Attending the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy, MJ Renshaw is in her final year set to graduate in the Spring of 2020. The Masters program that she is enrolled in requires that she complete 1000 hours of hands on training, have a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology, as well as an understanding of the philosophy of classical osteopathy.
She has been published in the Canadian Osteopathic Journal several times and is excited to keep pursuing her career as an osteopathic manual therapist. As of now she does not have a billing number for insurance but will once she graduates.
An osteopathic manual therapist works through their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and basic mechanics to get to the root of why the body is in disfunction.
For example, poor posture where an individual is slouching may lead to an increase pressure in the abdomen through the direct mechanical force applied by the ribs. Some symptoms that individual may experience from this may be poor digestion. Since osteopathic manual therapist study all of the anatomy in the body including muscles, nerves, arteries, and organs, they are able to make connections and find the true source of the problem better.
Osteopathic manual therapy may be used for a variety of reasons. It can help alleviate motion restrictions, aches and pains, digestive issues, relieve headaches, recovery from an injury or accident and much more.
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