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.