Often when we go to the Osteopath, questions arise, in this section we will try to solve some doubts. Anyway, if you have a more specific question, you can send it to us through the contact form, we will be happy to answer.
WHAT IS OSTEOPATHY?
Osteopathy is the alternative traditional medicine that is responsible for treating mobility dysfunctions of the tissues of the human body, which cause disorders and disturb the state of health of the body.
What characterizes the human organism is movement and what characterizes the state of health is the balance in ...
WHAT CAN TREAT OSTEOPATHY?
- 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.
IS THE TREATMENT PAINFUL?
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.
HOW TO GO DRESS TO OSTEOPATH?
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 ...
SHOULD I TAKE RADIOGRAPHY AND / OR IMAGE TESTS?
Yes, do not forget the reports of radiologists, the more tests the better, the more information the better, they are very important to us to know if there are contraindications or not because they are treated in the best way.
WHAT EFFECTS CAN I HAVE AFTER A SESSION?
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 IS A DOCTOR?
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.
SHOULD I GO FOR A MEDICAL VISIT BEFORE THE OSTEOPATHIC SESSION?
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.
HOW MANY SESSIONS AND HOW OFTEN?
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.
IF YOU DO NOT HURT ME, IS IT BETTER TO VOTE THE APPOINTMENT?
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.
Osteòpates de Catalunya 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.
Osteopathy is a gentle and effective practical approach to health care, ...