What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a holistic style of treatment that helps restore natural alignment, mobility, and functionality to the body. This enhances the body’s natural ability to heal itself. An osteopathic manual practitioner uses a hands on therapy that is based on a highly developed sense of touch. Osteopathy applies to the understanding of how a misalignment in one part of the body can affect all other parts of the body creating imbalance, dysfunction, and pain.Osteopathic treatment uses a variety of techniques including soft tissue release, massage, joint mobilizations, visceral/organ manipulation, fascial stretching, cranial sacral techniques, TMJ treatment and therapeutic exercise to ease pain, reduce swelling and inflammation, and improve tissue mobility helping the body to function better as a whole.