Manual Osteopathy.

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 Supporting you in your journey to health, strength, flexibility and equanimity at all levels

I am offering caring and helpful hands to alleviate your ailments and discomforts so you can enjoy your loved ones and your life to the fullest.

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What is Manual osteopathy?

Manual Osteopathy is a therapy that aims to restore the normal functions of the body using drug-free and gentle manual techniques. Manual Osteopathy has proven to be the most effective therapy for musculoskeletal disorders such as lower back pain.

Why choose me?

I am Offering an insightful observation and care that comes from the perspective of body/mind awareness and alignment.  My treatments are based on gentle and non-invasive techniques, which are safe for everyone.

During the course of your treatment, I take into consideration your level of tolerance and adapt to offer you an individualized and holistic approach to your healing process.

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Initial Consultation
60 mins – $120
Follow-up
60 mins – $120
Follow-up
45 mins – $95
Follow-up
30 mins – $75
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How Osteopathy Can Help You

MET & Joint mobilization

Osteoarticular ailments are effectively treated with these techniques. They improve the joints /muscles range of motion to avoid pain recurrence.

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Hip pain
  • Tailbone pain
  • TMJ pain
  • Carpal tunnel

Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial Osteopathy is very subtle touch for the structure inside the head. During treatment, you probably experience how tension, aches, sensitivity will dissipate and it is possible that you will fall asleep.

  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Stress

Visceral Osteopathy

Not all the organs can be directly manipulated but we are trained to release  obstructions in your visceral body to allow circulation and to restore the healthy functioning of the digestive, respiratory systems among others.

  • Constipation
  • Gallbladder

During the initial consultation expect a comprehensive assessment,a personalized treatment plan and a non-invasive and gentle manual osteopathy techniques.

A one-hour treatment with me entails a comprehensive assessment which involves a medical history taking, and a detailed postural analysis. This information plus other factors will be taking into consideration to design a tailored-made treatment plan exclusively for you.
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Manual Osteopathy F.A.Q´s

1. Why should I consider trying osteopathy?
Manual osteopathy is beneficial for the whole family. It is a non-invasive and drug-free therapy to help restore the function of the nervous , circulatory and lymphatic system, alleviate pain and achieve overall health.

2. Are osteopathic treatments painful?
Osteopathy is a hands-on therapy, non-invasive and gentle. It is ideal for people with chronic pain and /or touch sensitivities.

3. How often do I need to come to see improvements in my health?
The length of your treatment depends on multiple factors. During the initial appointment, the course of action for your individualized treatment plan will be determined.

4. Do I need to be in pain?
Manual osteopathy can be a very important component of your overall wellness plan. Being proactive is the best option to maintain a healthy and strong mind and body. For example, Swimmers can better their strokes, when their joints are working at unison to avoid injuries and improve performance.

5. When will I see results?
During the first visit, most people experience improvements. The number of treatments depends on your unique condition. Treatment plans are tailored-made for each individual.

6. Is osteopathy compatible with other types of treatments, ei. massage therapy or acupuncture?
Yes, manual osteopathy can complement well  with other therapeutic approaches. In the treatment of certain conditions (ie. depression, anxiety, some chronic conditions), manual osteopaths may also make referrals to other health care practitioners like Naturopathic doctors, dietitian, Nutritionist, Registered Massage Therapist , MD’s or psychologists for additional support.

7. What should I wear to an osteopathic session?
Your comfort is very important. Favor wearing Gym clothes.

8. Is osteopathy covered by my insurance plan?
Manual osteopathy for pain is covered by most private extended insurance plans. I highly recommend that you contact your insurance provider to find out your coverage. I am member of ACMA (Association Nationale Canadienne de Médecine Alternative). Please note that my treatments will be covered by insurance providers who recognize ACMA members.

9. Do I need referral from my family doctor?
A doctor’s referral is not required to request an appointment with me. Please use our user- friendly online booking system. Looking forward to meeting you in person.

10. What is your cancellation policy?

Time is precious! I encourage you to reschedule your appointments instead of cancelling them. In the case that you must cancel your appointment, I require 24 hour notice to avoid the no-show fee equivalent to 50% of the treatment fee.

Thank you in advance for your understanding!

11. Are osteopathic treatments covered under OHIP?
OHIP does not cover osteopathic treatments. Most insurance companies do.

12. Is osteopathic treatment the same as chiropractic or physio treatment?
Osteopathy focuses on a holistic approach focusing on freeing the path of communication between the different systems of the body that will allow the body to find balance and health.

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