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What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy?

“Osteopathy…something to do with bones right?” Well, yes, but there’s also a little more to it. Osteopathy is a manual therapy (hands-on) approach to health care. Osteopaths typically treat over a 30 minute appointment, which is perhaps a little longer than a chiropractor or a physiotherapist. This allows the Osteopath to spend more time examining the patient and to look more broadly…

Osteopathic Treatment Yields Positive Outcomes for Lower Back Pain

Osteopathic Treatment Yields Positive Outcomes for Lower Back Pain

For anybody out there interested in scientific studies, this paper was published early in 2013 about the outcomes of Osteopathic treatment for lower back pain. http://www.manualtherapyjournal.com/article/PIIS1356689X13000842/abstract Outcomes of osteopathic manual treatment for chronic low back pain according to baseline pain severity: Results from the OSTEOPATHIC Trial The study consisted of over 400 patients with varying degrees of lower back pain…