What is osteopathy?
Osteopathy - help for self-help...
Osteopathy (gr. osteon: bone, pathos: suffering)
Life is movementthe whole body in flow
LIFE IS MOVEMENT
Everything has to be movable.
This means that every structure in the body needs maximum mobility. Movement is also understood in the sense of action, change, dynamics and vitality. Immobility leads to discomfort and ultimately to disease.
Structure & Formare mutually dependent.
STRUCTURE & FORM
If the body structure is displaced or restricted, the function of the body also changes. By releasing the movement restrictions with his hands, the osteopath helps the body to correct dysfunctions. The function can return to normal and the symptoms disappear.
The human being as a unitOsteopathy treats the human being as a unit
HUMAN BEING as UNITY
Osteopathy does not treat the disease or the symptom, but the person as a whole. All structures and functions form a functional unit and are interconnected. As a result, loss of function in one structure can cause pain in a completely different structure.
Self-healing powersThe body has the natural property to regenerate itself
Internal & external influences can cause the physical balance to be disturbed.
It is the aim of osteopathic treatment to stimulate the body's self-healing powers so that the body finds its inner balance again.