About
OSTEOPATHY

HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN?

Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) pioneered Osteopathy on June 22nd, 1874, USA. He first came across the ability to ease his headache around the age of 10 when he made a low swing from a rope to rest his neck on whilst falling asleep.

When he woke up his headache had gone.

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WHAT IS OSTEOPATHY?

Osteopathy is a  based on principles that allow practitioners to use a method of diagnosis and treatment through using their hands. We take into consideration the health and vitality of the whole person using the premise that no body part, or system of the body works in isolation.

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HOW CAN OSTEOPATHY HELP YOU?

Osteopathy is a primary health care system that works via the neuro-musculo-skeletal system to bring homeostasis to the anatomical and physiological structures. It is a safe and effective modality for treating people with chronic or acute pain, helping reduce discomfort or stress that you may be experiencing.

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WHAT HAPPENS IN TREATMENT?

After testing and ruling out any need for referral, you will then be treated according to your needs where the focus will lie on reducing the stress response and bringing your body to it’s optimal state in which you are able to continue, unhindered, with your daily activities. Each treatment is unique to each patient just as we are all unique individuals.

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OSTEOPATHS DO MORE THAN YOU THINK


People often use manual medicine to treat
back pain, headaches and joint related issues.
What is interesting to know is that
Osteopaths treat more than you think.

First and foremost we treat the patient 
and work towards relieving symptoms pertaining
to different conditions / injuries etc.
A patient can benefit from Osteopathic treatment
if suffering from these conditions:

common problems

Postural problems affected by work, injury, pregnancy, sport, congenital,
Tension, Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia
Constipation, IBS, GIT problems
Breathing disorder, colds
Ear, nose, and throat problems
Vertigo

Injuries

Scar tissue: adhesions caused by accidents, surgery, injury
Whiplash injury that may have lead to face, neck shoulder, head and jaw pain
Sports injuries
Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction after pregnancy
After surgery stiffness and loss of mobility in joints

ACHES AND PAINS

Back pain, neck pain, lower back pain,
Upper/lower limb pain
Hip, pelvic, groin pain/ discomfort
Acute or chronic musculoskeletal joint pain
Headaches and migraines
Temporomandibular Joint pain
Arthritic pain

about penny

Osteopath, yoga teacher

…I found myself face to face with a number of injuries in which I frequently visited a manual therapist for help. One thing I remember saying to him was “how do you know what to do and where to treat?” and he replied “your body talks to me”! 
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about yoga

I’m currently teaching yoga in the Atmajyoti Yoga Studio on Sigtunagatan, Stockholm. Corporate classes and individual guidance are also available upon request. Please check the schedule if you are interested in joining any of the
classes and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.
Welcome.

Atmajyoti.se

Here is an article on how Osteopathy and Yoga intersect >>

 

Location

Stockholms Osteopat Klinik
Kronobergsgatan 49 (1tr)
112 33 Stockholm
Nearest train station: Fridhemsplan.
Exit towards Fleminggatan.

contact

IN SITU
OSTEOPATHY

Penny Christodoulides
penny@insituosteopathy.com
+46(0)702-951-906

I’m a registered member of the Swedish Osteopathic Association, which provides my public liability insurance.


Created by Cecilia Wong, photography by Shay Peretz 2016, all rights reserved