Osteopathy emphasizes its action centered around the patient, rather than the conventional system centered on the disease. The profession of osteopath is a distinct health profession, with a higher specific academic and clinical training. Osteopathy uses many manual therapeutic techniques, including the manipulation of the musculoskeletal system (bones, muscles and joints) to help in the treatment of diseases. It was initially created by Andrew Taylor Still.
Osteopathy is a complementary therapy, this approach involves a close and proactive relationship with doctors - often orthopedists, neurologists and family doctors, and also doctors - often orthopedists, neurologists and family doctors, and also hospitas and other care providers of health, to ensure the patient the best level of care.
Treatments use a holistic approach to health, whereas the resilience of the body can be increased bystimulation of the joints. In practice,osteopathy treatments are focused on back pain, neck and other joints.