BRIDGING PHYSIOTHERAPY AND OSTEOPATHY IS HIGHLY EFFECTIVE FOR :
Wherever you are in Courchevel or anywhere in the world, we have excellent results in this non-exhaustive list. We use the perfect mix of physio and osteopathy to treat your pathology.
Back and Spine Pain
Back pain and spinal problems are the most common physical ailments among adults. Symptoms include persistent or recurring pain and muscle stiffness from prolonged sitting, standing or even walking.
Cause: carrying a heavy load, sports injuries, slips and falls on your favourite ski slopes, car accidents, pregnancy, obesity.
Scoliosis and Posture Distortion
Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine is curved from side to side. Early detection, intervention, and correction are crucial. Scoliosis can cause pain, breathing problems, degeneration of the spine and abdominal appearance.
Cause: Heavy backpacks from school, chronic bad posture, injuries, but it's mainly unknown at the moment.
Neck Pain / Stiffness / Whiplash
Neck pain and stiffness are due to misalignment and injuries to the neck's vertebrae. Symptoms include headaches, migraines, stiff and tired neck muscles, loss of concentration and disturbed sleep. If severe enough, it can lead to numbness and tingling in the arm or hand.
Causes: car accidents, traumatic injuries, sports injuries, chronic bad posture at the computer or workstation.
Headache / Migraine / Sinusitis
There are many types of headaches and they all may be aggravated by stress, exposure to the heat of the sun and certain food, Medication provides temporary relief but is seldom a permanent solution.
Cause: Migraine can be often caused by nerve compression at the neck due to spinal or neck muscles tension or misalignment.
Arthritis and Rheumatism
Arthritis is an ongoing premature degeneration of a chronic unattended injured joint. Rheumatism is an ongoing sub-acute inflammation of an uncorrected injury. Symptoms can include pain while walking, climbing stairs and other simple movements.
Cause: Degrading conditions, genetic factors, repetitive movement.
Injuries to the joints: shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, ankles or wrists can cause misalignment and damage to the surrounding muscles and ligaments. An uncorrected injury can result in recurring pain, scar tissue formation and joint degeneration. Common examples are frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
Cause: sports injuries, common slips and falls, repetitive injuries, jerking and lifting heavy loads.
Spondylosis / Slipped Disc / Sciatica
When a misaligned and injured joint are left uncorrected, uneven wear and tear will accelerate the degeneration process and will lead to osteophytosis and collapsed discs. The disc might cause pain or irritation to the nerves and surrounding muscles. Often there are no symptoms in the early phase. Our combination of osteopathy and physiotherapy helps to slow down the degeneration and manage symptoms.
Cause: Negligence of an injured, misaligned spine.
Sports injuries may lead to chronic and degenerative problems, physio and osteopathy early treatments are essential to return to full function. Many world-class sports professionals are using our care to maximise their peak performance and conclusive recovery from injuries.
Causes: Sudden movement and injuries during sport activities
Growing Pains in Children
Children can suffer from spinal or joint pain as well. It is often misdiagnosed as a growing pain. If not corrected, these problems may result in bad posture, uneven halt and painful movement. Our manual approach that shares chiropractic technics as well as a gentle and scientific way to ease kids problems.