A Manual Therapist does not simply treat symptoms but rather he or she works to address the root cause of someone's chief complaint by addressing the whole body as a complete unit of function, where we understand that a balanced anatomical structure will allow for a proper physiological expression and thus promoting health and well-being on all levels.
The following is a list of conditions for which manual therapy can prove beneficial:
It is also an important part of your health maintenance plan, by:
Women can also receive treatment during pregnancy, and gain many benefits, like:
Babies as well are commonly treated. They can experience trauma from the birthing process, or have certain conditions that may become a problem in their early lives, like:
There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular manual therapy treatments.
Osteopathic Manual Therapy benefits people of all ages. Through proper Osteopathic treatment it can be curative, preventative, and/or palliative.
Osteopathic manual therapy brings balance to the body through a gentle approach which addresses the pelvis, spine, cranium, ribs and extremities as well as the soft tissues in the body such as muscles, ligaments and visceral organs.
They focus their attention to the fine details that support health and well being by relieving pressures and obstructions that restrict the natural flow of nerves, arteries, veins, lymphatics, and cerebrospinous fluid so that the person receiving treatment can heal through the inherent forces that are naturally driven.