Do you suffer from...

  • Chronic pain?

  • Digestive issues?

  • Headaches?

  • Sinus issues?

  • Joint pain?

  • Back pain?

 

Are you looking for a manual therapy that is...

  • Non-Invasive?

  • Holistic?

  • Designed to identify and treat the root cause of pain, not just the pain itself?

How is Osteopathy different from other types of therapy?

Osteopathy is a unique, holistic (whole body) approach to health care. Osteopathic Manual Therapists (OMT's) do not simply concentrate on treating the problem area. Instead, they use non-invasive manual techniques to balance all the systems of the body including joints, muscles and spine to provide overall good health and well-being.

What does it treat?

OMT's treat more than you may think. Many patients come in with complaints of aches in the head, back, neck, and heel/ foot pain; sciatica; shin splints; tennis elbow and repetitive strain injury. Other patients suffer from asthma; arthritis; digestive problems; carpal tunnel syndrome; whiplash and postural problems.

OMT's also deal regularly with patients who have been injured in the workplace, at home or while playing sport.

What are the benefits?

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Osteopathy addresses both acute and chronic conditions. It works to remove the layers of dysfunction accumulated over years of various injuries, traumas and daily 'wear and tear'. OMT's respect the body's natural ability as a self-regulating mechanism in healing pain or discomfort. 

Another benefit of osteopathy is the general improvement in mobility and structural stability of the body.  In turn, other systems of the body such as the circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems function more effectively.

Why is Osteopathy a beneficial addition to your health routine?

According to osteopathic philosophy, all parts of the body are interconnected and affect each other. Therefore, if you ignore the signs of pain in one area, over time this can cause the body to compensate and adjust, leading to pain in other areas.

For example, imagine you have a pair of shoes that are too tight. If you wear them for a few hours, you may find that your walk changes to compensate, causing stress on your knees, back or neck. If you take off the shoes, the pain will likely go away.

However, if you continue to wear those shoes day after day, your body will continue to adjust for these changes and some of them may become ingrained in the tissues.  Eventually, simply removing the shoes will not fix the pain.

By including Osteopathy as part of your health and wellness routine, you can address pain early and at its source, leading to better overall health and a more active and healthy lifestyle.

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Vancouver House of Osteopathy

Suite 435

2184 West Broadway

Vancouver, BC

V6K 2E1

Email: osteotom25@gmail.com