Manual Osteopathic Treatment in Vaughan
What is Manual Osteopathy?
An effective form of pain and stress management through physical and non-invasive methods. It considers pain to be caused by imbalances in the body’s muscles and skeleton. With a focus on relaxation, manual osteopathy helps to reduce muscle tension through a series of skeletal adjustments and soft-tissue manipulations. This approach also addresses lifestyle choices that can cause certain conditions to develop such as overworking, poor posture or intense physical activity. Manual therapists use specialized techniques such as joint mobilization, soft tissue massage and manipulation to restore balance within the body by restoring function to the tissues.
- Reduce joint and muscle pain
- Reduce stress
- Improve mobility and posture
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4 Osteopathic Approaches To Help Relieve Tension and Pain
Cranio Sacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on form of manual osteopathy that focuses on the movement of the skull and sacrum. It works by restoring balance to these two structures and the surrounding soft tissue, nerve pathways, and fluids. The technique often uses light touch or massage-like pressure that can help treat pain, provide stress relief, improve mobility, and bring overall enhanced health benefits.
Osteo Articular Approach
Osteo Articular approach is a form of manual osteopathy that focuses on aligning the core skeletal structure – including the spine, ribs and pelvis – to improve overall body functioning. It uses gentle hands-on techniques including stretching and soft tissue manipulation to restore balance, posture and mobility. Benefits of structural osteopathy may include improved range of motion, reduction in pain and inflammation, increased energy levels and better overall health.
Soft Tissue Manipulation
Soft tissue manipulation is an effective form of manual treatment that works to reduce discomfort while improving joint and muscle movement. Employing massage, stretching, and myofascial release techniques, this holistic approach helps target areas in need within the body to promote healing processes and aid in relieving pain in the neck and the back. Soft tissue therapy can be part of a larger plan for managing sciatica or other chronic conditions related to soft tissues throughout the body.
Visceral manipulation is a type of manual osteopathic therapy that aims to improve the mobility of organs and the related connective tissues and muscles. This gentle, non-invasive technique looks at how the body’s natural motions can help restore balance and create better functioning within the body. Benefits of visceral manipulation include improved digestion, increased range of motion, reduction in musculoskeletal pain, increased relaxation, improved emotional well-being and enhanced overall health.
Myofascial release is a technique that has been gaining popularity in recent years for its ability to alleviate pain and stiffness in the body. This approach involves applying gentle pressure to the connective tissue in the body, known as fascia, to release tension and promote healing.
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Manual Osteopathy FAQ
How does a typical manual therapy visit look like?
A typical visit to a Manual Osteopathy clinic consists of a full-body evaluation. During the evaluation, the Manual Osteopathic practitioner will look at your posture and alignment of your body. He will check all of your joints including the spine, pelvis, ankles, knees, hips and shoulders, and evaluate the condition of your muscles, tendons and ligaments. A Manual Practitioner may also use their hands to palpate the position and motility of your internal organs and cranial (skull) bones.
Is Osteopathy covered by insurance?
Manual Osteopathy and Massage Therapy are covered by extended health care insurance and motor vehicle accident insurance. (Confirm with your health insurance provider)
What You Need to Know About Your Appointment
Before you visit be sure to be prepared for your session. Wear comfortable clothing that would not restrict your range of motion and be prepared to fill out a quick medical form.