What are digestive issues and how can we help?
The digestive system is a very complex network of organs that work together to ensure proper digestion and absorption of food. There are many things that can go wrong with the digestive system, from minor issues like constipation to more serious ones. These symptoms can range in severity from mild to life-threatening. It is important for these conditions to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Treatment can vary depending on the issue involved but they all do one thing – restore the function of the digestive system.
Causes and Risk Factors
Digestive problems are not uncommon among people and can be caused by a variety of factors. Whether it is a result of illness, an intolerance to foods, or stress, these issues can cause discomfort in the stomach and lead to sickness. To reduce these digestive problems, it is important to consult your doctor about any risk factors that may be causing your discomfort.
Treating your Digestive Issues
An osteopath can treat digestive issues such as IBS, constipation, and acid reflux. Some patients experience symptoms of digestive disorders when they have a stressful day or when they are feeling anxious or depressed. Our osteopath at STG Health and Wellness, can help with these symptoms by talking about the stress and anxiety that is causing the patient to suffer from these problems.
The treatments for digestive disorders include manual therapy techniques, massage, exercise therapy, dietary advice and nutrition therapy. All treatments are aimed at relieving tension in the abdomen and the pelvic floor which may be causing the symptoms of the disorder. Contact us today and speak to our specialists.