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tendonititis & Plantar Fasciitis

Patient Centred Osteopathy at the How Osteopathic Clinic Edinburgh

Edinburgh osteopath Helen How has been sucessfully treating patients at the How Osteopathic Clinic (Trinity, Edinburgh) for nearly 30 years.
Registered with the General Osteopathic Council, Helen combines the latest advances in osteopathy with a gentle patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment. This ensures that osteopathic treatment at the How Osteopathic Clinic Edinburgh is suitable for a wide-range of conditions including; back pain, neck pain, sports injury, arthritis and rheumatism and repetitive strain injury.

Helen also treats babies and children and has had very successful results when dealing with childhood complaints such as glue-ear, feeding problems and restlessness.

Treatment at the How Osteopathic Clinic is tailored to the individual and will depend upon the symptoms and condition of the patient. As an experienced osteopath Helen will often use a combination of osteopathic techniques including, Traditional Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Ultrasound and Shockwave Therapy.

Helen How : Osteopathic Training & Certification

Trained by the European School of Osteopathy Helen combines the hands on principles and techniques of palpatation and tonal progression and uses traditional osteopathic techniques such as Myofascial Unwinding as taught by Professor John Upledger,  Robert Lever and Harold Klug at the European School of Osteopathy. Other osteopathic techniques utilised by Helen include; General Osteopathic Treatment (Littlejohn/Wernham), Specific Adjusting Techniques (Bradbury /Dummer), Soft Tissue Techniques, Articulatory Techniques, High Velocity Low Amplitude Thrust Techniques, Functional Techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques, Neuro – Muscular Techniques (Lief), Ventral Techniques, Lymphatic Techniques, Visceral Manipulation (with Chapman’s Reflexes), and Osteopathy in the Cranial Field. Helen also studied Balanced Ligamentous Tension when it was added on to the ESO armamentarium.

Osteopathic Research & Comittment to Continous Professional Development

As a practising osteopath Helen is particularly interested in the changes to our bodily structure and the health issues created  created by the increasingly sedentary lifestyles we lead.  Her research into and further training on muscular skeletal disorders such as tense fibrotic muscles and muscle degeneration has led to the integration of modern osteopathic techniques into her treatments and she is fully trained in the use of Electrotherapy, NMES and Ultrasound. Helen is one of the few non-NHS osteopathic clinics in Scotland to be certified to give  Shockwave Therapy as part of her osteopathic practice at the How Clinic in Edinburgh.

Helen is the author of a popular blog about osteopathy “Osteopath Edinburgh” in which she details the latest advances in osteopathic treatments as well as writing articles about how to maintain your health and wellbeing. You can read Helen’s blog at www.osteopath-edinburgh.com/