Osteopathy is a holistic therapeutic approach where health, considered as the natural state of the human body, takes precedence over illness. Dr. Andrew Taylor-Still, father of osteopathy, was one of the first to understand that the balance between the various structures of the body is fundamental to the concept of health and that a functioning body at optimal capacity is less likely to be affected by the disease
The fields of application of osteopathy are varied and it can help treat problems such as sciatica, cruralgia, lumbago, pelvic and spinal pain, tendonitis, neuralgia, mechanical consequences of trauma such as false movements and traffic accidents, muscle tension and joint stiffness, sports accidents such as sprains as well as muscular, articular, disc and degenerative pathologies of osteoarthritis type. It can be useful in the treatment of problems related to work and poor maintenance such as repetitive trauma of the handle or persistent headaches and also help the woman during her pregnancy.
Cranial osteopathy is particularly recommended for the treatment of children, the elderly and anyone who responds better to a milder treatment as well as in cases of chronic neck and back problems, problems related to stress and its effects. somatic, post-traumatic disorders. As for visceral techniques, they allow the organs to regain their natural mobility and thus correct disorders linked to a restriction.