What is Osteopathy and
What can it do for you?

Very simply, Osteopathy is a full body therapy. We know that in the pain experience, everything matters, your mind, how all joints and muscles of your body interact, even your organ health matters.

Osteopathy itself directly addresses the physical aspects of pain presentations. We don't directly address mental health or organ health, but when appropriate we will discuss the impact it has on your body and refer you to trusted therapists that can work alongside us. Generally it is best to tackle a problem from different angles at the same time.

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To keep it simple, here is a list of things that we are helping you with.

  • Back and neck pain, new and old

  • Sports injuries

  • Shoulder problems

  • Hip pain

  • Mechanical breathing problems

  • Knee pain

  • Ankle

  • General tension

If your problem is not listed here, drop us a message to see if she can help.

Above are the most common issues we help you with, here is how we do it:
Before we even put our hands on, we make sure we:

  • Understand your problem and how it impacts your life.

  • Will take a look at what may be contributing to your own personal pain experience (see what some of these things are here.

  • Will make sure we know your goals and what you wish to achieve.

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My aim is for you to achieve more than just temporary relief.
It is for you to see that you are not broken, or there is nothing wrong with you.

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Once we are on the same page and have examined your movement, balance and breathing we will use some of the following:

  • Gentle massage techniques (hands, silks, wooden dowels)

  • Assisted joint movements

  • Assisted breathing techniques, most of them you can learn to do at home for yourself

  • When needed and wanted, movement therapy 

  • We use a range from traditional exercises to exercises from Qigong and Tai Chi tailored to the individual

  • Craniosacral therapy

  • When needed or requested, dry needling

Here is what we don't do:

  • Absolutely no guilt tripping about lack of exercise !

    We understand life is complicated and everyone is different. What we do instead - we might try and find some ways to modify what you already do to get some more movement in and help with stress and tension releases. You don't have to change your life to make changes in your life.

  • Joint cracking (never say never, but 99% of the time we utilize different techniques),

    My honest belief is, that I can help you better in the long term by utilizing techniques that can be replicated at home. Why? The more in control you are yourself, the less frightening and restricting pain is. The ultimate goal is that, apart from the odd MOT here and there, you don't need ongoing support.

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