Manual Osteopathy is manipulative, holistic hand-on treatment using techniques that work on your body to restore mobility and reduce the pain through whole body approach (Muscles, Fascia, Bones, Joints, ligaments, organs, spinal cord and cranium).
Manual Osteopath will look at all your symptoms and lifestyle; assess the structure and quality of movement to find the source of pain and problems in a holistic way.
Manual Osteopathic treatment is gentle and safe for all ages. These techniques reduce pain, help with alignment, mobility, relieve blood & nerves decompression and restore central nervous system imbalance and organ dysfunctions.
Dr. Ryder Chung does:
- Osteoarticular mobilization
- Myofascial release
- Craniosacral therapy
- Visceral manipulation
- Correcting body posture and training functional mobility
Manual Osteopathy can help:
Back & Neck pain
Pelvic / Hip / Tailbone pain
Concussion / Whiplash / Nerve pain
Headache / TMJ
Fertility / Painful period
What should I expect from my first session?
The first session usually needs a little longer time for consultation and assessment. Practitioner will check the health history and lifestyle and discuss the problem and goal. Also full body assessment and first step treatment will be done. Ongoing session will likely be shorter depending on number of problems, systems of the body to address and reassessing.
What is the difference between Manual Osteopathy and Chiropractic?
The most predominant difference is that Chiropractors will focus mainly on the spine whereas Manual Osteopaths take a more holistic approach and concentrate on the whole body. Osteopaths will also treat a wider range of ailments including respiratory and digestive problems.
Do you know? Most extended health insurance plans cover Manual Osteopathic treatments. Please check your plan.