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About Osteopathy

Dr Bramati-Castellarin uses cranial, structural and visceral osteopathic techniques in a holistic manner, aiming to re-establish good health. These techniques are low-invasive and may be used in all age groups.

ABOUT OSTEOPATHY

Osteopathy is a distinctive system of manual diagnosis and treatment to help re-establish the body’s normal function1. The philosophy of osteopathy is to treat the whole person, not only specific symptoms, using gentle manipulative techniques to re-establish the normal balance and function of the body2. Osteopathic treatment may help to alleviate pain from injury and chronic conditions, as well as from joint, muscular and skeletal imbalances of the body3. It can safely be used on children4 and during pregnancy.5, 6

Please note that the research references below are pilot studies. There is a need for larger trials to confirm these findings.

1American Osteopathic Association guidelines for osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) for patients with low back pain. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2010 Nov;110(11):653-66. Clinical Guideline Subcommittee on Low Back Pain; American  Osteopathic Association.

2Efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain in euhydrated and hypohydrated conditions: a randomized crossover trial.Parker J, Heinking KP, Kappler RE.J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 May;112(5):276-84

3Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Licciardone JC, Brimhall AK, King LN. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2005 Aug 4;6:43.

4Palpatory diagnosis of plagiocephaly. Sergueef N, Nelson KE, Glonek T. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2006 May;12(2):101-10.

5Osteopathic manipulative treatment of back pain and related symptoms during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. Licciardone JC, Buchanan S, Hensel KL, King HH, Fulda KG, Stoll ST. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jan;202(1):43.e1-8.

6Osteopathic manipulative treatment in pregnant women. Lavelle JM. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 Jun;112(6):343-6.

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Osteopathy in Pregnancy

Osteopathic treatment may help the body to adapt and make the pregnancy much more comfortable.

Osteopathy for Children

Osteopathic treatment using the cranial approach is very gentle, safe and effective in the treatment of babies and children.

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Osteopathy in Sports Care

IBC Care osteopaths work with recreational and elite athletes and have a strong record of helping people no matter what their sport or pastime.

We offer general osteopathy, osteopathic care of pregnant women, holistic massage, nutritional therapy and the services of a general medical practitioner (off-site).

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