Information on Osteopathy

  • What is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is holistic manual medicine. Osteopathy treats the cause of the problem, which resolves symptoms. Osteopaths: Determine the underlying factors causing the problem Assess and treat the physical health of the patient Provide adjustive treatment not time based service Osteopathy is an established recognized system of health care, which relies on manual contact for diagnosis and treatment. It respects ...
  • A Brief History of Osteopathy
 Osteopathy began as an intended reform to medicine of the day in the 1870’s by Andrew Still MD, of Missouri. After losing several family members during encephalitis epidemics, Still was motivated to reconsider the basis …
  • A Detailed History of Osteopathy Andrew Taylor Still grew up in America in the second quarter of the 19th century. His father was a Methodist circuit rider, that is to say he preached on the move. He was also a doctor and a farmer. This meant that Andrew gained his schooling …
  • What is Classical Osteopathy? Classical Osteopathy refers to concepts, philosophy, principles and practice that follow in the pioneering tradition of the early osteopaths with the advantages of over a century of research and clinical practice. Classical osteopathy holds an enormous scope of application. The term ‘Classical’ was coined to express the traditional nature of the osteopathic practice.
  • Types of Care Preventative Care: more people are finding Osteopathic treatment effective as a form of preventative health care. Many patients seek evaluation and treatment to maintain their current level of good health. The earlier a potentially pathological process can be identified and treated, the less likely a serious condition will arise. An ounce of prevention is a ...