Manual Osteopathy

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Manual Osteopathy is a form of hands-on therapy with a primary focus of restoring function and eliminating pain by addressing the root cause of the pain, imbalance, injury or illness.

  • There are a few different techniques used in manual osteopathy. The type of treatment you need will depend on what you’d like to achieve. Here are four techniques you might experience during a MO treatment:

  • Connective tissue in your body (known as “fascia”) is largely responsible for keeping everything in place. Trauma, scarring, and inflammation can cause the smooth layers of fascia to become tight and tense, and to stop moving properly.

  • Focusing on aligning the joints and bones of the body, osteoarticular manipulation can help decrease pain and tension and increase mobility.

Custom made orthotics and shoes and compression stockings

Orthotics are custom-made shoe inserts designed to correct an abnormal walking pattern and restore proper foot function and balance. Orthotics control each phase of the walking cycle, from heel contact to when your toes push off the surface.

Orthotics can help you feel more comfortable and confident with your feet. In the simplest terms, an orthotic is a device worn inside your shoe to help correct foot pressure and alignment issues. Custom designed orthotics can provide support and relieve pain in many areas of your body by improving the functioning of your bones, joints and soft tissue.

Compression socks and stockings are designed for compression therapy. They apply gentle pressure to your legs and ankles, promoting blood flow from your legs to your heart. Compression socks can also reduce pain and swelling in your ankles and legs.

If you think that Custom made orthotics and shoes, compression stockings and footwear may be beneficial for your foot health, please make an appointment with us. We are here to help!

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