Gentle, effective care for you and your baby.
Osteopathy is a manual therapy provided in both Toronto, Newmarket & York region locations that assists the body in optimal functioning. Osteopathy acknowledges the relationship between structure and function, and to get to the root of pain and dysfunction for you and your baby. It’s gentle, safe and — best of all — very effective.
Through the palpation of tissues, fluid, bones and joint movement, an osteopath assesses, treats and integrates the whole body. When the body functions better it can easily manage pain, improve mobility and restore health.
Please note: Insurance coverage for Osteopathy varies wildly – kindly give us a call if you have any questions about whether your insurer will cover treatment with our Osteopaths. Coverage for osteopathy is more complicated than with our other services.
Prenatal Osteopathy Toronto, Newmarket & York Region
You’re expecting a baby but the aches and pains are really starting to add up. Your sleep may be disturbed. Your hips are so sore, and you feel like you’re on a rotisserie at night because you have to turn over so often.
The discomforts of pregnancy are many — but so are your treatment options.
Thankfully, prenatal Osteopathy in Toronto, Newmarket & York region locations can help with gentle manipulations and soft tissue work to help ease your aches and pains so that you can feel better and enjoy your pregnancy.
Prenatal Osteopathy can begin at any stage in your pregnancy and can help with body aches and pains such as hip and low back pain, but also with visceral complaints such as constipation, aching legs and swelling. In addition, seeing an osteopath for labour preparation can help your baby settle into a great position for an easier birth and a faster recovery
Prenatal Osteopathic Treatments may include:
- Specialized gentle techniques to help ease pelvic girdle/low back and hip issues
- Gentle mobilizations to assist with swelling
- Gentle adjustments appropriate for your growing body
- Soft-tissue work to ease round ligament and broad ligament pain
- Fetal positioning
Some of the common prenatal conditions that can be effectively treated by Osteopathy:
- Upper and lower body swelling
- Varicose veins
- Shortness of breath
- Numbness and tingling in hands
- Pelvic, low back, tailbone and hip pain
- Sciatica/sciatic nerve pain
- Abdominal, round ligament and other uterine pain
- Gas, bloating and constipation
Let us help you feel your best.
Postnatal Osteopathy in Toronto, Newmarket & York Region
Congrats on your little bundle of joy!
Becoming a mother is an incredible, exhausting, and formative experience for most of us. However, it usually comes along with a bunch of aches and pains. Your butt and lower back might be sore from sitting and feeding your baby all day and all night. Your shoulders are probably sore from said feedings. Your energy is depleted. Your organs might not be functioning quite the same way they were.
Postpartum osteopathic treatments in our Toronto, Newmarket & York region locations can help. Gentle treatments help restore function to all of your body’s systems to help reduce your pain, increase function and encourage overall wellness. Getting you feeling your very best is our top priority.
No matter whether you had a vaginal or a surgical delivery, we can help you feel your very best so that you can be the mother that you want to be.
Some of the more common postnatal conditions that can be treated with Osteopathy:
- Neck pain
- Low back and pelvic pain
- Tailbone pain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Wrist pain
- Foot and knee pain
- Gas, bloating and constipation
- General swelling
Let Osteopathy Work its Magic.
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“I can’t recommend this place enough! As soon as my sister found out I was pregnant she told me to book an appointment with Dr Sarah. I’ve gone for chiropractic care, massage and physio, and I’m convinced they are part of the reason I’m 33 weeks pregnant and feel great. They provide so many services and everyone is so nice.”
– Kate Simmie