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HOW can osteopathy help me and my family?

 

Osteopathic Manual Practitioners help treat a wide variety of pain and dysfunctions for people of all ages. We do not diagnose disease. We do however, treat the body system of condition or disease you have been diagnosed with by your medical doctor ie: migraines, fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, multiple sclerosis. By looking into the body systems that are being affected, we treat using our extensive manual therapy skills through our structural diagnosis of your soft (muscles, fascia) and hard (bones) tissues and connect our findings to your health history that is discussed at length. 

 

We are a complimentary component to healthcare and are here to assist you attain your best health by working with the allopathic community.  

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Prenatal

While your little one(s) grow, optimize your body to welcome the growth too! There are many changes a body encounters during pregnancy due to hormonal, increased fluids and structural adaptations.

 

Osteopathic treatment can help alleviate common discomforts experienced during pregnancy by SUPPORTING changes

Working alongside all health practitioners taking care of the both of you. 

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Migraines & Headaches

Treatments are beneficial in helping ease the pain of headaches and migraines that are triggered by changes in the weather, hormones or tension.

Jaw and neck pain can contribute to headaches, vision and hearing troubles. Assessment of the whole body will allow for an effective treatment plan. 

If need be, osteopathic treatments work well in conjunction with medications and mouth guards.

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Back Pain

Upper, middle and low back pain are common causes of patients seeking manual therapy. 

Working to help postural habits, strengthening your body along with osteopathic treatments, have shown to provide relief to these common pain symptoms. 

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Postnatal

Hands are full, sleep may be a distant memory and you're adjusting to your new role while (hopefully) allowing your body to recover.

Be kind to yourself, take one step at a time.

Treatment of both baby and mother will assist both transition into the new roles and assist in the healing process. 

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Scar Tissue

Scar tissue can prevent proper motor control of muscles in the area as well as surrounding ones.

 

Whether your scar is 5 months or 20 years old, whether it's big or small (even laparoscopic/ arthroscopic surgery), whether it's from a shoulder, hernia surgery or cesarean section, treatment of the area in combination with full body treatment, is vitally important to help your pain and symptoms heal. 

Soft tissue work is applied to the area affected while other gentle techniques are used to integrate and support the changes gained.

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Pelvic / Groin Pain

The pelvic floor muscles are a group that need to work together and reflexively (without conscious thought) for proper function of the bladder, bowels and sexual health. 

Muscles, ligaments, fascia and visceral organs are all assessed in the area as well as the whole body to get a full picture on how everything is influencing each other.

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Infant & Child

Growing at a fast pace, this helps to ensure their bodies are aligned well to offer the best structural integrity for optimal long-term health.

Prone to falls? Sports related accidents? Trouble concentrating? Sleep Challenges?

 

Treatments can also address hormonal changes during  puberty and the stress/anxiety that kids face during this time of their lives.

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Abdominal/ Visceral

Helping the body redistribute forces that can be aggravating digestive disorders such as crohn's, chronic constipation or diarrhea IBS/D, hernia's etc.

Working with mindfullness and breathing to compliment any manual therapy assisting in removing inflammation from the gut.

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Hands, Feet & More!

Hands, feet, knees and ankles are welcome!

 

Helping support conditions such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, Morton's Neuroma, heel spurs/pain, baker cysts, carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, lymphedema and rheumatoid arthritis etc.

Utilizing osteopathic principles by treating the person, not only the area of pain, many of the condition mentioned will improve.

Don't worry! The area in question will receive the manual care and attention that it requires.  

Finding the cause of your pain.

Helping restore movement while giving your body

TIME to integrate the changes.