Osteopathy is the science and the art of diagnosing and treating the mobility dysfunction of the human body tissues, that cause disorders and disturb the state of health of the organism.
OSTEOPATHY comes from the Greek OSTEON- that means STRUCTURE and -PATHOS which means INFLUENCE FROM THE INSIDE.
A holistic way of conceiving the body, that joins mechanical and empiric studies from western science with eastern philosophies, such as Chinese medicine, acupuncture or enneagram and kinesiology or massage, always with the advantages of western research and developments in nutrition and psychology. Fusing both perspectives of the body´s health for a better understanding and optimum use of energy.
The principles of osteopathy are:
- The artery law
- The structure domains the function
- The unity of the body
Osteopathy has three ways of treatment:
- Structural osteopathy
- Visceral osteopathy
- Craniosacral osteopathy