What is the difference between an osteopath and a manual osteopath?

Manual Osteopathy

The main difference between an osteopath and a manual osteopath is the scope of their practice. Osteopaths are healthcare professionals who are trained in the principles of osteopathy, which is a system of healthcare that focuses on the musculoskeletal system and the role it plays in overall health and well-being. Osteopaths use a variety of hands-on techniques, such as palpation, soft tissue manipulation, and joint mobilization, to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions.

Manual osteopaths, on the other hand, are healthcare professionals who specialize in the practice of manual osteopathy, which is a specific form of osteopathic treatment that involves the use of hands-on techniques to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. Manual osteopaths may use techniques such as palpation, soft tissue manipulation, and joint mobilization to diagnose and treat conditions, but they may also use other techniques, such as craniosacral therapy, to address imbalances in the craniosacral system.

In summary, osteopaths are healthcare professionals who are trained in the principles of osteopathy and use a variety of hands-on techniques to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, while manual osteopaths are healthcare professionals who specialize in the practice of manual osteopathy and use a variety of hands-on techniques, including craniosacral therapy, to diagnose and treat conditions.

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About Athlete’s Choice Massage

Athlete’s Choice Massage was created to provide consistently excellent rehabilitative services for health-conscious people. Our team is extremely well-trained and they take pride in their work. They are constantly striving to learn and better themselves in their respective fields so that they can help you recover and aid in the maintenance of your well-being.

Extensive thought has been put into making our studios modern, comfortable, and convenient for you. We are not a spa. You will not hear trickling water or pan flutes. We will never try to up-sell you on services or push retail on you. Our goal is to simply provide the best therapeutic services you can find in this city. I hope that you will enjoy your experience and come back again soon.

All appointments will begin with a short but in-depth one-on-one assessment. This is your opportunity to point out what area you’d like to work on during your time, as well as identify any special requests or concerns you may have. Should you have more than one area of concern, your therapist will prioritize the chief complaint and create a treatment plan for the time allotted and for follow-ups as needed.

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With massage therapy being covered by many people’s extended health care benefits, it is now easier than ever to experience the positive effects of therapeutic massage.

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