What is Osteopathy?
Simply put, Osteopathy is a medical branch that is focused upon the treatment of medical problems and disorders through manipulating and massaging a person’s joints, bones, and their muscles. Please note that Osteopathy is NOT to be confused with Chiropractics. That field has little basis in actual medical science and its practitioners are rarely accredited doctors whereas Osteopathy is made-up of MDs and DOs who are trained in both Primary Medicine as well as their specialty of Osteopathy–they are known as Osteopaths.
Is Osteopathy Effective?
As with any medical service the results can vary for individuals, but overall Osteopathy has been shown in numerous studies to be effective at treating complications arising from arthritis, assisting with headache prevention, reducing back-pain, and correcting posture. As a result of treatment for these concerns patients will often describe dramatically reduced pain and improvement in their sleep as well as reduced …