Osteopaths often include postural assessment during the first appointment and when re- assessing on subsequent appointments. This is easier when we can actually see your back/legs so we may ask you to remove outer clothing. Some people prefer to wear leggings/shorts so that they do not need to remove trousers and spaghetti-strap vests which can be lifted to see the lower part of the back as necessary. In some cases, treatment can take place in loose fitting clothing or leggings. One piece garments, such as dungarees or dresses are much harder to work around. You may be requested to remove jewelry such as necklaces, chains or large earrings.
It is very important that you feel able to communicate any wishes, questions or concerns you may have at any point before or during your visit.