Osteopathy And Massage Therapy

By: Dr. Sarah Millar, ND , Jun 30, 2016
Health Momentum

What are they used for?

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a natural and gentle hands-on therapy that treats the individual as an integrated whole. Its aim is to restore balance and function not only to the joints and to the spine, but also to organs and neurological tissues. These hands-on techniques are performed after years of professional training and clinical practice.

What is Massage therapy used for?

  • Decrease or relieve muscle pain
  • Treats repetitive muscle strain injuries (ex. Tendonitis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Helps relieve tension headaches
  • Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
  • Decrease’s stress and promotes relaxation
  • Improves joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Reduces muscle spasms
  • Increases circulation of blood and lymph fluids
  • Improves immune system

Dr. Millar, has always been interested in the dynamic and inseparable role of the mind and body in healing. After studying four years of Health Psychology at McGill University, she went on to complete a four year Doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine. Without exception, Dr.Millar strives to address the root cause of every health concern. In her private practice, she specializes in working with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, fatigue and general low vitality. In addition to her private practice, Sarah runs workshops and seminars that teach people how to begin looking at illness from a totally different perspective. Sarah teaches specific and practical tools on how to begin working with the various challenges of life in an effective and balanced way. Essential tools for life are discussed and practiced as each individual learns to turn the tide on illness and suffering. Currently, Sarah treats patients at Health Momentum, a therapeutic centre in Kitchener, Ontario.