About Osteopathy

History of Osteopathy

In 1874, while a physician on the Missouri frontier, Andrew Taylor Still discovered that he had the ability to put his hands on people and change their physiology. [Read More]

Diagnosis

“An osteopath reasons from his knowledge of anatomy. He compares the work of the abnormal body with the normal body.” [Read More]

Treatment

After a thorough history is taken and any pertinent physical examination is provided, the patient will then lie down on the table. [Read More]

Trauma

Osteopathy recognizes the profound influence of trauma on the normal functioning of a living organism. Trauma disorganizes life processes. Trauma can be physical or emotional. [Read More]

Fascia

A living image of the fascia is essential for thorough osteopathic diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Still said: “I know of no part of the body that equals the fascia as a hunting ground.” [Read More]

Fluid

“Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding as water. Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible, nothing can surpass it. The soft overcomes the hard; the gentle overcomes the rigid.” Lao Tzu   [Read More]

Biodynamics

Osteopathy embraces the interplay of structural organizing dynamics and metabolic activities that give rise to form and function. It recognizes the inherent wisdom within every cell. [Read More]

Who Would Benefit?

Osteopathy treats the patient, not the disease. Our intention is to restore structural integrity and fluid continuity. The body then begins the healing process. [Read More]

Cases

A collection of actual cases in which Osteopathy has demonstrated clinical benefit. [Read More]