Practitioner: Patricia Oritz
Osteopathy is a musculoskeletal modality which looks at the whole body, how everything is connected, and how it can be related to the symptoms the patient is experiencing. Osteopaths aim to improve self healing, release restrictions, and reduce pain from neuromuscular causes. Osteopaths consider emotional, social, environmental and physical symptoms in their assessments of you.
Osteopaths work with a variety of conditions including:
- Neck and back pain
- TMJ disorders
- Shoulder, elbow or wrist/hands pain/conditions
- Hip, knee, ankle or foot pain/conditions
- Headaches and migraine
- Strains and sprains
- Postural issues
- Muscle and joint pain
- Tennis and golfer’s elbow
- Carpal tunnel
- Plantar fasciitis
- Pregnancy-related discomfort
- Sport injuries
- Babies: unsettled baby, musculoskeletal conditions, sucking problems
- Osteopathy may also help with a wider range of disorders such as: digestive issues (specifically constipation) and pelvic bowl symptoms.
Osteopaths use a range of techniques to help treat their patients including: spinal manipulation, soft tissue techniques, trigger points, visceral manipulation, craniosacral, myofascial release and more.