What Is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner?
This is also the philosophy behind osteopathic medicine - the whole body must function together for optimal health. If one part of the body is compromised with an injury, then the rest of the body must adapt and compensate for this, eventually leading to inflammation, pain, stiffness and other health conditions.
Our osteopathic manual practitioners use non-invasive manual therapies that focus on achieving total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine as well as the body's nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.
An osteopathic manual practitioner has extensive training in manual osteopathic practice and can assess and treat patients using gentle manual techniques.
Osteopathic manual practitioners do not simply concentrate on treating the problem area, but use manual techniques to balance all the systems of the body to provide optimal health and wellbeing. Ultimately, there is reduced pain and greater mobility which allows the body to heal itself.
Our osteopathic manual practitioners have masters degrees and extensive experience treating elite athletes, including the ATP World Tennis Tour, the Ladies European Golf Tour and the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
What Do We Treat?
Our osteopathic manual practitioners treat a broad range of conditions that affect the musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems, including:
Tension or stress-related problems including headaches or migraines
Ligament or muscle sprains due to overuse or sports
Peripheral injuries like shoulder pain, knee pain and ankle pain
Our osteopathic manual practitioners encourage you to become an active participant in your recovery plan. We work closely with you to improve your ability to move as you recover from illness, disease, injury or long periods of inactivity.