Sukhi Manku, Manual Osteopath
Sukhi attended Brock University and earned a degree with an honours in BSc Kinesiology that consisted of an extensive curriculum in biomechanics, human growth, anatomy, neurology and sports injuries. During this time, she played for the rugby varsity team, contributed to mental health and student life clubs, endorsed physical activity and participated in a variety of intramural sports.
Sukhi spent most of her time working with individuals who suffered from spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis and amputations by providing personalized exercise programs that focused on their health and functional goals. After University she successfully obtained a diploma in osteopathic manual practice from the National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto.
With an extensive background in kinesiology, athletic therapy and manual osteopathy, she is able to treat physical and physiological dysfunction or imbalances in the body. Sukhi uses a holistic approach in her treatments and uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to
assist in the body’s self-healing process during musculoskeletal dysfunction and physiological distress. She practices therapeutic techniques including osteo-articular mobilizations, muscle energy techniques (MET’s), soft tissue therapy, myofascial release, visceral manipulations, Positional Release/strain counter-strain therapy and craniosacral therapy. Manual osteopathic treatments have shown to benefit those with everyday aches and pains, migraines, headaches, chronic lower back pain, TMJ dysfunction, sciatica, repetitive strain injuries, and much more. Sukhi also uses osteopathic treatments as a
form of wellness for her patients. This type of treatment focuses on relaxing the body by loosening muscles and stiff joints.
Osteopathy requires the knowledge of anatomy, relation and function of each part of the human body, and is applied to correct the structures and imbalances. The goal of each treatments is to improve mobility, reduce or remove pain while also easing restrictions and inflammation using, soft and effective techniques. Osteopaths seek to get to the
root cause of pain and dysfunction rather than to simply treat the symptoms!
Sukhi’s focus is to provide high-quality osteopathic care that is individualized to your needs in order to help you achieve your goals and ultimately optimize your health. She is looking forward to meeting you to help you enjoy a healthy, pain-free lifestyle!
Sukhi is currently a member of the Society of Osteopath’s Canada (SOC) and National Manual Osteopathic Society (NMOS).