Osteopathy is a ‘hands-on’, ‘whole body’ system of manual therapy. Based on biomechanical principles, it uses a wide range of techniques to treat musculoskeletal problems and other functional disorders of the body.
In Australia, Osteopathic training covers anatomy, physiology, pathology and general medical diagnosis along with Osteopathic techniques. By gently and purposefully manipulating the muscles, tendons, joints, connective tissue and ligaments, treatment can provide relief for an extensive range of conditions and complaints. Seen as a form of ‘manual medicine’, Osteopathy is a modality that can influence all systems of the body towards a more efficient and holistic state of health.
Osteopathy can be a highly effective preventative therapy. It can also provide relief from: