Project Description

WHAT IS OSTEOPATHY?

If you’re wondering what Osteopathy is, you are not alone! Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare. Practitioners are concerned with the relationship between the structure of the body – its muscles, ligaments, and joints – and the way the body moves. In simple terms, this means that the aim of treatment is to help you move better because if you move well, you feel better.

Osteopathy is a patient-centred discipline that is based on understanding the relationship between structure and function in order to enhance the body’s inherent ability to heal.
It relies on skilled manual therapeutic techniques to assess and treat the client, guiding the natural self-healing properties of the human body.

The philosophy of Osteopathy is based on four basic principles:
• Each structure in the body supports the body’s functions.
• The natural flow of the body’s fluids – lymphatic, vascular and neurological – must be preserved and maintained.
• The human body is the sum of its parts. Its physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and cognitive systems don’t work independently – they work in harmony.
• When the body has no restrictions, it has the inherent ability to heal itself.

Osteopathic Manual Practitioners recognize a person as an integrated whole. When all of the body’s components are in balance, a person is complete and in total health. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners work to maintain, improve and restore the normal physiological function of interrelated body structures and systems, enhancing the body’s natural ability to heal itself.

Using various manual assessment and techniques and modalities, Osteopathic Manual Practitioners work to identify and ease restrictions, constrictions and pain; reduce swelling; improve tissue mobility; and promote proper function and healing in people of all ages.

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 OUR CLINIC

Leaders in Health, Wellness and Rehab
One-on-One care
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Experienced team
Underground parking
TTC in the building

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Monday – Friday 8:30 – 20:00
Saturday 9:00 – 17:00

  647-983-3080

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Osteopathic Care Methods

SOFT TISSUE MANIPULATION

Soft tissue manipulation can be used in many different ways. This method is used to evaluate the condition of tissues, ease restrictions, help the body’s fluids (blood, lymph, etc.) flow smoothly and restore function. Optimal neuro-vascular flow helps to reduce harmful fluid retention and allows the body’s immune system to work more effectively. Throughout the care, Osteopathic Manual Practitioners will continuously check on the state of the body’s tissues. The goal is to gently guide the tissue back to health without over-treating.

OSTEOPATHIC ARTICULAR TECHNIQUE

The osteopathic articular technique, involving gently moving two joint surfaces, is used to reduce muscle spasms, ease neurological irritations, assist in joint mobility and help reduce pain and discomfort. It is a less forceful technique than joint manipulation. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners will carefully prepare the soft tissues around the treatment area, positioning the patient so that there is minimal (if any) force needed to perform the maneuver.

CRANIAL OSTEOPATHY

CRANIAL OSTEOPATHY

As the gentlest osteopathic technique, Cranial Osteopathy is also one of the most significant. It is used to assess and treat the mobility of the skull and its contents. It may also be used to assess and treat the spine, sacrum and other parts of the body. The goal of this technique is to adjust the body’s physiology by restoring balance and optimal neuro-vascular flow surrounding the Central Nervous System and all of its autonomic centers. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners achieve this by treating the body’s inherent biorhythm. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners trained in this technique can feel this rhythm in the patient’s head, spinal cord, and in the sacrum and the rest of the body.

VISCERAL MANIPULATION

Visceral Manipulation is used to effectively treat organs and viscera of the body, including the lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, pancreas, intestines, the bladder and the uterus. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners will gently move the structures themselves and the fascia that surrounds them to restore full movement. Applied with gentle pressure, visceral manipulation corrections can improve the mobility of an organ, improve neuro-vascular flow surrounding the organ and ultimately help maximize organ function.

VISCERAL MANIPULATION

ABOUT YOUR PRACTITIONER

Céline is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur d’Ostéopathie Paris Est, a 6 years graduate program. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Osteopath Manual Practionner (OAO) and a former member of Registre des Ostéopathes de France (ROF).
As an osteopathic manual practitioner (D.O.M.P.), she looks to enquire fully into her patient’s issues with a view to highlighting all the potential contributors towards the patient’s aches and pains.

She is trained to feel subtle body motions and she can easily locate areas where there are restrictions or congestions. Through hand movements on these specific points, she removes the stress on those organs and improves their functioning.

Along with other ailments, osteopathic therapy can help with these issues:

Backaches during pregnancy
Emotional problems
Exhaustion
Impotence
Infertility
Menstrual pain

Céline has extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of:

Neck pain
Shoulder pain
Lower back pain
Headaches & migraines
Sports related injuries
Work related injuries

Celine’s treatment sessions include a thorough history and examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of your condition. When treating your condition, Celine considers all relevant aspects including workplace posture and ergonomics, sleeping habits and sporting/leisure activities to accurately diagnose and treat the cause of your condition.

She has been working for 8 years in her own clinic near Paris in a multidisciplinary team where she provided a high quality care in Osteopathy. Céline is committed to the ongoing expansion of her knowledge and skills, undertaking regular post-graduate development, with many specialty courses, including pediatrics, infertility, and pregnancy in France. Most recently she completed her knowledge with a certification/degree on perinatal Osteopathy at the French Medical School of Paris (Université Paris Diderot) and a degree on TMJ disorders at the Faculty of Medecine and Dentistery of Lille.

Céline’s caring and empathetic personality is evident in her approach to Osteopathy. She enjoys treating the wide variety of musculo-skeletal conditions that present to Osteopaths, effectively assessing, diagnosing, and treating patient’s and ensuring they receive the best quality of care.