This is always a difficult question to answer definitively because so many practitioners vary in their treatment approach. However to generalise, Osteopaths tend to spend longer in their treatment sessions and treat less often that Chiropractors. They also tend to spend more time in the treatment of the soft tissues (muscles, ligaments and tendons) of the body as well as treating the joints. There are also a number of treatment techniques utilised which are unique to Osteopathy.

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