Churches Osteopathic Practice

Osteopathy is system of medicine based on the theory that disturbances in the musculo-skeletal system may affect other body parts and cause many disorders that can be corrected by various manipulative techniques used in conjunction with conventional therapeutic procedures. Once the damaged parts of the body have been identified, such as muscles, ligaments, nerves and joints, the osteopath will seek to restore the body to optimal functioning and aid its ability to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery.

Osteopathy addresses all parts of the body. Headaches, neck pain, shoulder and arm dysfunction, tennis elbow, low back pain, hip and knee pain are examples of the areas treated. The symptoms of osteoarthritis are a common ailment which can be greatly improved with treatment, pain may be reduced and mobility increased. Osteopathy has the ability to keep patients mobile, speedy access to osteopathic care for acute patients often averts the possibility of conditions becoming chronic.