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Osteopathic manual therapy encourages the body's ability to self-heal by balancing the body's tissues. Manual osteopathy is beneficial during times of stress and injury, but is also useful in supporting your body for optimal wellness.  Osteopathic manual therapy approaches the body as a whole function unit.  Treatment addresses the musculoskeletal system but also considers the nervous system, fluid system and every unique patient’s health and life experience. Discover how osteopathy can support you and your family.

Osteopathy is for EveryBODY


Osteopathic manual practitioners must have an excellent working knowledge of anatomy (structure) and physiology (function) in order to remove any restrictions within the body to allows for it to move effectively. The improvement in movement then optimizes blood flow, lymphatic drainage and nerve signalling ability. This can lead to a reduction in symptoms, such as reduced pain, better sleep patterns and increased energy and vitality.

Osteopathy is sought after to help manage issues including:

  • Acute and chronic pain

  • Muscular tension and spasm

  • Joint/tissue mobility & injury support

  • Postural imbalances

  • Nerve pain and dysfunction (E.g. Sciatic nerve pain)

  • TMJ issues

  • Headaches and migraines



During pregnancy the body undergoes many adaptive changes as baby grows.  Manual osteopathy can help with joint and tissue restrictions.

Common reasons for osteopathic treatment during pregnancy are:

  • Hip and pelvic pain

  • Back and neck pain

  • Structural balance

  • Breathing restrictions and rib pain

  • Sciatic nerve pain

  • Fluid retention

  • Digestive issues

Crawling Baby


As children benefit grow and change over time, they can benefit from manual. Osteopathy works on gently mobilizing developing restrictions. 


Common reasons for osteopathic treatment among children include postural issues, digestive problems and sports injuries.

Find me in Exeter

Pine Trees, Lauren Eskildsen Osteopathy

Exeter Massage Therapy

293 Main Street South, Exeter ON

(519) 235-1001

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