We all have at least one scar—our navel. What is the importance of scar mobility? Will adhesions form? How will my back and the surrounding tissue be affected? Should I consult an osteopath? Read on to find answers to all of these interesting questions.
According to Richard (2011), when combined with medical treatment, osteopathy can help reduce the effects of sleep apnea syndrome, including excessive daily drowsiness, general fatigue and nightly apneic episodes.
The osteopathic normalization of the head (brain and limbic system) and the adrenal glands, with regard to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis), can decrease pressure on the central nervous system (CNS) and lead to reduced reactivity, increased awareness and greater perspective regarding stress by using the brain’s deductive abilities and reducing primary reactivity (limbic system).
Delivery can be a traumatic event for a woman. Following delivery, some women experience low back pain, pelvic pain (coccyx, pubis, sacroiliac joint, etc.), incontinence and headaches. Osteopathy can provide a solution as well as prevent many other problems from occurring.
If you have this injury, you feel pain under your heel when you place your foot on the ground. The pain is worse when you get up in the morning or after you have been sitting for a long period. After you take a few steps, the pain generally fades but it can return even […]
Pain in the spinal column that leads a patient to consult an osteopath can be related to an issue involving an internal organ. This type of pain, which can be localized in the lower back, between the shoulder blades, in the neck or in the head, is referred to as viscerosomatic. Let’s take the liver […]