As an osteopath, I have encountered many patients who present themselves in my office with a non-pathological chest pain. They describe a pain under their sternum, an oppressing chest feeling, a tightness in their thorax, a feeling of restricted breathing when inhaling deeply, a discomfort that sometimes pulls in the upper back. On some occasions, […]
The strain of birth but also the baby’s position during pregnancy can contribute to tension and blockages in the baby’s body. Although possibly minute or even invisible to the parents, they can trigger traumas or even worsen or become chronic over time. Following the birth, a preventive visit to an osteopath can go a long […]
Chronic low back pain can be caused by a lack of mobility in areas of the body that are separated from the lower back. According to Hühner/Mignault (2007), chronic low back pain can be decreased in a sustainable way through comprehensive osteopathic treatments.
According to the College of Family Physicians of Canada, more than 75% of children will have at least one ear infection before the age of three, and close to half will have at least three. Osteopaths cannot cure ear infections. However, they can promote and accelerate the healing process and break the vicious cycle of […]
A dancer’s body is a means of expression and an instrument that needs to be as balanced as possible. Dancers are subject to a high risk of injury and posture is an important factor. Osteopathy can help prevent injuries by having an effect on the postural system.
Following delivery, some women experience pain during sex due to the effects of a difficult delivery, a laceration of the perineum, an episiotomy or a C-section. Osteopathic care can help women with these symptoms.