What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a healthcare system designed to improve health by treating the person as a whole, not just the symptoms or the disease. It often includes osteopathic manipulative techniques (OMT) such as balancing, massaging and stretching the musculoskeletal system.
What Type of Disorders Can Osteopaths Treat?
Osteopaths can treat a wide range of medical disorders, including:
- Back and neck pain
- Discomfort related to pregnancy
- Sports Injuries
- Workplace Injuries
What are the Benefits of Osteopathy?
Osteopathic treatment addresses the root cause of a symptom or medical disorder and thus offers several benefits:
- Enhances the body functions, mobility and flexibility.
- Reduces stress and tension on the muscles and joints.
- Has a positive impact on mental health, mood and memory.
- Leads to a deeper, uninterrupted and restful sleeping pattern.
- Improves general health and well-being on the whole
What Kind of Techniques Does an Osteopath Use?
At Avicenna Clinic, our osteopaths use different gentle and hands-on techniques to restore muscle functions and improve mobility, such as:
- Gentle Manipulation of Joint
- Lymphatic drainage therapy
- Muscle Energy Techniques
- Longitudinal/Cross Fiber Massage Therapy
- Sustained Pressure on Triggered Point
- Mobilisation Therapies
Can Osteopathic Treatment Boost Immunity?
Yes, osteopathic medicine works on the principle that the function and structure of a human body are interconnected. Therefore, this holistic treatment can boost your immunity.
Will Osteopathy Work as a Complementary Treatment?
Osteopathic medicine can be used alone, or as a complementary therapy to recover from injuries, surgeries or heal structural damages to the body.
What Should be Done After Osteopathic Treatment?
Depending on the complexity of your condition, osteopaths may prescribe a cold or heat pack, along with stretching exercises. The aftercare advice ensures that you can recover faster.
Does Osteopathy Have Post-Treatment Reaction?
In certain cases, patients may feel a bit achy or sore after the osteopathy treatment. This feeling usually eases within a few days. It occurs because your body is adjusting to changes that were made during the treatment.
What Self-Care Methods Must Be Followed For Further Relief?
In certain cases, patients may feel a bit achy or sore after the osteopathy treatment. This feeling usually eases witavhin a few days. It occurs because your body is adjusting to changes that were made during the treatment.
Osteopathy is a painless and natural way of mitigating the negative symptoms of structural changes in the body after pregnancy. It is most importantly safe and useful during pregnancy and even after its immediate aftermath.
Osteopaths assist in correcting various postural problems, including rounded shoulders, forward head, forward hip tilt and kyphosis.
Osteopathy is a gentle treatment that can reinforce positive changes in the body after sports injuries. So, a strategic treatment plan combined with the assistance and care of qualified osteopaths can help athletes or sports persons get back to the field with confidence and ease