When to Consult?
With this global approach and these many techniques, the osteopath acts on functional set disorders.
- Backache, pain in the joints of the arms and legs are examples to the musculoskeletal technics.
- Migraines, congested sinus (sinusitis), tinnitus, insomnia and stress are reasons for the cranial sphere.
- Constipation / diarrhea, bloating, gastroesophageal reflux disease, painful periods are indications for the visceral sphere.
- It is also advisable to consult as a preventive measure once or twice a year to avoid the installation of excessive restrictions. Thus the conditions of occurrence of breakthrough pain ( torticollis, lumbago) are significantly reduced since the body has a greater ability to adapt.
How to Proceed?
The osteopath is a first intention therapist. It is not necessary to consult your doctor to have an appointment. However, if during the clinical examination the osteopath can see an existing underlying medical problem, then he will refer the patient to his doctor.
The osteopath does not replace Doctors and other health professions!