Manual Osteopathy is a holistic technique that believes the body has an innate or natural ability to heal itself. The goal of Manual Osteopathy is to restore balance and harmony to the nervous, circulatory, visceral, reproductive, respiratory, musculoskeletal and lymphatic systems to enhance the body's ability to heal.
Manual Osteopathy is grounded in four principles:
A manual osteopathic therapist employs a variety of techniques to release any imbalances they find in the body that is impeding the body’s own healing process. These manual hands on techniques may include:
Manual Osteopathic Therapy can be helpful for a number of conditions including, but not limited to: