1. Myofascial, Connective Tissue & Neuromuscular Treatment – returns muscles and fascia to their original length, thus removing strain from joints and organs;
2. Cranial Sacral Therapy – attends to the underlying biorhythm and motion of the dural membranes and fluid which surround and invest the brain and spinal cord, and which influence cellular exchange throughout the whole body;
3. Visceral technique and Neurolymphatic reflex treatment- relieves stressful forces acting on internal organs or their suspensory ligaments, which improves mobility & blood flow, and helps the organ function more effectively;
4. Oscillatory Osteoarticular Treatment- are gentle rhythmical realignment of bony structures to encourage efficient weight bearing and movement, and normalize associated function;
5. Muscle Energy Techniques – relaxes tight muscles and reeducates the nervous system, which controls muscle activity and greatly influences circulation.
Other technique principles that are utilized in osteopathic treatment include Lymphatic drainage, Trigger point and ganglia reflex treatment, Ligamentous articular release, and Counter strain. If you would like to learn more
On your first visit, a complete health history, your current health conditions, concerns and treatments are discussed.
A full overall physical and functional examination is conducted.
The findings of the assessment and a treatment plan is discussed with you. Referrals to other health care practitioners is recommended when appropriate.
Treatment may involve an extensive range of hands-on techniques; soft tissue stretching, deep tactile pressure, mobilization and/or gentle adjustments of the soft issues and joints.
The frequency of treatments recommended is based on assessment findings. Adequate time between visits is required to allow your body to integrate the changes that occur from one treatment to the next.
You may be asked to sit or recline on the examination table; loose, comfortable clothing is recommended.