Often when we go or we recommend a Osteopath, questions arise, this section will try to solve some doubts. However, if you have more specific questions or specific, may make us via the contact form, we will be happy to answer.
Osteopathy is the science and art of diagnosing and treating mobility dysfunctions in the tissues of the human body, which cause disorders and disrupt the health of the body.
What characterizes the human organism is the movement and what characterizes the state of health is the balance in these movements.
- Conditions in the vertebral column: cervicalgias, dorsalgias, lumbalgias, artrosis, torticollis, cervical lashes post-accident of traffic.
Discal problems: protrusions or herniated discs, degenerative problems, sciatica, brachialgia.
Osteopathic treatment in the adult should not be painful, there may be some technique that may be a bit uncomfortable, but they are few.
In children treatment is not painful as softer techniques are used.
In the osteopathy consultation you have to go in comfortable clothes and without jewelry, you can wear a pair of tracksuits underneath, or a mesh, but it is possible that to make a diagnosis and possibly for the treatment, the professional will ask you to stay in clothes inside. Anyway ...
The price of a session can vary depending on the area and the professional, but prices can range from 20 to 80 euros.
Sessions can also vary between 20 and 90 minutes.
In principle as more evidence is better, the more information we have better, and it can be very useful to know if there are contraindications to treat any particular area.
After osteopathic treatment, you may:
You feel more tired.
Look like a headache.
If you were catching a cold, it may come out.
The osteopath does not have to have the medical degree, is a professional who has been trained in the discipline of osteopathy.
We must always take into account the opinion of the doctor, and if we do not like it, we must go to another doctor to have another opinion.
The osteopath is formed to know and be able to give an osteopathic diagnosis through various tests and tests to define the lesions and treat them according to the needs of each person. Therefore a medical visit is not necessary to treat you.
Each patient and each lesion is different so it is necessary to make a first visit to determine what treatment each patient will need individually and depending on the evolution will adapt the treatment.
The osteopath can help you both when you have a problem, and in preventing this, when we have pain the problem is already talking, the fact of not having bad does not mean that it can not be brewing something, the professional will readjust us to maintain and Preserve health.
Collective Association of Osteopaths of Catalonia is the organization of professional members of osteopathy in Catalonia. The purpose of the group is to unite, promote, develop and support the osteopathic profession, to improve public health and patient care.