NOVA SCOTIA ASSOCIATION OF OSTEOPATHS (MANUAL PRACTICE)MEMBERS’ STATEMENT: I am a member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Association of Osteopaths (NSAO) As a member of the NSAO, I am not an Osteopathic Physician, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO, formerly Doctor of Osteopathy), nor do I practice Osteopathic Medicine In Nova Scotia, Osteopathic ManualContinue reading “Osteopathic Manual Practice is not Osteopathic Medicine”
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What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a type of gentle manual therapy that focuses on the close connection between structure and function. It aims to optimize body functioning by improving the resilience of body structures and the mechanical relationships between them. Osteopathy is founded on a holistic appreciation of the human being: recognizing that all aspects of a personContinue reading “What is Osteopathy?”
What will happen in treatment?
When you come to your appointment, please plan to bring or wear athletic clothing (or loose, stretchy clothing), such as gym shorts or yoga pants and a t-shirt or tank top (don’t forget the mask!) We begin with a conversation – making sure that I understand your needs and am aware of all of yourContinue reading “What will happen in treatment?”
What about COVID-19?
Under the direction of Public Health and the Department of Health and Wellness, osteopaths in NS have been granted approval to reopen their clinics as of June 5, 2020. Osteopathic care must adhere to specific criteria to ensure public health and safety. These include but are not limited to things like: enhanced cleaning protocols andContinue reading “What about COVID-19?”