Osteopathic Medicine

Provided by: Nick Zancai Manual Osteopath (DOMP)

Manual Osteopathy is a non aggressive, holistic form of hands on therapy. A Manual Osteopath’s primarily focus is on mobilizing bones, muscles and joints with hundreds of different techniques that focus on every part of the human body. Each treatment is specifically designed to help an individual meet their optimum level of health. Manual Osteopaths also use many forms of active and passive stretching such as Muscle Energy Techniques (MET).

Benefits of Manual Osteopathy include:

  • Increased Blood Flow and Circulation
  • Dopamine, Oxytocin, Endorphins released to help decrease pain and increase pleasure
  • Helps relieve muscle spasms
  • Helps relieve any restrictions in bones,muscles and joints
  • Works as a natural Anti Inflammatory

 

Conditions treated but not limited to include:

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  • Lower Back and Neck Pain
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Sciatica and Disc Herniation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Wrist, Hand, Sacrum, Elbow, TMJ (Jaw)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tendonitis and Bursitis
  • Patella Femoral Syndrome and Chondromalacia Patella
  • Frozen Shoulder

Benefits of Muscle Energy Techniques

  • Increases range of motion
  • Increase muscle strength
  • Increase muscle flexibility
  • Decreases muscle spasms
  • Increase stability