Manual Therapy

Courtney practices manual therapy that is informed by her education so far at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy.
Osteopathy is a hands-on therapy that is non-invasive and geared toward helping the self-heal and function at its most optimal level. It is an holistic (whole body) approach that emphasizes the structural and functional integrity of the musculoskeletal system. Osteopathic manual practitioners use a range of treatments, including working with the soft tissues of the body (fascia and muscles) as well as with the joints, ligaments and bones. Treatments can include myofascial release, muscle energy, & cranial balancing.
Manual Osteopathy can help with the following:
– Back & Neck pain
– Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Ankle & Foot pain
– Repetitive strain injuries
– Stress & related conditions
– Migraines and Headaches
– Sciatica
– Temporomandibular joint (Jaw) Dysfunction and pain
– Motor Vehicle Accidents
– Constipation
– Post Concussion Syndrome
– Plantar Fasciitis
– Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
– Tendonitis and Bursitis
– Patellofemoral Syndrome
– Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
– Frozen Shoulder
– Disk herniation
– Shoulder impingement
– Medial and later epicondylitis
What you can expect in a visit:
Initial Assessment (1 hour) During your first visit, you can expect a full assessment and health history intake followed by a treatment geared towards your body’s needs
Follow-up: follow up treatment time will vary, and in them your therapist will continue to work with you in guiding your body towards optimal health.