Manipulative & Body-based Therapy

Manipulative and body-based healing is growing in popularity. It is a type of therapy that focuses on manipulating certain parts of the body including muscles, soft tissues, circulatory systems, bones, joints and lymphatic systems. By using pressure and force, parts of the body are supposed to re-align, making the person feel better as a whole. There are many different types of manipulative and body-based therapies including chiropractic, acupressure, massage, reflexology, osteopathy, physiotherapy and more.

Chiropractic

Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a type of alternative medicine that focuses on the musculoskeletal system and primarily the spine. It is used to treat mostly mechanical disorders or movement issues originating in the joints, muscles, and bones. However, many chiropractors believe that these disorders and problems may have adverse effects on the functioning of the nervous system as well. In fact, some experts...

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Massage

Massage

Massage is a type of treatment that involves manipulating the body’s soft tissues, primarily the muscles. Massage may be performed by a trained massage therapist in a clinical context. The massage therapist may use their hands, forearms, elbows, or even feet to apply pressure to the soft tissues. There are dozens of different types of massages that originate from various therapeutic...

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Osteopathy

Osteopathy

Osteopathy, also known as osteopathic medicine, is an alternative approach that considers health and wellness in relation to the body’s muscles, organs, nerves, and bones. Doctors of osteopathic medicine believe that all of the body’s systems are interconnected and use this principle to diagnose and treat illnesses. In osteopathy, the focus is on the functioning of the body as a...

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy, otherwise known as physical therapy, is a type of treatment that helps to improve quality of movement. Physiotherapists or physical therapists typically work with patients to help them prevent or recover from movement-based injuries, including strains, sprains, and broken bones, among others. They may also work with individuals who experience chronic conditions, such as back or...

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