November 02, 2018

Osteopathy is a primary care profession dealing with musculoskeletal disorders, and the effects they can have on an individual's overall health and well-being. It is becoming increasingly recognized as an effect method of pain management and prevention. Osteopathic Physicians are adept at identifying imbalances in your body that may be causing stress or pain. 

Chronic back pain is the number one cause for people missing work, so the importance of visiting an osteopathy clinic is extremely important. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH), about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Our medical professionals, at LuxBright Medica, practicing osteopathy in Vaughan are working to improve this number. 

Osteopathy is used for pain management in a wide variety of different conditions. People with neck or back pain, sciatica, arthritis, posture problems, neuralgia, and headaches can find help at an osteopathy clinic in Vaughan. Pain in the feet, knees, hips, ankles, hands, or elbows are also common issues that may make someone an ideal candidate for osteopathic treatment. The conditions listed here are not an exhaustive list of what can be treated with osteopathy. If your specific condition has not been listed, contact us to inquire about whether osteopathy is the right course of action for you. 

One of the key advantages of osteopathy is that it is non-invasive. While osteopathic physicians have the ability to prescribe the same medications as any other medical doctor, the practice is typically geared towards fixing things without medication or surgery. The recommendations of your osteopathic physician may vary depending on what your ailment is, but they will often recommend doing specific stretches, as well as administering gentle pressure and resistance on trouble areas. 

The latter method of pain management, termed osteopathic manipulative medicine, is sometimes likened to a massage. While this may sound similar to what a chiropractor does, there are key differences. While a chiropractor focuses on the alignment of the spine and function of other individual joints, an osteopathic physician treats the body as a whole.

If you have been experiencing pain, visit LuxBright Medica where our medical professionals can consult with you and offer a solution. Don't settle for being in pain everyday, contact us today to book an appointment and start your osteopathy treatments in Vaughan.

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