Best Pain Relief Clinic/Akram Naserianaraki Osteopath Practitioner

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Manual Osteopathy is a gentle, safe and effective form of hands-on therapy which primarily focuses on osteopathy diagnosis and treatment of your structural body (muscles, joints, nerves, ligaments) system, organs. Osteopathy is unique and the best for chronic pains treatment. We evaluate the structure of the body in relation to its functionality. As a result, it is one of most popular treatment options for pain relief and management. Such as whiplash injury, stiff neck, trapped nerves, arm pain, slipped disc, leg pain, stiffness in arthritis, headache, migraine, frozenn shoulder, tennis elbow, wrist and hand pain, hip and thigh and knee problems, postural problems, calf and ankle  and foot pain, sports injuries.Definition of Osteopathy“A natural medicine which aims to restore function in the body by treating the causes of pain and imbalance. To achieve this goal the Osteopathic Manual Practitioner relies on the quality and finesse of his/her palpation and works with the position, mobility and quality of the tissues.”In osteopathic treatment no drugs, remedies, or surgeries are used. Instead we embrace the self-healing qualities of the body. Osteopathic Manual Practitioners work to enhance this quality within the body.The Osteopathic Manual Practitioner assesses the body as a whole. Through the use of the Canadian College of Osteopathy’s treatment program, the Practitioner is able to diagnose the problem by talking to the patient and performing an assessment of mobility, quality, position, and rhythms of the body.After determining the origin of the problem the Osteopathic Manual Practitioner uses a treatment plan that is directed toward helping the patient’s body to regulate and heal itself. Osteopathy is a patient centered therapy that is safe, and a gentle and effective form of therapy which primarily focuses on hands-on treatment of the neuro-musculo-skeletal disorders. Unique in its approach, Osteopathy focuses on prevention and takes a whole person approach to care and treatment. Osteopathy puts an emphasis on prevention and the treatment of disorders through massage and manipulation of joints, bones, and muscles. The hands-on therapy of osteopathy is an effective technique that uses stretching, joint mobilization, exercise, and muscular manipulation, and straightening the weak muscles in order to enhance the body’s inherent ability to heal its self.Manual Osteopathic treatment is a recognized form of manual therapy with a holistic approach to treating pain and discomfort; manual osteopaths evaluate the body’s structure in relationship to its functionality. Relying on skilled manual techniques to assess the problem and treat the patient, guiding the human body’s natural self-healing properties, it is one of the most popular treatments for the relief of pain and pain management.What does a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner Do?Using gentle hand therapy techniques, osteopaths assess and treat dysfunctions of body and physical problems that relate to the patient’s complaint. Problems are treated with techniques that employ manipulation, massage, stretching, joint mobilization, exercise, and muscle energy technique to treat conditions. Using a philosophy of treatment which evaluates the body, the Osteopath restores restricted body parts using a holistic approach. Treating people with aches and pains as a result of normal wear and tear on the injuries area, the Osteopath uses a variety of hands-on techniques to treat affected nerves, joints, muscles, and bones. Skilled in manual examination, Osteopaths are able to treat a variety of musculoskeletal issues including hip, back, and foot pain as well as aches and pains that are work related.Osteopaths are able to find out the details of an injury, and how it occurred. Once an evaluation is made, Manual Osteopathic Practitioners work to help the body with manual treatment techniques over a course of time which allows the body to integrate the affects from one treatment to the next.  Osteopaths create an individualized treatment plan that might include massage therapy, joint manipulation, exercise, pain and stress management education, and stretch.What are the Benefits of Osteopathy?The basic treatment used by an Osteopath is the Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment (OMT); the use of the hands to diagnose medical problems, balance the physical well-being of the patient, through the relief of pain and the restoration of a full range of movement.Osteopathic treatment improves the function of the nervous system, circulatory system, and the lymphatic system, enhancing the patient’s health and overall well-being. When combined with a good exercise program and healthy diet, osteopathy delivers better health and a balanced body.Osteopathy is only used to treat pain or discomfort through pain relief and improved mobility. When the body’s structure is stable, the nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems will function more effectively.

Akram Naserianaraki is a certified  Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and has received training under the National Osteopathy College in Canada. She also has extensive background in massage therapy.Osteopathy is a natural medicine and science that treats the whole body. The role of the osteopathic practitioner is to perfect the art of listening to the body and to support it where it is trying hardest to correct itself, as the body has an amazing ability to heal itself. Combining this with a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and disease processes as a physician, Akram is able to facilitate healing and support homeostatic mechanisms.She continues to keep updated with future education.


22420 Dewdney Trunk Road, # 308
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3J5



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