Osteopathy in the elderly
During the process of aging, specific problems arise. Change in tissue tension and decrease of vitality may affect various bodily functions. This could result in musculoskeletal pain and chronic discomfort such as arthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatic complaints and inflammation. Also nerves can for example become limited in their functioning.
Osteopathy, with its soft palpations is an excellent way to restore the tissue tension and to increase vitality wherever possible level. Also cases problematic recovery after surgery or during a rehabilitation process can be supported by osteopathic therapy.
A body that ages also moves through various stages of development. In order to age in a healthy way, it is important to keep head and body moving and to avoid tension and blockages. After all, tension in the tissue has an impact on your vitality. The osteopath can assist you in this process. He treats potential tissue tension with his hands and pays attention to your lifestyle and diet. Healthy aging is very important to become older aged in a healthy and active way.
As you get older you sometimes feel that your limbs become stiffer and less flexible. Yet it is not necessary to just give in to this feeling. To keep moving, both with head and body, can provide for a vital aging body. The osteopath can help by removing blockages and by decreasing loss of movement as much as possible. Of course you are aging but the osteopath can support that process in a gentle and healthy way. Just moving around is already an important exercise to remain vital or to increase vitality.
Similar to young people, elderly people also experience impactful events in their lives. This is in itself is no reason to become limited in functioning. It is true that physical and psychological recovery take the elderly more time and effort. The osteopath can help you with this process by decreasing tissue tension and to create optimal conditions for recovery.
Rehabilitation after surgery or after a fracture demands a lot of energy from your body. The osteopath can support you in this process by decreasing tissue tension. He treats you with careful palpations and can address blockages.
When you get older you may consume more energy than you take in. A good diet and a vital body shall ensure that the nutrients that you eat also arrive at the places where they are needed. Therefore, it is important that any blockages are removed so that bodily fluids can flow well.