7 reasons to see an Osteopath | Canterbury Health Hub

Osteopathy is based on bone or muscle manipulation. Osteopathy is a manual therapy based on bone or muscle manipulation. This technique appeared in the 19th century in the United States. Its founder, Dr Andrew Taylor Still, assumed that the well-being of the human body is linked to the proper functioning of its musculoskeletal system (skeleton, joints, muscles, tendons, nerves). interconnected by the intermediary of the organic tissues which compose it, the body constitutes an inseparable functional unit. As soon as a structure of the body presents a disturbance in its functioning, it affects the functioning of structures located at a distance through these tissue correlations.Osteopathy is an exclusively manual practice which in particular removes the articular blockages of the body to allow it to function better. It acts remotely from the musculoskeletal system on the main organs of the human body using pressure, elongation or torsion techniques. The best results are obtained on so-called “functional” problems , that is to say the pains for which the cause cannot be found, but which has sometimes hampered everyday life for a very long time: spinal, rib and joint pain, tendonitis, muscle pain and trauma, headaches, migraines and dizziness …