Treating the patient, not the symptoms

Osteopathy, the Zoo Ost Ltd way by Tony Nevin, BSc (Hons) Ost, DO Allof us, as therapists, will at some point be faced with the dilemma of being expected to treat a patient in a way that will only address the most obvious symptoms being presented, even though our clinical knowledge will read the biomechanical picture of the patient and realise that the symptoms are being caused by un-natural forces being subjected to certain joints and supporting structures. These structures will most likely be sensitive to palpation, or prodding, and tend to get lots of people excited as they feel...

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