10 facts about osteopathy
Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare which create structural changes in the body to improve the way it functions.
Osteopaths focus on how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs function as a holistic unit.
Osteopathic treatment is aimed at improving physiologic function and/or support homeostasis if has been altered.
Impaired or altered function of related components of the body system (skeletal, arthrodial and myofascial structures and their related vascular, lymphatic and neural elements) may result in pain, dysfunctional breathing or immobility which can be improved by osteopathic treatment.
Restoring proper motion in joints allows relieving tension on the muscles and allows the body to heal itself and perform proper function as efficiently and effectively as possible and improve mobility.
With extended training in anatomy and physiology, Osteopaths trained to use their hands to diagnose and treat the human body. Therefore Osteopaths develop a profound sense of touch to help diagnose and treat their patients.
Osteopathic treatment can help seniors with pain relief, increase range of motion, mobility, and provide pre and post-operative care to improve overall health and well-being while using gentle techniques
Osteopaths treat head and neck, back, upper limb and lower limb, short term and long term pain as well as alleviate the symptoms associated with joint disorders (e.g. osteoarthritis) and dysfunctional breathing
Personal contact, attentive listening, respect and tolerance are important integral part of the osteopathic treatment offered by Dr Revi Pressman.
Osteopathy promotes health which is reinforced by good nutrition, keeping hydrated, regular moderate exercise, proper sleep, ability to relax and breathe properly as well as decent shoes.