Osteopathic uses customized, hands-on care to diagnose, treat and prevent both illness and injury.
Our certified physician will use stretching, gentle pressure and resistance techniques to move your muscles. This type of treatment is recommended for patients of all ages and backgrounds, and can be used to promote healing, ease pain and increase overall mobility.
If you would like more information about treating your chronic pain or other conditions with Osteopathic Therapy in Thornhill, Markha, or Toronto, please contact us to schedule an appointment with us.
Conditions that osteopathy assists in treating:
The most frequent cause for the use of Osteopathy is muscle pain, but other conditions that can be improved with Osteopathic Therapy include:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Post Concussion Syndrome
What should I wear to my osteopathy appointments?
Loose, lightweight clothing is recommended during treatments. To evaluate your skin/spine a sports bra/bra/tank top is helpful for women.
What can I expect during my osteopathy initial appointment (1 hour and 15 min)?
Health history: We will discuss your current health symptoms as well as your lifestyle and past medical history.
Hands-on assessment: A physical assessment will be conducted to help determine primary problem areas (somatic strains that may ultimately affecting your body’s ability to adapt).
Referral to medical doctor (eg. blood work, x-rays) if there is any indication from your symptoms/assessment that further testing
Initial treatment-hands on evaluation and prioritize what areas to treatment first.
Osteopathic treatment fees are eligible for coverage under most extended health benefit plans.