Back pains have several triggers. Often, pains automatically disappear after some time. But, are the causes unclear and the pains persist people concerned experience restrictions in their everyday life and often have to deal with great strains. Read more about osteopathy for healing back pain and how osteopathy does work and can help.
What is osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a holistic form of medicine originating in the US in the 19 century. Dr. Andrew Taylor Still found out that only an interplay of bones, muscles and organs enables a healthy living. Is this interplay disturbed in some systems and organs it might lead to diseases. The body is sending pain signals. But, the pain causing area might be a total different one than the painful area.
That is why osteopathy looks at the whole a person (body, mind and soul). Not only occurring symptoms or a disease are treated but also the cause of the pains is explored and eliminated.
Osteopathy for healing back pain – how does it work?
In the beginning, a detailed anamnesis is performed and the patient’s body is examined for tensions and blockages. Subsequently, the therapist softens the tissue with special techniques and stimulates the nerves or increases the flow in the vascular systems (vein, artery, lymphatic pathway). The aim is to stimulate the self-healing powers of the body by releasing tensions or blockages.t
Where is osteopathy helpful?
Osteopathy is helpful for several complaints or diseases. On its own or as complementary therapy. Here are some examples:
- back pain
- menstrual disorders
- digestive problems
- joint problems
- head ache
- scar treatment
- functional heart trouble
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