Osteopathy is a modern form of treatment that does not incorporate the use of invasive drugs but which instead emphasizes a holistic approach to the wellness of the body. It aims at strengthening a person’s musculoskeletal system, which both the spine, muscles and the joints. It also endeavors to improve the body’s nervous, lymphatic and circulatory systems.
This unique therapeutic treatment does not just aim at healing the target area but rather seeks to balance the body’s systems for a balanced and healthy body. This practice was developed in the U.S in the 1800s. The technique uses the hand to create a soothing effect without necessary using any form of drug.
What Do Oxford Osteopaths Treat?
This treatment technique offers more than what many people think. It has the ability to treat headaches, backaches, neck and other joint areas, including repetitive strain injury. Ideally, osteopaths handle patients with work-related injuries and injuries sustained at home or while playing.