Osteopathy is a therapeutic method based on a whole body approach. This whole body approach focuses on using hands-on manual therapy techniques to regulate and balance the nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems, while strengthening the musculoskeletal system. The treatment goal is to provide overall body health and well being, by improving range of motion, correcting biomechanics and balancing systemic function.
Following a thorough evaluation and medical questionnaire, an Osteopath will prepare a treatment plan based on the results of the evaluation. A treatment will consists of a variety of gentle hands-on techniques. Osteopaths develop a high sense of touch that allows them to recognize and identify problem areas. Using soft-tissue stretching, deep tissue pressure, massage, tissue mobilization and joint mobilization osteopathic treatment will help to restore normal function to the muscle, joint, tissue and organ or systemic functions.
Osteopathy is effective for a variety of illnesses, medical conditions and injuries.