Osteopathy is a highly developed way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints.
Areas of pain within the body are considered by an osteopath as areas where normal physiology of the tissues and joints have become dysfunctional.
An osteopaths aim is to restore normal function to muscles and joints so that the inherent healing capacity of the body can be reestablished.
Most people who see an osteopath do so for help with back pain, neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain and injuries to muscles and joints. These conditions may involve resolving acute pain episodes from an injury, or reducing and assisting in the management of aches and pains from more chronic conditions such as
This is a very safe and gentle form of treatment. The particular techniques used by a cranial osteopath are used to assist, or unblock, the normal natural rhythms of the body. The techniques often are static holding positions creating balance points that are so gentle that it can be difficult to observe any movement at all. However it works, and is the preferred method of treating mothers during pregnancy, newborns and babies.
Cranial osteopathy can also be useful for patients with complex pain disorders and sensitisation states. Patients suffering from fibromyalgia for example, often prefer cranial osteopathy rather than receiving strong mobilisation or manipulation techniques.
|New Patient, 45 Minutes||$125|
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|Existing Patient, 30 Minutes||$85|
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