Osteopathic Techniques

TAYS_2015_web_res-66Osteopathy is a complementary health service that uses manual therapy to assess and treat restrictions in the normal motion of fluids and tissues in the body.

Founded by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still in 1874, osteopathy is based on removing the causes of symptoms, which can be far removed from the symptom(s) itself. Through studying the interconnectedness of the human form, a practitioner approaches a whole person with a highly trained sense of touch and other tests to identify and treat restrictions and imbalances in the body. By removing these restrictions the body’s innate self-healing ability resumes.

Osteopathic techniques involve many different types of soft tissue and joint manipulation including myofascial therapies, muscle energy techniques and cranial osteopathy.

Maxine is currently in her 5th year of osteopathy. Her services are, unfortunately, not covered by people’s extended health insurance plans. Her rate is $60 + tax as of May 1, 2018. She plans to complete her DOMT status by June 2020.

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