Posted by: KD Mack  Posted date: August 09, 2018

Offered by Louis Bautista RMT, D(OMP)

Health Facts and Benefits of Osteopathic Care

This branch of health considers the body as a whole unit and this holistic medicine is considered as a complete medical discipline.  Manual Osteopathic Techniques treat bones, muscles, and the complete body system.  Moreover, it is a non-invasive drug-free method which aims to strengthen the musculo-skeletal frame work by including and enhancing accompanying support systems such as the circulatory system, nervous system, and lymphatic system.   Osteopathic Manual Practioners (DOMP)  offer  treatments that aim to improve the communication between multiple body systems and  positively impact entire balance of the body.

Osteopathic Manual Practioners (DOMPs) have gained wide popularity as their focus of treatment aims at improving the health of the entire body. Treatments offers a wide range of techniques to treat musculoskeletal issues. yet it is a whole health package which can assess and treat from the tips of toes to the top of head. Back pain, muscle strains, headaches, tendonitis’, rib pain, leg and foot pain etc are the most common conditions which can be positively addressed by this treatment.

This manual and gentlehands-on technique” of Osteopathy offered by a Registered Massage Therapist Lou Bautista can assist in the discovery, isolation and elimination of many of the body’s  bio-mechanical disturbances & imbalances effectively treating the pain and discomfort byproduct.   Treatments can boost the self-healing power of the body by offering improved flexibility, eased discomfort & reduced pain due to lessening of muscle stiffness and musculo-skeletal imbalances.

Today too many people are suffering from back pain and thus a good Osteopathic Practioner (DOMP) can support their clients by identifying, recommending & performing specific stretching exercises, breathing exercises , and stress reduction methods as part of a treatment.

Manual Osteopathic treatments often include soft tissue stretching aimed at improving circulation and flexibility while engaging client awareness of dysfunctional imbalances.  Treatment can provide improved joint mobility and muscular health. The treatment of osteopathy aims at the whole body and it focuses on self healing, dietary and lifestyle changes and exercises are required in order to treat the health problems.

Manual Osteopathic treatment is safe for both adults and children. 


Lou Bautista RMT (DOMP) is available by appointment only on Saturdays at Basic Kneads

If you have any questions please email us at relief@basickneads.ca


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