Our goal is to facilitate your body’s inherent self healing processes, to relieve pain and create balance.
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), also called osteopathic manipulative therapy or osteopathic manipulation, is a gentle, hands-on treatment that helps to mobilize your joints and release blockages in your fascia, muscles and ligaments.
Osteopathic manipulative treatment is used to treat various musculoskeletal disorders, reduce pain, improve alignment and mobility, and improve circulation, which increases your body’s ability to heal itself. OMT is a safe choice for all ages and stages, from newborns to the elderly.
Visceral manipulation is a manual therapy focused on mobility restrictions of abdominal organs and surrounding connective tissue. Congested or inflamed connective tissue can restrict small but critical organ movement, resulting in discomfort, dysfunction or pain in the body.
Using visceral manipulation therapy, osteopaths can sense organ restrictions and restore movement of the connective tissue surrounding internal organs. This treatment is often used to treat abdominal pain, constipation, cramps, indigestion and a host of other conditions.
Functional Range Release®
Functional Range Release technique, or FR® Release is a comprehensive system of soft tissue assessment, treatment and rehabilitation used by manual therapists around the world. One of the defining features of the FR® Release technique is that it blends current scientific literature with tried-and-tested manual therapy techniques.
Functional Range Release® is a cohesive system of manual care that uses the best evidence and most effective strategies available today in order to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal disorders, pain and other dysfunction in the body.
Functional Range Conditioning®
Functional Range Conditioning®, or FRC, is a comprehensive joint training system which applies scientific methods to the improvement and refinement of functional mobility, articular resilience, and articular health and longevity.
The FRC® system focus on three primary training goals:
- Mobility Development: The majority of musculoskeletal injuries occur when tissue is pushed too far, or when it’s doing something it’s not used to doing. By practicing different ranges of motion, patients are able to maximize their movement potential safely, efficiently, and effectively.
- Joint strength: The FRC® is a system of progressive adaptation, meaning that joints and tissue undergo a gradual, safe transition to prevent injury.
- Body Control: Training with FRC® improves the function of your nervous system, leading to pain reduction, improved joint health and longevity, as well as a better ability to move freely and easily.
Massage therapy, also known as medical massage therapy or sports massage, helps to reduce tension, strengthen muscles and increase the range of motion of your joints. As effective for relaxation as for pain relief, massage therapy improves blood and lymphatic circulation, helps to eliminate toxins, reduces the effect of stress on the body and can even improve sleep.
Massage therapy is performed by a qualified massage therapist who will be able to adapt the techniques used to your needs and desired health outcomes.
Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a therapeutic treatment that uses light pressure on selected points around the head, torso, knees and feet to relieve pain caused by
compression; identify and release blockages in the fascial system; and improve functioning of the central nervous system.
Relieving tension in the central nervous system can help to eliminate pain and give your immune system a boost. Craniosacral therapy (CST), also known as cranial osteopathy or cranial sacral therapy, is used to treat a variety of conditions, including migraine headaches, chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ, fibromyalgia, trauma and post-surgical recovery.
Children are not nearly as resilient to injury as we think, and strains and structural tensions early in life are incorporated into the growing body. Pediatric Osteopathy is a curative and preventive therapy that treats minor dysfunctions before they can cause obvious symptoms.
Through soft manipulations, the Osteopathic Manual Practitioner can help relieve tension throughout the body in children and newborns, which in turn can alleviate symptoms of digestive issues, disturbed sleep, cranial asymmetry, motor issues and other infant health and wellness issues.
Osteopathy for Pregnancy
A woman’s body undergoes major physical changes during pregnancy, from musculoskeletal changes to hormonal changes that make the body more susceptible to strain. Osteopathic treatment during pregnancy helps relieve the pain and tension that builds up in the body during pregnancy. It can also help prepare your body for the birthing process by ensuring proper alignment of your pelvis, and set you up for a faster postpartum recovery. Having osteopathic treatment during pregnancy is a safe and proactive way to mitigate and prevent, pregnancy-related issues from creating imbalances in the body.