What Is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a “whole body” system of manual therapy, based on unique biomechanical principles. Osteopathy uses a wide range of techniques to treat not only musculo-skeletal problems but also other problems that may not obviously be related to musculo-skeletal disorders. Due to the intricate nature of the body and it’s many systems and layers, osteopaths who work with the musculoskeletal system as an application of osteopathic philosophy find that patients report a general ease throughout their posture that can have a flow on effect to their whole body.
Problems that are commonly treated with osteopathy include: