Tag Archives: Osteopathy

Your first Osteopath consultation

During your first consultation your osteopath will ask questions about your problem and symptoms. They may also ask questions about previous injuries, your medical history, any medications you are taking, or other factors that may not appear to be directly related to your problem. Next, your osteopath will conduct a full osteopathic examination and if […]

Osteopathic Clinical Practice

This blog post looks at a few common osteopathic techniques and helps define them in regard to your stretch for Life program. Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) involves palpation and manipulation of bones, muscles, joints, and fasciae. According to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), osteopathic manipulative treatment is considered to be only one component of osteopathic medicine and may be used alone or in combination with pharmacotherapy, rehabilitation, surgery, patient […]

About Osteopathy

In 1914 Andrew Still defined osteopathy as: “ that science which consists of such exact, exhaustive, and verifiable knowledge of the structure and function of the human mechanism, anatomical, physiological and psychological, including the chemistry and physics of its known elements, as has made discoverable certain organic laws and remedial resources, within the body itself, by which […]

Stretch for Life – the DVD collection

STRETCH FOR LIFE Clear and visually appealing with easy to follow instructions for healing and wellness The Stretch for Life program is the result of 20 years as a practicing Osteopath. Patients would often forget the exercises I prescribed and as I could not find a credible source of information to direct them to, I put […]