What is Manual Osteopath?
The theory of osteopathy believed body is an integrated unit of mind, body, spirit, and possesses a self-regulatory mechanisms. The body have the capacity to defend, repair, and remodel itself. Structure and function are reciprocally interrelated.
Manual Osteopathy focuses on promoting the health of joints and muscles through non-invasive manual therapy, strengthening the framework of the body wholistically. Practitioners use touch, physical manipulation, stretching and massages to increase the mobility of joints, relieve muscle tension, enhance the blood and nerve supply to tissues, and help your body's own healing mechanisms.
What is the difference between Manual Osteopath and Medical Osteopath?
Manual Osteopathic Practitioners specialize in manual therapy and are proficient in manual approaches to healing the body. This differs from a Medical Osteopath, as they use pharmacy, surgery and other medical practices to their approach.
What does Manual Osteopath help with?
Manual Osteopathy can help with many problems, including:
Back and neck pain
Muscle and joint pain associated with driving, work or pregnancy