Osteopathy is a holistic form of a non-invasive treatment, which utilizes massage and slight pressure. Osteopathic doctors believe that the body functions are all interconnected as a unified whole. Therefore, to maintain overall body health it is essential that the entire body be well taken care of as each body part affects another. It is natural for the body to be able to heal itself, however we need to take care and maintain our bodies as well. Osteopathy aids with this and can provide relief to many problems. Osteopathy in Mississauga can help you recover and restore your body to its full potential.
Osteopathy generally is beneficial to individuals who have a spinal disk injury or any form of a spinal problem. This is proven to be effective with reducing pain and stiffness in joints and muscles. Pregnant women may also experience relief from this treatment, as it will restore your posture that may have changed due to the additional baby weight you are carrying. Poor posture can also lead to back pain, which can be relieved by osteopathy.
Benefits of Osteopathy:
- Improve alignment of spine:
With a perfectly aligned spine, there is minimal stress and tension on the joints in the body. This will overall reduce the pain whilst improving the body’s mobility.
- Enhance posture:
Poor posture can lead to problems in the lower back such as pain, stiffness and reduced flexibility. Using slight massage and pressure can reduce the stiffness, which will restore posture.
- Increased circulation:
As the blood flow improves, the body is able to better heal itself and regain strength. This is often also proven to help reduce blood pressure in individuals.
- Adapt to structural changes:
Pregnancy is an example of a structural change that may cause pain in the body. Osteopathy will be effective with relieving and allowing the body to adjust smoothly to this change. Sports or vehicle injuries may also be treated with Osteopathy.
- Boosted Immunity and Energy:
Studies have reported that individual’s that experience high levels of stress that received Osteopathy treatment had an increase in lymph flow. This concludes that it is beneficial in maintaining overall healing and health. Many people often report that they experience heightened levels of energy while they are receiving osteopathic treatment. This is due to the increased efficiency in the body.
These are just a few of the benefits osteopathy provides, schedule an appointment to see how else we can help you!