Osteopathy is a type of alternative medicine that emphasizes the physical manipulation of the body's muscle tissue and bones. Osteopaths understands that the site a patient's complaint may not necessarily correspond to the site of symptoms. Hence, Osteopaths specialize in the assessment and treatment of the whole patient, giving consideration to the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of one's overall health.
What to expect at the first visit
Our Osteopaths will conduct a full history & physical examination to develop a treatment plan designed to ensure the quickest healing time. Treatment will often start on the first visit and results can often be observed immediately.
How to Osteopaths treat injuries?
Osteopathy is a form of drug-free, non-invasive, manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine. Its aim is to positively affect the body's nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems. Commonly used treatment techniques include: Osteo-articular adjustments, Cranial-sacral application, Visceral normalization, and Fascial release.
Common conditions treated:
Our Osteopaths are trained in the management of many ailments, some of which include:
- Headaches & Migraines
- Muscle/Joint Pain
- Stress, Anxiety & Insomnia
- Postural Dysfunction
- Respiratory/Digestive Difficulties
....and much more
Our team-based approach
Our Osteopathic practitioners at Infinity Health Centre provide a wonderful complement to our healthcare team, often working alongside our Physicians, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists in the evaluation of your condition and throughout your treatment plan. To see our Osteopath in our Downtown Toronto location, call 416-504-0628, or request an appointment.