Osteopathic Manual Therapy is a therapeutic practice that is based upon the premise that manipulation of the muscles, viscera, bones, and the central nervous system, encourages self regulation within the body to restore function reduced pain and improved imbalances. Techniques utilized involve a hands-on approach to alleviate tension and remove restrictions in our body’s system to help improve pain, circulation and mobility.
WHO CAN BENEFIT?
At Body in Balance Osteopathy, emphasis is given to working one-on-one with people of all ages who fall into three groups:
1. People who have sustained an injury while playing a sport or being physically active. Often these are people who may not have found relief with conventional physiotherapy or other forms of treatment and want to try a different approach.
2. People who suffer from old injuries that have not completely recovered, chronic pain, and nagging aches and pains. Similarly, these individuals have not found complete relief in their symptoms and issues continue to chronically plague them, causing ongoing distress and impact on their lives.
3. People who are actively involved in improving their personal health and quality of life. Often these are people who suffer from a condition that affects their day-to-day activities. In many instances these are people who come to manage chronic issues and to prevent future flare-ups.
All Osteopathy reverts back to Nerve, Artery, Vein, Lymphatic. These are the pathways of communication and health & wellness. While the scope of osteopathic treatment is not limited, there are many common health problems that Osteopathic Manual Practitioners commonly treat: