- Pre and post natal
mother and infant care
- Adult and pediatric osteopathy

 

 

- Adult osteopathy

-Athlete osteopathy

-Visceral and Structural ostoepathy

 

 

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-Adult Osteopathy

-Athlete and Sports injury Osteopathy

-Visceral and Structural 

 

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Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a form of drug-free non-invasive manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the viscera (organs), cranial system, as well as the musculoskeletal framework. Its aim is to positively affect the body's nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.

This therapy is a unique holistic (whole body) approach to health care. Osteopaths do not simply concentrate on treating the problem area, but use manual techniques to balance all the systems of the body, to provide overall good health and well being.
Dr. Andrew Taylor Still established the practice of Osteopathy in the late 1800s in the United States of America, with the aim of using manual 'hands on' techniques to improve circulation and correct altered bio mechanics, without the use of drugs.
Osteopathy is a science that treats the whole person. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain, improve mobility and restore health and vitality. A treatment plan is formulated by understanding the relationship between the structure of the body and how well it functions, and knowing the connections between all the tissues, fluids, organs and systems of the body.

 

Osteopaths are trained in developed sensitive palpation skills. Many gentle tests and techniques are used to find and treat the root causes of dysfunction and not just chase the symptoms.


 

 

Osteopathy is helpful to treat the following conditions, amongst others:

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