adults osteo

Adults Osteopathy

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Description

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) dysfunction often presents as a jaw pain, with a click, a difficulty to open the mouth or even a locking. It can also impact other area and create: teeth pain, head ach or neck pain.Osteopathy patient with jaw pain TMJ dysfunction

The main causes of TMJ dysfunction are :

  • Grinding you teeth sometimes during sleeping
  • Malocclusion
  • Teeth work
  • Postural compensation (often neck)
  • Injury (direct impact: rugby/box)

Once the root cause of the dysfunction will be determine by our therapist, a combination of Trigger point, functional techniques and myofascial release will reduce your symptoms but also eliminate the predisposing and maintain factor of your problem.

 

Description

Most of our patients present to us because they are in pain. The difficulty is : pain is neither a diagnostic nor their actual problem. It is a symptom or says otherwise a consequence of the true problem. In fact, pain is the alarm of your body to warn you there is a problem. For example, when you burn yourself it is painful and directly you take your hands away avoiding further damage.

Our aim as therapist is not only to reduce your pain but more to find the root cause of this symptom, your actual problem, what we call the diagnostic. By treating and solving it we will reduce your pain and avoid its reoccurrence and further damage to your body.

Osteopathy treatment patient with neck painCommon cause of Neck Pain:

  • Muscles spasm
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Disc herniation
  • Facet irritation: overload of a joint leading to inflammation and pain
  • Postural compensation commonly due to sedentary life (lack of physical activity and hours spent sitting)

 

Description

Most of our patients present to us because they are in pain. The difficulty is: pain is neither a diagnostic nor their actual problem. It is a symptom or says otherwise a consequence of the true problem. In fact, pain is the alarm of your body to warn you there is a problem.

For example, when you burn yourself it is painful and directly you take your hands away avoiding further damage.Our aim as therapist is not only to reduce your pain but more to find the root cause of this symptom, your actual problem, what we call the diagnostic. By treating and solving it we will reduce your pain and avoid its reoccurrence and further damage to your body.

Osteopathy treatment patient with back pain and osteopathCommon cause of Back pain:

  • Sterno costal joint inflammation
  • Muscle spasm
  • Postural compensation
  • Rib joint inflammation
  • Disc herniation
  • Muscle spasm
  • SIJ inflammation

Description

Most of our patients present to us because they are in pain. The difficulty is: pain is neither a diagnostic nor their actual problem. It is a symptom or says otherwise a consequence of the true problem. In fact, pain is the alarm of your body to warn you there is a problem.

For example, when you burn yourself it is painful and directly you take your hands away avoiding further damage.Our aim as therapist is not only to reduce your pain but more to find the root cause of this symptom, your actual problem, what we call the diagnostic. By treating and solving it we will reduce your pain and avoid its reoccurrence and further damage to your body.

Osteopathy treatment patient with shoulder pain and osteopathCommon cause of Shoulder pain:

  • Rotator cuff tear or inflammation
  • Muscle spasm
  • Postural compensation
  • Shoulder blade instability
  • Impeachment

Description

Most of our patients present to us because they are in pain. The difficulty is: pain is neither a diagnostic nor their actual problem. It is a symptom or says otherwise a consequence of the true problem. In fact, pain is the alarm of your body to warn you there is a problem. For example, when you burn yourself it is painful and directly you take your hands away avoiding further damage.

Our aim as therapist is not only to reduce your pain but more to find the root cause of this symptom, your actual problem, what we call the diagnostic. By treating and solving it we will reduce your pain and avoid its reoccurrence and further damage to your body.

Osteopathy treatment patient with knee pain and osteopathCommon cause of Knee pain:

  • Hip instability
  • Muscles spasm
  • Flat foot or other foot dysfunction
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fat pad inflammation
  • Patella instability (knee cap)

Description

Abdominal discomfort may originate from an abdominal dysfunction (such as constipation, period pain, or connective tissue adhesion) and can be associated with other dysfunctions (breathing, postural…).

Consequently, thanks to Visceral Osteopathy, the therapist will not only target tissue-restricted areas in your abdomen and work to bring back their elasticity, but will also use an holistic approach to analyse how the abdominal dysfunction impact the rest of your body with a special interest in diaphragm and posture compensation.

Osteopathy treatment patient with abdominal pain and discomfort

This approach is especially beneficial for:

  • Abdominal surgery such a C-section or appendectomy
  • Constipation
  • Reflux
  • Painful period (dysmenorrhoea)

Description

Reflux occurs when the lower oesophageal sphincter opens spontaneously or does not close letting stomach contents (especially stomach acid) rise up into the oesophagus. It commonly happens after a meal or at night (lying).

The stomach acid will burn the inner layer of oesophagus causing burning sensation in the chest or throat commonly called heartburn. On a long term, chronic reflux can lead to more serious problem such as ulcer, swallowing difficulty or even occasionally oesophageal cancer.

Osteopathic treatment refluxSymptoms can be triggered or aggravated by consuming fatty food, cigarette, chocolate, coffee, alcohol and some medication.

Osteopathy and especially visceral osteopathy associate with a correct diet and medication (reduce gastric acidity and protect oesophagus) help to reduce your symptoms.

For gastric reflux, osteopathy mainly focuses on diaphragmatic techniques to enhance lower oesophageal sphincter function preventing acid to rise up. It is often combined with breathing exercises and postural work.

Description

Osteopathic treatment constipationAbdominal discomfort may originate from an abdominal dysfunction (such as constipation, period pain, or connective tissue adhesion) and can be associated with other dysfunctions (breathing, postural…).

Consequently, thanks to Visceral Osteopathy, the therapist will not only target tissue-restricted areas in your abdomen and work to bring back their elasticity, but will also use an holistic approach to analyse how the abdominal dysfunction impact the rest of your body with a special interest in diaphragm and posture compensation.

This approach is especially beneficial for:

  • Abdominal surgery such a C-section or appendectomy
  • Constipation
  • Reflux
  • Painful period (dysmenorrhoea)