Posted on Oct 16, 2007 | Comments 0
Osteopathy is an approach for providing health care to musculoskeletal system and for the disease.
Osteopathy uses manual and physical treatment in the prevention of disease.
It is the form of complementary medicine and this uses holistic approach.
Osteopathy is a therapy based upon the theory that the body itself has the capacity for making its own remedies against diseases and other toxic situations.
Osteopathy is emphasized on correcting faulty structure, healthy body and manipulating methods of detection.
You can gain the following benefits from Osteopathy:
Osteopathy uses body massage and bone manipulation techniques and used for treating variety of pains such as elbow and knee pains, head aches, migraine and frozen shoulder due to spondylosis.
This therapy supports some exercises which can be done at home to have relief over pains and number of disorders related to joints, for bone degeneration and it is helpful when you are in old age.
This therapy will not use any drugs and surgical options. It will provide all benefits of modern diagnosis, modern drugs and modern surgery.
The treatment supported by osteopathy:
This therapy is a system which includes the treatment of joint, vertebral column, joint, bone, muscle and all tissues in the body. The underlying cause of the disease is the structural derangement. Structural derangement can occur in bones, muscles, ligaments, facial or tissues.
Structural derangement in these parts results the blood and lymph to stagnant and this causes lack of normal movement in surrounding tissues. This result is called as acidosis. When irritating nerves will pass through them, this will affect the functions of various organs and blood vessels.
Osteopathy believes that body is a vital and physical mechanism, which is subjected to structural derangement, structural alteration and changes in functions. So, it provides preventive, curative and palliative measures.
Osteopathy will manipulate the joints and this reduces the tension in muscles. This is also helpful in improving the ability to work correctly.
This therapy uses different methods for manipulating, they are like massage. By doing massage the muscles will be freed from tension and if you massage tissue, it stimulates the flow of blood.
Different forms of osteopathy:
Cranial Osteopathy is another form of Osteopathy, this form of Osteopathy is used for you, when you suffer from pain in the face and head. In this therapy, Osteopath uses slight pressure on painful part (face or head), if the problem improves then you have to maintain particular position.
Visceral Osteopathy will provide the relief from the imbalances in the interconnections between the motion of organs and in the structures of nerves, blood vessels, nerves and facial compartments.
Osteopathy provides manipulation of joints and this manipulation will be helpful in removing toxic material in muscles.
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