osteopathy – physiotherapy montreal

How can osteopathy help you?

Osteopathy is a therapeutic method based on a global approach, to treat by hand, mobility dysfunctions of tissues in the human body, that can lead to functional disorders, disrupting the state of health.

At your first appointment, your osteopath will start with a questionnaire about your complete health state, after which he / she will determine if a referral to a doctor or other healthcare professionals is necessary.

If your problem is indeed caused by a loss of tissue or joint mobility, he / she will then continue his/her evaluation and begin the manual treatment to restore mobility.

Osteopathy can help you with:

1 – Your musculoskeletal pain

Examples of conditions treated:

  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Assessment following a trauma, fall, injuries
  • Assessment after an emotional shock (stress, anxiety, etc.)
  • Menstrual pain and discomfort
  • Headache
  • Preventive check-up

What is your osteopath doing to help you:

  • Release muscular, myofascial and articular tensions.
  • It also helps improve lymphatic and vascular circulation.

2 – Digestive problems

Examples of conditions treated:

  • Gastric reflux
  • Stomach burn
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation / diarrhea
  • Discomfort following operations

What is your osteopath doing to help you:

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3 – Obstetric problems (for pregnant women)

How can your osteopath help you:

Follow-up during pregnancy by improving comfort and reducing

o back pain, sciatica

o tensions

o heaviness in the legs

o stomach pain and digestive problem.

Ensure good mobility of the pelvis at the end of pregnancy for easier childbirth

4 – Pediatric problems (infants and children)

  • Intervene in babies from 0 to 2 years old:
    • Constipation
    • Stomach pain
    • Difficulty sucking, swallowing or breathing
    • Breastfeeding problems
    • Regurgitation
    • Excessive Crying (colicky baby)
    • Flat head problem
    • Torticollis from birth
    • Earaches
    • Asymmetry of movements

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Examination and treatment of the infant for his physiological mobility (skull, pelvis, abdomen, limbs).

Follow-up to help the child’s development: head support, turn around, sit, stand, crawl, walk, up to early childhood.

5 – Intervene with children or adolescents

  • Growing pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Post surgery or post fracture treatment

6 – Osteopathy also improves the performance of athletes:

Balanced structure + maximum mobility = optimal function!

7 – Respiratory problems

What is your osteopath doing to help you:

Relieve chest pressures, difficulty breathing, and restore optimal lung function after

  • The allergy season
  • A respiratory infection
  • Flu or Covid-19
  • A thoracic operation

* All post-infection treatments, illnesses or operations, make sure you have the permission to start treatment from your doctor.