How to Breathe ?

How to Breathe ? As humans, we take thousands of breaths per day.  Most of us don’t know how to breathe. You might want to ask yourself : Are the quality of those breaths any good? If you’re in doubt, this article is for you. With a little practice, proper breathing will become second nature,…

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The Therapeutic Value of Visceral Manipulation

Osteopathy and Visceral Manipulation   Visceral manipulation is gentle manual therapy that assesses the structural relationships between the viscera (organs), and their fascial or ligamentous attachments to the various systems in the body. Visceral manipulation assists functional and structural imbalances throughout the body including musculoskeletal, vascular, nervous, urogenital, respiratory, digestive, eliminatory, neuroendocrine and lymphatic dysfunction.…

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What is Osteopathy ?

What is Osteopathy ? Osteopathy is a gentle manual therapy safe to use on people of all ages from newborn to seniors. Canadian Osteopaths are referred to as Osteopathic Manual Practitioners. A session will consist of an evaluation to determine the state of the body and the response to any previous treatments. This is followed…

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Medical and Paramedical Collaboration

Collaboration : All for one, and one for all !   Collaboration is a situation of two or more people working together to create or achieve the same thing. The collaboration of professionals is as important for practitioners as it is for patients.   For patients. The complete approach will prevent symptoms from being overlooked. Missing a…

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Burnout and osteopathy

Burnout and Osteopathy   Burnout is becoming more and more common, most notably because it is claiming more and more victims. In fact, burnout or professional exhaustion syndrome is the slow and insidious process that establishes itself in an individual and causes a disengagement in one’s professional and personal life. Most people who suffer from…

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Migraine and osteopathy

Migraine and osteopathy Migraine is usually managed with medication, but some patients do not tolerate it due to side effects or contraindications due to comorbidity. Others wish to avoid them for other reasons. Non-pharmacological management is an alternative treatment option. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) of manual migraine therapies may be just as effective as propranolol…

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Concussion and osteopathy

Concussion and osteopathyAbout concussion   A brain concussion is a sudden and quickly resolving trauma of the brain’s function, secondary to a traumatic brain injury or all impact on the body, transmitting significantly slowed response to the brain. A concussion is a serious event, but you can recover fully from such an injury if the…

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Tinnitus and osteopathy

Tinnitus, get rid of the buzzing ! Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound in the absence of corresponding external acoustic stimuli. There is a difference between subjective and objective tinnitus. Subjective (somatic) tinnitus is a phantom phenomenon and is heard only by the patient. Objective tinnitus can be described as a condition in…

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Dance and osteopathy

Dance and Osteopathy Dance is the art of moving in space in orderly and sequential gestures. The dancer’s body is his main tool, through which he will be able to transmit a story, an emotion and a feeling. A pain, an untreated discomfort and it is the whole bodily schema of the dancer that is…

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Heartburn and osteopathy

Heartburn and osteopathy   Heartburn is characterized by the rising of digestive enzymes and acids into the oesophagus. The medical term for this is pyrosis and it is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease. (GERD) 30% of the population will find themselves one day confronted with heartburn. Some people are more susceptible than others: people…

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Stretching and osteopathy

Stretching and osteopathy   Stretching done on a regular basis promotes motor performance, the development of scar tissue after anatomical lesions and the prevention of muscular tears. Stretching along the axis of the muscle favors the morphogenesis of the conjunctive framework and the reorganizing of newly formed fibers to their correct parallel positioning, which accelerates…

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Le burn-out et l’ostéopathie

Le burn-out et l’ostéopathie   Le burn-out est désormais connu du grand public et notamment parce qu’il fait de plus en plus de victimes. En effet, le burn-out ou syndrome d’épuisement professionnel, est un processus lent et sournois s’installant progressivement chez l’individu, provoquant un désengagement de celui-ci dans ses activités professionnelles et personnelles. Les personnes…

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Stress and osteopathy

Stress and osteopathy This article is written to help you create a better foundation that is necessary in order to best deal with your daily stress. There are many methods at your disposal to help you control it. In this way, you won’t see stress as something inevitable! Your lifestyle A good diet The benefits…

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Swimmer and osteopathy

Swimmer and osteopathy Swimmer, you usually feel really comfortable in water. Your body is not subjected to its usual weight but instead to the force of buoyancy. The idea is to use this force to give your muscles a workout with less effort by decreasing the pressure put on the joints and bones. Slimming It…

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Neck Pain and Osteopathy

Neck pain and osteopathy   The type of symptoms you might feel could be any of the following, sharp pain, burning or throbbing pain, shooting or stabbing pains. These can be either intermittent or constant. Sometimes patients complain of headaches, which can come from a number of tissues around the the neck and the upper…

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Ankle sprain and osteoapthy

Ankle sprain and osteopathy A bad move, one bad reception and that is an ankle sprain ! Painful at first, then silent, it becomes uncomfortable in everyday life. Oedema, limp, difficulty to set foot and sensations of instability. There are the symptoms present when the management is not optimal.. Here is how to treat the…

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Lower back pain and osteopathy

Lower back pain and osteopathy   The type of symptoms you might feel could be any of the following, sharp pain, burning or throbbing pain, shooting or stabbing pains. These can be either intermittent or constant. Acute back pain has many causes, trauma such as sleeping in a poor position leading to a stiff back…

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Helmet pain and osteopathy

Helmet pain and osteopathy Riding on a motorcycle is a real pleasure. The feeling of freedom, adventure, and speed opens up to us. But at any moment it can become a real pain in the neck with your hekk. But, why does my helmet hurt so much?!   When a motorcyclist is rolling along, it…

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