What Is Osteopathy?

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Osteopathy is a natural medicine and manual practice which which aims to restore function in your body by treating the root cause of your symptoms. Osteopathic practitioners use position, mobility and vitality to restore healthy functioning in the body.

Osteopathic treatment is hands on and uses your symptoms to guide treatment by locating areas in the body which have caused your symptoms. Osteopathic practitioners use a wide variety of techniques including but not limited to: soft tissue work, mobilization techniques, visceral techniques and cranial sacral techniques.

What can Osteopathy do for you?

Osteopathic practitioners treat people of all ages from newborns to older adults. Please see the list below for some examples of conditions and problems:

Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ & jaw pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Cranial Problems
  • Chronic headaches
  • Migraines
  • Concussions
  • Tinnitus

Respiratory Illness

  • Recovery from pneumonia & bronchitis
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Frequent colds
  • Asthma
  • Pleurisy

Digestive Problems

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Acid reflux
  • Constipation & diarrhea
  • Incontinence

Children’s Health

  • Latching & sucking difficulties
  • Birth trauma
  • Colic
  • Sleep difficulties

Women’s Health

  • Pregnancy support
  • Menstrual pain
  • C-section & epidural scars
  • Pelvic floor strengthening

Make sure to find licensed osteopath if you have such issues.