What is osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a holistic diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. It doesn’t include only the musculoskeletal system. Also, the functional relationships with the organs, as well as the nervous and vascular system are part of osteopathy.
The foundation of osteopathy was developed by the American doctor. A. T. Still (1828-1917). Manual grips move the body in all its tissues with the goal of strengthening the self-regulating healing powers of the body. Osteopaths around the world have been developing the concept for more than 100 years, and osteopathy has a firm place in complementary medicine.
What can be cured with osteopathy?
- Pain & problems of the spine / musculoskeletal system (acute and chronic or after trauma)
- functional organ disorders such as e.g. Indigestion, heart problems, organ descent (gynaecological) or after abdominal and thoracic surgery
- chronic sinusitis, dizziness, tinnitus, headache etc.
- Disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), teeth grinding and similar symptoms
- In the case of a child: birth traumatic problems e.g. with head joints and facial skull, asymmetries and excessive spitting / indigestion
What can’t be cured with osteopathy?
- acute infections and inflammation
- acute cases like a heart attack, stroke and similar emergencies
- Mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, psychosis and similar disorders
- steopathic treatments for damage in the neuronal area can be applied as an accompanying therapy